Features,Highlights

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. [...]

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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 [...]

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Think about your career now, not later

24 Sep , 2013  

It’s a pattern every career development college professional recognizes; comelate April and early May, we see a steady stream of students who have never before set foot inside the Career Services office. These students will graduate in a matter of weeks and they have no idea what to do next. Suddenly, career services is a [...]

News

Alpha Sigma Phi returns charter

24 Sep , 2013  

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi has decided to return its charter to their national organization.

News

Grandin lectures to large crowd

24 Sep , 2013  

Temple Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University, lectured to nearly 900 people Sept. 19 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. Grandin followed Stephen Pinker in the Colgate Darden Lecture series. Photo courtesy of College Relations

Submitted by Intro to Media Writing class Nearly 900 people, many from neighboring states, piled into the David J. Prior Convocation Center on Sept. 19 to attend Temple Grandin’s lecture “All Kinds of Minds.” Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University, is a renowned animal behavior scientist whom Time Magazine calls one [...]

Opinion

Genetically modified nastiness

24 Sep , 2013  

Submitted by Brittany Craft Do you know what a GMO is? You should know. It’s what’s lurks through the grocery store and patiently waits to land in your shopping cart of “good food.” GMOs are genetically modified organisms They are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses, or other [...]

Opinion

Greeks: Recruiting ignorant freshmen

24 Sep , 2013  

Todd Galyean | The Highland Cavalier

Greek recruitment brings a lot of peer pressure, fake people and cleverly disguised lies. Being Greek myself, I notice when it is recruitment time, everyone is on their best behavior, they put on this model sorority/fraternity behavior and act like joining is the greatest thing that ever happened to them. Of course, while this may [...]

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Visiting director takes Hunt’s play to the stage

24 Sep , 2013  

Photo courtesy of Kara-Lynn Vaent

There is a new face in the Gilliam Center for the Arts this semester.

News

Working out the bugs: Wi-Fi in the residence halls

24 Sep , 2013  

All residence halls on campus now are Wi-Fi capable, but there are still a few bugs in the system to work out.

News

Hairston sentenced

24 Sep , 2013  

A former UVa-Wise student was sentenced this month for his role in a gunman hoax on campus last year.

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Meal plans: Cavalier Red, White and Gray

24 Sep , 2013  

Freshman psychology major Charles Pollard fixes his plate for breakfast last Saturday in the Smith Dining Commons. A new meal plan system has been implemented this year to increase flexibility for students. Students can manage their meal plans and add more meals online in the student portal on Manage My ID. Todd Galyean | The Highland Cavalier

Student meal plans have been changed this year to increase dining flexibility, but overall, they’re more expensive than last year’s plans.