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Crockett Hall, the college’s first building, opened in 1954. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

September 10, 2014 | 116 views

UVa-Wise is officially 60 years old. From the ever-watchful care­taker to a family of pigs interrupt­ing the first convocation, this cam­pus has stories to tell that even its students may not know.

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Verification but no notification?

September 10, 2014 | 75 views

It is the end of the summer break when you receive the dreaded news from the financial aid office that your financial aid awards have not been processed and if not taken care of, you will be dropped from your classes for non-payment.

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Cavalier football gearing up for a new year

September 10, 2014 | 74 views
Freshman wide receiver Floyd Jones (80) catches a pass from sophomore quarterback Ty Ryans (11) at practice on August 26. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Entering their second year of NCAA Di­vision II Mountain East Conference play, the UVa–Wise football team prepares for the first few games of the season.

Women’s lacrosse comes to UVa-Wise

September 10, 2014 | 69 views
Annie Hanson (3), Lauren Donahue (5), Autumn Kuhn (7), Morgan Goodbrod (8), Caitlin Cantrell (9), Taylor Lawton (16), Kelsey Greene (17), Amber Brown (18), Rachel Cole (21), Autumn Miller (22), Mel Reilly (24), Stephanie Sintetas (26) and Hannah Marshall (33). Photo curtesy of Caitlin Cantrell

This year UVa–Wise welcomes Head La­crosse Coach Meghan Dennehy and the first ever UVa- Wise lacrosse team.

A long legacy of professors

September 10, 2014 | 78 views

In the last 60 years the college has seen a great number of professors come and go. Some of these professors have left in healthy states, and others have been lost when their health failed, …

Money-saving tips for students

September 10, 2014 | 57 views

We asked upperclassmen for their advice on how to save money while in college. These are their money saving tips for you:

What does UVa-Wise want next year?

April 30, 2014 | 6,556 views

“A hot tub or sauna would be pretty nice to have.”
-David Owens, junior history major

Finals madness

April 30, 2014 | 1,095 views

It’s time to get out those neon-colored flash cards you bought at the beginning of the year and never used. Or am I alone on that one?

Farewell from Kandee

April 30, 2014 | 3,079 views

Being your opinion editor for The Highland Cavalier has been full of excitement, good stories and success. As a graduating senior who loved working for the campus newspaper, I would like to extend an invitation …

Four secret 7C members revealed

April 30, 2014 | 3,424 views

Graduating members of the 7Cs, a secret society on campus, revealed themselves Friday at the Student Leadership Awards Banquet.

Graduation quickly approaches seniors

April 30, 2014 | 1,623 views

This year’s graduation ceremony is quickly approaching. The event takes place on May 10 at 11 a.m. on the McCraray Lawn by the lake.

Social media addiction

April 16, 2014 | 9,119 views

How much time in a given day do you spend on social media websites? One hour? Less or more?

Study abroad expands new vast horizons

April 16, 2014 | 2,159 views

The UVa-Wise International Studies Program attracts more and more students every year.

Barefoot walk to take place

April 16, 2014 | 6,438 views

Charity takes many forms in our lives. It is in material donations, such as the almost 1,500 cans donated by students during NRHH’s “Chancellor for a Day” canned food drive. It is also in our …