Sports

Women’s golf gets fifth

24 Sep , 2014  

Makenzie Cluesman putts on the green in Mechanicsville, Ohio, at the first golf tournament of 2014. Photo courtesy UVa-Wise athletics website

This past week, women’s golf finished a competition in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

News,Top News

Safety efforts increasing on campus

24 Sep , 2014  

Dean Jewell Worley and Ronnie Shortt, chief of police and director of public safety, look over plans for campus safety procedures. Justin David | The Highland Cavalier

Campus safety is something UVa-Wise officials take seriously.

Highlights,News

Senator Warner addresses college debt

24 Sep , 2014  

Virginia State Sen. Mark Warner is running for reelection. His opponent is Republican Ed Gillespie. Photo courtesy Sen. Mark Warner’s website

College debt is a problem that almost all students end up facing after graduation.

Opinion

Verification but no notification?

10 Sep , 2014  

It is the end of the summer break when you receive the dreaded news from the financial aid office that your financial aid awards have not been processed and if not taken care of, you will be dropped from your classes for non-payment.

Highlights,Opinion

Working on our fitness

10 Sep , 2014  

The new health and wellness center opened this semester. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

Personal health should be the No. 1 prior­ity in someone’s life, but this can be difficult to maintain when living on a college campus or being a part of the college community.

Sports

Cavalier football gearing up for a new year

10 Sep , 2014  

Freshman wide receiver Floyd Jones (80) catches a pass from sophomore quarterback Ty Ryans (11) at practice on August 26. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Entering their second year of NCAA Di­vision II Mountain East Conference play, the UVa–Wise football team prepares for the first few games of the season.

Highlights,Sports

Volleyball returns for a new season

10 Sep , 2014  

Sophomore outside hitter Karley Allen (2), senior libero Brittni Altmann (10), and sophomore outside hitter Erin Anderson (5) prepare for a serve at their first home game. Darrian Pickett | The Highland Cavalier

Coach Kristen Salyer and the UVa-Wise volleyball team come back strong in the 2014 season as they return all their players from last season.

Sports

Women’s lacrosse comes to UVa-Wise

10 Sep , 2014  

Annie Hanson (3), Lauren Donahue (5), Autumn Kuhn (7), Morgan Goodbrod (8), Caitlin Cantrell (9), Taylor Lawton (16), Kelsey Greene (17), Amber Brown (18), Rachel Cole (21), Autumn Miller (22), Mel Reilly (24), Stephanie Sintetas (26) and Hannah Marshall (33). Photo curtesy of Caitlin Cantrell

This year UVa–Wise welcomes Head La­crosse Coach Meghan Dennehy and the first ever UVa- Wise lacrosse team.

Features,Highlights

From bits to atoms

10 Sep , 2014  

Daniel Ray, professor of computer science, demonstrates use of the 3-D printer on campus in Darden Hall. Photo by Zemery Gilliam

The closest thing we have in this day and age to a Star Trek Replicator is right here at UVa-Wise. One would think the process of creating a real, three-dimensional, solid object from a computer file would be long, arduous and would require years of training, but recently 3-D printers have evolved to the point [...]

Highlights,News

Route 23 festival takes Wise

10 Sep , 2014  

Sol Driven Train trombone player, Ward Buckheister, entertains the crowd. Photo courtesy of Maegan Perkey

The early morning hours of Aug. 31 were not a particularly notable time for most, with sleep having called us hours earlier. Of partic­ular unimportance to most is 2:30 a.m., a time which could reasonably be considered next to lifeless.

News

A long legacy of professors

10 Sep , 2014  

In the last 60 years the college has seen a great number of professors come and go. Some of these professors have left in healthy states, and others have been lost when their health failed, but no matter the length of their stay or their reason for leaving, all have made their mark on the [...]

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New library continues to grow

10 Sep , 2014  

Aerial photos of construction on the new John Cook Wyllie library.

Library construction is on schedule and should be completed by summer 2016, college officials said.