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Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 14 views

The next few weeks are filled with events that lead up to the in­augural ceremony for Chancellor Donna Henry.

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Cavs penalties cost six-game streak over Bears

September 21, 2012 | 382 views
Freshman running back Connery Swift (28) rumbles into the end-zone during the second quarter against the University of Pikeville Saturday in a 38-20 loss. Swift carried the ball 16 times for 72 yards and a touchdown. Photo by Corey Sanchez | The Highland Cavalier

Fireworks appeared to be soaring through the sky at Hillard Howard Field in Pikeville, Ky., as 33 penalties were called in the Mid-South East rivalry matchup between the University of Pikeville Bears and the UVa-Wise …

Pinker to discuss the human mind

September 21, 2012 | 788 views
Stephen Pinker

This year’s Colgate Darden Lecture will be given by professor and award-winning author, Stephen Pinker at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

Welcome back from the sports editor

September 21, 2012 | 159 views
Jordan Childress

Welcome back, guys. I want to first welcome all incoming freshmen and transfer students to campus.

New meal plans available

September 21, 2012 | 198 views

This year’s students have many new on campus meal options to choose from, including different programs and dinning dollars.

Your newspaper wants your opinions

September 21, 2012 | 402 views

Welcome to this year’s opinion section of the Highland Cavalier. This page is designed for students and faculty alike to express their views on campus occurrences throughout the academic year.

Lemke: no drop in residents

September 21, 2012 | 211 views
Angie Lemke

With empty rooms throughout campus and a vacant floor in Commonwealth Hall, it appears that fewer students are living on campus.
According to Director of Residence Life Angie Lemke, however, there are just a few fewer …

Caf offers diet advice

September 21, 2012 | 342 views
Chartwells employee Ron Newton prepares custom stir-fry dishes for senior management information systems major Gage McCoy (right) and business administration major Vernon Payne in the Smith Dining Commons. Newton takes orders each day for lunch and most dinners in the newly-added wok station. Jessica Shartouny | The Highland Cavalier

For most students, a trip to the Hunter J. Smith Dining Commons begs the question: “What’s on the menu?”

Cross-country back on path

September 21, 2012 | 158 views

The UVa-Wise men’s and women’s cross-country teams look to have a stellar season behind third-year head coach Donald Leech.

New professors: fresh faces from many places

September 21, 2012 | 534 views
Wally Smith

Along with the new students on campus this semester, several new professors have joined the Highland Cavalier family.

Silver Saber competition sees changes

September 21, 2012 | 266 views

The Student Government Association has made a few changes to the Silver Saber homecoming competition this year, said SGA Adviser Josh Justice. 

Welcome back from President Sullivan

September 21, 2012 | 158 views
Teresa Sullivan

Dear New and Returning UVa-Wise Students,
I write to welcome students to the UVa-Wise campus as the fall semester gets underway, and to extend a special greeting to the freshmen who are beginning their studies this …

News briefs: UVa selects new rector; Wise graduates leave with least debt

September 21, 2012 | 161 views

UVa selects new rector
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors unanimously selected George Keith Martin as the university’s vice rector last week, according to an email sent out by UVa President Teresa Sullivan.