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Students organize protest

5 Dec , 2014  

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A group of students chanted, held picket signs and fell to the ground of the Slemp Student Center on Friday, Dec. 5. to protest police brutality and racism.

Opinion

Are androids actually better in the long run?

25 Nov , 2014  

Photo courtesy of Zemery Gilliam

Any normal conversations you hear about cell phones usually start with one question: “Are you on team Android or team iPhone?”

Sports

Men’s basketball falls short early in season

25 Nov , 2014  

UVa-Wise Cavaliers mens basketball team traveled to Tennessee Nov. 18 for its third game of the season to play the ETSU Buccaneers. They lost 111-66. Photos courtesy of UVa-Wise Athletics

The men’s basketball team competed in its season opener against Elizabeth City State Uni­versity on Nov. 14 and collected the first win of the season before playing in the first conference games of the season this weekend.

Sports

Volleyball seniors remember their time at UVa-Wise

25 Nov , 2014  

Seniors Ashley Hooven(8), Brittani Altman(10), and Veronica Sanchez(15) had their final volleyball game on Saturday, Nov. 8 in the David J. Prior connvocation center. Photos courtesy of UVa-Wise Athletics

After competing and earn­ing an overall record of 14 – 14, UVa–Wise volleyball seniors, Ash­ley Hooven, Veronica Sanchez and Brittni Altmann ended their careers on Saturday, Nov. 8.

Opinion

Don’t knock the ‘fro

25 Nov , 2014  

Sophomore unclared major Sharmae Stringfield displays her afro. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

During the 60s, there was a cultural war that accompanied the Civil Rights movement—the afro. It was a symbol of non-conformity. It meant that blacks no longer needed to chemi­cally change their hair texture to be acceptable in public. They wore it loud and proud. You can probably think of iconic figures such as Angela [...]

Opinion

Cavalier Review

25 Nov , 2014  

“Nightcrawler” is a blood rushing thriller that takes place on the crime stricken streets of L.A. The movie stars “The Day After Tomor­row’s” Jake Gyllenhaal, as a sunken faced, bug eyed sociopath named Louis Bloom. The dark, twisted thriller was written and directed by Dan Gilroy.

Opinion

The benefits of stem-cell research

25 Nov , 2014  

Something that has be­come highly controversial within the past decade is stem cell research through the use of embryonic stem cells.

Features

Commentary: Voter apathy hits midterm elections

25 Nov , 2014  

Voter turnout for any midterm election is predictably abysmal due to a number of factors, rang­ing from voter alienation to weak enthusiasm towards the election overall. Millennials and young adults are not exempt from this re­ality either; of all the votes cast in the midterm.

Features

Final preparations underway on campus

25 Nov , 2014  

Freshman students Cody Fleenor, Lora Neeley, Leah Holliday, Akrit Shukla and Ashton Gray study and prepare for finals together. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

Finals are quickly approaching here at UVa-Wise. In order to help everyone prepare for winter finals, I spoke with a few upperclassmen on how they prepare. Here’s what they said:

Features

Commentary: Yik Yak, controversial but popular

25 Nov , 2014  

Freshman administration of justice major Tim Brown checks out the day’s top posts on Yik Yak. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

Social media has been on the rise the past few years with new apps like Instagram and Snapchat finding constant, mainstream suc­cess.

Features

Looking for a free meal?

25 Nov , 2014  

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A local church is reaching out to make a difference in the community this Thanksgiving.

Features

How are UVa-Wise students spending their winter break?

25 Nov , 2014  

Sophomore psychology major Jamius Henry packs up to head home for break. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

We asked students about their plans for break, here’s what they said:

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