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UVa-Wise remembers friend, Taylor Read

25 Mar , 2015  

Junior pyschology major Megan Crabtree tells stories of her first experiences with Taylor Read. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The campus community gathered in mourning to remember the life of one of its own on Tuesday, March 17.

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Take Back the Night

25 Mar , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Dean Worley, Chancellor Henry, Jessie Henry, Dr. John Foubert and SDAB president Kenneth McReynolds lead the group walk for Take Back the Night on March 19.

Last week, UVa-Wise’s Stu­dent Development Activities Board hosted its second annual “Take Back the Night” event to raise awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Prior Center to be set graduation location

25 Mar , 2015  

Graphic courtesy of UVa-Wise website

Commencement will be held permanently at the David J. Prior Convocation Center starting this year.

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New library continues to grow

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier The new library has been under construction since 2012 and is planned to be completed during the summer of 2016.

Construction continues on the college’s new six-story library.

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UVa-Wise displays new, eye-catching college website

25 Mar , 2015  

Senior medias studies major Chelsea Justice explores the features of the new website. Damean Mathews | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise officials launched a new website for the college Friday morning.

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On-Campus housing sign-ups take place

25 Mar , 2015  

Students excitedly wait in line to register for on-campus housing for the 2015-2016 school year. Photo courtesy of Josh Justice

Housing sign-ups for the 2015-16 school year were held last week.

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Napoleon Hill Foundation continues to help students

4 Mar , 2015  

Don Green, the Napoleon Hill Foundation’s director, presents a $250,000 check to Chancellor Donna P. Henry in January 2015. Photo courtesy of UVa-Wise website

UVa-Wise students continue to receive sup­port from the Napoleon Hill Foundation.

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Cavalier Bakery debuts on campus

4 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier The new Cavalier Bakery is located in the Smith Dining Commons.

Students can now bring home the desserts they are accustomed to at the Hunter J. Smith Dining Com­mons.

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Snowpocalypse hits Wise

4 Mar , 2015  

view from the third floor shows Greek letters that have fallen due to the snow. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Locals on social media have called it the “Snowpocalypse” and for good reason, the same snow that fell on Monday before last was still unphased by the sun and the marginally warmer temperature nearly two weeks later. For most in Culbertson Hall, the two weeks off we received because of the inclement weather can be [...]

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Proposed budget may assist Appalachia

4 Mar , 2015  

The Obama Administration’s proposed budget for the 2016 fiscal year could provide millions of dollars to projects aimed at transitioning the economy of Appalachia.

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Would you baptize an extraterrestrial?

4 Mar , 2015  

Photo courtesy of UVa-Wise website

A Vatican scholar who was scheduled to speak in Wise this week will possibly be rescheduled for next year, college officials said. 

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Drones take flight in Convocation Center

3 Mar , 2015  

A quadcopter connected to tablets was displayed to demonstrate drone copters that took videos while in the air. Zemery Gilliam | The Highland Cavalier

With skill, patience and practice, Boy Scout Jordan Reed navigates an intricate course made of netting and PVC pipe with his micro-drone.