Duplain returns to the softball field

7 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Duplain returns to the softball field
2017 marked the year that the softball team captured its first Division III National Championship in program history. After such a successful season, returning players got the chance to defend their National Title and prepare with that distinction under their belts. However, Kaylah Duplain had to put away the glove and cleats for her sophomore Read More

Battle Royale Rumble

7 months ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on Battle Royale Rumble
Battle royale games have been a popular genre for games this past year or two. With games like PUBG and Fortnite being the forefront of the genre, the genre has been rapidly increasing in popularity and relevance. Of course, with the rise in popularity for Fortnite and PUBG spawns various other games that try to Read More

Something’s in the water after all

7 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Something’s in the water after all
Musician, producer and Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams has announced a three-day festival named “Something in the Water,” which is set to take place this spring, from April 26-28. This cultural event is set to take place during college beach weekend, the time where many colleges join together on the oceanfront for laughter, drinks and Read More

Wesleyan students get a ‘green’ degree

8 months ago Faith Auad Comments Off on Wesleyan students get a ‘green’ degree
Sea level rise is no secret. Coastal Virginia has seen a fourteen-inch rise in sea level since 1950. Norfolk is sinking at an approximate rate of one inch every four years. The sinkage is caused by two main catalysts:  groundwater removal and shifts in the tectonic plates under the Earth’s surface. Virginia Wesleyan has long Read More

Did you know about these degrees?

8 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Did you know about these degrees?
Wesleyan has many degree options to represent the wide variety of interests students hold. If the Sustainability Management degree caught your attention, but isn’t quite right for your academic career, check out these other great offerings below. History and Social Science: A degree in History and Social Science prepares students to teach history or social Read More

Let’s break it down: An interview with Professor Leslie Caughell

8 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Let’s break it down: An interview with Professor Leslie Caughell
VWU Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Political Science Department Leslie Caughell further explains the circumstances surrounding the California et al. v. Trump et al. lawsuit and the possible path it could take through the legal system. Q: What is the relevance or importance of states being able to sue a federal Read More

What does it mean? Speak ‘Legalese’

8 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on What does it mean? Speak ‘Legalese’
 – Mickella Rast Action: Also called a case or lawsuit. A civil judicial proceeding where one party sues another for a wrong done, or to protect a right or to prevent a wrong. Appeal:  To ask a higher court to reverse the decision of a trial court after final judgment or other legal ruling. Case: Read More

Virginia Sues Trump

8 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Virginia Sues Trump
Virginia has joined in a lawsuit with 15 other states to sue President Donald Trump after he declared a national emergency to fund and build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The lawsuit argues that the President does not have the power to divert funds to build the wall, since Congress controls spending. It further claims that Read More

Transformation Thursday

8 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I really liked the campus and how beautiful it was when I visited to do an admissions interview. It was also the college that offered the most scholarship money with the lowest out-of-pocket costs. Read More

Unregistered pet crack down on campus

8 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Unregistered pet crack down on campus
There has been a rise of unregistered animals on Virginia Wesleyan University campus, and these violations can cost students their housing selection. Students can register either service animals or companion animals. Recently, there has been notes posted around campus reminding students that if they have a pet on campus to make sure that they are Read More