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Chancellor Henry officially inaugurated

April 30, 2014 | 2,527 views

Last week, the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise cel­ebrated the inauguration and installation of the college’s 8th chancellor, Donna Price Henry.

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News Briefs for 9/17

September 17, 2010 | 100 views

By Clifton Diaz
Online Editor
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Teacher education program accredited

September 17, 2010 | 110 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 | 108 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 | 97 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 | 106 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 | 249 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 | 96 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, …

Students deserve wireless web

September 17, 2010 | 93 views

By Robert M. Davis
Staff Writer
It seems as each decade passes, we as a society move toward a greater digital age.
From Blackberry addicts (aka “Crackberryitis”) to iPhones and Droids, our lives have broken free from the …

Media sensationalism rampant

September 17, 2010 | 108 views

By Robert Hatch
Staff Writter
This past week has been filled with news of controversy surrounding the Islamic faith in our nation.
From Quran burning to the building of mosques in controversial locations, the media has been quick …

Phones are not more important than lives

September 17, 2010 | 87 views

By Matthew Barnette
Opinion Editor
Before you read the rest of the article, I ask that you turn off all electronic devices.  If you can’t do that, walk outside to read this.
Now that you have done that, …

Patriots defeat Cavaliers, 55-10 ~~Live footage

September 17, 2010 | 119 views

By Cameron Parsons
Sports Editor
The Cavs offense took another step back with a 55-10 loss to the University of the Cumberlands on Sept. 11.
The team fell behind 14-0 early in the first quarter, as the Cumberlands …

State of Sports: Past mistakes cost USC now

September 17, 2010 | 102 views
State of Sports: Past mistakes cost USC now

Former USC running back and current New Orleans Saints player Reggie Bush has put the state of sports in turmoil.
Reggie Bush announced earlier this week that he would return his 2005 Heisman Memorial Trophy Award …