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Barack Obama has Ordered the Flag at Half-Mast More than Any Other president

During his presidency, Barack Obama has ordered the flag at half-mast 66 times, more than any other president in U.S. history. This surpassed George...

UVA Students Rally to Hear the Stories of DACA Dreamers

UVa students gathered on the 1st of November at 11:11am in the University’s amphitheater to hear the touching stories of 'Dreamers' that study at...

Global Inquirer Hosts Live Podcast Event about Humanitarian Intervention in Syria

This Wednesday at 7pm, the student-run international relations podcast "Global Inquirer" will put on a live-streamed, live audience podcast at Open Grounds to discuss...

UVa Research Could Bring New Hope to Melanoma Patients

A UVa research team led by Tarek Abbas, PhD, of the Department of Radiation Oncology, has discovered a new melanoma-fighting drug. Clinically known as pevonedistat,...
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Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts Lacking, U.S. needs to step up

https://youtu.be/lnr88pUGnXY It's now been six weeks since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and the relief efforts are still lacking. Reporter Melissa Angell spoke with Puerto...

Congressional Candidate Tom Garrett Gets Support from UVa Grassroots

The grassroots organization “UVa Students for Garrett” recently emerged on Grounds in support of Republican Tom Garrett’s campaign for Congress in Virginia’s 5th District....
Dr. Francis Collins

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins Speaks at UVa

The University welcomed Dr. Francis Collins to Grounds on Tuesday for a lecture titled "Science, Diversity, and All Of Us." The speech was part...

UVA Law Library Creates Website about Charlottesville Statues

The debate over the potential removal of Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson statues sparked the tragic events of August 11th and 12th --...

KKK and Opposers Dispute in Downtown Cville

On Saturday, July 8th members of the Ku Klux Klan assembled in Justice Park to protest the city’s proposal to remove the statue of...

Creators Behind “Les Misérables” Musical Coming to UVa

  Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, who are both known for helping to bring the novel “Les Misérables” to life on stage as a musical,...

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Devon Hall Drafted to NBA by Oklahoma City Thunder

Devon Hall, former guard for the Virginia men's basketball team, was drafted to the NBA by the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. Hall, 22,...

BREAKING: Northam Signs Bills in Response to Hannah Graham Murder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGdVsbw85qo Virginia Governor Ralph Northam traveled to Charlottesville today to sign two pieces of public safety legislation in response to the 2014 murder of University student...
Unite the Right Rally

Kessler gets approval for anniversary “Unite the Right” rally

The National Park Service has granted Jason Kessler, co-organizer of last year's deadly "Unite the Right" rally, initial approval to host a first-anniversary event...