As a freshman who is living on their own for the first time, residence life has been an interesting new experience to me. Living in relatively close proximity to others and managing my own room has so far been a positive experience for me. However, for better or for worse, I can honestly say that I doubt my experience would be any less ‘interesting’ if I weren’t living [...]
Voter turnout in local elections is notoriously low. Turnout amongst college students is known to be low as well, however. This could largely be due to a misunderstanding regarding voting laws in Virginia and registering to vote, or it could be other factors, such as the stress of college work taking precedence over other factors in life.
Over fall break, I took my GRE, which, as most of you probably know, is one of the tests required for graduate school applications. I’d like this article to serve as a tool for everyone that is going to take it either this year or next year. As I was studying and practicing for my [...]
Recently, the Multi-Cultural Alliance had a group discussion on a well-known and controversial topic: Islam in America. Yes, a popular and well exhausted subject. Of-course there are so many other topics we could have discussed, but with all of the attention this topic gets, we thought: Why not?
UVa-Wise’s Quality Enhancement Plan, Wise Writes, now has a trading card collection dedicated to it. Each card features four separate points of information about the five-year QEP, which centers upon improving the writing quality of UVa-Wise students.
Here I am again, the German exchange student getting confused and slightly disrupted by things that seem normal to most Americans. I watched the Republican Debate that was on TV Wednesday, the 16th of September. And I am slightly confused as to how exactly politics work in this country. Please don’t get me wrong – [...]
John Boehner (R-OH) has officially announced he will resign as Speaker of the House and as Congressman effective in late October. Boehner, who served as House Majority Leader for five years until being elected Speaker in 2010, made the announcement Friday shortly after his meeting with Pope Francis on Capitol Hill.
It has been two weeks since MTV hosted their annual MTV Video Music Awards and that means you have all had plenty of time to digest what went down. Most of these awards shows are petty and trashy at best, and this most recent one did not disappoint.
Though the night is dark and full of terrors, so, too, will be the sixth season of Game of Thrones. After numerous casting calls and story leaks, many are already beginning to speculate on the upcoming season of the hit television series. And yes, this article contains several spoilers; you have been warned.