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Governor to speak at commencement

April 24, 2013 | 331 views

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is set deliver the keynote address at UVa- Wise’s commencement ceremony this year, officials announced.

Vernon Payne stars in Red & Gray game

April 24, 2013 | 453 views
Senior cornerback Vernon Payne (34) returns an interception for a touchdown during Saturday’s spring game. Photo by David Crigger | Bristol Herald Courier

By Tim Hayes 
Bristol Herald Courier
Vernon Payne, a defensive back for the University of Virginia’s College at Wise’s football team, lived by a certain mantra last season as his team struggled.

Simply Sanchize: Favorite sports moments

April 24, 2013 | 183 views

I started working for the athletic department as a sophomore during the spring semester of 2011, initially as an intern for my communications practicum.
This opportunity combined two of my favorite pastimes – traveling and sports …

Music Review: Summer 2013 jams

April 24, 2013 | 460 views

Summer is a time for music – windows down and volume cranked type of music. It’s the time of the year when we dig out our guilty pleasure CDs. For me, it’s anything Bruno Mars. …

Editor wins journalism award

April 24, 2013 | 187 views

The editor-in-chief of The Highland Cavalier was awarded first place for breaking news reporting in a multi-state contest on April 20 for a 2012 news story he wrote about the sudden death of the college’s …

Students share their memories as graduation nears

April 24, 2013 | 1,131 views
Student woke to this stuffed bear sitting on a camping chair in the middle of the frozen lake on Jan. 13, 2011. Former Chancellor David Prior rescued the bear Jan. 15 on a single-person canoe. Photo by Jordan Fifer | The Highland Cavalier

On May 18, seniors will walk across the stage and transition from students to alumni in one of the biggest moments of their lives.
But for the graduating class of 2013, big moments have been a …

Ask Miss Cindy: a verbally abusive fiancé

April 24, 2013 | 550 views
Ask Miss Cindy: a verbally abusive fiancé

Dear Miss Cindy, 
I love my fiancé, but he is verbally abusive to me in front of my friends. What do I do? I really would like to spend the rest of my life with him. 
Confused …

Opinion: A final thanks and a final rant

April 24, 2013 | 270 views

It is hard to believe that the academic year is almost complete. For some, including me, this means that the sun is about to set on our time here at UVa-Wise.

Opinion: Gay marriage. Who really cares?

April 10, 2013 | 1,044 views

During my time in college, my views on life and many social concerns have changed completely.

Wise hosts COPLAC research conference

April 10, 2013 | 1,187 views

UVa-Wise will host the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges’ regional undergraduate research conference this month for the first time.

Spring Formal to be silent

April 10, 2013 | 670 views

The annual Spring Formal dance will be held in Cantrell Hall on April 20, and students should know this year’s dance is going to be a little different than in the past.

‘Phantom’ opens Thursday

April 10, 2013 | 1,828 views
Junior music major Taylor Bowling, who plays Carlotta in the spring performance of 'The Phantom of the Opera,' rehearses a scene in which she sings opera. Photo by Megan Gray | The Highland Cavalier

Editor’s note: “Phantom of the Opera” is set to be performed April 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 8 p.m. and April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. This online version has been updated to reflect …