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.
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 [...]
By Matthew Barnette Opinion Editor email@example.com 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.
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 [...]
By Sydney Gilbert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
By Jimmy Seals Staff Writer email@example.com 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 [...]
By Jordan Fifer News Editor firstname.lastname@example.org 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 [...]
By Jordan Fifer News Editor email@example.com 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 [...]