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New center officially opens

April 16, 2014 | 90 views
Ron Eller speaks about maintaining a sense of place and the importance of Appalachia at the launch of the Center of Appalachian Studies. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

The college’s Center of Appalachian Studies was officially launched this month.

TJ’s birthday celebrates Founder’s Day

April 16, 2014 | 60 views
Chancellor Donna Price Henry cuts the cake at Thomas Jefferson’s birthday party for Founder’s Day. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Students, faculty and alumni gathered Monday to celebrate the found­ing of UVa and UVa-Wise with a birthday party for Thomas Jefferson.

Softball moves to 13-3 in MEC playFootball

April 16, 2014 | 114 views
Senior Allyssa Zebrowski connects on a two-run home run to left field in game one of a doubleheader against Mars Hill on April 10. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise softball team went into the weekend with two very important softball serieses with the first place West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcats on Saturday April 12 and the Glenville State College Pioneers Sunday April …

My top five Cavs sports moments in my three years

April 16, 2014 | 353 views
Josh Wright (48) takes the Marcus Bratton pitch to the house to seal the 33-30 victory over the Emory & Henry Wasps on Sept. 17, 2011. Photo courtesy of Tim C. Cox

This should be at the top of everyones list. It will forever be known as “The Play.” I’m not going to lie, Bristol Hearld Courier Sports Writer Tim Hayes and myself had already packed our …

Lowe leads Cavs on links in MEC Tournament

April 16, 2014 | 53 views
Senior Clint Lowe walks to the green during the Mountain East Conference Tournament held at Cattails at Meadowview. Lowe finished second in the tournament. Photo courtesy of Richard Meade

Senior Clint Lowe turned in his best showing of the season for the UVa-Wise Cavaliers in the team’s first season of NCAA Division II play.

Proposed fee declined

April 2, 2014 | 278 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier.

The College Board of Visitors turned down the Student Government Association’s proposed student fees increase for the Home­coming Concert at a meeting March 21.

Humans of Appalachia

April 2, 2014 | 178 views
Photo courtesy of “Humans of Appalachia”

“We are our stories. Our stories are who we are.”

My rein is about to come to an end

April 2, 2014 | 282 views
The Highland Cavalier File Photo

As I moved most of things from my apartment in Wise to my new apartment in Greensboro, N.C., this past weekend I started to realize how much being sports editor has helped further my career.

Cavs timely hitting leads to 4-0 in MEC play

April 2, 2014 | 94 views
Senior Kristina Romualdo (17) is greeted at home plate by the rest of her team as she gave the Cavs a 3-2 lead over the Shepherd University Rams on Feb. 22 with a three-run home run. Romualdo collected two home runs in the doubleheader against the Rams, giving her three on the season. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

After playing its first 19 games on the road, head coach Karen Bitter’s UVa-Wise softball team was happy to be in a familiar play, Cavalier Field. The Cavs went 13-9 on the road to start …

Cyber-security expert informs campussee

April 2, 2014 | 222 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier. Brian Krebs addresses students on cyber security

Everyone can keep themselves safer in the digital world by keeping software updated and keeping eyes peeled for scams, a security blogger and journalist told students, faculty and staff in a lecture this month.

Parking fees too small for change

March 19, 2014 | 179 views
Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Parking is one of the major topics that stu­dents, commuters and on-campus residents complain about.

Student activities board talks money

March 19, 2014 | 268 views

Student activity fees, which were a little more than $1,800 this year are used for sev­eral events each year.