News

New opportunities to travel in Spain

11 Feb , 2015  

This coming spring, UVa-Wise students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to study abroad in Spain. Between May 15-28 students will be able to explore five cities including Madrid, Segovia, Toledo, Ávila and Salamanca.

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Features

COMMENTARY: Students experience Google’s modular phone conference during winter break

11 Feb , 2015  

Dakota Gallimore | The Highland Cavalier Google conference, DevCon2, displayed and demonstrated multiple new concepts and prototypes of cellular devices and computer modules.

Over winter break, my colleague and roommate Joseph LaCava, and I had the opportunity to attend Google’s DevCon2, which is Google’s second developer conference for Project Ara.

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Features

COMMENTARY: PC for gaming enjoyment versus using consoles

11 Feb , 2015  

Darrian Pickket | The Highland Cavalier Many students at UVa-Wise prefer to using gaming consoles like the Xbox 360 device found in this students apartment.

Video games have never been better and more varied.

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Features

COMMENTARY: The grass isn’t always greener

11 Feb , 2015  

A teacher asked her class what they didn’t like about UVa-Wise, why they would change it and how they would change this perceived problem. This task was easy for the class, who within 10 minutes had an exhaustive list of gripes. Needless to say, a whole class period was filled in.

Features

UVa-Wise Greek organizations strive to maintain positive image

11 Feb , 2015  

Greek life on some college campuses has been at the center of much controversy since a Rolling Stone article last year that told the story of a young woman from the University of Virginia who allegedly reported that she had been sexually assaulted during a fraternity event.

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Features

UVa-Wise hosts Kaged Combat competition

11 Feb , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier UVa-Wise 2009 graduate and Pi Kappa Phi alumni Micah Sheffey won the lighweight champion title during an intense and impressive threeround fight that ended with his opponent in a Kimura Lock.

To the delight of fans and the ire of the losing competitor, not one fight at Caged Kombat, held Saturday at the David J. Prior Convocation Center, was left to the judges. These fighters finished the job they set out to do, with many fights not making it through the first round. With a card [...]

Sports

Student athletes decide to leave college athletics behind

11 Feb , 2015  

Since returning back to school from winter break, a few of UVa-Wise’s athletes have decided to leave their sports team and continue their college careers as a regular student.

Opinion

Cavalier Editor Review: The Sims 4

11 Feb , 2015  

I’ve been a dedicated fan and supporter of The Sims since I was a kid, and I was probably more excited for the release of “The Sims 4” than I have been for anything else in my life.

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Opinion

50 shades of embarrassed

11 Feb , 2015  

Jaime Robinson | The Highland Cavalier Fifty Shades of Grey, written by E.L. James, has grown in popularity especially among students at UVa-Wise. If you want to read the trilogy you can find it at Soft Petals in Wise, Virginia.

It is almost here the movie release of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Sports

Students weigh in on the 2015 Super Bowl

11 Feb , 2015  

courtesy of NFL.com

On Feb. 2, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks competed in Super Bowl No. 49. The game was more competitive than last year’s competition in which the Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 43-8.

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Sports

Women’s basketball competes for conference tournament spot

11 Feb , 2015  

Junior guard Blair Harding jumps for the balll against Glenville State to secure the rebound. Jay David | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise Cavalier women’s basketball team is currently ranked eighth place in the Mountain East Conference, and will continue to compete for a good spot in the MEC tournament that begins the first week of March.

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Sports

Intramurals reveals new app

11 Feb , 2015  

Jay David | The Highland Cavalier Assistant Director of Intramurals, Recreation and Greek Life Nick Marshall and Winston Ely Health and Wellness Center Supervisor Brent Willis discuss the new intramural app and show off its features.

A mobile app called “REC*It” was created to allow students to have easy access to their intramural schedules and updates, according to college officials.

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