Girl code/guy code

3 months ago Makiah Ellis Comments Off on Girl code/guy code
On Feb. 26, 2020, the Eta Omega Colony of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority gathered together with a student audience to have an open discussion regarding girl code vs guy code. Students of Virginia Wesleyan ranging from freshmans to seniors were highly engaged in the Read More

Wild wild world

3 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Wild wild world
You begin “The Outer Worlds” lost in space. No, not the netflix series or the 90s movie, but something still went awry while you slept in a cryogenic freezer on your way to the distant colony of Halcyon. Thankfully, a fugitive known as Phineas Welles defrosts your character, Captain America-style and lets you out of Read More

Coronavirus global impact grows

3 months ago Dalton Powers Comments Off on Coronavirus global impact grows
The coronavirus continues to spread, with many now seeing notable effects in the United States and the global economy at large. The coronavirus, a deadly respiratory illness, has transversed several continents and has become increasingly deadly.  The most recent death toll accounts for 2,465 with 78,800 people affected across 23 countries outside of China.  The Read More

Warm winter trends observed worldwide

3 months ago Alex Powers Comments Off on Warm winter trends observed worldwide
While many enjoy the unusually warm February temperatures, for others, the global rise in temperature is cause for concern. This current winter season is off to a warmer start than anticipated.  Some areas around the globe are experiencing record-high temperatures, and at large, 2019 has been the second hottest year on record. Bloomberg Green detailed Read More

Community grieves university leaders

3 months ago Lauren Faulkner Comments Off on Community grieves university leaders
The Virginia Wesleyan campus and community mourn the loss of Frank Blocker Jr. and Dr. Mort Gamble. At the end of January, the VWU community lost two members, Dr. Mort Gamble and Frank Blocker Jr. Gamble served as the Senior Vice President here at VWU. Blocker served as an advocate for the VWU education and Read More

Annual symposium rekindles appreciation for the liberal arts

3 months ago Kimberly DeHart Comments Off on Annual symposium rekindles appreciation for the liberal arts
Virginia Wesleyan University is a thriving Liberal Arts college within itself and to show Virginia Wesleyan had a series of programs and speakers.  From Feb. 11 through Feb. 21, the ‘Love Liberally’ symposium made many events ranging in different categories along with having different dotation spots set up as well as events and discussions to Read More

‘A culture of caring’ Dr. Merlock Jackson expresses gratitude, pens letter to community

3 months ago marlin-chronicle Comments Off on ‘A culture of caring’ Dr. Merlock Jackson expresses gratitude, pens letter to community
Following a car accident caused by a drunk driver that nearly took the lives of Jackson and her husband, she reflects on the outpouring support from the Virginia Wesleyan community in an open letter. I remember hearing the deadening thud, followed by feeling as though every bone in my body had shattered. On the evening Read More

OPUS scholarship program offers opportunity

3 months ago Faith Macwana Comments Off on OPUS scholarship program offers opportunity
The OPUS program was created by President Scott Miller as part of an initiative to help students with financial obligations graduate. The main reason students do not graduate or complete their degree is the cost. Bearing this in mind, the OPUS program was created to assist those in need. In roughly three and a half Read More

Jamming with the mathematician

3 months ago Faith Macwana Comments Off on Jamming with the mathematician
“The musician feels mathematics, the mathematician thinks music” was famously said by James Joseph Sylvester, a renowned mathematician. It was also one of the opening quotes that mathematician Michael Manning used in his presentation on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 11 a.m., as part of the OnDeck Premier Series, titled “Measuring the Muse: Why Music Excites Read More

On your marks, get set, recycle

3 months ago Connor Merk Comments Off on On your marks, get set, recycle
Virginia Wesleyan is participating in a friendly competition called RecycleMania, which is hosted by RecycleMania and the National Wildlife Federation. During the eight week competition, colleges and universities benchmark their recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities.  According to the official website, “Colleges across the United States and Canada report the Read More