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Day of service set to include UVa and UVa-Wise students

1 Apr , 2011  

By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief agr2q@uvawise.edu To celebrate the inauguration of UVa President Teresa Sullivan, UVa and UVa-Wise students will both hold a day dedicated to campus-wide community service. In Wise, student groups will participate in everything from planting flowers around campus to building a wheelchair ramp at a house in Bristol on the “Cavaliers Care” [...]

News

McKnight authors Civil War book

1 Apr , 2011  

Faculty Work By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu Brian McKnight is a busy man. In addition to his role in the production of an upcoming reality show episode, McKnight has published a new book, set for release April 8.

News

UVa-Wise Theater Festival

1 Apr , 2011  

Shows will be held in the Gilliam Center for the Arts. Productions are mostly student-led.

News

News Briefs

1 Apr , 2011  

March 25, 2011 Students asked to register for emergency message system, Coffee Night date set

News

Synthetic pot illegal in Va.

1 Apr , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu Virginia last week became the latest state to ban synthetic marijuana products often sold under the names “K2” or “spice.” Gov. Bob McDonnell signed the legislation into law March 23. The two identical bills make the possession, sale and distribution of synthetic marijuana products illegal.

News

SGA set to host “Mr. UVa-Wise” pageant

1 Apr , 2011  

By Josh Jordan Staff Writer jjj5d@uvawise.edu SGA hopes to start a tradition with the launch of the first annual Mr. UVa-Wise Show Extravaganza later this semester. Set for April 18, the show will help raise money for charity while hopefully providing a few laughs, said Dakota Hill, an SGA freshman senator and the event’s organizer.

Opinion

NPR funding bill ridiculous

1 Apr , 2011  

Staff Editorial The debate over whether or not to federally fund National Public Radio is ridiculous. First, a little background: A few weeks ago, a conservative filmmaker known for exposing corruption in liberal organizations released secretly recorded conversations held between NPR executives and actors he hired to pose as potential donors. Comments made by the [...]

Opinion

Blood drives save lives

1 Apr , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu The story I wrote this week about Eric Smith really hit home for me. Like Smith, I had an autologous stem cell transplant — meaning I donated the cells to myself.

Sports

Softball making a comeback

1 Apr , 2011  

By Josh Jordan Staff Writer jjj5d@uvawise.edu It is still early in the season, but the Cavs have experienced as many ups as they have downs. The team currently sits in the middle of the pack at third place in the Mid-South Conference’s East Division, with a conference record of 4-6 and an overall record of [...]

Sports

Games of the Week

1 Apr , 2011  

VCU v. Butler, Kentucky v. UConn

Sports

Tennis battles weather, schedule

1 Apr , 2011  

By Sydney Gilbert Staff Writer sbg3v@uvawise.edu The women’s tennis team opened the season with an impressive win over Randolph College, but the brutal schedule and the weather has hindered both teams since then. Both snow and rain have affected court time for the teams and caused them to lose valuable play time.

Sports

Baseball top the division

1 Apr , 2011  

By Adam Hood Staff Writer adh4d@uvawise.edu The baseball team is still atop the conference standings after splitting a doubleheader last weekend against Pikeville College. And, all season it’s been the Cavs’ veteran pitching staff that has continued to dominate opponents.