Opinion

Breaking the silence

8 Oct , 2014  

What is mental illness? Indi­viduals choose to answer this ques­tion in many different ways. To me, mental illness is my constant com­panion; it has been with me most of my life. However, this is not what defines who I am. It is not me. It is but one miniature part of me. I have bipolar [...]

Opinion

Do you have moral courage?

8 Oct , 2014  

Reformist Irshad Manji spoke about moral courage at UVa-Wise’s David J. Prior Convoca­tion Center on Sept. 24, and ignited responses from many of her viewers.

Features

Renaissance conference held on campus

8 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise recently host­ed its annual Medieval Re­naissance Conference, a three day event spanning Sept. 25-27.

Features

Summer bridge aims to prepare freshmen

8 Oct , 2014  

Freshmen John Conner, Travis Welty, Daisy Hanks and Akrit Shulka took advantage of the game area in the Slemp Student Center and enjoyed some afternoon pool after class. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

Diversity is evident when examining the makeup of the newest freshman class at UVa-Wise. According to figures obtained through Rusty Necessary, vice chancellor for enrollment management, there are 325 full-time freshmen at the college. Fifty-one percent of the class is female and 49 percent male.

News

Fiction being published

7 Oct , 2014  

Dr. Clark’s first piece of fiction will be published by Berea. Photo courtesy of Amy Clark’s website.

Dr. Amy Clark, chair of the department of communications, learned recently that an ex­cerpt from a fictional novel she is writing enti­tled “Jude” will be published in the fall issue of “Appalachian Heritage” magazine out of Berea, Kentucky.

News

Halloween attractions invite the spooky

7 Oct , 2014  

Halloween celebrations have begun early in Wise as G and J Corn Maze returns for its second year. The corn maze was started because it was felt that there just was not much to do in Wise, the owners said last week.

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News

Pedestrian-focused construction on Main Street

7 Oct , 2014  

Construction workers focus on completing pavement project proposed by the town of Wise. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The town of Wise is taking steps to make its streets more pedestrian friendly.

News

Wise Inn working towards fresh start

7 Oct , 2014  

Project Manager Carl Snodgrass reveals artwork from the original inn that is in the process of being-restored. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

The hotel that some refer to as the birthplace of our college is be­ing reopened.

News

Lake Street killing close to home

7 Oct , 2014  

Lake Street Secure Self Storage lies just outside of Clery geography. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The recent shooting death of a woman in Wise has prompted questions about the college’s emer­gency notification policy.

News

Wise’s Fall Fling returns

7 Oct , 2014  

With October officially un­derway and fall colors filling the air Wise will soon be celebrating Fall Fling once more.

Highlights,News

UVa-Wise welcomes alumni home

7 Oct , 2014  

UVa-Wise senior political science major Casey Mullins enjoyed tailgating with alumni Gerry Culver, Autumn Chisenhall and Zac Musick. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Newly-arrived fall weather was no match for the Cavalier spirit at UVa-Wise’s homecom­ing game.

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UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

25 Sep , 2014  

Crockett Hall, the college’s first building, opened in 1954. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

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.