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Working on our fitness

September 10, 2014 | 188 views
The new health and wellness center opened this semester. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Personal health should be the No. 1 prior­ity in someone’s life, but this can be difficult to maintain when living on a college campus or being a part of the college community.

Volleyball returns for a new season

September 10, 2014 | 159 views
Sophomore outside hitter Karley Allen (2), senior libero Brittni Altmann (10), and sophomore outside hitter Erin Anderson (5) prepare for a serve at their first home game. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Coach Kristen Salyer and the UVa-Wise volleyball team come back strong in the 2014 season as they return all their players from last season.

UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

September 10, 2014 | 191 views
Crockett Hall, the college’s first building, opened in 1954. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise is officially 60 years old. From the ever-watchful care­taker to a family of pigs interrupt­ing the first convocation, this cam­pus has stories to tell that even its students may not know.

Route 23 festival takes Wise

September 10, 2014 | 95 views
Sol Driven Train trombone player, Ward Buckheister, entertains the crowd. Photo courtesy of Maegan Perkey

The early morning hours of Aug. 31 were not a particularly notable time for most, with sleep having called us hours earlier. Of partic­ular unimportance to most is 2:30 a.m., a time which could reasonably …

From bits to atoms

September 10, 2014 | 186 views
Daniel Ray, professor of computer science, demonstrates use of the 3-D printer on campus in Darden Hall. Photo by Zemery Gilliam

The closest thing we have in this day and age to a Star Trek Replicator is right here at UVa-Wise. One would think the process of creating a real, three-dimensional, solid object from a computer …

New library continues to grow

September 10, 2014 | 77 views
Aerial photos of construction on the new John Cook Wyllie library.

Library construction is on schedule and should be completed by summer 2016, college officials said.

Chartwell’s strives for satisfaction

April 30, 2014 | 3,397 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 | 2,190 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 | 2,237 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 | 2,574 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 | 1,200 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 | 2,719 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.