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Chancellor Donna Price Henry the college’s eighth chancellor, will be inaugurated in a ceremony next week. The event will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the David J. Prior Center. Photo courtesy Tim C. Cox

Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 55 views

The next few weeks are filled with events that lead up to the in­augural ceremony for Chancellor Donna Henry.

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Social media addiction

April 16, 2014 | 138 views

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

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Study abroad expands new vast horizons

April 16, 2014 | 54 views

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

Barefoot walk to take place

April 16, 2014 | 76 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 …

Technology has potential to greatly ruin literature

April 16, 2014 | 83 views

I am the type of person who is very passion­ate about the things he cares about.

Jimson Weed/ Highland Cavalier Writing Contest

April 2, 2014 | 250 views

The Jimson Weed and The Highland Cavalier hosted a writing competition for student writers on campus.

Commuters get week of appreciation

April 2, 2014 | 177 views

Student Government Association senior Senator Brett Hall was one of the catalysts be­hind the introduction of Commuter Apprecia­tion Week at UVa-Wise and he can certainly relate to that terrible feeling of not fitting in.

Chancellor for a day

April 2, 2014 | 353 views
Junior Biology major Nathan McGlone and junior Spanish and German double major Sarah Douglas collect canned food for Chancellor for a Day sponsored by NRHH. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Today is the last day to donate for a chance to swap places with Chancellor Donna Henry next week.

Elevator abuse

April 2, 2014 | 138 views

While sitting in the student center a few weeks ago, I realized how truly lazy the student population at UVa-Wise really is.

Studying abroad, great experience

April 2, 2014 | 209 views

Have you ever wanted to travel the world, experience different cul­tures, spend time with other people, or maybe just see what all is out there? There are so many opportunities that are right at your …

Obamacare saved my life

April 2, 2014 | 274 views

The dreaded Jan. 1 has come and gone. For some people Jan. 1 was just the New Year, and while generally that’s something to celebrate, this year it means that you are required by law …

Annual graduation blame game occurs

March 19, 2014 | 285 views

It’s closing in on graduation time, which means all the last minute checking to see if you are in the clear to walk in May is pretty much past due.

Commuter Corner

March 19, 2014 | 203 views

Hello, again, commuters! After a long and much needed spring break, we’re up for a busy week. While I hope you all had plenty of fun, it’s time to get back to business. Well, kind …

Cyber-blogger to visit campus

March 19, 2014 | 253 views

If you value your security and peace of mind in cyberspace, you will not want to pass up a series of lectures beginning on March 20 as part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer …