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Student band debuts EP at Friday concert

25 Feb , 2011  

Miss Joshua Patricia Ray, a rock band made up of four UVa-Wise students, performed an on-campus concert Friday night. The Starlight Getaway, an alternative/pop band from Florida, also performed alongside the local band for their first on-campus concert. About 60 people turned out for the show.

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Safety on the rise

25 Feb , 2011  

UVa-Wise maintenance workers install one of the two new flashing beacon posts Feb. 18 at the Darden Drive crosswalk just off campus near Alumni Hall. Photo by Jordan Fifer.

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Raising the roof

25 Feb , 2011  

Contractors from Robbins Construction in Duffield install sheet metal roofing on the Townhouses Feb. 18. The steel, coated with aluminum and zinc, should provide better insulation for the building, said Joe Kiser, director of college services. “The roof was at the end of its life cycle,” he said. The project, which cost $32,180, also involved [...]

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Having a ball

25 Feb , 2011  

Freshman Attila Aliriza catches a Nerf football Wednesday evening while playing with friends on the Lawn by the Lake. Students took advantage of sunny days and warm temperatures during the past few weeks, until rain fell Thursday. Photo by Jordan Fifer.

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Corrupt rulers, government to blame for civil unrest in Libya

25 Feb , 2011  

By Matthew Barnette Opinion Editor mwb8q@uvawise.edu Sometimes it only takes one person to cause worldwide scrutiny to center on a country and its people. Recently, the world has been focused on Libya and the uprising happening there.

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So much snow

25 Feb , 2011  

How does this season’s snowfall measure up to Josh Jordan, UVa-Wise’s tallest basketball player? The Highland Cavalier crunched the numbers. Note: This season’s winter data (2010-2011) includes totals for Wise from November 2010 through January 2011. Last year’s data (2009-2010) includes totals from November 2009 through March 2010. The editorial board of The Highland Cavalier decided [...]

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Women’s basketball drops two conference games

25 Feb , 2011  

By Sydney Gilbert Staff Writer sbg3v@uvawise.edu The Cavs defeated Kentucky Christian University 83-63 on Feb. 16, finished the week 2-1. The win protected the Cavs’ legacy, as it was in the last game to ever be played in Greear Gymnasium.

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Alumni gifts dip, but still above normal

25 Feb , 2011  

By Jimmy Seals Staff Writer jjs9v@uvawise.edu Alumni donations to the college fell for the third consecutive fiscal year in 2009-2010, but college officials say the drop has more to do with the school’s ongoing capital campaign than the economic recession. “UVa-Wise has experienced a decrease in the percentage of alumni giving in the past couple [...]

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Five things you didn’t know:

25 Feb , 2011  

The Oscars

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Em & Kay

25 Feb , 2011  

Emily and Karrye — that’s us at the top of the page — are here to answer your questions. Nothing is off limits. Send any question or problem, big or small, to the e-mail addresses below.

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Reported beating ‘did not warrant campus notification’

25 Feb , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu College officials didn’t notify students of a Feb. 3 reported assault via e-mail or text message because officers didn’t feel there was a threat to the campus community, officials say. Five freshmen are accused of beating a junior at an off-campus apartment in a failed late-night burglary attempt. The [...]

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Law would require credit for ASL

25 Feb , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu A bill on its way to the governor’s desk would ensure that Virginia’s public colleges and universities count American Sign Language as a foreign language for entrance requirements. The measure, sponsored by Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, would also require local school boards to grant foreign language credit for ASL [...]