While Feb. 14 may be a day celebrating love, it is also known as International Condom Day. To coincide with this event, The Center for Student Development and the Student Development Advisory Board (SDAB) are sponsoring a Sexual Responsibility Day on Friday, Feb. 13. The program, designed to increase students’ knowledge about sexual health and [...]
An incident of fondling was reported in the UVa-Wise Campus Police crime log on Jan 15. The incident was reported as a Title IX offense and occurred in Gilliam Center for the Arts on campus. According to log, there was no information regarding when the incident took place.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will soon have an app available that can give students and faculty direct access to almost any information they should need in the event of an emergency.
Jennifer Murray, assistant professor of history here at UVa-Wise, was recently filmed by C-SPAN giving a lecture on Civil War Commemoration. The content of the lecture, roughly 75 minutes long, explored the sentiments of the North and South towards the Civil War years after its conclusion. The topics of her lecture included Northern and Southern [...]
The Virginia House of Delegates recently tabled a bill, HB 1414, which would have allowed businesses and professionals within the commonwealth to refuse services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
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.