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Commentary: Top 5 anticipated games of 2015

22 Apr , 2015  

All in all, 2014 was a pretty disappointing year for video games. Despite entering our second year into this current console generation, a great deal of high profile games were delayed into this year and the games that were released (“Destiny,” “Dragon Age: Inquisition and As­sassin’s Creed Unity”) felt like they were shipped way too [...]

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Commentary: Title IX is not new

22 Apr , 2015  

As we have all heard by now from either the media or by being a member of our campus community, Title IX prohibits sex discrimina­tion in educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance. While Title IX is a short statute (it is only 37 actual words), Supreme Court verdicts and guidance from the U.S. Department [...]

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Commentary: Presidential candidates

22 Apr , 2015  

This week has been busy for presidential contenders. Hillary Clin­ton, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have all officially announced their candidacy for the presidency. Though all three were speculated to even­tually announce their candidacy, their platforms are still being debated.

Opinion

Ask betty pearl

22 Apr , 2015  

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Betty Pearl is a slammin’, jammin’ chick-a-dee who’s been sock-hoppin her way through life since the mid ‘50s.

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review

22 Apr , 2015  

Taco Bell — no matter the location and no matter the person — has a reputation with ev­eryone.

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Commentary: Apple Watch changing our relationship with tech

22 Apr , 2015  

Let’s just get out of the way that you are probably not going to get the Apple Watch edition which is made of 18-karat gold and will cost you at least $10,000. If you have that kind of money lying around just for an accessory, you are probably not reading this paper.

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How to secure a summer job

22 Apr , 2015  

With summer creeping around the corner and a few weeks left of school, it’s the time of the semester to start thinking about summer jobs. Woo! I know. But don’t worry if you’re struggling with where to start or even how to get one; I’ve got just the tips for you.

Opinion

How to be a better person

22 Apr , 2015  

Photo courtesy of Rachel Glines Sophomore political science major Rachel Glines is showcased at the top of a cliff in Ireland. She went to Ireland for a fall break study abroad trip in 2014.

After the exhaustion of finals week has passed, you may feel completely relieved or feel the urge to enter a total relaxation mode. It is time for you to kick back and enjoy the sun’s rays beaming down on you, all the while catch­ing up with hometown friends.

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Travel, travel, travel! An Aussie in America

8 Apr , 2015  

Photos courtesy of Larissa Harris

I don’t want to start this with a cliched, “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer,” or, “See the world, come home for love,” but this is going to be an article that tells you to travel.

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Challenge 2015: Senior class gift

8 Apr , 2015  

As graduation approaches, various senior-oriented projects are underway.

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A new schedule rocks UVa-Wise

8 Apr , 2015  

Photo courtesy of Chancellor Donna Henry Goldie Henry sports the new schedule t-shirts.

 I feel like we should have more students represented — we talk to Jessie O’Quinn kind of often, given the number of students on campus.

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The highs and lows of Southwest Virginia The Grand Canyon of the East

8 Apr , 2015  

The Virginia/Kentucky border known as Breaks Interstate park. Damean Mathews | The Highland Cavalier

They call it the “Grand Canyon of the East.”