Feb 25 2016

Campus Growing Pains

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By Becca Lazzeri The hustle and bustle of construction work for the Greer Environmental Sciences Center (GESC) continues to impact Village 4 residents in many ways. “I wake up every morning at 7 a.m. to construction workers yelling ‘You’re good’ and loud vehicles coming in and out,” junior Justin Erby said. Erby and four of Read More

Zika causes concern

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By Ashley Kline A new international health crisis is on the rise, the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, but Virginia Wesleyan students forge on with mission trip and study away plans. Chaplain Greg West considered the threats of the Zika virus while planning the annual mission trip to Nicaragua he takes with a group of students over Read More

The Great MC Debate: Chipotle vs. Qdoba

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Chipotle: By Corey King Chipotle is hands down better than Qdoba. Yeah, Qdoba gives you more options, but the quality of the food is not nearly as good as the quality you get from Chipotle. The flavor of the food at Chipotle blows Qdoba out of the water. Most people will disagree due to the Read More

Where exactly does our money go?

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By Hayley Heath Each student pays a student activity fee of $200 per year in his or her tuition bill, but many students continue to wonder how the funds are utilized. These fees pay for campus-wide programs, performers and entertainment. The money is budgeted amongst Wesleyan Activities Council (WAC), Student Government Association (SGA) and general Read More

The trip of a lifetime to Mexico

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By Corey King A typical class trip to study abroad unexpectedly turned into a scene out of a movie when freshman Brianna Brunk found a love note left by a widow at the top of a Mayan pyramid. One day while her class was touring the Mayan ruins, Brunk and her classmates chose to climb Read More

You have 60 minutes

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By Troy Aubut For those who love puzzles and want to try something out of their usual comfort zone, Escape Room Virginia Beach might be a place worth spending time. Once inside one of the four rooms available, the group is given 60 minutes to use elements of the room and the member’s collective knowledge Read More

Marlins baseball gets geared up for action

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By Jamie Crawley With spring right around the corner, one thing is also certain: baseball season has arrived.  Here at Virginia Wesleyan College, the Marlins baseball team looks to build off last season’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championship appearance. Last year proved to be a renaissance for the program under new head coach Christian Read More

Hultgren inducted into Virginia Wesleyan’s Athletic Hall of Fame

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By Samantha Small To some students’ surprise, one of Virginia Wesleyan’s most well-known faces and the most tenured professor, Dr. Larry Hultgren, was inducted among five other alumni student-athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday Feb. 13. Hultgren was inducted for his endless contributions and dedication to the athletics program at VWC and became Read More

Release your stress

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By Laurissa Senecal Work Release opened in April of 2015. It is a unique space in Norfolk with rotating art exhibits, drinks, food, dancing and more. Summing up Work Release in a simple sentence is difficult. Careyanne Weinberg, venue director of the one-year-old business and alumna of Virginia Wesleyan College describes it as an art Read More

Gerrymandering will cause Forbes to move

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  By Benjamin Astrum A federal court ordered a congressional redistricting on January 7, 2016 that reassigned millions of voters and changed the racial and political makeup of districts served by Democrat Bobby Scott of District 3 and Republican Randy Forbes of District 4. Unless the Supreme Court stops the order, District 3 will lose Read More