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Lusk and Cavs ready to start new journey

September 6, 2013 | 3,898 views
Photo courtesy of Richard Meade

 
When the sun set behind Carl Smith Stadium on Nov. 10, 2012 the UVa-Wise Cavaliers said goodbye to the Mid-South Conference and the NAIA. As the sun rose on Aug. 10 the Cavs welcomed the …

Commentary: NCAA is a big move for Cavs

September 6, 2013 | 931 views
(From left to right) Junior Matt Parker, sophomore Tyler Robinette, junior Veronica Sanchez (15), sophomore Cullen Lavoi (11), sophomore Zach Cochran (20), junior Brittni Altmann (10), sophomore Makenzie Cluesman, senior Emily Brock. Photo: Kandee Wallace | The Highland Cavalier

Dear Highland Cavaliers!
Welcome back to a new academic year! UVa-Wise Athletics is transitioning to NCAA Division II competition, and some changes are coming. As an ardent fan of college sports, and coming from a university …

NEWS UPDATE: Psychiatric evaluation ordered for Hairston in gunman hoax case

February 13, 2013 | 1,397 views
NEWS UPDATE: Psychiatric evaluation ordered for Hairston in gunman hoax case

Posted: 2/13/13  9:29 p.m. 

A federal judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for the UVa-Wise student accused of calling 911 with a fake report of a gunman on campus last month.

FBI arrests UVa-Wise student in hoax

January 30, 2013 | 9,389 views
FBI arrests UVa-Wise student in hoax

Federal officials on Monday arrested the UVa-Wise student charged with phoning in a fake report of a gunman in Culbertson Hall on Jan. 23, saying he admitted doing so “to obtain some form of hero …

Grand jury indicts Huntley on murder charge in shooting death

January 30, 2013 | 1,182 views
Grand jury indicts Huntley on murder charge in shooting death

A UVa-Wise junior now faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of an 18-year-old woman in his Norton mobile home the night before Thanksgiving. 

Wise hires first female chancellor

January 30, 2013 | 462 views
Wise hires first female chancellor

UVa-Wise’s recently-hired chancellor started her career path at Thomas Jefferson University of Philadelphia. Now she continues it at Thomas Jefferson’s dream in the mountains. 

UVa-Wise campus reacts to Wednesday lockdown

January 30, 2013 | 944 views
UVa-Wise campus reacts to Wednesday lockdown

The Highland Cavalier
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College’s reaction to be reviewed
UVa-Wise officials plan to review their response to last week’s gunman hoax to see how future incidents might be handled better, the school’s spokeswoman said.

UVa-Wise women look to finish strong

January 30, 2013 | 656 views
Senior Chelsea Cluesman (35) looks for a midrange jumper against Georgetown College during the Jan. 21 matchup. The Cavs lost a heartbreaker. Photo by Jordan Fifer | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise women’s basketball team has had its highs and lows on the season, highlighted by wins over ranked opponents. 

UVa-Wise men go 4-3 in January

January 30, 2013 | 723 views
Freshman Matt Day goes up for a basket against Georgetown College on Jan. 21. Photo by Jordan Fifer | The Highland Cavalier

The UVa-Wise men’s basketball team had a six game winning streak midway through the month, but had it snapped.

Adviser approval needed to register for classes

January 30, 2013 | 96,947 views

A recent email sent to students outlined advising changes set to start this semester, but those who deleted it without reading it may have a few problems signing up for next semester’s classes.

BREAKING NEWS: UVa-Wise sophomore arrested by FBI on federal charges in gunman hoax

January 24, 2013 | 4 Comments | 13,960 views
Bryant Hairston

Updated: 1/28/13 12:40 p.m.
Federal officials today arrested the student charged with phoning in a fake report of a gunman on the UVa-Wise campus last week.

Breaking news: UVa-Wise names Donna Price Henry college’s first female chancellor [with video]

December 7, 2012 | 20,455 views
UVa President Teresa Sullivan (left) and UVa Board of Visitors Rector Helen Dragas (right) look on as newly-appointed Chancellor Donna Price Henry speaks to a crowd of about 150 in the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVa-Wise Friday morning. Photo by Jordan Fifer | The Highland Cavalier

The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors unanimously approved Donna Price Henry as UVa-Wise’s eighth chancellor at a meeting Friday morning in the college’s convocation center.