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Events kick off this week

April 16, 2014 | 43 views

The next few weeks are filled with events that lead up to the in­augural ceremony for Chancellor Donna Henry.

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Sorority might be reinstated in spring

September 17, 2010 | 168 views

By Brittanie Jones
Staff Writer
bsj3g@uvawise.edu
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 | 77 views

By Nick DiDonato
Staff Writer
ndd3s@uvawise.edu
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 | 77 views

By Robert M. Davis
Staff Writer
rmd5q@uvawise.edu
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 | 96 views

By Robert Hatch
Staff Writter
reh3q@uvawise.edu
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 | 73 views

By Matthew Barnette
Opinion Editor
mwb8q@uvawise.edu
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 | 100 views

By Cameron Parsons
Sports Editor
clp7m@uvawise.edu
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 | 87 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 …

Intramural sports growing on campus

September 17, 2010 | 94 views

By Karrye Ormaner
Staff Writer
kso9c@uvawise.edu
Intramural football has more players this semester than any other intramural sport, including soccer, Wiffle ball, water polo and ultimate Frisbee, according to Chris Davis, associated director of the Slemp Student Center.
This …

Cavs split road games, show improvement

September 17, 2010 | 115 views
Cavs split road games, show improvement

By Adam Hood
Staff Writer
arh4d@uvawise.edu
The UVa-Wise women’s volleyball team (4-8, 0-0) was able to pick up another win this past week with a victory over Tennessee Wesleyan College (1-6, 0-2).
The team made the trip to Athens …

Smith will tour dining facility

September 10, 2010 | 84 views
Smith will tour dining facility

The signs for the Hunter J. Smith Dining Commons were installed Wednesday and the dedication of the Smith Dining Commons will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 11.
The Smiths are among the University’s …

Banner no longer comptroller

September 10, 2010 | 83 views

By Jordan Fifer
News Editor
jtf3u@uvawise.edu
UVa-Wise and law enforcement officials remained silent this week on a late-August incident of computer hacking that apparently resulted in the brief theft of nearly $1 million in college funds. The money …

Students, faculty line up to donate blood

September 10, 2010 | 68 views

By Emily Baxter
Staff Writer
enb5u@uvawise.edu
More than 90 students, faculty and staff showed up to donate blood during Tuesday’s blood drive, and a total of 79 pints were collected, according to Josh Justice, assistant director of student …