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From lectures to laughs: Former teacher jokes in Cantrell

30 Sep , 2010  

By Chris Draper Staff Writer jcd7b@uvawise.edu Teacher-turned-comedian Jay Black brought laughs Monday night at Cantrell Banquet Hall. “While I was working as a teacher in South Jersey, I started doing stand-up to impress a girl I was dating,” he said.

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Graduation applications due Monday

30 Sep , 2010  

By Sarah Blevins Staff Writer sab6eg@uvawise.edu Students planning to graduate in May must complete and turn in graduation applications by Monday. Applications, which ask for information about students’ major, concentration, minor and where they can be reached, can be completed online at the registrar’s homepage; paper copies can also be picked up at the registrar’s [...]

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Campus Bulletin

30 Sep , 2010  

By Clifton Diaz Online Editor csd2h@uvawise.edu For more upcoming and weekly events!!

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Students talk about travel opportunities

30 Sep , 2010  

By Stas Jones Staff Writer was9v@uvawise.edu The Office of International Programs held its first study abroad forum Monday in the Chapel of All Faiths. The forum was held part of the college’s continuing effort to make study abroad programs available for students financially and academically, said Witold Wolny, the college’s director of international programs.

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Art Guild helps with Fall Fling art contest

30 Sep , 2010  

By Karrye Ormaner Staff Writer kso9c@uvawise.edu Members of the college’s Art Guild will help host the Fall Fling Photography Contest next week. The group’s members have posted fliers for the Oct. 9 and 10 event around campus, and they will help set up for the contest at the festival and monitor the event, held in [...]

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Alumni return to celebrate homecoming

30 Sep , 2010  

By Emily Baxter Staff Writer enb5u@uvawise.edu Alumni return to campus today for homecoming and to celebrate their “memories and milestones” since they have graduated. The “Memories and Milestones” alumni homecoming theme came from a committee that met in March, made up of staff, alumni and key people on campus such as members of SGA, college [...]

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Editor’s note on crime story policy

30 Sep , 2010  

Editor-in-Chief | News Editor highlandcavalier@uvawise.edu This year, The Highland Cavalier has started to cover more crime stories than we have before – both on and off campus. Since this is somewhat new for us, we thought it important to share our thoughts and policies regarding the reporting of crime in this newspaper.

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Rally for sanity by joining the Million Moderate March

30 Sep , 2010  

By Chris Justis Staff Writer cj8z@uvawise.edu If you are like me, you are tired of getting pounded by each extreme side of the political spectrum. You’re exhausted by Glenn Beck screaming at you or Michael Moore’s tunnel vision.

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Clothing is not what shows school spirit

30 Sep , 2010  

This article is in response to Rachel Tighe’s “Students, athletes should wear the colors” in the Sept. 24 issue of The Highland Cavalier. By Tamara Haack tsh9z@uvawise.edu Typically, I manage to take a few minutes every Friday to read the school’s newspaper. It is usually a relaxing enterprise that keeps me up-to-date on the latest [...]

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Football team falls to Union in Ky.

30 Sep , 2010  

By Cameron Parsons Sports Editor clp7m@uvawise.edu The Cavs have yet to capture their elusive first victory of the season after falling to the Union University Bulldogs in Barbourville, Ky. on Sept. 25. The offense and defense both struggled on the road.

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Cavs golf gaining experience

30 Sep , 2010  

By Chris Draper Staff Writer jcd7b@uvawise.edu Golf season has begun and the college’s all-freshmen golf team has struggled early this season. This year, each of the golf team’s starters are freshmen. For any sport, that means a talented batch of new athletes mixed with learning, rebuilding and progression.

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Volleyball team drops three straight

30 Sep , 2010  

By Adam Hood Staff Writer arh4d@uvawise.edu The UVa-Wise women’s volleyball team dropped three conference games this week. The team lost to the University of Rio Grande last Friday with match scores of 25-14, 25-11 and 25-14.