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Spring Weekend and Bandfest make for one amazing celebration

A version of this article first appeared in The Rotunda (archive) Sunny days, live music, Oozeball and tons of booths can only mean one thing at Longwood; the annual traditions of Bandfest and Spring Weekend took over the campus once again. The two-celebrations are easily one of the campus’ biggest events and this year’s was no… Continue reading Spring Weekend and Bandfest make for one amazing celebration

published · Science

Longwood goes green: Virginia Energy Sense educates students on how to save energy

A version of this story appeared in The Rotunda (archive) Last Wednesday, Longwood was paid a visit by representatives of Virginia Energy Sense, a nonprofit corporation created by the Virginia State Corporation Commission to promote the responsible use of energy. Andy Farmer, the manager of the program for the Commission, educated students in Bedford on the… Continue reading Longwood goes green: Virginia Energy Sense educates students on how to save energy

Feminism · history · Politics · published · Racism

Dr. Joy DeGruy speech gives a diagnosis

A version of this article appeared in The Rotunda (archive) This past week was Dr. Martin Luther King Week, which featured several events such as the MLK Challenge and the MLK Candlelight Vigil. One of the latest in this series of events is a lecture by Dr. Joy DeGruy, a sociologist and author of the book… Continue reading Dr. Joy DeGruy speech gives a diagnosis

entertainment · Music · published

‘Cover Drive’ Exceeds cover band expectations

A version of this article appeared in The Rotunda (archive) The most recent band to play at Longwood was Cover Drive, an exciting Barbados-based group, featuring vocalist Amanda Reifer, guitarist Barry Hill, bass guitarist Jamar Harding and backup vocalist and percussionist Thomas “T-Ray” Armstrong. They work in several different genres, including reggae and pop music. This… Continue reading ‘Cover Drive’ Exceeds cover band expectations

holidays · published · Uncategorized

Holiday cheer at the Bedford Hall fine art sale

A version of this story appeared in The Rotunda (archive) On Thursday, December 3, Bedford Hall will host a fine art sale featuring the brilliant works of the talented faculty and students in the Longwood University Art Department. Professor Angela Bubash, the assistant professor of jewelry metalsmithing and crafts is running the sale. This is the… Continue reading Holiday cheer at the Bedford Hall fine art sale

entertainment · published

Transgender comedian wows Wygal

A version of this story appeared in The Rotunda (archive) This past Thursday, Longwood was the host to Jeffrey Jay, a female-to-male transgender comedian and one of the three hosts on the podcast “Two Black Women.” Word of his performance brought enough people to almost entirely fill Wygal Auditorium’s seating section. The packed auditorium seemed to… Continue reading Transgender comedian wows Wygal