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News Briefs

18 Mar , 2011  

March 18, 2011 Congressman to speak at summit, SGA and Honor Court accepting election petitions for next semester, Director of Center for Student Development to leave

News

Henson Hall to be tiled

18 Mar , 2011  

From Staff Reports Good news for folks with allergies — Henson Hall’s carpet, which has been in the building since the residence hall was built 10 years ago, will be replaced over the summer. Tile will be installed in hallways and rooms. “Henson has had some really badly stained carpet,” said Angie Lemke, director of [...]

Opinion

Taking care of the world is our job now, not later

18 Mar , 2011  

By Allie Robinson Editor-in-Chief agr2q@uvawise.edu More than $24 million has been donated to Japanese earthquake and Pacific Island tsunami relief, a number that seems phenomenal until you consider that in the early days of fundraising for Haiti and Chile, that number was more than $100 million. Shopkick, an application you can download for your smartphone, [...]

Opinion

U.S. needs to end oil reliance

18 Mar , 2011  

Other Views By The Maneater Editorial Board University of Missouri UWIRE Fuel is a hot commodity and one we Americans often underestimate in our relatively low-cost energy market. Our infrastructure, our politics and our very lifestyle are all designed with the need in mind to allocate energy in the most efficient way.

Opinion

Healthy eating should be popular

18 Mar , 2011  

By Jordan Fifer News Editor jtf3u@uvawise.edu I was eating breakfast in the Caf one day last fall when I noticed a group of football players sitting together. Most of the group was eating the standard Caf breakfast fare: sausage patties, biscuits and gravy, and hash browns. One guy was different, though. He was large, like [...]

Opinion

PROPS and DROPS

18 Mar , 2011  

PROPS THE HIGHLAND CAVALIER IS BACK BASEBALL TEAM  WON FOUR IN A ROW. SCHOOL YEAR HALFWAY OVER. SPRING STARTS IN TWO DAYS. FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING. WEATHER SHOULD GET WARM SOON. DROPS SPRING BREAK IS OVER. GAS PRICES ON THE RISE. COLD WEATHER STILL LINGERING. BREAK NOT LONG ENOUGH. ASSIGNMENTS/TESTS  DUE THE WEEK AFTER SPRING BREAK. [...]

Sports

Baseball team wins four in a row

18 Mar , 2011  

By Adam Hood Staff Writer arh4d@uvawise.edu The Cavs baseball team finds itself atop the Mid-South Conference standings early this season, after sweeping the West Virginia Tech Golden Bears in a four-game series on March 12 and March 13. The Cavs, playing in their first home series, dominated West Virginia Tech in stunning fashion, taking all [...]

Sports

Tournament Preview

18 Mar , 2011  

By Cameron Parsons Sports Editor clp7m@uvawise.edu The excitement is tangible. You can feel it in the air. Even the president of the United States takes part. Brackets are being passed out and people are selling their souls trying to pick this season’s Cinderella team.

Sports

Men drop final game in second round

18 Mar , 2011  

By Cameron Parsons Sports Editor clp7m@uvawise.edu Although the Cavs were able to knock off Shawnee State 71-66 in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference tournament, they couldn’t handle Georgetown College in the second round, falling 86-73 to the Tigers on March 4. The Cavs made an incredible 53 percent of their three-point field goal [...]

Sports

Women’s team gains valuable experience in new conference

18 Mar , 2011  

By Cameron Parsons Sports Editor clp7m@uvawise.edu The Cavs’ inaugural season in the Mid-South wasn’t what the team had planned on, but it showed other conference members that this team is a force to be reckoned with in the future. The women’s team started the year strong only to see the brutal schedule wear down players.

Sports

Cavs Season Highlights

18 Mar , 2011  

Basketball

Sports

Men’s team starts strong, finishes season on high note

18 Mar , 2011  

By Cameron Parsons Sports Editor clp7m@uvawise.edu The men’s basketball team started the season off stong — a 5-1 run before finishing the season 11-18 overall and 4-14 in the conference. The team played a much more challenging schedule this season after their move into the Mid-South Conference, whereas they were traditionally one of the best [...]