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HooPolls: Episode 3 – Trump

On this episode of HooPolls we talked to UVa students about their opinions on President Drumpf. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6PMlX3nnoE&feature=youtu.be Produced by Graham Barbour, Norah Mulinda, Autumn Swain Music: 432...

“Trump” – from the Eyes of Students Abroad

On the night of November 8th, I watched Donald Drumpf’s victory shake the world from overseas. While studying abroad in Copenhagen, I noted there really...

Professor Spotlight: Francesca Calamita

Dr. Francesca Calamita is a lecturer in Italian Studies who came to UVa in August 2014. She is originally from a small town close...
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Blackness At UVa

By: Mekenzye Schwab, Caroline Coleburn, and Mia Barron. The extremely popular Black Monologues production returned to UVa for a second year, and explores the...
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Humans of Charlottesville: Mark Lorenzoni, co-owner of the Ragged Mountain Running Shop

On this episode of Humans of Charlottesville we visited a jewel of the Charlottesville community, The Ragged Mountain Running Shop. We spoke with Mark...

Tomtoberfest Celebrates Charlottesville

This past weekend, the end-of-summer bash Tomtoberfest was held in Lee Park near the Downtown Mall. Approximately 10,000 people came for the food trucks,...
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HooPolls: Class ’22 on Dining Hall Food, Secret Societies & More!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkco9dkczeg We went to the Class of '22 student orientation to ask the new First-Years about their first impressions of Grounds. Check out what they...

Professors are People Too: Episode 9 – Saonee Sarker

  On this episode of Professors are People Too Professor of Commerce Saonee Sarker tells us about her journey from dancer to IT professor.

The Deeper Meaning Behind the Mental Health Awareness 5K

The outpouring of love that filled Charlottesville at the charity concert last Sunday was only an augmentation of the care this community continues to...

20 Days with the Class of 2020

With hundreds of clubs to join, schedules packed with challenging classes, and thousands of new people to meet, the start of college is one...

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UVA Lauded by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The University has received four major accolades this week, with several national publications recognizing the school's cost-effectiveness, academics, hospital facilities and Grounds in their...
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Catching Up with the “Crying Nazi”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-s4S8DzSrM One year after the alt-right took to the streets of Charlottesville, WUVA News caught up with white nationalist podcaster Christopher Cantwell.

Interview Interruptus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrGEAkr5lHM Earlier this week, WUVA News was in the middle of an interview with Charlottesville Vice Mayor Heather Hill on the Downtown Mall. Without warning,...