Entertainment

The Maze Runner Review

24 Sep , 2014  

The Maze Runner             I would rather watch a four hour movie that contains every detail of the book that it is based on than watch a two hour movie where almost every important detail of the book is left out of context. As an individual who has read the book before the movie I [...]

Entertainment

The November Man Review

24 Sep , 2014  

The November Man             Pierce Brosnan is back! All fans of the James Bond movies from the nineties will be excited for this non-stop action packed film. The movies’ tagline is “A spy is never out of the game” and the same can be said for Pierce Brosnan who is returning, not as James Bond, [...]

Entertainment

A Walk Among The Tombstones Review

24 Sep , 2014  

A Walk Among The Tombstones             It seems that no matter what Liam Neeson does, it is always something great. His energy and charisma is enjoyable to watch on the big screen. At the same time there is something about him in action movies that always makes the genre more enjoyable. A Walk Among the [...]

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As Above, So Below Review

24 Sep , 2014  

As Above So Below             The Dowdle brothers have written another movie and have, yet again, failed to write a decent one. This is not their first attempt at writing movies in the horror genre. Both Devil and Quarantine were written by the people who brings this historic movie to life starring Perdita Weeks as [...]

Highlights,News

Search for a new vice chancellor

24 Sep , 2014  

Shannon Blevins speaks with potential vice chancellor candidates. Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier

After more than three decades of service to UVa-Wise, Tami Ely, vice chancellor of devel- opment and college relations, is retiring.

News

Dr. Smith goes in depth about ISIL

24 Sep , 2014  

Dr. Eric Drummond Smith, assistant professor of political science. The Highland Cavalier

I was asked recently by the editor of The Highland Cavalier to briefly address the nature and history of the organization known in Eng- lish variously as the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the Islamic State of Iran and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and most recently as simply [...]

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.