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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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Come writers, come all

25 Nov , 2014  

Assistant Director of Professional and Career Development Neva Bryan works on a story that she plans to submit for the NaNoWriMo challenge. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

November is National Novel Writing Month, or, NaNoWriMo.

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Ode To Finals Week

25 Nov , 2014  

John Cook Wyllie library is a popular location for finals studying and preparation. The Highland Cavalier file photo

Poem by SarahLaney Long written in 2007

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State-wide fee increase for college students

25 Nov , 2014  

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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.

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Commentary: Hoverboards, skateboard of the futureContinued

12 Nov , 2014  

Put down your skateboards ev­eryone—the future is here.

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E-Cup highlights entrepreneurship ideas on campus

12 Nov , 2014  

Desmond Burris, senior sports management major and winner of the UVa-Wise Cup presents his idea “Recruitionary” to the panel of judges. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

On Nov. 6 UVa-Wise high­lighted its liberal arts background as it hosted the second annual UVa-Wise Cup competition.

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Campus focuses on safety

12 Nov , 2014  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

With cases like the recent death of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the focus on safe­ty measures seems to have a new meaning.

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Campus plans for outbreak

12 Nov , 2014  

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The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is taking measures to stay on top of any potential out­break of the Ebola virus in the area.