Oct 6 2016

New iPhone Makes Its Debut

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After lots of anticipation, the iPhone 7 was released on Sept 7, leaving VWC students to discuss whether all the changes are positive. Among the various external and software updates of the iPhone 7, the removal of the headphone jack incited the most controversy from Apple users at VWC. In losing the headphone jack, the Read More

School Divided as Presidential Election Nears

3 years ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on School Divided as Presidential Election Nears
Debate arises as to whether methods to get students involved in the presidential election across campus will be effective enough to make a difference. Over the past few weeks, a new kind of  madness has spread across campus. Joining the rage for pumpkin spice and study cram-sessions is the chaos of election season. Posters cover Read More

Great Debate: Android

3 years ago Michael Willson Comments Off on Great Debate: Android
Ever since the late-2000’s, there has been much debate on which smartphone is better, the iPhone or the Android. As a smartphone user, I can tell you that, without a doubt, the Android is the way to go. Let’s start off by comparing battery life. The batteries that are used for the iPhone are good Read More

Standing Together in a Culture of Fear

3 years ago Jasmine Driggs Comments Off on Standing Together in a Culture of Fear
On Tuesday, Sept. 20 the Hofheimer Library was lined with chairs that were full of students, faculty and staff from Virginia Wesleyan College. Six clubs on campus, including African Student Association, Black Student Union, Spectrum, Latino Student Alliance, Love & Light and Phenomenal Women, joined together to put on a discussion entitled “Standing Together in Read More

A new era of golf is here

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This year for the first time in Virginia Wesleyan College history, a women’s golf team will be hitting the links. The team is comprised right now of two golfers, Hannah Turner and Maggie Kingora. Hannah Turner, a sophomore from Brookhaven, Pennsylvania was one of the driving forces to get the women’s golf team made at Read More

New face on the course

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Alongside of these ground breaking athletes, is the new head coach Rick Bidnick. Bidnick comes to Virginia Wesleyan from the Western Branch area of Chesapeake. This is his first year coaching at Virginia Wesleyan College. He is also a Golf coach for Nansemond Suffolk Academy. Bidnick has built quite the resume in golf since his Read More

Seventeen grand for softball fundraiser

3 years ago Henry Tasker Comments Off on Seventeen grand for softball fundraiser
The Virginia Wesleyan College softball team hosted its annual Strike out Cancer event on April 16. The event is constructed to raise money for the American Cancer Society and is an annual event Virginia Wesleyan Softball has run since 2008. Starting in 2008, the softball team raised $3,309. That number has increased every year. This Read More

Batten Honors College to attract top scholars

3 years ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Batten Honors College to attract top scholars
The Honors and Scholars Program currently known by students is soon to be no more as President Scott D. Miller announced the establishment of the Batten Honors College in his State of the College Address delivered on Aug. 23, 2016. The college is due to be established in 2017. It will take a total of Read More

The weekend starts here

3 years ago Katie Brooks Comments Off on The weekend starts here
Wesleyan Activities Council (WAC) has responded to a recent focus by Student Affairs to provide more on campus events during the weekends by creating a new organization called Wesleyan on the Weekends. Wesleyan on the Weekends, W.O.W. was the brainchild of Jake King, graduate assistant for WAC, and Ashley Jones, associate director of Residence Life. Read More

Why safe spaces are important for college campuses

3 years ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Why safe spaces are important for college campuses
Imagine the world of “Mean Girls” on a college campus. Is that what our community has turned into? According to what I have seen on Yik Yak and heard from multiple sources, we live in a community referred to as “Virginia Wesleyan High School.” Here your age and environment may change but you still have Read More