News,Top News

Chancellor has new Master Plan

27 Feb , 2014  

Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

UVa-Wise is approaching new horizons. Professional staff is finalizing construction of a comprehensive Health and Wellness Center and is in the opening stages of construction on a six story library. This growth, along with every­thing done over the past decade, is believed by many people to be unprecedented.

Highlights,News

Mouse found in Commonwealth

27 Feb , 2014  

Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The first floor of Commonwealth Hall has been covered with mousetraps, after a mouse was seen on the floor and in the rooms of the freshman residence hall.

Highlights,News

On-campus occupancy reaches new lows

27 Feb , 2014  

Vincenz Freels | The Highland Cavalier

Low occupancy currently in the residence halls creates questions about what college officials will do to make living on campus appealing to new and current students.

Opinion

From Russia with love, unless you’re gay

27 Feb , 2014  

  After training hard during the snowpocalypse weeks at Tech, I began a long, grueling trek to the 2014 Winter Olympics. Sochi was supposed to be where I finally made my mark on history. Sitting there on the plane, I could hear fame, fortune and Eastern European supermodels calling my name. Yes, I could see [...]

Opinion

FWD: FWD: Repetitive e-mails get to students

27 Feb , 2014  

Just a little over a week until your college e-mail contents look some­thing like this: Highland Happenings, Highland Happenings Revised, CULTURAL CREDIT, CULTURAL CREDIT (from someone else), Wage Payroll, Work Study Payroll, another Wage Payroll, warning about opening spam e-mails you should be smart enough not to click anyways, don’t park at the football field, [...]

Features

CEO club

27 Feb , 2014  

  the surge tank. “The staff has worked in removing old concrete from the decking around the pool,” Scott said. UVa-Wise staff has run electrical lines to provide power to the interior pool lights, maintained chemical balance for the curing of the new plaster, brushed the pool three hours every day since the pool was [...]

Features

Renovations take place in Greear

27 Feb , 2014  

Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The Greear Pool has been closed since Dec. 2013 for major renova­tions and upgrades but has reopened recently.

Features

AlertNow notification system

27 Feb , 2014  

Dear students, faculty, and staff, Campus safety is an ongoing concern at colleges and universities, and UVa-Wise is no exception.

Features,Highlights

Lake collects runoff from mines

27 Feb , 2014  

The lake during a warm February day overlooking the Smith Dinning Commons. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

It’s pretty some times, and smelly others. Typically mucky, occasion­ally dyed blue. Despite the ups and downs that may come with it, the cam­pus lake is a permanent fixture here at UVa-Wise. Many an urban legend has gone around about this infamous bit of water, but the truth is much more interesting than the whispers [...]

News

News Brief

27 Feb , 2014  

Simmons establishes biology  scholarship   Rabern Simmons, a local of Big Stone Gap and UVa-Wise alumnus, has established the Simms Family Biology Scholarship for UVa-Wise students after a recent inheritance.

News

Cavalier Housing

27 Feb , 2014  

Cavalier Housing is an off-campus living option for students of UVa-Wise, and though some have complaints, generally it is viewed as a cheap and convenient housing alternative.

Highlights,News

SGA assesses homecoming survey

27 Feb , 2014  

Vice President of Lambda Pi Eta senior Brianne Foster presents funding request to members of SGA during their meeting on Friday Feb. 21. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

Survey results on a proposed student fee in­crease split approval directly in half, yet support for the traditional Homecoming Dance is shown to be widely uncared for.