By Josh Jordan Staff Writer email@example.com As the semester wraps up and comes to a close, seniors are anxious about graduation and what their future holds. “I’m hoping to get into law school this fall,” said senior administration of justice major Megan McCoy.
Follow-up… Feb. 4: “UVa-Wise plans to update parts of an advertising policy for student organizations after a civil rights advocacy group said the rules pose an undue restriction on student speech and may be unconstitutional, college administrators said.” Now: One section of the advertising policy was updated to address the ACLU’s concerns that the policies [...]
Follow-up… April 11: “Students should expect a single-digit tuition increase next year instead of the double-digit increase that was anticipated, college officials say.” Now: Tuition for in-state students next year will increase by 8.5 percent, and those Virginia residents who live on campus will see an overall cost increase of 6.9 percent. Full-time, in-state students [...]
Follow-up… Oct. 29: “Students will be able to rent books directly from the college’s bookstore within the next year, if all goes according to plan with a prospective loan program.” Now: Textbook rentals will be available to students for fall 2011 classes, according to Scott Lawson, the college’s bookstore manager. Students will be able to [...]
Follow-up… Nov. 19: “UVa-Wise officials hope to add wireless Internet access in the public study areas of the college’s residence halls within the next two years.” Now: Wireless Internet won’t be coming to residence halls anytime soon, said Keith Fowlkes, vice chancellor for information technology. Because the project isn’t a top priority for the school, [...]
Follow-up… Sept. 3: “Computer hackers apparently stole close to $1 million from UVa-Wise last week and the money has been recovered, according to officials … College administrators would not comment on specific details of the incident. Kathy Still, the college’s director of news and media relations, said the money stolen on Aug. 25 has since [...]
By David Carty Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org The Highland Cavalier ran “Taxing obesity a healthy option to cause change” in the Feb. 4 issue, which suggested the United States should issue a tax on high-fat food as an attempt to curb obesity. This “tubby tax” calls for more government intervention in people’s personal lives, and it [...]
By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief email@example.com This is my last column in this newspaper, as I am graduating in a little more than two weeks. I could take several tactics here.
By Adam Hood Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org The Cavs’ baseball team may have lost two consecutive games last weekend to Campbellsville University in the Mid-South Conference regular season championship finale, but the team’s coaches say they’re still excited to play in this weekend’s conference tournament. The Cavs dropped the first game 7-4 against Campbellsville on April [...]