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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: Presidential candidates

22 Apr , 2015  

This week has been busy for presidential contenders. Hillary Clin­ton, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have all officially announced their candidacy for the presidency. Though all three were speculated to even­tually announce their candidacy, their platforms are still being debated.

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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 [...]

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How to secure a summer job

22 Apr , 2015  

With summer creeping around the corner and a few weeks left of school, it’s the time of the semester to start thinking about summer jobs. Woo! I know. But don’t worry if you’re struggling with where to start or even how to get one; I’ve got just the tips for you.

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Commentary: Apple Watch changing our relationship with tech

22 Apr , 2015  

Let’s just get out of the way that you are probably not going to get the Apple Watch edition which is made of 18-karat gold and will cost you at least $10,000. If you have that kind of money lying around just for an accessory, you are probably not reading this paper.

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2015 Miss UVa-Wise has been crowned

8 Apr , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Kelsey King, sophomore special education major, won the pageant on March 28 and was crowned Miss UVa-Wise for 2015.

 Kelsey King was recently crowned 2015 Miss UVa-Wise. The Student Government As­sociation held its annual Miss UVa-Wise Scholarship Pageant in the Greear Gymnasium March 28. Kelsey King won a $350 scholarship for becoming Miss UVa-Wise. People’s choice win­ner Summer Begley received a $150 scholarship.

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10 things you might want to know about Ted Cruz

8 Apr , 2015  

Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Photo courtesy of Cruz.senate.gov

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has officially announced his intention to run for president in 2016. Since this is evidently going to be a big deal in 2016, we should all probably know at least 10 important things about Ted Cruz.

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Be your own boss: Entrepreneurship on campus

8 Apr , 2015  

Senior business major Jaime Robinson cuts a ribbon at the grand opening of her entrepreneurship project “Dream Stream.” Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

BB&T Professor of Free Enterprise at the University of Louisville Stephan Gohmann visited UVa-Wise last week to talk to students and faculty members about the “The Moral Foundations of Capitalism.”

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Recovering from the damages of #snowpocalypse2k15

25 Mar , 2015  

Snow and frozen water caused bricks to become removed from the Human Resources building and fell into the parking lot. Damean Mathews | The Highland Cava

UVa-Wise and the surround­ing community saw record-breaking snowfall in the month of February, leading to the dam­age of a number of structures both on and off campus.

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COMMENTARY: Live on campus or to live at Walk2Campus?

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Left: Culbertson Hall on the UVa-Wise campus, Right: Campus Walk, a Walk2Campus property located next to the UVa-Wise campus

 Many factors must be considered when de­ciding where exactly a student can call home for a year or so. First and foremost, financials must be the leading factor, the one thing that can make or break a decision to live somewhere. Second, travel must be considered. Depending on the student’s travel habits, the student might [...]

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COMMENTARY: Hold the gluten, please

25 Mar , 2015  

Six letters. One word. Feared by many, understood by few.

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Attempted sexual assualt

25 Mar , 2015  

UVa-Wise Campus Police re­ceived a report of an alleged at­tempted sexual assault in the early morning hours of March 22.