Theater department presents ‘The Shield’

3 months ago Faith Macwana Comments Off on Theater department presents ‘The Shield’
Students perform a contemporary rendition of Greek literature and veteran advocacy. Consisting of plot twists, rich humor and a double wedding, the Theatre Department put on a production of The Shield based on Menander’s Aspis. The production ran from March 5-8 in the Brock Theatre of the Goode Center. Dr. Travis Malone, VWU’s Dean of Read More

School revamps mail system

3 months ago Karleigh Warren Comments Off on School revamps mail system
On Mar. 9, individual mailboxes and service for all students will be discontinued. A more convenient and streamlined process for package delivery to benefit all students at VWU will replace the previous system. This process accounts for 75% of all mail delivery. This change will affect first-class and bulk mail only.  An email confirmation will Read More

Guest speaker delivers diversity presentation

3 months ago Karleigh Warren Comments Off on Guest speaker delivers diversity presentation
Diversity is an uncomfortable subject in all aspects. Many students do not know how to deal with diversity and do not even know when it is actually happening. The only way to learn more about diversity and ways to deal with it is by having that conversation.  On Wednesday, Feb. 26, students gathered in the Read More

Mass shooting discussion pursues common ground

3 months ago Connor Merk Comments Off on Mass shooting discussion pursues common ground
The growing trend of mass shootings in America has presented the American people with a debate over how to solve this crisis. There is no universally accepted definition of a public mass shooting, and this piece defines it narrowly. The Washington Post has created a research article titled, “The terrible numbers that grow with each Read More

Meet the new sports information director

3 months ago Noah Riffle Comments Off on Meet the new sports information director
One of the newest Marlins to the fish tank is Sports Information Director Alysse Scripter.  Coming from Mount Olive, she is looking to help promote and tell the story of each sports program on campus. Scripter was born in Portsmouth, Va. and eventually graduated from Old Dominion University in 2014. Her family currently resides in Read More

Basketball falls in ODAC final

3 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Basketball falls in ODAC final
The Men’s Basketball team missed out on the NCAA tournament after they failed to capture an automatic bid against Randolph Macon in the ODAC Championship game. The Marlins finished the regular season with a 23-5 record. They finished ODAC play with a 13-3 record. After making it all the way to the ODAC Championship, the Read More

Women’s Basketball season comes to a wrap

3 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Women’s Basketball season comes to a wrap
The Marlin women fought hard and finished the season with a record of 6 wins and 20 losses. The team was able to make it to conference playoffs before losing to Guildford in the first round. “One of the nice parts of any athletic program is when one of the games towards the end of Read More

NFL Free Agency

3 months ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on NFL Free Agency
NFL free agency is set to begin, along with the 2020 “league year,” March 18, at 4 p.m., and there are a handful of intriguing free agent quarterbacks that could reshape the landscape of the NFL as we know it. Quarterback Tom Brady is going to be the first quarterback domino to fall this offseason Read More

Hull earns third straight ODAC pitcher of the week

3 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Hull earns third straight ODAC pitcher of the week
Hanna Hull was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) pitcher of the week on March 9. This is the third time this year that Hull has received this award. Altogether though, Hull has received this award 20 times. This season, she has received these honors Feb. 24, March 2 and March 9. Hull pitched Read More

Valery’s Gallery

3 months ago Valery Caraballo Comments Off on Valery’s Gallery
Weekender Editor Valery Caraballo reviews and rates Spring blockbusters.  The Invisible Man It’s 3 in the morning and somehow you have found a way to rip yourself out of his grasp and escape . Yet as you remove yourself from the bed even after being sure he couldn’t hear you , the fear of being Read More