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Letter from the President: WUVA stands with the Black Community

The WUVA Student Executive Board stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and UVA’s Black Student Alliance. Our hearts ache for the Black and Brown lives that have been lost at the...
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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.

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...

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: 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 will be comprised of a granite "Freedom Ring," a large...
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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,...