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Fiction being published

7 Oct , 2014  

Dr. Clark’s first piece of fiction will be published by Berea. Photo courtesy of Amy Clark’s website.

Dr. Amy Clark, chair of the department of communications, learned recently that an ex­cerpt from a fictional novel she is writing enti­tled “Jude” will be published in the fall issue of “Appalachian Heritage” magazine out of Berea, Kentucky.

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Halloween attractions invite the spooky

7 Oct , 2014  

Halloween celebrations have begun early in Wise as G and J Corn Maze returns for its second year. The corn maze was started because it was felt that there just was not much to do in Wise, the owners said last week.

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Pedestrian-focused construction on Main Street

7 Oct , 2014  

Construction workers focus on completing pavement project proposed by the town of Wise. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The town of Wise is taking steps to make its streets more pedestrian friendly.

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Wise Inn working towards fresh start

7 Oct , 2014  

Project Manager Carl Snodgrass reveals artwork from the original inn that is in the process of being-restored. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

The hotel that some refer to as the birthplace of our college is be­ing reopened.

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Lake Street killing close to home

7 Oct , 2014  

Lake Street Secure Self Storage lies just outside of Clery geography. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The recent shooting death of a woman in Wise has prompted questions about the college’s emer­gency notification policy.

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Wise’s Fall Fling returns

7 Oct , 2014  

With October officially un­derway and fall colors filling the air Wise will soon be celebrating Fall Fling once more.

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UVa-Wise welcomes alumni home

7 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise senior political science major Casey Mullins enjoyed tailgating with alumni Gerry Culver, Autumn Chisenhall and Zac Musick. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Newly-arrived fall weather was no match for the Cavalier spirit at UVa-Wise’s homecom­ing game.

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UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

25 Sep , 2014  

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.

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Search for a new vice chancellor

24 Sep , 2014  

Shannon Blevins speaks with potential vice chancellor candidates. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

After more than three decades of service to UVa-Wise, Tami Ely, vice chancellor of devel- opment and college relations, is retiring.

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Dr. Smith goes in depth about ISIL

24 Sep , 2014  

Dr. Eric Drummond Smith, assistant professor of political science. The Highland Cavalier

I was asked recently by the editor of The Highland Cavalier to briefly address the nature and history of the organization known in Eng- lish variously as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic State of Iran and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and most recently as simply [...]

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Islamic reformist lecture

24 Sep , 2014  

An Islamic reformist from Canada will speak today in the David J. Prior Convocation Center as part of the Colgate Darden Lecture Series.

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Survival challenge tests those who attempt

24 Sep , 2014  

Sgt. Thomas Scholl and Cadet Clint Womack coach civilians participating in survival challenge. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Earlier this semester, UVa-Wise Intramurals and the ROTC sponsored the first “UVa-Wise Survival Challenge.”