Sept 15 2016

Will Wesleyan transition?

3 years ago Katie Brooks Comments Off on Will Wesleyan transition?
VWC lacks institutional policies for students with non-binary gender identities Read More

Flag football is back

3 years ago Co-Written Comments Off on Flag football is back
To many people, fall brings thoughts of going back to school, leaves changing colors, clocks turning back and cooler temperatures.  To sports fans, the most important thing fall brings is  football.  Virginia Wesleyan College offers two leagues of intramural flag football. Dean of Freshman and Director of the Jane P. Batten  Student Center Jason Seward Read More

Traditions: Traditions, old and new

3 years ago Michael Willson Comments Off on Traditions: Traditions, old and new
If you are familiar with the Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” then you must be familiar with the opening song, “Tradition.” In this song, the people of Anatevka sing about how their lives are shaped by their many traditions. I believe that we can all relate to the characters in the musical. We all Read More

Art’s not Dead

3 years ago Becca Lazzeri Comments Off on Art’s not Dead
Buried in the back of the Henry Clay Hofheimer Library, the The Neil Britton Art Gallery is bursting with life. Artwork inspired by local artists from both the New Energy of Norfolk (NEON) Arts District and ViBe Creative District rests in an exhibit that the college art department has named “A Feast of Languages.” Batten Read More

Fine Arts Gets Finer

3 years ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Fine Arts Gets Finer
Virginia Wesleyan College needs $14 million in order to begin phase one of improving the Fine Arts Building on campus. Donations currently total $12.7 million. In his State of the College Address, Scott Miller, president of the college, gave a promising message regarding the antiquated Fine Arts Building involving the establishment of the new Susan Read More

Shining Up the Diamond

3 years ago Sarah Antozzi Comments Off on Shining Up the Diamond
The Marlins baseball team will play in a freshened venue this coming spring. President Scott Miller announced that the college will use funds donated by Mason and Joan Brock to renovate the baseball stadium complex. The stadium is named after Joan Brock’s father, Kenneth R. Perry. The college will make major upgrades to the bleacher Read More

Sqooter Squad scoots across campus

3 years ago Laurissa Senecal Comments Off on Sqooter Squad scoots across campus
Move out of the way upperclassmen. The latest freshmen trend is here and won’t slow down for anyone. Zooming over the cracked sidewalks on well-decorated Razor scooters comes Nick Peterson and his gang of 61 “Sqooter Squad” members. Miciah Brown, a member, said “Sqooter Squad is love, Sqooter Squad is life.” The club began on Read More

Westward Expansion

3 years ago Chris Battle Comments Off on Westward Expansion
President Scott Miller announced on Aug. 23 how the school plans to use donations for the construction of a new housing facility named Oxford Village. Miller explained the facility will rest on the 12.8 acres of college-owned land directly across from the college. The housing will honor the Methodist leader John Wesley and its purpose Read More

Norfolk Theater Offers More Than Just a Movie

3 years ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Norfolk Theater Offers More Than Just a Movie
Now that “Netflix and chill” is so last semester, the Naro Cinema (the Naro) welcomes people back to the traditional movie-going experience with open arms. Although there are a few different cinemas in close proximity to the college, the 80-year-old Naro Cinema on 1507 Colley Ave is a viable option for students who want to Read More