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Prof Talk: Why You Shouldn’t Have Meme-ified “This Is America”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLuwqR2uG8g In this episode of "Prof Talk," Media Studies professor William Little tackles what's wrong with co-opting racial messages in music videos and films.

Milo Yiannopoulos Lecture at Berkeley Cancelled

Milo Yiannopoulos Lecture at Berkeley Cancelled Milo Yiannopoulos of Breitbart News is currently on a nationwide tour of college campuses (which he calls ‘hotbeds’...

OPINION: The Hall–Maybe Insensitive, Definitely Stupid

  There's no doubt that the Hoos have become a bit too familiar with controversy over the past few years, and there is an overwhelming...
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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...

OPINION: Snapchat Misses the Target

This summer, I’ve had the pleasure of working at an ad agency and part of this experience landed me at Snapchat headquarters in Venice,...

International Students Voice Opinions on Polarizing Domestic Events

The racially charged events of the summer have been analyzed one hundred times over at this point in the school year. Students, professors, locals...

Four Years of Scandal for the Community of Trust

The world is growing smaller and the previous four years of political, social, and cultural change have left lasting scars on our community not...

OPINION: The Proud 12%, UVa’s First-Generation College Students

First-generation college students (FGCS) face an array of unique challenges upon enrollment that extend years past graduation. The formative years of a university career...

OPINION: Women at McIntire Excel, Then Shy Away

The school year begins, and Charlottesville is flooded with UVa students. For many, the months of August, September, and October mark an exciting start...

OPINION: Is Freedom Ringing Loud Enough?

Amongst the events of UVa’s Bicentennial Commemoration was the reiterated announcement of a new monument coming to Grounds: the "Memorial to Enslaved Laborers."  The memorial...

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Stranger Meetings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOrZlKSB8EE&feature=youtu.be Prior to the world shutting down two complete strangers, Stephen and Jackson, sat down to get to know each other. They spoke for over...

Climatologists Warn of Spike in Air Acidity After All Americans Collectively Decided to Start...

In a press release issued on March 26th, Ryan Fessler, Ph.D., Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), reported a significant drop...

Football at Home: UVa Cornerback Heskin Smith Jr.’s Life During a Pandemic

When University of Virginia President Ryan sent out an email saying that classes would be switched online until at least April 5th, Heskin Smith...