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Prof Talk: “Liberals, You’re Not as Smart as You Think”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dccf2GmLRQQ Gerard Alexander, the author of "Liberals, You're Not as Smart as You Think," spoke to WUVA about his disregard for cultural appropriation, and the problem with calling conservatives "racist."
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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 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...

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 and many others who were involved in the Unite the...

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...

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...