Women’s basketball takes Puerto Rico

2 months ago Alex Cortright Comments Off on Women’s basketball takes Puerto Rico
The women’s basketball team traveled to Puerto Rico this past December for their Nancy A. Kelly ‘15 Memorial Trip. Not only was this a business trip, but the team toured the streets of San Juan, went night kayaking and enjoyed team bonding with each other on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. This trip has Read More

SLURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRP!

2 months ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on SLURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRP!
Staff Writer Tani Martinez Explores The Hampton Roads Ramen Scene The microwavable pasta that college students identify as ramen is vastly different from the real thing.  College ramen is instantly made in the microwave from a dried brick of pasta and a flavor packet. Step outside that dorm room into the Hampton Roads area and Read More

Kingdom Close

2 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Kingdom Close
Weekender Editor Tony Tann Reviews Kingdom Hearts 3 It’s been over thirteen years since we last saw a mainline entry in the Kingdom Hearts series. Since Kingdom Hearts 2, video games have evolved massively, breaking barriers both in terms of gameplay and storytelling. In some ways, the long-awaited Kingdom Hearts III falls just shy of Read More

The Eavesdropping Apple

2 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on The Eavesdropping Apple
A new bug was introduced to iPhone users in the latest update of iOS 12.1.4 on Feb 7.  Apple disabled its Group FaceTime feature after many users, including students on the VWU campus, reported that iPhone users could listen in on conversations without them picking up the call or know they were being monitored. Freshman Read More

A new visitor to the Red Planet

5 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on A new visitor to the Red Planet
Every person in NASA’s launch room sits forward avidly, listening to the meter countdown as the Insight draws closer to Mars. 200 meters. NASA has had eight successful landings on the aptly-dubbed ‘Red Planet,’ but this will be the first landing of its kind. 80 meters. The spacecraft is not on its projected course, and Read More

Credit changes quietly take effect

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Credit changes quietly take effect
Along with lauded changes to the campus infrastructure and the addition of new buildings, other changes have silently taken effect. Beginning Spring 2019, the student academic credit policy will change. According to the new general policy, available online and in the student catalog, day students may take up to 18 credits each fall or spring Read More

Same planet, new efforts

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Same planet, new efforts
Though VWU is engaged in more large-scale efforts, most notably the new Greer Environmental Sciences Center and the solar SmartFlower, there are other, smaller scale projects that are soon to come. Several of the projects will give students alternate options to charge their phones or other electronic devices. A bike will soon be available on Read More

K-9 war hero visits campus

5 months ago Rebecca Schamel Comments Off on K-9 war hero visits campus
Chewie, a member of the Virginia Beach K-9 force with his handler Sgt. C. J. Tull. Service dogs like Chewie are normally obtained around the age of one and a half years old. After 10 to 12 weeks of training they are put into service and their normal tenure is seven years. This makes the Read More

Port Day success

5 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Port Day success
The Lighthouse is known for the help that they give students with undergraduate research, study away opportunities and career guidance. The one thing that ties all of those things together is Port Day. Port Day is a Virginia Wesleyan event that is held each semester. On Port Day there are no classes, meetings or athletic Read More

Jazz Ensemble plays with pep

5 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Jazz Ensemble plays with pep
Drums, trombone, alto sax, flutes and trumpets are not usually what comes to mind when thinking about Virginia Wesleyan home basketball games, but thanks to Jason Squinobal and the Jazz Ensemble it is a reality for students of our campus. “I’ve been playing drums for my church for about 10 years now but when I Read More