Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil outside the Buchanan County Courthouse Monday to mourn the four Buchanan County sheriff’s deputies who were shot Sunday while investigating a reported larceny near Vansant. Deputies Neil Justus and William Stiltner were killed, and Deputies Eric Rasnake and Shane Charles were shot several times and remain hospitalized. Authorities said Randy [...]
By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief firstname.lastname@example.org Students hoping to snag a room in air-conditioned Henson or apartment-style Thompson and Asbury will be able to start next fall’s housing process Wednesday. Each current residential student who wants to live on campus next year must draw a number in the housing lottery, said Angie Lemke, director of residence [...]
By Clifton Stanley Diaz Online Editor email@example.com Representatives from more than 25 companies and graduate programs were on hand to speak with students about potential jobs, internships, and educational opportunities at the Center for Student Development’s seventh annual career fair Wednesday. About 120 students registered for the fair, held from noon to 3 p.m. in [...]
By Jimmy J. Seals Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org If you’re a senior who couldn’t make it to Wednesday’s Senior Salute, fear not. You still have time to pick up your cap and gown and complete the necessary paperwork that will make your graduation final. The event, held all-day Wednesday on the fifth floor of the Slemp [...]
Earthquakes, tsunamis rare on East Coast By Allie Mullins Staff Writer email@example.com The devastating effects of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami have shaken the hearts and minds of people all across the world and left plenty wondering: could a disaster of that level occur here in Virginia? The answer, according to experts: it’s unlikely.
Maddi Ridenour Senior Maddi Ridenour was named Mid-South Conference Softball Player of the Week on March 7 for her stellar performance last week over spring break, after she batted .500 and scored eight runs in four games. The Cavs totaled four victories last weekend at a tournament in Virginia Beach, which puts the team on [...]
St. Patrick’s Day Compiled by Allie Robinson, editor-in-chief 1. Originally, the color associated with St. Patrick’s Day was blue. However, it’s doubtful that dying the Chicago River blue each year would be any more beneficial to fish than dying it green annually. 2. In the early 1900s, the Irish passed a law banning bars and [...]
By Sydney Gilbert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org The dean of East Tennessee State University’s College of Public Health will speak on the health risks of living in Appalachia at the second annual Healthy Appalachia Research Symposium: Sugar, Water, Blood, today, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Science Center Lecture Hall. Randy Wykoff, who also serves as [...]