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Dean Jewell Worley and Ronnie Shortt, chief of police and director of public safety, look over plans for campus safety procedures. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

Safety efforts increasing on campus

September 24, 2014 | 43 views

Campus safety is something UVa-Wise officials take seriously.

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The Maze Runner Review

September 24, 2014 | 50 views

The Maze Runner

            I would rather watch a four hour movie that contains every detail of the book that it is based on than watch a two hour movie where almost every important detail of the book is left out of context. As an individual who has read the book before the movie I was highly disappointed (shocker!). I believe that I speak for all English majors when I say that books should never be transformed into movies because the books will always be better.

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The November Man Review

September 24, 2014 | 36 views

The November Man
            Pierce Brosnan is back! All fans of the James Bond movies from the nineties will be excited for this non-stop action packed film. The movies’ tagline is “A spy is never out …

A Walk Among The Tombstones Review

September 24, 2014 | 37 views

A Walk Among The Tombstones
            It seems that no matter what Liam Neeson does, it is always something great. His energy and charisma is enjoyable to watch on the big screen. At the same time …

As Above, So Below Review

September 24, 2014 | 31 views

As Above So Below
            The Dowdle brothers have written another movie and have, yet again, failed to write a decent one. This is not their first attempt at writing movies in the horror genre. Both …

Dr. Smith goes in depth about ISIL

September 24, 2014 | 74 views
Dr. Eric Drummond Smith, assistant professor of political science. The Highland Cavalier

I was asked recently by the editor of The Highland Cavalier to briefly address the nature and history of the organization known in Eng- lish variously as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic …

Islamic reformist lecture

September 24, 2014 | 56 views

An Islamic reformist from Canada will speak today in the David J. Prior Convocation Center as part of the Colgate Darden Lecture Series.

Survival challenge tests those who attempt

September 24, 2014 | 67 views
Sgt. Thomas Scholl and Cadet Clint Womack coach civilians participating in survival challenge. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Earlier this semester, UVa-Wise Intramurals and the ROTC sponsored the first “UVa-Wise Survival Challenge.”

O’D writes second book

September 24, 2014 | 39 views
Image courtesy Michael E. O’Donnell

Homecoming weekend will involve more than just a football game this year.

Campus community welcomes Papa John’s

September 24, 2014 | 51 views
Photo courtesy of Jordan Viars

Many returning students here at UVa-Wise noticed a big transition that occurred on campus during the past two semesters.

Privacy vs. Security

September 24, 2014 | 101 views

“Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

iPhone 6 makes an entrance

September 24, 2014 | 111 views

The new iPhone is out and people are seemingly losing their minds over it, but why? What makes this new iPhone different and why would anyone consider upgrading from their current one? The easy answer …

Is online learning beneficial?

September 24, 2014 | 34 views

As online learning continues to become more popular with advancing technology and course variations, classroom learning is still considered to be a highly important element in education development or enhancement.

Student joins Puerto Rican National Team

September 24, 2014 | 34 views

Over the summer, a member of the UVa-Wise softball team, sophomore second baseman Alexa Hernandez, was selected to become a member of the Puerto Rican National Softball Team.