News

Islamic reformist lecture

24 Sep , 2014  

An Islamic reformist from Canada will speak today in the David J. Prior Convocation Center as part of the Colgate Darden Lecture Series.

Highlights,News

Remembering Betty Humphreys

24 Sep , 2014  

Photo courtesy Tim Cox

Students and faculty at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise were saddened to learn of the death of professor Betty Humphreys over the summer. Humphreys was the faculty’s oldest member, and began her work at the college in 1968. She died in June.

News

Survival challenge tests those who attempt

24 Sep , 2014  

Sgt. Thomas Scholl and Cadet Clint Womack coach civilians participating in survival challenge. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Earlier this semester, UVa-Wise Intramurals and the ROTC sponsored the first “UVa-Wise Survival Challenge.”

Features,Highlights

Airplane festival excites Wise

24 Sep , 2014  

P-51C mustang named Tuskegee Airmen

Lonesome Pine Regional Airport was host to the Let Freedom Ring festival this past week- end. The festival, which was open to the com- munity but geared particularly towards students, invited attendees to see and tour aircraft from the World War II and Cold War eras. Also on site were historical organizations and a traveling [...]

News

O’D writes second book

24 Sep , 2014  

Image courtesy Michael E. O’Donnell

Homecoming weekend will involve more than just a football game this year.

Features

Campus community welcomes Papa John’s

24 Sep , 2014  

Photo courtesy of Jordan Viars

Many returning students here at UVa-Wise noticed a big transition that occurred on campus during the past two semesters.

Opinion

Privacy vs. Security

24 Sep , 2014  

“Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

Opinion

iPhone 6 makes an entrance

24 Sep , 2014  

The new iPhone is out and people are seemingly losing their minds over it, but why? What makes this new iPhone different and why would anyone consider upgrading from their current one? The easy answer is size.

Opinion

Is online learning beneficial?

24 Sep , 2014  

As online learning continues to become more popular with advancing technology and course variations, classroom learning is still considered to be a highly important element in education development or enhancement.

Highlights,Sports

Mountain East champions

24 Sep , 2014  

Above photo taken after UVa-Wise softball won the MEC Championships againast West Va. Wesleyann in Salem, Va. Photo courtesy Donna Hale

The UVa-Wise softball team brought home the school’s first division II championship last year, during its first year in the Mountain East Conference.

Sports

Student joins Puerto Rican National Team

24 Sep , 2014  

Over the summer, a member of the UVa-Wise softball team, sophomore second baseman Alexa Hernandez, was selected to become a member of the Puerto Rican National Softball Team.

Sports

Football starts off year with a loss

24 Sep , 2014  

Senior running back Andre Dickenson (21) scores the first home touch down against Wesleyan. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

The Cavaliers allowed a home opener win to slip away from them Sept. 13 against West Virginia Wesleyan College, losing 23-7.