Highlights,Sports

Cross Country ready to run MEC

6 Sep , 2013  

From top (left to right): sophomore Israel Bolling, sophomore Josh Willcuts, sophomore Jake Garman, freshman John Donegan, senior Landry Mullins, freshman Anthony Wallis, junior Matt Parker, senior Tyler Morris, senior Megan Hilliard, junior Whitney Carico, senior Emily Brock, sophomore Shaquon Wilkins, junior Samantha Balthis, freshman Will Young, freshman Sarah Elbon, senior Madison Compton.

The Highland Cavalier men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in their first NCAA meet today with Virginia State University in Ettrick, Va. Fourth-year Head Coach Donald Leech said his men’s team, selected 7th in a Mountain East preseason poll, and his women’s team, selected 8th, are each ready for their new league and [...]

Highlights,Sports

Men’s golf trying to putt it together

6 Sep , 2013  

From top (left to right): sophomore Blake Blizard, senior Cody Donelan, senior David Harvey, sophomore John Hall, senior Chris Scott, senior Eric Mehiel, senior Clint Lowe, sophomore Tyler Robinette, freshman Nick England, sophomore Lucas Holcomb. Photo courtesy of Richard Meade

Fifth-year Head Coach Jim Kelly said consistency will be the key for his golfers as they enter their first season in the Mountain East Conference and the NCAA. The men’s team who tees off in their first match Saturday at the Dye Intercollegiate Invitational in Urbana, Ohio looks to build on last season’s late success. [...]

News

News release: Editor-in-Chief wins national journalism award

1 May , 2013  

The editor-in-chief of UVa-Wise’s student newspaper, The Highland Cavalier, was awarded first place for breaking news reporting today in a national journalism contest for a 2012 news story about the sudden death of the college’s seventh chancellor.

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News

Residence halls to go wireless next semester

25 Apr , 2013  

Residence students at UVa-Wise will have access to wireless Internet service when the fall semester begins this August. 

News

Freshmen retention rate rising

24 Apr , 2013  

Freshmen retention rates have been on the rise, increasing from 63 percent to 72.8 percent in the last year, said Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Rusty Necessary. 

News

Papa Joe’s menu to change

24 Apr , 2013  

Papa Joe’s Café will see some menu changes in the coming school year which promise to add more variety for students. 

Features,News

Senior art majors show last gallery

24 Apr , 2013  

Senior artwork went on display Monday in the Gilliam Center for the Arts for the final art gallery of the semester and the students’ last show before graduation.

Features,News

Wise activities inspired senior’s graduate goals

24 Apr , 2013  

While many seniors are waiting to hear about jobs, schools and internships, senior Erin Beach has already rented an apartment for the fall, when she is scheduled to join Clemson University’s graduate program.

News

RA pay, benefits to increase

24 Apr , 2013  

By Katelyn Sutherland Contributing Writer kms4da@uvawise.edu Resident advisers at UVa-Wise will see new benefits next year, including higher pay.

News

New off-campus student housing planned

24 Apr , 2013  

By Katie Dunn  The Coalfield Progress  A proposed apartment complex just east of UVa-Wise now looks like a more promising prospect. 

Opinion

Opinion: Minister: Marriage more than a ‘minor issue’

24 Apr , 2013  

Submitted by Bradly Mathisen in response to the April 10 article “Gay marriage. Who really cares?” On April 10th the Highland Cavalier ran a piece entitled “Gay Marriage.  Who really cares?”  This article contained many attitudes and arguments that are indefensible and short-sighted.  The positions put forward should not be left uncontested because gay marriage [...]