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Parissa Joukar

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Community of Student Entrepreneurs Emerges at UVa

On March 15th, local entrepreneurs joined both current and former Wahoos in celebrating a new community of student entrepreneurs: Works in Progress. The evening...

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’...

Over 500 UVa Students, Charlottesville Locals Protest Trump’s Muslim Ban

On Sunday afternoon, the Minority Rights Coalition (MRC) at UVa held an emergency march in response to Trump’s executive order 13769, more commonly called...

Nightmare for DREAMers: UVa Refuses to Guarantee DACA Students Protection From Deportation

Three days following the presidential election, students concerned about the future of their undocumented peers held a demonstration outside of the Rotunda with the...

UVa Students Fearing Deportation of Undocumented Students and Workers Interrupt BOV Meeting

Following Trump’s unprecedented victory over Clinton, over 50 University students marched with signs that read “Protect our students, protect our workers” across the lawn...

Beach House Sets Charlottesville Ablaze

It was a warm, November night in Charlottesville, Virginia (weird). Teens and adults alike buzzed with excitement as they herded one by one into...