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UVa-Wise remembers friend, Taylor Read

25 Mar , 2015  

Junior pyschology major Megan Crabtree tells stories of her first experiences with Taylor Read. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The campus community gathered in mourning to remember the life of one of its own on Tuesday, March 17.

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New library continues to grow

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier The new library has been under construction since 2012 and is planned to be completed during the summer of 2016.

Construction continues on the college’s new six-story library.

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Prior Center to be set graduation location

25 Mar , 2015  

Graphic courtesy of UVa-Wise website

Commencement will be held permanently at the David J. Prior Convocation Center starting this year.

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Take Back the Night

25 Mar , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Dean Worley, Chancellor Henry, Jessie Henry, Dr. John Foubert and SDAB president Kenneth McReynolds lead the group walk for Take Back the Night on March 19.

Last week, UVa-Wise’s Stu­dent Development Activities Board hosted its second annual “Take Back the Night” event to raise awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault.

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UVa-Wise displays new, eye-catching college website

25 Mar , 2015  

Senior medias studies major Chelsea Justice explores the features of the new website. Damean Mathews | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise officials launched a new website for the college Friday morning.

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Recovering from the damages of #snowpocalypse2k15

25 Mar , 2015  

Snow and frozen water caused bricks to become removed from the Human Resources building and fell into the parking lot. Damean Mathews | The Highland Cava

UVa-Wise and the surround­ing community saw record-breaking snowfall in the month of February, leading to the dam­age of a number of structures both on and off campus.

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On-Campus housing sign-ups take place

25 Mar , 2015  

Students excitedly wait in line to register for on-campus housing for the 2015-2016 school year. Photo courtesy of Josh Justice

Housing sign-ups for the 2015-16 school year were held last week.

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COMMENTARY: Live on campus or to live at Walk2Campus?

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Left: Culbertson Hall on the UVa-Wise campus, Right: Campus Walk, a Walk2Campus property located next to the UVa-Wise campus

 Many factors must be considered when de­ciding where exactly a student can call home for a year or so. First and foremost, financials must be the leading factor, the one thing that can make or break a decision to live somewhere. Second, travel must be considered. Depending on the student’s travel habits, the student might [...]

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COMMENTARY: Hold the gluten, please

25 Mar , 2015  

Six letters. One word. Feared by many, understood by few.

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Attempted sexual assualt

25 Mar , 2015  

UVa-Wise Campus Police re­ceived a report of an alleged at­tempted sexual assault in the early morning hours of March 22.

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Math professors offer tutoring

25 Mar , 2015  

 The math department is work­ing to provide students with greater access to tutoring services to make up for time lost due to snow last month.

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Uva-Wise displays new play, “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot”

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Students practice for play’s opening night

 Profane, vulgar and with tasteful religious overtones, “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” is set to debut on April 2 with additional shows on April 3, 4, 10, 11 and 12 at the Gilliam Center for the Arts.