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UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

September 10, 2014 | 165 views

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.

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Technology has potential to greatly ruin literature

April 16, 2014 | 2,920 views

I am the type of person who is very passion­ate about the things he cares about.

Jimson Weed/ Highland Cavalier Writing Contest

April 2, 2014 | 4,112 views

The Jimson Weed and The Highland Cavalier hosted a writing competition for student writers on campus.

Commuters get week of appreciation

April 2, 2014 | 1,930 views

Student Government Association senior Senator Brett Hall was one of the catalysts be­hind the introduction of Commuter Apprecia­tion Week at UVa-Wise and he can certainly relate to that terrible feeling of not fitting in.

Chancellor for a day

April 2, 2014 | 17,910 views
Junior Biology major Nathan McGlone and junior Spanish and German double major Sarah Douglas collect canned food for Chancellor for a Day sponsored by NRHH. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Today is the last day to donate for a chance to swap places with Chancellor Donna Henry next week.

Elevator abuse

April 2, 2014 | 1,740 views

While sitting in the student center a few weeks ago, I realized how truly lazy the student population at UVa-Wise really is.

Studying abroad, great experience

April 2, 2014 | 1,222 views

Have you ever wanted to travel the world, experience different cul­tures, spend time with other people, or maybe just see what all is out there? There are so many opportunities that are right at your …

Obamacare saved my life

April 2, 2014 | 2,744 views

The dreaded Jan. 1 has come and gone. For some people Jan. 1 was just the New Year, and while generally that’s something to celebrate, this year it means that you are required by law …

Annual graduation blame game occurs

March 19, 2014 | 1,730 views

It’s closing in on graduation time, which means all the last minute checking to see if you are in the clear to walk in May is pretty much past due.

Commuter Corner

March 19, 2014 | 1,222 views

Hello, again, commuters! After a long and much needed spring break, we’re up for a busy week. While I hope you all had plenty of fun, it’s time to get back to business. Well, kind …

Cyber-blogger to visit campus

March 19, 2014 | 1,083 views

If you value your security and peace of mind in cyberspace, you will not want to pass up a series of lectures beginning on March 20 as part of the Department of Mathematics and Computer …

Kmart closing impacts students

March 19, 2014 | 4,316 views

In January, Kmart corp announced that the Wise Kmart would not seek a renewal on its lease and would be going out of business after a large liquidation sale.

Admission rates could increase

March 19, 2014 | 305 views

While admission rates remain consistent every year, the enrollment targets increase. Many factors, including new strategies, rela­tionships with prospective students and the atmosphere on campus play a big role in the recruitment of students.