Opinion

Tinderella

25 Mar , 2015  

I was given the challenge before spring break to download the popular app called Tin­der, become well-acquainted with it and give my honest thoughts about it, whether it was for the good or for the bad.

Opinion

Investing for students

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Acorns App helps individuals invest money with little effort.

 I was a bit hesitant to try Acorns when it first came out, especially since it was a new brokerage firm with a radical new idea, but once I took the first step I couldn’t go back. Investing in stocks and even getting a brokerage firm was insanely easy.

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Opinion

Television isn’t always enough

25 Mar , 2015  

 How many times have you found yourself sitting at home bored, feeling like there is just nothing to do? But it was not always like that. Humans have always had things to fall back on to keep their minds and bodies active and on point, but lately that seems to have diminished a bit. Yes, [...]

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review

25 Mar , 2015  

 At the beginning of the semester, I had ev­ery girly girl’s worst fear. My favorite makeup was discontinued.

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Opinion

Net Neutrality: why it matters

4 Mar , 2015  

The Federal Communications Commission made the biggest decision in Internet history on Feb. 26.

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Opinion

“Better Call Saul” breaks records, fast

4 Mar , 2015  

With a combined 15.9 million viewers, ac­cording to Nielsen, “Better Call Saul” is the highest rated series premiere in cable television history and with good reason.

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review: intramural

4 Mar , 2015  

Almost every university across the United States offers students the chance to take part in some form of intramural sport.

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Opinion

50 shades of embarrassed

11 Feb , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Fifty Shades of Grey, written by E.L. James, has grown in popularity especially among students at UVa-Wise. If you want to read the trilogy you can find it at Soft Petals in Wise, Virginia.

It is almost here the movie release of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review: The Sims 4

11 Feb , 2015  

I’ve been a dedicated fan and supporter of The Sims since I was a kid, and I was probably more excited for the release of “The Sims 4” than I have been for anything else in my life.

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Opinion

Don’t wait, seek help for sexual assault

28 Jan , 2015  

Recently, the news has been covered with alleged sexual assault victims coming out and accusing Bill Cosby of harming him, years after the incidents are said to have occurred.

Opinion

Supersized phones worth it?

28 Jan , 2015  

Two students compare sizes of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 5. Zemery Gilliam |The Highland Cavalier

For the last two years, my smartphone has been an HTC One. In my opinion, it is the best Android phone money can buy, which I have detailed in previous stories in The Highland Cavalier. My contract ran out in December and I knew, without a shadow of a doubt, I was switching back to [...]

Opinion

Keeping New Year’s resolutions

28 Jan , 2015  

Students on campus were asked what their New Year’s resolutions were.