Are you part of the third?

5 months ago Sarah Tucker Comments Off on Are you part of the third?
According to a new report, one third of college students suffer from housing insecurity and food shortages. Are you part of the third? Alexa Ledari, staff writer for US News wrote a report “More Than One-Third of College Students Don’t Have Enough Food.”  According to Ledari’s report, results from a new survey, conducted by researchers Read More

Little dog, big job

5 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Little dog, big job
For Lesley Richardson, the idea of dogs being a woman’s best friend has a lot more meaning behind it with her 5-year-old Yorkshire Terrier Baylee. Baylee has been a service dog for Richardson for the last three years, and provides her with more than just companionship. Richardson struggles with anxiety and bipolar disorder. Baylee is Read More

Changes on horizon for Marlin athletics

5 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Changes on horizon for Marlin athletics
There is no doubt that Virginia Wesleyan athletics are on the rise on the national level, with women’s soccer making back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances, softball claiming the 2017 National Championship and holding the #1 ranking in the country for over a calendar year and, men’s golf claiming an individual National Championship, but now under new Read More

Virginia Wesleyan loses a good friend

5 months ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Virginia Wesleyan loses a good friend
Earlier this past month, the last founding member of the Virginia Wesleyan board of trustees, Trustee Emeritus Robert “Bob” Friend Boyd passed away April 7 at the age of 90, while leaving behind a long lasting and memorable legacy. As reported by President Scott Miller in his Nota Bene, Boyd was a lawyer and a Read More

Softball K’s cancer…again

5 months ago Jenna Whitener Comments Off on Softball K’s cancer…again
The Virginia Wesleyan University softball team held their annual Strikeout Cancer Day during a double header against Emory and Henry College on April 22. All proceeds from the games, which were originally scheduled for April 7 but were rescheduled due to rain, were donated to the American Cancer Society to fund research to end cancer. Read More

Break out the bedazzler, decorate those caps

6 months ago Camille Benz Comments Off on Break out the bedazzler, decorate those caps
For the first time in Virginia Wesleyan history, graduating seniors will be allowed to decorate their graduation caps Glitter, rhinestones and flowers oh my! Seniors can finally decorate their graduation caps. A student council headed by Heidi Brinker, Wynter Bond and Brittany Hockey crafted a mortarboard decoration proposal for Provost Timothy O’Rourke. After receiving researched Read More

Everybody loves Grayson

6 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Everybody loves Grayson
Women’s lacrosse player and mother, Megan Schallock, includes her son in her success on and off the field A 7-3 record, 21 goals and 10 assists is a notable start to the season for a lacrosse player. Not to mention a senior lacrosse player who juggles the stress that intensifies as graduation grows closer. That Read More

Get to know the director of Res Life

6 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Get to know the director of Res Life
Sitting down with the new director of Residence Life, David Stuebing, it was clear to see that the smiling man in the well-tailored, deep blue suit has a lot on his plate. Given the stacks of paperwork on his desk, and the knowledge that the Housing Lottery for the Fall semester is impending, this is Read More

Watch your words

6 months ago Morgan Boyd Comments Off on Watch your words
Over the past semester, it has been come apparent that there has been an issue the playing of loud music and foul language. Dean of Students Jason Seward, assistant vice president of Student Affairs have been working closely with Student Government Association to advise the community of Virginia Wesleyan University to watch their words and Read More

Alphas welcome new members

6 months ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Alphas welcome new members
On a college campus, there are various types of clubs and organizations that make the college experience worthwhile. An intricate part of Virginia Wesleyan is the various Greek organizations that are currently active on this campus. All of them serve a unique role and have their own, unique presence within campus life. An important part Read More