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Two students dismissed from basketball team

28 Jan , 2015  

Two freshmen basketball players have been banned from campus and removed from the basketball team following a report of an attempted rape on campus.

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Parking forum will open for ideas

28 Jan , 2015  

SGA will host a parking forum today to discuss on-campus parking issues and ideas. Photo courtesy of Highland Cavalier stock photo

Campus officials and the Student Government Association have arranged an open forum to address parking on campus on at 1 p.m. Jan. 28.

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From a dorm down under, Australian campus life

28 Jan , 2015  

Students at Charles Sturt University take part in Returners Night(night when upperclassmen move back on campus) by wearing colors for the dorm in which you live. Photo courtesy of Larissa Harris

I must admit, when I arrived in Wise I did not expect American and Australian culture and practices to be too dissimilar. ‘Americanisation’ is spreading throughout the world and Australia is not immune.  However, what I have found are subtle differences between living on-campus in little Wise to just-a-bit-bigger Bathurst.

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New leadership arrives in SGA

28 Jan , 2015  

Former SGA Vice President Jordan Viars poses for a photo with SGA President Shannon Walker on the left and the newly sworn in SGA Vice President Katelyn Sturgill, left, at the Red and Gray 5K last semester. Photo courtesy of Katelyn Sturgill

The Student Government Association has seen two positions change hands recently.

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SGA and SAB plan semester full of fun

28 Jan , 2015  

The Student Government Association and Student Activities Board has made sure that this spring semester is going to be full of events for students to enjoy.

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Fitness center grows even more

28 Jan , 2015  

With a new semester comes even newer equipment to the Winston Ely Health and Fitness Center. Equipment at the state of the art facility, completed this past summer, has doubled over winter break, and staff have accepted an influx of non-student/staff memberships.

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Students organize protest

5 Dec , 2014  

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A group of students chanted, held picket signs and fell to the ground of the Slemp Student Center on Friday, Dec. 5. to protest police brutality and racism.

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State-wide fee increase for college students

25 Nov , 2014  

Photo courtesy of World of Pictures

Student fees have continued to increase at Virginia colleges and universities, according to a recently released report by the Joint Legisla­tive Audit and Review Commission.

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UVa-Wise aims to keep students enrolled

25 Nov , 2014  

Freshman students undeclared Akrit Shukla, liberal arts and science major Leah Holliday and biology and pre-med major Ashton Gray study in the library together. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

Everyone knows someone who has or appears to be in the stages of dropping out. This can be due to various issues that sometimes can leave the student no choice but to discon­tinue his or her studies. What is the likelihood of a student dropping out this year? [What reasons are behind this drastic decision?] [...]

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Wise Inn construction passes deadline unfinished

25 Nov , 2014  

The Wise Inn, located on Main Street in Wise, was built in 1910 and has been undergoing renovations since the spring of 2014. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

Construction in Wise has once again been met with setbacks. The Wise Inn, which was scheduled to open this month, has been delayed in its progress.

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Renaissance Faire celebrates the great William Shakespeare

25 Nov , 2014  

Associate professor of theater arts Michael McNulty demonstrates magic tricks for senior theater and natural science major Talia Elliot and senior theater major Damien Holmes. Hannah McNew | The Highland Cavalier

In light of William Shake­speare’s birthday, the UVa-Wise Theatre Department along with other students and faculty, held the Renaissance Faire in front of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

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UVa-Wise to start hosting UVA waitlisters in spring

25 Nov , 2014  

The University of Virginia and UVa-Wise will be sharing another aca­demic link in the near future.