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In India, Press Freedom, But Also Communism

In the Grand Ballroom of the Abad Plaza Hotel in Cochin, India, three men, each equipped with expertise on the media and politics in...

Cornell President, UVa Alumna, Dies at 52

On Sunday night, Cornell University President Elizabeth Garrett died after a short battle with colon cancer. Garrett was a UVa alumna who graduated from...

ADAPT’s “Work Hard, Play Smart” Pledge Seeks to Create Safer Spring Breaks

This week, UVa's Alcohol, Drug and Prevention Team (ADAPT) has been tabling on Grounds to encourage safer spring breaks through their “Work Hard, Play...

Study Shows Rise in Political Activism Among College Freshmen

A recent study released by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program found that members of the Class of 2019 are more likely than ever to...

Jesse Matthew to Enter Plea Deal

Jesse Matthew, Jr., the Charlottesville man facing murder charges for the deaths of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and University of Virginia student Hannah...

“Jackie” to Face Deposition in Dean Eramo Lawsuit

“Jackie,” the UVA student who accounted a gang rape in a Rolling Stone article that has now been debunked, has been ordered to testify...

Republican Candidate John Kasich Visits UVA Miller Center

Current Governor of Ohio and candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States, John Kasich, visited the University of Virginia Monday...

Sarah Drew Named as 2016 Valedictory Speaker

On May 20th, UVA Alumna Sarah Drew will climb the stage in front of the Rotunda to deliver the Valedictory speech to the Class...

Justice Scalia’s Death Raises Stakes of 2016 Presidential Election

U.S. Supreme Court Justice and former UVa Law Professor Antonin Scalia died at age 79 on February 13. Reports say that he died from...

Voters’ Guide to Student Council Representative Elections

On Friday, February 19th, the University of Virginia's Board of Elections officially opened the 2016 student elections. Every student will have the opportunity to...

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UVa Students United Demands Action Against White Supremacy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnA3SoMyHgk&amp On Saturday, August 11, WUVA News was on the ground as UVa Students United took their demonstration from the Rotunda all the way downtown....
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August 11: Watch What Really Happened This Weekend

WUVA News filmed where the action happened Saturday on Grounds, in downtown Charlottesville and at the UVA Students United March. WUVA's in-depth piece is...

DREAMers On Grounds Accuses UVA of “Over-the-Top Militarization”

DREAMers On Grounds, the University organization "dedicated to protecting and supporting the undocumented student community," released a statement Thursday criticizing the heightened security around...