Sports

Life, love and basketball

4 Mar , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Left: Katie Jo and Mark Dockery were married on May 31 right after she completed her junior year at UVa-Wise. Right: Katie Jo completed her senior year and UVa-Wise basketball career on Feb. 28.

One of this year’s Highland Cavalier basket­ball players has an extra ring on her finger this season.

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COMMENTARY: Do you think you are a feminist?

4 Mar , 2015   Video

I’m going to ask you two questions. Well, they’re the same question but once at the start of this article and once again at the end, with one small alteration.

Sports

Lacrosse starts first spring season with a loss

4 Mar , 2015  

Photo courtesy of Beth Rife UVa-Wise womens lacrosse enters the field and prepares to take on Young Harris College for their first game of their first season as a UVa-Wise athletic team.

The UVa-Wise Lacrosse team competed in their first game in the history of UVa-Wise on Saturday, Feb. 28 against Young Harris College in Georgia.

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Would you baptize an extraterrestrial?

4 Mar , 2015  

Photo courtesy of UVa-Wise website

A Vatican scholar who was scheduled to speak in Wise this week will possibly be rescheduled for next year, college officials said. 

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Drones take flight in Convocation Center

3 Mar , 2015  

A quadcopter connected to tablets was displayed to demonstrate drone copters that took videos while in the air. Zemery Gilliam | The Highland Cavalier

With skill, patience and practice, Boy Scout Jordan Reed navigates an intricate course made of netting and PVC pipe with his micro-drone. 

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UVa-Wise partners with Universidad de los Andes

11 Feb , 2015  

Students gather to speak with Director of International Programs Witold Wolny about upcoming programs. Photo courtesy of Witold Wolny

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has signed an agreement to become a sister insti­tution to the Universidad de los Andes in Chile.

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Title IX Incident Reported

11 Feb , 2015  

Gilliam Center for the Arts located in the center of campus. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

An incident of fondling was reported in the UVa-Wise Campus Po­lice crime log on Jan 15. The incident was reported as a Title IX offense and occurred in Gilliam Center for the Arts on campus. According to log, there was no information regarding when the incident took place.

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Love: Spread it, don’t infect it

11 Feb , 2015  

While Feb. 14 may be a day celebrating love, it is also known as International Condom Day. To coincide with this event, The Cen­ter for Student Development and the Student Development Advi­sory Board (SDAB) are sponsor­ing a Sexual Responsibility Day on Friday, Feb. 13. The program, designed to increase students’ knowledge about sexual health and [...]

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Safety app aims to alert campus

11 Feb , 2015  

Administrative Assistant for Special Events and College Relations Susan Mullins displays the opening screen of the new safety app. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will soon have an app available that can give students and faculty direct access to almost any information they should need in the event of an emergency.

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Dr. Murray lectures for C-SPAN

11 Feb , 2015  

Jennifer Murray, assistant professor of history here at UVa-Wise, was recently filmed by C-SPAN giving a lecture on Civil War Commemoration. The content of the lecture, roughly 75 minutes long, explored the sentiments of the North and South towards the Civil War years after its conclusion. The topics of her lecture included Northern and Southern [...]

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United States General Assembly tables upcoming anti-LGBT bill

11 Feb , 2015  

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The Virginia House of Delegates recently tabled a bill, HB 1414, which would have allowed businesses and professionals within the commonwealth to refuse services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

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Retention rates on the rise

11 Feb , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Students work on improving their grades together in the tutoring center located in Zehmer hall.

Freshmen retention rates are up this spring, coming in at 88.7 percent of students who stayed from the fall semster from a normal average of around 70 percent, according to college officials.