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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 are already daunting, and each year, a new group of...

How We’re Taking a Stand at UVA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOxNOR9JUrw In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and all underserved communities, let’s let our voices be heard supporting inclusion and diversity in the UVA community. These students, faculty, and staff went through the immersive Walk in My Shoes Experience, specifically the shoes of a student...

OPINION: The Aadhaar Card is India’s Next Big Thing

In the United States, your identity can be proven with a passport or a driver’s license -- most importantly, your social security number. This nine-digit code identifies you; you need it to be able...

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 consensus among students and administration alike to avoid it. So...

 A Message From ICE To International students: Go To Class Or Leave America

Overnight, international and domestic students alike were left scrambling to make sense of the new Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announcement: international students taking online-only classes this fall must leave America.  As we adjust to...
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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 pictures out there. Watch to find out why social media,...