Rougui Toure is a senior international relations major studying in Seoul, South Korea for the semester. She will be constributing a column about her experiences abroad throughout the fall. My dear UVa-Wise family, I am currently in Seoul, South Korea for the semester. I will be writing articles that give you updates on my little [...]
The UVa-Wise Athletic Department has made their first step into building a women’s lacrosse program with the hiring of Megan Dennehy. Dennehy will lead the first Highland Cavalier women’s lacrosse team. A Maryland native, Dennehy spent the last six seasons as head coach at Queen’s University in Charlotte, N.C. where she led the Royals to [...]
In the first NCAA game played in school history the UVa-Wise women’s volleyball team fell to the home standing Brevard College Tornadoes 3-1. The Cavs were led by freshman Karley Allen, who had a team-high of 14 kills and 14 digs in her collegiate debut. Fellow freshmen, Lindsey Tucker and Santana Bishop, posted double-digit kills [...]
The UVa-Wise Cavaliers’ football team traveled to Bules Creek, N.C. to take on the Campbell University Camels last Saturday. The Cavs dropped a 56-21 decision to the Camels. The UVa-Wise Cavaliers traveled down to Bules Creek, N.C. Sept. 7 to face the NCAA FCS Campbell University Camels. The Cavs, however, got more than they bargained [...]
The UVa-Wise Cavaliers women’s tennis team opened up the Cavs’ inaugural season as a member of the Mountain East Conference and a member of the NCAA Division II level with a 5-4 win over the visiting Shepherd University Rams. The Cavs hosted tennis alumni that played at the college and had a reception celebrating the [...]
The UVa-Wise men’s and women’s cross-country teams faced off against Virginia State University and Virginia Union University in the VSU Fall Opener race last Friday. UVa-Wise was racing against two other teams that are in the Div. II conference. The teams came in second, just missing VSU and VUU by a few points. On the [...]
A few weeks of class have already passed at UVa-Wise and the class of 2017 is still settling into the new collegiate lifestyle. Despite college-organized events such as Expedition, students have encountered a few surprises that they might not have expected. “I never realized how much I’d actually use on gas,” said Tristan Heath a [...]
Dear Miss Cindy, Life past college gets me so stressed out and confused about what the future holds for me. I try to talk to my friends about it but everyone just says things will turn out fine. What should I do? Sincerely, Don’t want to leave college Dear Don’t want to leave college, A [...]
Submitted by Amanda King The idea of the church is to strive toward being Christ-like, being above the worldly sins and influences, not judging, and accepting anyone who walks through the doors with baggage they desperately need help carrying. The idea of judging and oppressing one because of their sexuality and beliefs drives people away [...]
Bikini season may be over, but guess what isn’t? You probably didn’t guess it, but girls and women all over the world, the United States, and even our little university starving themselves and/or being pressured to have that “perfect” stick thin body. Studies show that 86 percent of women feel pressured to change their bodies [...]
Josh Justice has been named Interim Director of Residence Life. Justice replaced former director of residence life Angela Lemke in late June. Previously Assistant Director of Leadership and Greek Life in the Slemp Student Center, Justice makes the transition into housing with a background in the department.
The Office of Academic Affairs is leading the way in helping students afford graduate or professional school preparatory tests. A program now provides opportunities and financial assistance to students who want to prepare for tests such as the MCAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, PCAT, DAT and OAT.