Opinion

Evolving views on homosexuality

22 Apr , 2015  

A hot topic of debate lately is homosexuals and whether or not they should receive the same rights as heterosexuals. One of the biggest concerns that most religious figures and politicians have is that they believe it is considered morally wrong to be gay according to the Bible.

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New pub debuts at the Inn at Wise

22 Apr , 2015  

The Pub and Tap Room, located at the Inn at Wise, made it’s grand opening on April 1. Located on the bottom floor of the Inn, this tavern-style bar offers various craft beers as well as reliable domestic beers. The menu is includes fried pickles, nachos, chicken, burger sliders and hot wings.

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10 things I learned from living in Southwest Virginia

22 Apr , 2015  

Photo courtesy of Larissa Harris Australian exchange student is sporting her patriotic American apparel while eating American food.

Living in Southwest Virginia for a semester has taught me many things about what it means to be an American. This is what I have learned while living in Wise:

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White House and Congress reach agreement on Iran

22 Apr , 2015  

The Obama Administration and Congress have both reached an agreement on a biparti­san bill regarding President Barack Obama’s negotiations with Iran over its nuclear pro­gram.

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Some Saturday classes appear at UVa-Wise

22 Apr , 2015  

The weekends aren’t al­ways going to be used for rest on the UVa-Wise campus this April.

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Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia set to arrive at UVa-Wise

22 Apr , 2015  

Contributed photo Members of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia gather during the UVa-Wise 360 Open House on April 18.

A new fraternity is being established at UVa-Wise. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is hoping to debut as an official part of Greek life here at UVa-Wise this fall.

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Jimson Weed and Coffee Night very successful

22 Apr , 2015  

Keynote speaker of Jimson Weed’s Coffee night delights the audience. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The spring 2015 issue of “Jimson Weed,” the college’s literary magazine, which came out this month, has been getting rave reviews, and copies have been in high demand all over south­west Virginia, the magazine’s advisor said.

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Where’s our Dean of Students?

22 Apr , 2015  

The position of UVa-Wise Dean of Students has seen a bit of a change in the last semester.

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Tuition rises at Virginia colleges: UVa-Wise will see 4 percent tuition hike in fall

22 Apr , 2015  

Tuition will be going up once again for the 2015-16 school year.

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Cavaliers lend a hand: Day of Service 2015

22 Apr , 2015  

Uva-Wise students help by raking leaves and beautifying the property at Camp Bethel. Contributed photo

April 11 saw the annual Day of Service bring volunteers from campus and community together in an effort to make a differ­ence in the environment.

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Features

Commentary: Top 5 anticipated games of 2015

22 Apr , 2015  

All in all, 2014 was a pretty disappointing year for video games. Despite entering our second year into this current console generation, a great deal of high profile games were delayed into this year and the games that were released (“Destiny,” “Dragon Age: Inquisition and As­sassin’s Creed Unity”) felt like they were shipped way too [...]

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Commentary: Title IX is not new

22 Apr , 2015  

As we have all heard by now from either the media or by being a member of our campus community, Title IX prohibits sex discrimina­tion in educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance. While Title IX is a short statute (it is only 37 actual words), Supreme Court verdicts and guidance from the U.S. Department [...]