I must admit, when I arrived in Wise I did not expect American and Australian culture and practices to be too dissimilar. ‘Americanisation’ is spreading throughout the world and Australia is not immune. However, what I have found are subtle differences between living on-campus in little Wise to just-a-bit-bigger Bathurst.
The UVa- Wise Women’s lacrosse team is about to kick off its inaugural season in the Mountain East Conference. Head Coach Megan Dennehny spent the last six years of her coaching career at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has started a brand new team here at the college.
Over the break the Cavalier men’s basketball team competed in eight games and are more than halfway through the season with an overall record of 1 – 14 and a 0 – 10 record within the Mountain East Conference. There has been a new addition made to the team as James Cousins, who is also [...]
Last spring the Highland Cavalier baseball team finished the season with an overall record of 16 -29 and a 13-22 record within the Mountain East Conference. The team lost three seniors: pitcher Cody Compton, outfielder Andrew Jessee and infielder Mike McCollum last year.
Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” is a film that will masterfully satisfy any moviegoer with any political belief. If you are anti-Operation Iraqi Freedom, then this movie will be highly entertaining to you and that belief. If you fully support the deployment of troops to the Middle East, then this movie will give supporting evidence to [...]
For the last two years, my smartphone has been an HTC One. In my opinion, it is the best Android phone money can buy, which I have detailed in previous stories in The Highland Cavalier. My contract ran out in December and I knew, without a shadow of a doubt, I was switching back to [...]
UVa-Wise offers many courses and programs that employ a wide variety of faculty from all over the country. The international faculty often share stories with students about their travels, their time here at UVa-Wise and differences between their country of origin and Southwest Virginia.