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Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 154 views

The next few weeks are filled with events that lead up to the in­augural ceremony for Chancellor Donna Henry.

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Opinion: Social media in our modern life

April 10, 2013 | 280 views

If us millennials have one thing in common, it is our ability to take technology for granted. 

Baseball jumps into Mid-South play

March 27, 2013 | 346 views

With several of the last 16 games canceled due to weather, the baseball team finally got to play their first game at Stallard Field.

Politics professor creates and shows artwork locally

March 27, 2013 | 474 views
Assistant Professor of Political Science Eric Smith stands in front of one of his paintings that is currently on display at the Wolf Hills Brewery in Abingdon. Photo courtesy of Monica Hoel

Though Eric Smith is an assistant professor of political science, his interests are not just confined to his collegiate field, as evidenced by an art show currently displaying his work.

Residence halls get energy-efficient fixtures

March 27, 2013 | 272 views

Campus residents may have noticed that their rooms have undergone a few changes recently.
In an effort to become more eco-friendly, the college has been replacing plumbing, lighting and air systems throughout campus, said Travis Perry, …

LGBTA to host drag show

March 27, 2013 | 325 views

A drag show featuring professional drag queens is coming to campus on March 30.

Students take variety of trips over spring break

March 27, 2013 | 209 views

Spring break often entails catching up on work, sleeping or the classic beach trip.
For some students, however, this year’s spring break experiences spanned the globe.

Community reaches out to unborn child

March 27, 2013 | 319 views

Riley Starr hasn’t been born yet, but student organizations and local businesses have already raised several hundred dollars to help pay for her medical treatment for two heart defects.

Cavs putt their way to victory

March 27, 2013 | 322 views

The UVa-Wise men’s golf team won it’s first major tournament in the program’s history on March 16 when the Cavs won the Shawnee State Invitational at Elks Country Club in McDermott, Ohio.

Romualdo powers through March

March 27, 2013 | 298 views

March was a rocky month for the softball team. Junior infielder Kristina Romualdo’s offensive production at the plate earned her conference honors and team defeated a nationally-ranked opponent, but ultimately fell to 6-10 for the …

Seniors weigh career, school options

March 27, 2013 | 3,643 views
Freshman communication studies Robert Collins and junior biology major Samantha Robinson act out a job interview on March 1 during the Center for Student Development’s Living Mannequin window display to show students the proper dress for the career fair and encourage sign-ups for the event. Photo by Jessica Shartouny | The Highland Cavalier

Seniors filled Greer Gymnasium last Wednesday to take part in the Senior Salute and a career fair, and, with graduation approaching on May 18, the reality of post-grad life and the new title of alumni …

Ask Miss Cindy: getting along with mom; finding my child

March 27, 2013 | 503 views
Ask Miss Cindy: getting along with mom; finding my child

Dear Miss Cindy,
My mom and I don’t get along well. We wind up getting in disagreements and plain out arguments on a daily basis.
Any suggestion on how you can help up become closer? 
Sincerely,
Desperate 

Vineyard is hidden gem

March 27, 2013 | 703 views

Just up the road from the college, MountainRose Vineyards remains hidden from Wise’s view and sounds, a quiet oasis for grapes, wine and a relaxing afternoon.