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Poverty lives in Wise

29 Oct , 2014  

Poverty levels throughout the nation are an issue that can be a big concern for college students pre­paring to graduate.

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Rushin speaks on success

29 Oct , 2014  

Paul R. Rushin, retired chief master sergeant of the United States Air Force speaks of success at the birthday celebration of Napoleon Hill. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

The campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Monday joined members of local high school chapters of the Future Business Leaders of America to celebrate the birthday of Napoleon Hill, a Wise county native who has been dubbed by some the “greatest philosopher in the world.”

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The haunting of UVa-Wise

29 Oct , 2014  

Dean Worley tells UVa-Wise ghost stories to students in the Sculpture Garden. Photo courtesy Zemery Gilliam

Is UVa-Wise haunted? According to some legends, it is.

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House 5 being converted into science lab

29 Oct , 2014  

House 5 has previously been used for students to live in a more home-like environment while on campus. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

Faculty Row will soon see a science lab in one of the for­mer houses.

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UVa student’s body found

29 Oct , 2014  

Photo courtesy Help Find Hannah Graham Facebook

Missing UVa student Hannah Graham has been con­firmed dead, according to police.

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Halloween is finally upon us

29 Oct , 2014  

G&J corn maze invites all to try and find their way. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

 Halloween is fast approaching and many students on campus are seeking ways to celebrate the holiday.

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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.