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Chancellor Henry officially inaugurated

April 30, 2014 | 1,988 views

Last week, the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise cel­ebrated the inauguration and installation of the college’s 8th chancellor, Donna Price Henry.

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News update: Wonka-themed homecoming dance to be held Saturday

September 25, 2012 | 386 views

Grab your golden ticket, because this year’s homecoming dance will have you feeling like you are in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.  

News update: Bulldogs take Cavs 24-17 in home game

September 23, 2012 | 457 views
UVa-Wise freshman quarterback Cullen LaVoi (center) hurdles into the end-zone to score a touchdown during the second quarter. Corey Sanchez | The Highland Cavalier

It was the fourth quarter with 1:37 left on the clock as the No. 21 Cumberland University Bulldogs punted to the UVa-Wise Cavaliers’ senior returner Marcus Bratton.
Fans, players and even the same broadcasters who presided …

Construction begins on Health Center, library

September 21, 2012 | 372 views
An artist’s rendering shows the location of the planned library between Henson Hall and Darden Hall. Courtesy of UVa-Wise

Traffic moved slowly on Cavalier Drive last week in the presence of construction vehicles preparing the area for construction of the Winston Ely Health and Wellness Center.

College still searching for new chancellor

September 21, 2012 | 181 views

The UVa-Wise Chancellor Search Committee members have been busy at work this summer in their quest to fill the shoes of the late Chancellor David J. Prior.

Spring registration will open early

September 21, 2012 | 206 views

Pre-registration for spring classes will begin at the end of the month for returning students, several weeks earlier than it has been available in previous years.

Cavs penalties cost six-game streak over Bears

September 21, 2012 | 450 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 | 815 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 | 173 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 | 221 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 | 441 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 | 232 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 | 364 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?”