What does it mean? Speak ‘Legalese’

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on What does it mean? Speak ‘Legalese’
 – Mickella Rast Action: Also called a case or lawsuit. A civil judicial proceeding where one party sues another for a wrong done, or to protect a right or to prevent a wrong. Appeal:  To ask a higher court to reverse the decision of a trial court after final judgment or other legal ruling. Case: Read More

Virginia Sues Trump

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Virginia Sues Trump
Virginia has joined in a lawsuit with 15 other states to sue President Donald Trump after he declared a national emergency to fund and build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The lawsuit argues that the President does not have the power to divert funds to build the wall, since Congress controls spending. It further claims that Read More

Transformation Thursday

5 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I really liked the campus and how beautiful it was when I visited to do an admissions interview. It was also the college that offered the most scholarship money with the lowest out-of-pocket costs. Read More

Unregistered pet crack down on campus

5 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Unregistered pet crack down on campus
There has been a rise of unregistered animals on Virginia Wesleyan University campus, and these violations can cost students their housing selection. Students can register either service animals or companion animals. Recently, there has been notes posted around campus reminding students that if they have a pet on campus to make sure that they are Read More

Recruitment done right

5 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Recruitment done right
Extracurriculars are a valuable part of any student’s college career.  They provide opportunities for growth, service, friendship, leadership and many others.  The friends you make in extracurriculars usually share the same interests as you and can help you to grow in specific areas.  There are basically extracurricular groups for almost anything out there. If one Read More

Men’s basketball falls in ODAC quarterfinals

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Men’s basketball falls in ODAC quarterfinals
The fourth-ranked Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team fell to fifth-ranked Washington and Lee University in the quarterfinals of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament on Feb. 21 in Salem, Va. The final score was 77-69, and Lamont Steward led the Marlin’s scorers with 16 points with sophomore Tim Fisher following close behind with 15. Read More

Cockrell leads way for men’s track

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Cockrell leads way for men’s track
The men’s track and field team yielded many athletes who found success. The team finished in fourth place with a first place finish in the weight throw and shot put by freshman Coby Cockrell. For Cockrell’s two-win showing, his toss of 47-11.25 in the shot put set the new school record. Another freshman who performed Read More

VWU pitchers named Preseason All-American

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on VWU pitchers named Preseason All-American
Following successful seasons last spring, Hanna Hull and Jacob Pilarski of the softball and baseball teams both earned a spot on the Preseason All-America list. Both of these players are entering their junior seasons this year. “To me, earning the preseason title is just motivation to keep getting better. I feel very honored, however I Read More

Women’s basketball season ends in overtime

5 months ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on Women’s basketball season ends in overtime
The women’s basketball ODAC tournament began on Feb. 22 in Salem, Va., and for the women’s basketball team, this tournament is something most of the players on the current roster are very familiar with. However, the team suffered an overtime loss to Randolph-Macon with a score of 72-66. Senior Amanda Gerni led all Marlin scorers Read More

Tennis welcomes new teammate from Cambodia

5 months ago Alex Cortright Comments Off on Tennis welcomes new teammate from Cambodia
Timothy Tep joined the Virginia Wesleyan tennis team this year all the way from Cambodia. Tep grew up in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, with the tennis gene from the multiple athletes within his family. His father, Tep Rithivit has quite the impact on the sport of tennis in his country as he helped Read More