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Travel, travel, travel! An Aussie in America

8 Apr , 2015  

Photos courtesy of Larissa Harris

I don’t want to start this with a cliched, “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer,” or, “See the world, come home for love,” but this is going to be an article that tells you to travel.

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Challenge 2015: Senior class gift

8 Apr , 2015  

As graduation approaches, various senior-oriented projects are underway.

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A new schedule rocks UVa-Wise

8 Apr , 2015  

Photo courtesy of Chancellor Donna Henry Goldie Henry sports the new schedule t-shirts.

 I feel like we should have more students represented — we talk to Jessie O’Quinn kind of often, given the number of students on campus.

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The highs and lows of Southwest Virginia The Grand Canyon of the East

8 Apr , 2015  

The Virginia/Kentucky border known as Breaks Interstate park. Damean Mathews | The Highland Cavalier

They call it the “Grand Canyon of the East.”

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Mendota tower has best view around

8 Apr , 2015  

This is the view from near the base of the tower. Photos courtesy of Hannah McNew

 With the warmer temperatures and sunny weather we have been having, it’s time to leave the gym and take your exercise elsewhere.

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Congressman Griffith visits campus

8 Apr , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Congressman Morgan Griffith R-Salem, answers questions in Cantrell Hall with students during an on-campus question and answer segment.

 Ninth district Congressman Morgan Griffith held a town hall meeting on campus on March 31, where he talked to student for about 30 minutes.

Features

2015 Miss UVa-Wise has been crowned

8 Apr , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Kelsey King, sophomore special education major, won the pageant on March 28 and was crowned Miss UVa-Wise for 2015.

 Kelsey King was recently crowned 2015 Miss UVa-Wise. The Student Government As­sociation held its annual Miss UVa-Wise Scholarship Pageant in the Greear Gymnasium March 28. Kelsey King won a $350 scholarship for becoming Miss UVa-Wise. People’s choice win­ner Summer Begley received a $150 scholarship.

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Relay For Life hits UVa-Wise

8 Apr , 2015  

Students participate in a relay race that involves wrapping each other in streamers during the Relay for Life cancer awareness event March 28. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

 A new approach to raising awareness about cancer brought about 70 participants to Cantrell Hall for Relay for Life on March 28.

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10 things you might want to know about Ted Cruz

8 Apr , 2015  

Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Photo courtesy of Cruz.senate.gov

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has officially announced his intention to run for president in 2016. Since this is evidently going to be a big deal in 2016, we should all probably know at least 10 important things about Ted Cruz.

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Be your own boss: Entrepreneurship on campus

8 Apr , 2015  

Senior business major Jaime Robinson cuts a ribbon at the grand opening of her entrepreneurship project “Dream Stream.” Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

BB&T Professor of Free Enterprise at the University of Louisville Stephan Gohmann visited UVa-Wise last week to talk to students and faculty members about the “The Moral Foundations of Capitalism.”

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Opinion

Cheap dates for broke college kids

8 Apr , 2015  

 I, in no way, am a needy girl. I don’t ex­pect a lot from guys on dates.

Opinion

Be a woman in charge, break into Bumble

8 Apr , 2015  

Tinder is finally having some real competition in the form of Bumble.