Features

UVa-Wise hosts Kaged Combat competition

11 Feb , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier UVa-Wise 2009 graduate and Pi Kappa Phi alumni Micah Sheffey won the lighweight champion title during an intense and impressive threeround fight that ended with his opponent in a Kimura Lock.

To the delight of fans and the ire of the losing competitor, not one fight at Caged Kombat, held Saturday at the David J. Prior Convocation Center, was left to the judges. These fighters finished the job they set out to do, with many fights not making it through the first round. With a card [...]

Sports

Student athletes decide to leave college athletics behind

11 Feb , 2015  

Since returning back to school from winter break, a few of UVa-Wise’s athletes have decided to leave their sports team and continue their college careers as a regular student.

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review: The Sims 4

11 Feb , 2015  

I’ve been a dedicated fan and supporter of The Sims since I was a kid, and I was probably more excited for the release of “The Sims 4” than I have been for anything else in my life.

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Opinion

50 shades of embarrassed

11 Feb , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Fifty Shades of Grey, written by E.L. James, has grown in popularity especially among students at UVa-Wise. If you want to read the trilogy you can find it at Soft Petals in Wise, Virginia.

It is almost here the movie release of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Sports

Students weigh in on the 2015 Super Bowl

11 Feb , 2015  

courtesy of NFL.com

On Feb. 2, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks competed in Super Bowl No. 49. The game was more competitive than last year’s competition in which the Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 43-8.

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Sports

Women’s basketball competes for conference tournament spot

11 Feb , 2015  

Junior guard Blair Harding jumps for the balll against Glenville State to secure the rebound. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise Cavalier women’s basketball team is currently ranked eighth place in the Mountain East Conference, and will continue to compete for a good spot in the MEC tournament that begins the first week of March.

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Sports

Intramurals reveals new app

11 Feb , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Assistant Director of Intramurals, Recreation and Greek Life Nick Marshall and Winston Ely Health and Wellness Center Supervisor Brent Willis discuss the new intramural app and show off its features.

A mobile app called “REC*It” was created to allow students to have easy access to their intramural schedules and updates, according to college officials.

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Sports

Womack wins Intramural weight lifting competition

11 Feb , 2015  

Clint Womack won in the men’s heavy competition with 500 pounds on his deadlift.Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

An intramural weightlifting competition was held at the Winston Ely Health & Fitness Center on Feb. 5 to see who could move the most weight with proper form. Three main exercises were used including the deadlift, bench press and the barbell squat.

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News

Honor Court update

11 Feb , 2015  

The purpose of this document is to inform the student body of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise of proposed ratifications to the UVa-Wise’s Honor System Constitution. 

News

From a dorm down under, Australian campus life

28 Jan , 2015  

Students at Charles Sturt University take part in Returners Night(night when upperclassmen move back on campus) by wearing colors for the dorm in which you live. Photo courtesy of Larissa Harris

I must admit, when I arrived in Wise I did not expect American and Australian culture and practices to be too dissimilar. ‘Americanisation’ is spreading throughout the world and Australia is not immune.  However, what I have found are subtle differences between living on-campus in little Wise to just-a-bit-bigger Bathurst.

Highlights,News

Parking forum will open for ideas

28 Jan , 2015  

SGA will host a parking forum today to discuss on-campus parking issues and ideas. Photo courtesy of Highland Cavalier stock photo

Campus officials and the Student Government Association have arranged an open forum to address parking on campus on at 1 p.m. Jan. 28.

News

Two students dismissed from basketball team

28 Jan , 2015  

Two freshmen basketball players have been banned from campus and removed from the basketball team following a report of an attempted rape on campus.