Elaine Luria visits campus

2 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Elaine Luria visits campus
In this current political climate, the midterm elections are a pivotal part of how the government will run for the next couple of years. While the next presidential election doesn’t happen until 2020, the midterm elections will decide how the Senate and the House of Representatives will run and whether or not Democrats or Republicans Read More

A horror renaissance

2 months ago Douglas Hardman Comments Off on A horror renaissance
What scares you the most? When I think of horror movies today, it is not the same as what I have seen in the past. The horror movie genre has undergone quite a few makeovers in the past decades. From slasher flicks, to meta, to torture porn, and to now dark, gritty, and comedic, the Read More

Trick-or-treating trouble

2 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Trick-or-treating trouble
Well everyone, it is that time of year again. Break out the scary music, costumes and evil laughter because it is everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween! It is also that time of year when everyone dresses up in costumes and goes door-to-door trick-or-treating. Now the big question is: should there be an age limit on trick-or-treating. Read More

Pretty or promiscuous?

2 months ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Pretty or promiscuous?
Halloween is a time for scary movies, candy, and costumes (which are my personal favorite part of the holiday). As kids, boys and girls typically dress up on Halloween for the purpose of trick-or-treating. However, when one hits a certain age in the state of Virginia, they cease to be able to trick-or-treat legally. So, Read More

Baseball, softball alumni take the field again

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Baseball, softball alumni take the field again
Alumni weekend is always a time to catch up with old friends and professors, but it is also a time for former student-athletes to see their old teammates and coaches. For roughly 40 alumni, the first annual baseball and softball slow pitch softball game was the perfect opportunity to do both. The score did not Read More

Alumnus to referee NBA

2 months ago Jordan Esposito Comments Off on Alumnus to referee NBA
Brandon Adair, a 2007 graduate, is a Virginia Wesleyan basketball staple. One of two men’s basketball players to have his jersey retired, Adair is the school’s all-time leading scorer, the 2006 Division III Player of the Year and a member of the 2006 National Championship team. Now, he earned a full-time contract as an NBA Read More

Marlins benefit from 91 years of wisdom

2 months ago Maggie Hunter Comments Off on Marlins benefit from 91 years of wisdom
With 10 years of coaching at Virginia Wesleyan, 69 years of coaching in total and 91-and-a-half years of age, current assistant track coach Richard Drake has spent three-fourths of his life on the track and is not slowing down. “He has high energy, to the point where I have to hold him back, when he Read More

Basketball season previews

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Basketball season previews
As the weather (finally) turns to sub 80 degrees, that only means one thing is coming…basketball season. The National Basketball Association (NBA) tipped off last week, but here at Virginia Wesleyan, we’re ready to cheer on the men’s and women’s basketball teams in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Both teams started practice Oct. 15, Read More

Top 5 scary video games to play this Halloween

2 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Top 5 scary video games to play this Halloween
Halloween is upon us once again. Watching horror movies to get spooky for the season is such a cliche. The characters always make dumb decisions that leave you screaming “NO! WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?”  Why watch someone else make dumb decisions when one can make dumb decisions themselves? Scary video games are just what Read More

After Fight Fiasco

2 months ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on After Fight Fiasco
Khabib Nurmagomedov stunned the world when he defeated Connor McGregor at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This fight was considered as one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport and was highly demanded by UFC fans because of the different techniques both fighters are Read More