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HooPolls: What Belongs in the Good Ol’ Song?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f0y2c1chmA With UVA's recent video cautioning sports fans to reconsider what they sing, HooPolls took to the streets to get the average man's take on...

HooPolls: Transfer Student Orientation

https://youtu.be/dZZn8j2p1BQ We asked transfer students about their thoughts on beginning their first semester at UVA and what they’re looking forward to the most! Produced By:...

UVA’s Orientation Leaders : A Day In The Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXYSlMCsQ_g&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=WUVANEWS Every UVA student goes through orientation, but not as many get to go behind the scenes and become one of the people that make...

Old Cabell Hall Mural: Artistic Expression or Target for Removal?

https://youtu.be/iKcpl_WITtw?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 The mural in Old Cabell Hall, completed in 2012 by Lincoln Perry, features some images that some consider offensive. Director of jazz performance John...

Going Clubbing: Parkour

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyXKEqoZvao Check out the radical, physics-defying dance of Parkour Club. These guys are learning the art of movement and they’re not afraid to use it. Produced...

Grad Caps Explained by the UVA Class of 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMyzxpI3Hs4 Take a look at some of the Class of 2019's decorated graduation caps. Congrats to the UVa Class of 2019! Produced by Kyra Min and...

Behind the Stole: Donning of the Kente Ceremony

https://youtu.be/SNcf0miTBkk WUVA sheds light on the Donning of the Kente ceremony hosted by the Office of African-American Affairs, which awards graduating black students with stoles...

Hoo Polls: Favorite UVa Memory

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb41B_Zdp4c
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Guide to Graduation

https://youtu.be/X0EJhriP2I0 Congratulations to the UVA Class of 2019! With graduation coming up this weekend, WUVA has all the information on event schedules, street closures, and...
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The Special Athlete

https://youtu.be/TgPIiDjkMYI Beloved Newcomb Employee Chris Raupp represented the United States at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi this past March, bringing home the gold in...

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The Woody Hall Tinderview (Tinder Interview)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_rbRM5_mq0&t=1s You know their numbers, but do you know their stories? At the beginning of the semester, the residents of Woody Hall 1 created a joint...

What Twins Reveal About Humanity

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZnCseDWgbw Professor Erik Turkheimer discusses his research on twins and what they can tell us about the rest of humanity. Produced by Mia Gaulteri and Jamie...

Wrap Up: Lemon Kurds?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0h0KvADqgg This week on Wrap Up, Aaryan covers the Turkish invasion of Syria, the U.S. Military's ban on vaping, UVa construction, and Tony Bennett. Wait,...