Marlin swim moves program forward in second ODACs

6 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Marlin swim moves program forward in second ODACs
The men’s and women’s swim team at Virginia Wesleyan participated in the ODAC tournament from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17. As a team, the women finished in tenth place while the men finished in ninth.   Many school records were shattered during ODACs in the swim program’s second year of competition. For the women’s program, Read More

Women’s track and field hits ground running at ODACs

6 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Women’s track and field hits ground running at ODACs
The women’s indoor track and field team competed in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships on Feb. 24 in Salem, Va. The team would end the day placed sixth. The bulk of the women’s points at ODACs came from the 400-m dash where three Marlin runners placed in the top ten. Senior Kwonsha Washington placed Read More

Grammys Gone Wild

6 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Grammys Gone Wild
After the Super Bowl, many of us anxiously watch the NFL fans settle their excitement so the music critics, movie watchers and binge watchers can come out to play for what seems to be a controversial season,  from the Oscars to our favorite, the Grammys. “I looked up some of the outfits seen on the Read More

Jam Session

6 months ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on Jam Session
Student musicians talk about where they go to play together Playing alone in your room can be fun on its own, but depending on who you ask, some may say playing with another person or at a store can be way more fun. We explore some of the various places on- and off-campus that you Read More

Food insecurity

6 months ago Faith Auad Comments Off on Food insecurity
What exactly is food insecurity? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it is the lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Unfortunately, according to a new study released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, roughly 30 percent of college students face food insecurity. Commuters appear to be at the Read More

First required winter session

6 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on First required winter session
The 2018-19 winter session marked the first in Wesleyan’s history to require freshmen to enroll. From Jan. 3 to Jan. 25, students trekked across campus to learn about topics varying from the history of pirates (HIST 250) to disability in the media (REC 219-01). Over sixty courses were offered, including online classes. Some of the Read More

Wesleyan waives tuition for furloughed families

6 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Wesleyan waives tuition for furloughed families
VWU announced that tuition deposits would be waived for furloughed families in the wake of the nation’s longest government shutdown to date. In addition to this, Wesleyan has also implemented a food drive to help furloughed workers and families. Though the government has tentatively reopened for three weeks, Wesleyan has kept the waiver in effect Read More

Students bring home Ethics Bowl success

6 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Students bring home Ethics Bowl success
The brightest minds of division three colleges in Virginia debated ways to tackle ethical issues in today’s society at the Ethics Bowl, an intercollegiate activity that challenges undergraduate students to outsmart each other. While debating a case study, the two teams will be scored by a panel of judges for their responses not only from Read More

Savory recipes

6 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Savory recipes
Egg Mugmuffin Ingredients 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder ⅛ teaspoon baking soda* ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons milk 2 teaspoons vegetable oil or melted butter 2 tablespoons egg 1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon scallions, chopped 1 small egg Instructions In a large microwave-safe mug mix together the flour, baking powder, Read More

Transformation Thursday

6 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I always laugh when I think of this question. One because I never know how to answer and two because I laugh at myself every time because I never know how to answer. So Read More