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A guaranteed bed

25 Mar , 2011  

By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief agr2q@uvawise.edu Three hundred eighty-one students drew numbers in Wednesday’s housing lottery, which will guarantee everyone who drew a number a bed on campus next year, residence life officials say. “The cutoff number is 720,” said Angie Lemke, director of residence life. “So all students who drew are guaranteed housing.”

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Griffith: Open U.S. for drilling

25 Mar , 2011  

By Jimmy Seals Staff Writer jjs9v@uvawise.edu The area’s newest representative used an on-campus energy summit to criticize the Obama administration for not exploring what he called the vast untapped oil deposits in locations like the Rocky Mountains and Alaska. Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) spoke at the fourth annual Energy Technology Summit Monday in Cantrell Hall.

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Daffodil days

25 Mar , 2011  

A few rainy days gave way to blooming flowers between the Gilliam Center for the Arts and Smith Dining Commons Thursday morning.

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Three students involved in wreck at crosswalk

25 Mar , 2011  

By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief agr2q@uvawise.edu The crosswalk across Darden Drive, a long fought-for installation intended to ensure the safety of students walking to and from class, was the scene of a wreck involving three students earlier this week. At around 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, a motorcyclist drove into the back of a car which had stopped [...]

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New York City comedian set to perform next week

25 Mar , 2011  

By Josh Jordan Staff Writer jjj5d@uvawise.edu Comedian Mark Viera is set to perform his routine on campus Wednesday at 9 p.m. in Cantrell Hall. Viera, 37, started his career as a comedian 10 years ago in New York City.

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Mission: spring break

25 Mar , 2011  

Students involved in the nursing and pre-med programs, Baptist Collegiate Ministries and Wesley Fellowship spent their spring break in sunny locales helping others. BCM, nursing and pre-med students took their third trip to Belize for a medical mission trip, where they provided basic medical care for locals (right).

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Faculty to present research

25 Mar , 2011  

By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief agr2q@uvawise.edu Digging into police records in Germany. Examining 15th century documents in the London National Archives. Teaching Appalachian children that their grammar isn’t wrong, but there’s a “home language” and a “school language.”

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Five things you didn’t know:

25 Mar , 2011  

Charlie Sheen

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Em & Kay

25 Mar , 2011  

Emily and Karrye — that’s us at the top of the page — are here to answer your questions. Nothing is off limits. Send any question or problem, big or small, to the e-mail addresses below.

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Burglary reported near campus

25 Mar , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu A reported burglary near the college led campus police to issue an e-mail alert to students, faculty and staff Thursday. A woman moving into a home on Wright Avenue — off Coeburn Road and near Darden Drive — called 911 shortly before 12:30 p.m. after reportedly finding a stranger in [...]

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SGA looking for projects

25 Mar , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu SGA has money left in the coffer, and they’re looking to spend it. The 2010-2011 SGA budget lists a conservative estimate of $8,910.11 left in funds as of March 17, according to the organization’s data.

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New stairs being installed on halls

25 Mar , 2011  

By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief agr2q@uvawise.edu New stairs are being installed on both Thompson and Asbury halls this month. The old stairs were rotting out, said Chad Nodine, the college’s director of facilities. He said the salt put on them winter after winter finally took its toll and the stairs were rusting.