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Chartwell’s strives for satisfaction

April 30, 2014 | 3,179 views
Students eat in the Smith Dining Commons. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Chartwell’s Dining Services has made small improvements of public appeal this year alone despite low numbers and hopes for a huge in­crease in the fall.

Park Avenue Theater

April 30, 2014 | 1,951 views
Park Avenue Theater lobby dazzles guests. Photo courtesy of Park Avenue

As the sun sets on downtown Norton a crowd of people begin to gather at the entrance to the WAXM building on Park Avenue. There are families, couples and even college students among the group …

Studying abroad in Italy

April 30, 2014 | 1,882 views
Pictured is the Duomo in Florence, Italy. It was built and designed by Brunelleschi. Photo courtesy of Tiffany Carter

When I began my studies at UVa-Wise al­most two years ago I didn’t have the slightest clue that I would eventually end up exploring the streets of Florence, Italy with a group of my peers.

Cavs wrap up home schdeule

April 30, 2014 | 1,956 views
Senior Danny Bates (10) played his final home games at Stallard Field against Wheeling Jesuit University April 26 and April 27. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise men’s baseball team wrapped up its home schedule in its inaugural season in NCAA Division II play.

Cavs fall short of MEC season title

April 30, 2014 | 1,115 views
The UVa-Wise softball falls short of the Mountain East Conference Regular Season Championship as they finished in second place to West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Head coach Karen Bitter’s Cavs have argu­ably been one of the best teams in Mountain East Conference play this season and had a chance to claim the inaugural MEC softball regular season championship.

TJ’s birthday celebrates Founder’s Day

April 16, 2014 | 2,684 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.

New center officially opens

April 16, 2014 | 1,226 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.

Softball moves to 13-3 in MEC playFootball

April 16, 2014 | 1,236 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 | 1,902 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 | 1,465 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 | 1,332 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 | 1,187 views
Photo courtesy of “Humans of Appalachia”

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