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Bus overturns in Richmond, VA, students on board
Local news outlets have reported that an Abbott Trailways charter bus has overturned on on a traffic ramp in Richmond, VA.
Safe Campus Act Loses Support from NPC and NIC
A bill introduced by three Republicans in the House of Representatives is quickly losing support from organizations that originally backed it.
The Advantages of Club Sports: More Than You Think
Club sports at the University of Virginia offer students an additional avenue to continue playing the sports they love, while reaping the benefits of a competitive athletics program.
UVa Student Russell Bogue Wins Rhodes Scholarship
University of Virginia fourth year honors politics student Russell Bogue was one of 32 students awarded a Rhodes Scholarship this weekend. He was the 51st UVA student to be awarded the honor.
Forum on Area Requirements in the College to be held tomorrow
On Monday the 23rd of November, the Student Council and UVA College Council will be co-hosting an open forum to discuss area requirements within the College of Arts and Sciences.
Advocacy fund at UVa provides aid to survivors of sexual assault
The Sexual Assault Advocacy Fund (SAAF) at UVa is the first of its kind in the country, and they are on a publicity push to let students know about their unique services available for victims of sexual assault. The fund was created by UVA alumnae Lisa Richey
UVa Students Seek Theater for All
UVa's Autism Theater Project is fighting to make theater something that kids of all ages can enjoy, including those with special needs.
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A Look at the 2015 Commonwealth Cup - Frank Beamer's Last
Virginia football will fight for the 45th annual Commonwealth Cup this Saturday when they welcome archrival Virginia Tech to Scott Stadium. There is much more on the line, however, than winning the cup.
Virginia Tech has held onto the Commonwealth Cup – the bragging rights for this historic game – for the past 11 years.
NFL Preview: Week 12Philadelphia Eagles @ Detroit Lions (PK)
Thursday, November 26 12:30 PM
Thanksgiving is upon us and it will kick off with the annual noon Lions game. This year they get the Eagles, who have to be the most unpredictable team in the league. The Eagles are 4-6 which is only one game back from first place in the NFC East, but their starting quarterback is cloudy at this time.
The Virginia women’s basketball team took on Norfolk State on Monday in their home opener. UVa dominated from the start, scoring 26 points in the first quarter and shooting an impressive 51.6% in the game. Norfolk State was held to just 27.3%. The ‘Hoos led Norfolk State in points in the paint, second-chance points, and bench points. Senior Faith Randolph led the...
UVA Football Holds on to Defeat Duke
The Virginia football team pulled out a close one against Duke on Saturday. The ‘Hoos jumped out to an early lead that would grow as large as 22 points, but Duke wouldn’t go away, scoring 14 straight points to narrow the lead to just six. Still, UVa was able to hold on in the waning minutes for a much-needed 42-34 victory.
“First of all, very happy for this football team,” said Virginia head coach Mike London after the game. “Again, Cardiac Cavs, I don’t know what you want to call us. It’s just one of those things where the guys just hung in there again and played a tough game.”
Week 11 NFL Power Rankings
1: New England Patriots (9-0) : Holy tough win in the Meadowlands. Stephen Gostkowski is definitely the best kickers in the league, and his boot and some Brady magic have kept the perfect season in tact. The defense struggled, or is it that Eli Manning is really just that good this year?
The Dish S2 | E10
After a game earlier this week, Kobe told reporters his legs and his back were hurting so much he was dreading the walk to his car. With the season still young, can he make it through the season? Also, who is the best backcourt in the NBA right now?
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Entertainment News from WUVAonline
What are you thankful for?
The 3rd Annual Thankful 5K, put on by the Alpha Phi sorority at the University of Virginia, took place on Saturday, November 14th, at 10AM. The skies were clear and the air was cool as members of the sorority, students, friends, family, and community members gathered on Nameless Field. Participants donned white t-shirts with the words “Thankful” on the front. Runners also wore race bib that said “I’m thankful for,” and wrote on the bib to complete the sentence.
Op-Ed: Don't Miss Out On the Charlottesville City Market!
If you are looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday morning, check out the Charlottesville City Market. The market runs from April-December with varying hours so be sure to stop by before it closes. The market is located not far from central grounds and when you are done you can head over to the Downtown Mall, which is close by.
Review: Coming Soon - Kilwin's
Lost? Sad? Craving something so sweet it will cure all of your troubles? Let all of your problems vanish as you step inside the magnificent Kilwin’s. Kilwin’s is known for offering gourmet treats, such as: chocolates, fudge, and other types of candied goods. Symptoms of a Kilwin’s run include: satisfaction, happiness, and the inability to stop drooling.
18th Annual Taste of Charlottesville this Thursday
The Alumni Association is hosting the 18th annual Taste of Charlottesville this Thursday, November 12 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Alumni Hall Ballroom. The event allows students to taste sample menu items from restaurants in the Charlottesville area.
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