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Sydney Nelson

I am a first-year ('26) from Richmond, Virginia, majoring in Kinesiology. I am a student reporter for WUVA. You can reach me at

HooPolls: Guessing People’s Major WUVA Reporter, Daniel Morris asked a series of question to see if he can guess the majors of our fellow Hoos.

What’s Best: Coffee on Grounds UVA Students tell us about their favorite coffee to buy on grounds.

UVA Admissions: Legacy Preference and Affirmative Action In this video, WUVA Reporter Sydney Nelson takes a look at the history of legacy preference and affirmative action in the collegiate admissions process....

Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? WUVA reporter Sydney Nelson heads to the Corner to see just how good public education is in America. Are UVA students truly smarter than...