Sept 14 2017

Fancy Find in Norfolk

2 years ago Nel Hart Comments Off on Fancy Find in Norfolk
Macarons may seem like a rich person’s dessert, but everywhere you turn, there’s always some type of image of the sweet treat on someone’s Instagram or Facebook page. If you haven’t tried macarons before, or would like to make a little trip out to a quaint little area in the middle of Norfolk traffic, Hummingbird Read More

Look What She Made Us Do

2 years ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Look What She Made Us Do
Taylor Swift was resurrected from a almost three-year hiatus from music since her album, “1989,” came out October 27, 2014. Her first single, “Look What You Made Me Do” premiered August 24, 2017 and shook Swifties and regular people who have never been fond of Taylor Swift. Junior Brandon Foster loves Taylor Swift and was Read More

Fight Night Live

2 years ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Fight Night Live
$100 is a lot of money. For college kids, that money could go a long way. Gas, food, books, tuition, even an extra hundred dollars in the rainy-day jar. So, would you spend $100 for a pay-per-view match of the decade, Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor? Even if you knew you didn’t have to? After Read More

Marlins top N.C. Wesleyan

2 years ago Corey King Comments Off on Marlins top N.C. Wesleyan
After finishing the 2016 campaign 8-6-4, the Men’s Soccer team is off to a 2-1 start with wins over Wesley College and Averett University. After the first game of the season against Neumann was postponed due to lightning, the Marlins secured an overtime victory against Wesley courtesy of the right foot of junior Ricky Perrault. Read More

Women’s soccer looks to repeat success

2 years ago Henry Tasker Comments Off on Women’s soccer looks to repeat success
The future is bright for the Virginia Wesleyan University women’s soccer team. Coming off a season where the Marlins finished 12-6-3 (7-0-3) and received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament after falling in the ODAC Championship to Washington and Lee, the Marlins are ready to come back stronger. Ranked third in the ODAC Preseason Read More

Marlin fall sports off and running

2 years ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Marlin fall sports off and running
Cross Country The Virginia Wesleyan University Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs hosted a meet for the first time in school history and both teams came away with victories in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Preview. September 1st was truly a great day to be a Marlin as senior Emily Latimer defended the home Read More

Going green costs students green

2 years ago Farah Haidari Comments Off on Going green costs students green
Reusable to-go boxes in the Boyd Dining Hall, part of President Miller’s go green initiative, cost students $5 each. This year, the cafeteria has made a change in its carry-out option. Instead of offering disposable, Styrofoam to-go boxes, the school made the decision to offer reusable, plastic to-go boxes instead. There is a catch though. Read More

Wireless speakers spread noise pollution epidemic across Wesleyan

2 years ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Wireless speakers spread noise pollution epidemic across Wesleyan
Virginia Wesleyan University is a school full of passion. Many of our fellow students and faculty brighten up this campus day after day in many ways. A new method I have noticed in the recent months is the use of wireless speakers to broadcast music when people are outside. I myself, being a music lover, Read More

New Residence Life staff initiate housing reform

2 years ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on New Residence Life staff initiate housing reform
Virginia Wesleyan has been steadily evolving in recent years. Between our expanding campus, the recent change to university status, and our constantly expanding academic departments, Virginia Wesleyan is truly becoming a “premier coastal Virginia university for the liberal arts and sciences.” This evolution stretches to our Office of Residence Life, which is here to ensure Read More

Spinning out of control

2 years ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Spinning out of control
As a Before and After school counselor at the YMCA last semester, as well as summer camp counselor this year, I quickly became acquainted with these twirly little toys known as fidget spinners. I was initially unconcerned with the emergence of fidget spinners, viewing them as a fad that would quickly die out. However, it Read More