Highlights,News

National Alpha Sigma Phi organization responds to article

17 Oct , 2013  

This article is a follow-up to “Alpha Sigma Phi returns charter” The former UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi has been ordered by the national Alpha Sigma Phi organization to stop using the fraternity’s name and emblems.

Highlights,News

Traditions Emerge

17 Oct , 2013  

The Cavalier riding across the field at Carl Smith Stadium before football games is just the beginning of a list of new traditions at the college.

News

SGA looks to expand

17 Oct , 2013  

SGA members convene at their last meeting on Oct. 4. Online polls will be open between Oct. 28 and 31 for students to vote on an amendment adding four more senators.Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The Student Government Association is seeking to expand this year.

Opinion

Give IT a break with the Wi-Fi

17 Oct , 2013  

It’s no secret that the Internet on campus is excruciatingly slow sometimes. But not only is it slow, it’s also fairly unreliable and not all that expansive.

Sports

Volleyball gets first home win

24 Sep , 2013  

Freshman standout Karley Allen (2) goes up for a spike against King College on Sept. 18. Allen leads the Cavs in kills with 138 on the young season. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

There is no place like home. UVa-Wise volleyball finally made it home to split its first two home matches in the David J. Prior Center. Wise made quick work of Bluefield State in the first home match of the season on Tuesday by winning 3-0 (25-5, 25-9, 25-12). On Wednesday, UVa-Wise could not hold its [...]

Sports

Golden Eagles fly to victory over Cavs

24 Sep , 2013  

Senior James Long (16) comes down with a grab inside the redzone. Long’s great grab set up the Cavs lone touchdown on the day in 38-15 loss. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

One could say it was a day for the ducks at Carl Smith Stadium Sept. 21, as the Cavs played the first Mountain East Conference football game played at home in school history in very rainy conditions. It actually turned out to be a day for the Golden Eagles of Charleston. The Golden Eagles jumped [...]

Highlights,Sports

X-Country showing growth on the season

24 Sep , 2013  

The UVa-Wise Cavalier men’s and women’s Cross Country teams competed in the Concord Invitational on Sept. 21. There were seven teams in the race, including UVa-Wise, competing against other teams in the Mountain East Conference. West Virginia Wesleyan was the frontrunner of the event with their men’s team having eight of the top fifteen finishers. [...]

Features,Highlights

Letter from Jefferson

24 Sep , 2013  

The third President of the United States and founder of the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson was moved from beside the library to in front of Crockett Hall over the summer. President Jefferson is expected to submit commentary on his new home in the Sept. 25 issue of The Highland Cavalier. Photo courtesy of College Relations

Dear Highland Cavaliers old and young, As you may know, this past season I was moved from my home beside the library on the most interesting of carriages to Crockett Hall’s garden. The timing ‘twas a shame, as workers, in the most peculiar of yellow hats, had begun progress on the one true fortress of [...]

Features,Highlights

Alumni Memories

24 Sep , 2013  

Submitted by Fran Hunt (‘80), (from left to right) Hunt, Vince “Sweet Pea” Marshall (‘80) and “Beach Bob” Sage (‘79).

It was my freshman year at UVa-Wise and the first year that the marching band program was taking place and really getting started as the newest addition to the college. It was the first game of the season, and we were climbing up to get to the football stadium and as soon as the crowd [...]

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Homecoming Dance

24 Sep , 2013  

Submtted by Sarah Liston (‘12), from top (from left to right) Joel Sprinkle (‘11), Brad Graboyes (‘12), Tamzeed Islam (‘12), Jamie Harris (‘11), Robert Davis (‘11), senior administration of justice major Michael Beamon, Karen Cantrell (‘12), John Hawkins (‘12), Liston, Chiz Ononiwu (‘11) and Jimmy Cooper (‘11).

Roll the dice if you feel lucky. This year’s homecoming dance is a casino night. The homecoming dance, sponsored by the Student Government Association, will be held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center on Sept. 28 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. In order to get admission, all students must bring their Cavs card. [...]

Features,Highlights

Review: Vin Diesel back as Riddick

24 Sep , 2013  

Photo courtesy of Universal Studios

In the recent 2013 sci-fi/action adventure release, the illusive space warrior Riddick is back. Left for dead on a scorched, seemingly uninhabitable planet, Riddick faces several obstacles such as wildlife, the elements and, later on, a few people wanting his head. The movie starts out with our main character, Riddick, played by Vin Diesel, in [...]

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Magnolia Kitchen, spice up your dinner

24 Sep , 2013  

The idea of a Cajun-American style restaurant in Southwest Virginia may seem a little different a first, but Norton’s newest eatery, the Magnolia Kitchen, is a culinary experience to remember if you want to dive into a flavorful and spicy sensation. The restaurant may be difficult to find for those who are going to Magnolia [...]