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UVa-Wise: 60 years a college

September 10, 2014 | 104 views

UVa-Wise is officially 60 years old. From the ever-watchful care­taker to a family of pigs interrupt­ing the first convocation, this cam­pus has stories to tell that even its students may not know.

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Five new senators elected

September 17, 2010 | 108 views

By Sydney Gilbert
Staff Writer
Six new student government senators and two honor court representatives were voted into office after last week’s campus-wide elections. A sophomore senate seat was picked this week in a runoff after two …

Junior pleads guilty in court to fight charge

September 17, 2010 | 111 views

By Jordan Fifer
News Editor
A junior business major and basketball player pleaded guilty Tuesday to breaching the peace following a late-August scuffle at a college dance.
Manuwa “Sam” Eligwe, 24, was charged with breaching the peace and …

Sophomores charged with public intoxication

September 17, 2010 | 90 views

By Jordan Fifer
News Editor
Two UVa-Wise sophomores were arrested and charged with public intoxication early Saturday morning after an apparent late-night party.
Ryan Keith Osborne and Jon Robert “Robbie” Barker, both 20, were arrested just before 4 …

Nursing faculty to start training program

September 17, 2010 | 113 views
Nursing faculty to start training program

By Jordan Begley
Staff Writer
A professor from the college’s nursing department has been accepted into a training program at George Mason University that is designed to help faculty add gerontological nursing content and experiences into undergraduate …

Campus Bulletin

September 17, 2010 | 119 views

By Clifton Diaz
Online Editor
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September 17, 2010 | 103 views

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Online Editor
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Teacher education program accredited

September 17, 2010 | 114 views
Teacher education program accredited

By Libby Wachter
Staff Writer
The college’s teacher education program was accredited for the first time by the national Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) over the summer.
TEAC is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve …

Augustine rocks out at Papa Joe’s

September 17, 2010 | 112 views
Augustine rocks out at Papa Joe’s

By Marina Vandervort
Staff Writer
Papa Joe’s was crowded  Monday night as more than 50 people turned out for a free concert.
The band? Augustine. The music? According to the band’s  members: “acoustic crossover.”

Double duty: Police chief serves time in pulpit on Sundays

September 17, 2010 | 99 views
Double duty: Police chief serves time in pulpit on Sundays

By Allie Robinson
UVa-Wise’s police chief doesn’t just write tickets, manage an office and break up fights.
He’s also an ordained minister.

Students look to start women’s frat

September 17, 2010 | 110 views
Students look to start women’s frat

By Emily Baxter
Staff Writer
Nineteen students interested in starting a new Greek group on campus met for the first time last week.
Headed by sophomores Amanda Fields and Deanna Wright, the potential members met on the fifth …

Sorority might be reinstated in spring

September 17, 2010 | 254 views

By Brittanie Jones
Staff Writer
The local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta may be reinstated by the spring after going inactive about three years ago.
The UVa-Wise chapter of the black sorority became inactive after the group’s members …

Sporting events now broadcast on Internet

September 17, 2010 | 100 views

By Nick DiDonato
Staff Writer
UVa-Wise sporting events are now streamed live on the Internet and are archived for future play, thanks to a program started by the college’s athletic and media services departments.
Up to this semester, …