Opinion

Mac vs. Windows an ongoing debate

8 Oct , 2014  

You have a choice for col­lege. You need a computer to get whatever you need done to make it through college. You also need a computer to help with your down­time when you are not cramming for a mid-term.

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Opinion

Breaking the silence

8 Oct , 2014  

What is mental illness? Indi­viduals choose to answer this ques­tion in many different ways. To me, mental illness is my constant com­panion; it has been with me most of my life. However, this is not what defines who I am. It is not me. It is but one miniature part of me. I have bipolar [...]

Opinion

Do you have moral courage?

8 Oct , 2014  

Reformist Irshad Manji spoke about moral courage at UVa-Wise’s David J. Prior Convoca­tion Center on Sept. 24, and ignited responses from many of her viewers.

Opinion

Privacy vs. Security

24 Sep , 2014  

“Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

Opinion

Is online learning beneficial?

24 Sep , 2014  

As online learning continues to become more popular with advancing technology and course variations, classroom learning is still considered to be a highly important element in education development or enhancement.

Opinion

iPhone 6 makes an entrance

24 Sep , 2014  

The new iPhone is out and people are seemingly losing their minds over it, but why? What makes this new iPhone different and why would anyone consider upgrading from their current one? The easy answer is size.

Highlights,Opinion

Working on our fitness

10 Sep , 2014  

The new health and wellness center opened this semester. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Personal health should be the No. 1 prior­ity in someone’s life, but this can be difficult to maintain when living on a college campus or being a part of the college community.

Opinion

Verification but no notification?

10 Sep , 2014  

It is the end of the summer break when you receive the dreaded news from the financial aid office that your financial aid awards have not been processed and if not taken care of, you will be dropped from your classes for non-payment.

Opinion

Farewell from Kandee

30 Apr , 2014  

Being your opinion editor for The Highland Cavalier has been full of excitement, good stories and success. As a graduating senior who loved working for the campus newspaper, I would like to extend an invitation to apply for this position.

Opinion

Finals madness

30 Apr , 2014  

It’s time to get out those neon-colored flash cards you bought at the beginning of the year and never used. Or am I alone on that one?

Opinion

What does UVa-Wise want next year?

30 Apr , 2014  

“A hot tub or sauna would be pretty nice to have.” -David Owens, junior history major

Opinion

Social media addiction

16 Apr , 2014  

How much time in a given day do you spend on social media websites? One hour? Less or more?