Features

2015 Miss UVa-Wise has been crowned

8 Apr , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Kelsey King, sophomore special education major, won the pageant on March 28 and was crowned Miss UVa-Wise for 2015.

 Kelsey King was recently crowned 2015 Miss UVa-Wise. The Student Government As­sociation held its annual Miss UVa-Wise Scholarship Pageant in the Greear Gymnasium March 28. Kelsey King won a $350 scholarship for becoming Miss UVa-Wise. People’s choice win­ner Summer Begley received a $150 scholarship.

News

Relay For Life hits UVa-Wise

8 Apr , 2015  

Students participate in a relay race that involves wrapping each other in streamers during the Relay for Life cancer awareness event March 28. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

 A new approach to raising awareness about cancer brought about 70 participants to Cantrell Hall for Relay for Life on March 28.

Features

10 things you might want to know about Ted Cruz

8 Apr , 2015  

Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Photo courtesy of Cruz.senate.gov

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has officially announced his intention to run for president in 2016. Since this is evidently going to be a big deal in 2016, we should all probably know at least 10 important things about Ted Cruz.

Features

Be your own boss: Entrepreneurship on campus

8 Apr , 2015  

Senior business major Jaime Robinson cuts a ribbon at the grand opening of her entrepreneurship project “Dream Stream.” Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

BB&T Professor of Free Enterprise at the University of Louisville Stephan Gohmann visited UVa-Wise last week to talk to students and faculty members about the “The Moral Foundations of Capitalism.”

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Opinion

Cheap dates for broke college kids

8 Apr , 2015  

 I, in no way, am a needy girl. I don’t ex­pect a lot from guys on dates.

Opinion

Be a woman in charge, break into Bumble

8 Apr , 2015  

Tinder is finally having some real competition in the form of Bumble.

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review

8 Apr , 2015  

People have questioned the motives and the existence of the mysterious man in the blue box for over 50 years.

Sports

Lacrosse wins

8 Apr , 2015  

Hannah Marshall sprints past a defender in the Mountain East Conference home opener against Shepherd University. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise lacrosse team logged its first win in the program’s history this month.

Sports

Building gains with Burton

8 Apr , 2015  

Weights and Conditioning Coordinator Jarrod Burton coaches Blair Harding during a women’s basketball post-season workout. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

 Over the past two weeks, many football players and other athletes can be seen limping around campus as most fall and winter sports have started their post-sea­son workouts with Strength and Conditioning Coordi­nator Jarrod Burton.

Sports

Softball struggles in conference play

8 Apr , 2015  

Kellie Waycaster of the UVa-Wise softball team swings for a foul ball in the last home doubleheader. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

With a current record of 4-12 overall and 4-6 in the conference, the UVa-Wise softball team continued to compete against conference opponents in the last half of March.

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UVa-Wise remembers friend, Taylor Read

25 Mar , 2015  

Junior pyschology major Megan Crabtree tells stories of her first experiences with Taylor Read. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The campus community gathered in mourning to remember the life of one of its own on Tuesday, March 17.

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News

New library continues to grow

25 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier The new library has been under construction since 2012 and is planned to be completed during the summer of 2016.

Construction continues on the college’s new six-story library.