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The Charlottesville Ten Miler and Its Impact on One UVA Professor

On the morning of March 18th, the Charlottesville Ten Miler race fired its shotgun at 7:15 am. The course of the race starts and...

Storyboarding: Learn more from UVA Professor Matt Marshall

On Wednesday, March 1st, film enthusiast, lecturer, screen writer and music composer Matt Marshall gave a storyboard workshop in the VABC (Virginia Arts of...

Look Hoos Debating

On the night of February 22nd, the first ever inter-organizational debate debate took place in Jefferson Hall between the International Relations Organization and the...

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...

“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...

Meet the Mormons: Missionaries on Grounds Open Up About UVa Experience

We have all seen the Mormons on grounds. They are the ones in suits or skirts, carrying books, wearing name tags. While some of...
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Lighting of the Lawn: More Than Just A Flashy Light Show

By: Mia Barron, Caroline Coleburn, and Mekenzye Schwab.  This year's Lighting of the Lawn ceremony served as a way to promote inclusivity in the Charlottesville and...
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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...

9 Things To Do During Finals That Are Not Studying

Finals are rapidly approaching and for many students, that can put a damper on their holiday spirit. While it is important to study for these...
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Miss Kathy: What’s not to love about Miss Buttkicker?

By: Caroline Coleburn, Mekenzye Schwab, Mia Barron  The lady we all know as Miss Kathy has worked for UVA Dining for fifteen years, and we wanted...

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Tony Bennett Talks Title Defense, UVA’s 19-20 Roster & Schedule

https://youtu.be/85S9erGSlBA Virginia men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett spoke with WUVA's Matt Newton on the 2019-20 UVA basketball roster and schedule. Coach Bennett discussed the...

Charlottesville’s First Annual Unity Days

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFPish1E_V8&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=WUVANEWS   The City of Charlottesville is commemorating the events of August 11 and 12, 2017 by holding an annual weekend of community events. Unity Days...

UVA’s Democracy Initiative Explained by Co-Director Melody Barnes

https://youtu.be/1Kb3LdOOp7o The University of Virginia's Democracy Initiative was launched in 2018 to "study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world." WUVA met with...