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Students still concerned about parking

2 Sep , 2015  

Unpaved gravel commuter lot above the Science Center. Staff Photo | The Highland Cavalier

Gravel lot still unpaved, frustrating for commuters The fall semester is in full swing and for many students the first thing they will notice about campus is the parking situation. One of the largest parking lots on campus, the upper parking lot located above the Science Center, has already had some work done in anticipation [...]

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New Advising Policies Frustrate Students

2 Sep , 2015  

For many students the most exciting or stressful part of each semester is making their class schedules. For returning students this process can seem like second nature; however for freshmen and incoming transfer students, the process can become a bit more hectic.

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Fall Convocation 2015

2 Sep , 2015  

Faculty and students gathered for Convocation at the Prior Center on Aug. 20, where UVa President Teresa Sullivan and College Chancellor Donna Henry outlined their visions for the college in the academic year. Staff Photo | The Highland Cavalier

Chancellor Henry allies college with regional economic development On Tuesday August 18, Chancellor Donna Henry was joined by The University of Virginia’s President Teresa A. Sullivan at the 2015 Convocation in welcoming freshmen, as well as returning students to the beginning of another academic year.

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Jimson Weed and Coffee Night very successful

22 Apr , 2015  

Keynote speaker of Jimson Weed’s Coffee night delights the audience. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The spring 2015 issue of “Jimson Weed,” the college’s literary magazine, which came out this month, has been getting rave reviews, and copies have been in high demand all over south­west Virginia, the magazine’s advisor said.

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Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia set to arrive at UVa-Wise

22 Apr , 2015  

Contributed photo Members of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia gather during the UVa-Wise 360 Open House on April 18.

A new fraternity is being established at UVa-Wise. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is hoping to debut as an official part of Greek life here at UVa-Wise this fall.

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Some Saturday classes appear at UVa-Wise

22 Apr , 2015  

The weekends aren’t al­ways going to be used for rest on the UVa-Wise campus this April.

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White House and Congress reach agreement on Iran

22 Apr , 2015  

The Obama Administration and Congress have both reached an agreement on a biparti­san bill regarding President Barack Obama’s negotiations with Iran over its nuclear pro­gram.

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10 things I learned from living in Southwest Virginia

22 Apr , 2015  

Photo courtesy of Larissa Harris Australian exchange student is sporting her patriotic American apparel while eating American food.

Living in Southwest Virginia for a semester has taught me many things about what it means to be an American. This is what I have learned while living in Wise:

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New pub debuts at the Inn at Wise

22 Apr , 2015  

The Pub and Tap Room, located at the Inn at Wise, made it’s grand opening on April 1. Located on the bottom floor of the Inn, this tavern-style bar offers various craft beers as well as reliable domestic beers. The menu is includes fried pickles, nachos, chicken, burger sliders and hot wings.

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Cavaliers lend a hand: Day of Service 2015

22 Apr , 2015  

Uva-Wise students help by raking leaves and beautifying the property at Camp Bethel. Contributed photo

April 11 saw the annual Day of Service bring volunteers from campus and community together in an effort to make a differ­ence in the environment.

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Tuition rises at Virginia colleges: UVa-Wise will see 4 percent tuition hike in fall

22 Apr , 2015  

Tuition will be going up once again for the 2015-16 school year.

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Where’s our Dean of Students?

22 Apr , 2015  

The position of UVa-Wise Dean of Students has seen a bit of a change in the last semester.