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Seeds for Sustainability: How two UVA students are bridging the gap in Charlottesville’s ecological...

If you’ve recently turned on your TV or even paid brief attention to Leonardo Di Caprio’s Oscar acceptance speech, you would be under the...

Meredith LoBello: Living in Iran Before and During the 1979 Revolution

Meredith LoBello, retired resident of Charlottesville and UVa student, held a talk for a select number of students on Tuesday detailing his experiences living...

Sustainability at UVa: Beyond Earth Week

Last week, UVa and the greater Charlottesville community sponsored a series of events with various on-grounds organizations to celebrate Earth Week, leading up to...

Evelyn Alsultany: Examining the Paradox of American Media Portrayal of Muslims Post-9/11

On Wednesday afternoon, Evelyn Alsultany, a professor of American culture from the University of Michigan, gave a talk on the portrayal of Arabs and...

Bike and Build: Cycling Across America

This summer, a handful of UVA students will be participating in Bike and Build, a program designed to benefit affordable housing through service-oriented cycling...

‘The Last Lecture’ Series Holds 25th Anniversary

University of Virginia Housing and Residence Life hosted its annual event, “The Last Lecture Series,” on April 18, celebrating their 25th Anniversary. The event featured...

Harriet Tubman to Become Face of the $20 Bill: A Fitting Tribute

This past Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced that Harriet Tubman would adorn the $20 bill, bumping former U.S. President Andrew Jackson to...

Take Back The Night Hosts Open Mic

Take Back the Night hosted its annual campaign this week on Grounds in efforts to “shatter the silence, and stop the violence” regarding sexual...

Semester at Sea Students Visit Morocco, Their Final Port of Call

A long line of Semester at Sea students stood in line at the dock, waiting to climb up the gangway onto the MV World Odyssey for...

Woman of the Week: Photographer Kendall Siewert Turns Her Camera Toward Men

Last year, I was able to interview Kendall Siewert, who was the host of an exhibition called Every Body: photographing women as they see themselves, at Open Grounds....

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Emancipation Park

Charlottesville Renames Emancipation Park…Again

Charlottesville City Council has voted to rename Emancipation Park and Justice Park — formerly Lee Park and Jackson Park after Confederate generals Robert E....
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UVA Football…On the Right Track?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNqTZmHW_wE WUVA News sat down with Athletic Director Carla Williams to discuss the balance between academic excellence and athletic achievement at UVA. First up, football.
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Prof Talk: Is Facebook a Global Threat?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aQ4QCC1gIo In today's Prof Talk, UVA Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan explains how Facebook has become a global threat to democracy. It's not just babies and dog...