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Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 88 views

The next few weeks are filled with events that lead up to the in­augural ceremony for Chancellor Donna Henry.

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Twitter immaturity @UVa-Wise

October 17, 2013 | 8,159 views

Twitter has every kind of UVa-Wise account you could think of, right? Intramurals, SDAB, SAB, Pi Kapps, the official UVa Wise Twitter.

Studious in Seoul

October 17, 2013 | 343 views

Rougui Toure is a senior international relations major studying in Seoul, South Korea for the semester. She will be constributing a column about her experiences abroad throughout the fall.

SGA looks to expand

October 17, 2013 | 433 views
SGA members convene at their last meeting on Oct. 4. Online polls will be open between Oct. 28 and 31 for students to vote on an amendment adding four more senators.Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

The Student Government Association is seeking to expand this year.

Give IT a break with the Wi-Fi

October 17, 2013 | 405 views

It’s no secret that the Internet on campus is excruciatingly slow sometimes. But not only is it slow, it’s also fairly unreliable and not all that expansive.

Volleyball gets first home win

September 24, 2013 | 838 views
Freshman standout Karley Allen (2) goes up for a spike against King College on Sept. 18. Allen leads the Cavs in kills with 138 on the young season. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

There is no place like home. UVa-Wise volleyball finally made it home to split its first two home matches in the David J. Prior Center.
Wise made quick work of Bluefield State in the first home …

Golden Eagles fly to victory over Cavs

September 24, 2013 | 4,909 views
Senior James Long (16) comes down with a grab inside the redzone. Long’s great grab set up the Cavs lone touchdown on the day in 38-15 loss. Josh Weaver | The Highland Cavalier

One could say it was a day for the ducks at Carl Smith Stadium Sept. 21, as the Cavs played the first Mountain East Conference football game played at home in school history in very …

Alpha Sigma Phi returns charter

September 24, 2013 | 688 views

The UVa-Wise chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi has decided to return its charter to their national organization.

Grandin lectures to large crowd

September 24, 2013 | 270 views
Temple Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University, lectured to nearly 900 people Sept. 19 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. Grandin followed Stephen Pinker in the Colgate Darden Lecture series. Photo courtesy of College Relations

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Nearly 900 people, many from neighboring states, piled into the David J. Prior Convocation Center on Sept. 19 to attend Temple Grandin’s lecture “All Kinds of Minds.”
Grandin, a professor …

Genetically modified nastiness

September 24, 2013 | 228 views

Submitted by Brittany Craft
Do you know what a GMO is?
You should know.
It’s what’s lurks through the grocery store and patiently waits to land in your shopping cart of “good food.”
GMOs are genetically modified organisms
They are …

Greeks: Recruiting ignorant freshmen

September 24, 2013 | 476 views
Todd Galyean | The Highland Cavalier

Greek recruitment brings a lot of peer pressure, fake people and cleverly disguised lies.
Being Greek myself, I notice when it is recruitment time, everyone is on their best behavior, they put on this model sorority/fraternity …

Visiting director takes Hunt’s play to the stage

September 24, 2013 | 199 views
Photo courtesy of Kara-Lynn Vaent

There is a new face in the Gilliam Center for the Arts this semester.

Working out the bugs: Wi-Fi in the residence halls

September 24, 2013 | 293 views

All residence halls on campus now are Wi-Fi capable, but there are still a few bugs in the system to work out.