As a freshman who is living on their own for the first time, residence life has been an interesting new experience to me. Living in relatively close proximity to others and managing my own room has so far been a positive experience for me. However, for better or for worse, I can honestly say that I doubt my experience would be any less ‘interesting’ if I weren’t living [...]
Voter turnout in local elections is notoriously low. Turnout amongst college students is known to be low as well, however. This could largely be due to a misunderstanding regarding voting laws in Virginia and registering to vote, or it could be other factors, such as the stress of college work taking precedence over other factors in life.
Recently, the Multi-Cultural Alliance had a group discussion on a well-known and controversial topic: Islam in America. Yes, a popular and well exhausted subject. Of-course there are so many other topics we could have discussed, but with all of the attention this topic gets, we thought: Why not?
UVa-Wise’s Quality Enhancement Plan, Wise Writes, now has a trading card collection dedicated to it. Each card features four separate points of information about the five-year QEP, which centers upon improving the writing quality of UVa-Wise students.
Here I am again, the German exchange student getting confused and slightly disrupted by things that seem normal to most Americans. I watched the Republican Debate that was on TV Wednesday, the 16th of September. And I am slightly confused as to how exactly politics work in this country. Please don’t get me wrong – [...]
John Boehner (R-OH) has officially announced he will resign as Speaker of the House and as Congressman effective in late October. Boehner, who served as House Majority Leader for five years until being elected Speaker in 2010, made the announcement Friday shortly after his meeting with Pope Francis on Capitol Hill.
Submitted by David Williams It’s that time of the year again, when fellow peers will meet in the masses in the sacred library, having a bag full of attainable knowledge by their side, having a preferred caffeinated beverage ready to be consumed at any given time.