Features

Kickstarting careers on campus

12 Nov , 2014  

Junior business major Alisha Hood and sophomore business major Dan Bettendorf practice interview skills. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

National Career Development Month is a celebration organized by the National Career Develop­ment Association to help individu­als focus on why it’s important to think about professional and career development.

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Entertainment

Gone Girl Book and Movie Review

12 Nov , 2014  

So much of the premise and tale of “Gone Girl” rides on that dreaded spoiler territory making it difficult to go into specifics.

News

Poverty lives in Wise

29 Oct , 2014  

Poverty levels throughout the nation are an issue that can be a big concern for college students pre­paring to graduate.

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Highlights

Fall Fling held despite rain

29 Oct , 2014  

A bright yellow banner gives a warm welcome to all who attend the 35th annual Fall Fling on the dreary Saturday morning. Dalena Adams | The Highland Cavalier

On Oct. 11 rain poured down on Wise’s annual Fall Fling.

Highlights

Understanding Ebola and what it does

29 Oct , 2014  

Program Manager for the Healthy Appalachia Institute at UVa-Wise. Photo courtesy Margaret Tomann

Margaret Tomann is Program Manager for the Healthy Appalachia Institute at UVa-Wise. She received her Masters of Science in Public Health from Tulane University with a concen­tration in Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. She was asked by The Highland Cavalier to write an article explaining Ebola in order to de­ter confusion about this disease.

Entertainment

Students spend Fall Break abroad

29 Oct , 2014  

Students explore Dunluce Town which was established by Randal MacDonnel in 1608. Photo courtesy Cyndi Newlon

Ireland is among the many places in the world that continually piques our curiosity. We find ourselves enamoured with its culture and history, fascinated by its legends and beauty. While the most of us were enjoying a fall break with family it was those historic and ancient hills that played host to the UVa-Wise English [...]

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Opinion

Running with the colors

29 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise 2011 graduate Samantha Gilmer and junior English major Hannah McNew at the 2014 Color Me Rad 5K in Johnson City, Tn. Photo courtesy Hannah McNew

I will be the first to admit that I am no stick thin model with perfect skin and glorious hair.

Opinion

Tutoring: What’s it good for?

29 Oct , 2014  

I attend multiple classes that cover a variety of subjects. Some subjects I need no assistance with not because they are easy, but because I have always excelled at them.

Opinion

An Ipad is all you need

29 Oct , 2014  

Ipads are available to be rented for academic use in the John Cook Wyllie Library. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

I graduated from Moun­tain Empire Community Col­lege with an associate degree in general studies. At that point in time, the iPad was finally hitting its stride with unique apps that give laptops a run for their money, and a tremendous all day battery life that make normal laptop batteries, in car terms, have the mileage [...]

Sports

Women’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

29 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise women’s backetball team members link arms to embrace team unity while being coached during practice. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Last season the Cavalier wom­en’s basketball team had a record of 10-17 and graduated one senior, Rey Archer.

Sports

Men’s basketball kicks off over fall break

29 Oct , 2014  

The men’s basketball team started preparing for the 2014 season during the college’s fall break. The team plans to improve as much as possible before their season kicks off on Nov. 14. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

After losing three of their top scorers in Deon Boyce, James Turner and Javon Moore and go­ing 11-16 last season, the UVa–Wise Cavaliers men’s basketball team started their first practice of the year over fall break.

Sports

UVa-Wise athletes show their support

29 Oct , 2014  

The Football team displays their support with blue colon cancer support ribbons on their helmets. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

This year the Cavalier football team and volleyball team are honoring UVa-Wise Athletic Director Danny Sterling, as he battles colon cancer.