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Pedestrian-focused construction on Main Street

7 Oct , 2014  

Construction workers focus on completing pavement project proposed by the town of Wise. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The town of Wise is taking steps to make its streets more pedestrian friendly.

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Wise Inn working towards fresh start

7 Oct , 2014  

Project Manager Carl Snodgrass reveals artwork from the original inn that is in the process of being-restored. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

The hotel that some refer to as the birthplace of our college is be­ing reopened.

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Lake Street killing close to home

7 Oct , 2014  

Lake Street Secure Self Storage lies just outside of Clery geography. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The recent shooting death of a woman in Wise has prompted questions about the college’s emer­gency notification policy.

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Wise’s Fall Fling returns

7 Oct , 2014  

With October officially un­derway and fall colors filling the air Wise will soon be celebrating Fall Fling once more.

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UVa-Wise welcomes alumni home

7 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise senior political science major Casey Mullins enjoyed tailgating with alumni Gerry Culver, Autumn Chisenhall and Zac Musick. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Newly-arrived fall weather was no match for the Cavalier spirit at UVa-Wise’s homecom­ing game.

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UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

25 Sep , 2014  

Crockett Hall, the college’s first building, opened in 1954. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise is officially 60 years old. From the ever-watchful care­taker to a family of pigs interrupt­ing the first convocation, this cam­pus has stories to tell that even its students may not know.

Entertainment

The Maze Runner Review

24 Sep , 2014  

The Maze Runner             I would rather watch a four hour movie that contains every detail of the book that it is based on than watch a two hour movie where almost every important detail of the book is left out of context. As an individual who has read the book before the movie I [...]

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The November Man Review

24 Sep , 2014  

The November Man             Pierce Brosnan is back! All fans of the James Bond movies from the nineties will be excited for this non-stop action packed film. The movies’ tagline is “A spy is never out of the game” and the same can be said for Pierce Brosnan who is returning, not as James Bond, [...]

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A Walk Among The Tombstones Review

24 Sep , 2014  

A Walk Among The Tombstones             It seems that no matter what Liam Neeson does, it is always something great. His energy and charisma is enjoyable to watch on the big screen. At the same time there is something about him in action movies that always makes the genre more enjoyable. A Walk Among the [...]

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As Above, So Below Review

24 Sep , 2014  

As Above So Below             The Dowdle brothers have written another movie and have, yet again, failed to write a decent one. This is not their first attempt at writing movies in the horror genre. Both Devil and Quarantine were written by the people who brings this historic movie to life starring Perdita Weeks as [...]

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Search for a new vice chancellor

24 Sep , 2014  

Shannon Blevins speaks with potential vice chancellor candidates. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

After more than three decades of service to UVa-Wise, Tami Ely, vice chancellor of devel- opment and college relations, is retiring.

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Dr. Smith goes in depth about ISIL

24 Sep , 2014  

Dr. Eric Drummond Smith, assistant professor of political science. The Highland Cavalier

I was asked recently by the editor of The Highland Cavalier to briefly address the nature and history of the organization known in Eng- lish variously as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic State of Iran and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and most recently as simply [...]