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Clinton Selects Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as Running Mate
Presidential Candidate Hilary Clinton has officially chosen Virginia Senator Timothy Kaine as her running mate for the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Tim Kaine began his political career as a city councilman for Richmond and became the city’s mayor by 1998.
Isis Claims Responsibility for Attack in Nice
On Thursday night, a terror attack in Nice, France left 84 dead and 303 injured after a man drove a 19-ton truck two kilometers through a crowd. Thousands had gathered along the Promenade des Anglais, the main street in Nice, to watch fireworks for Bastille day when the tragedy occurred.
Investigation of 2015 Rape at UVa Highlights Controversial Question: Drunken Hookup or Assault?
After a recent Washington Post article, the University of Virginia is in the spotlight once again for how it handles sexual assault in the midst of party culture. On August 23rd, 2015, UVA student Haley Lind woke up in her bed remembering nothing from the night before.
A Wahoo's Word on Dallas
On St. Patrick’s Day of 2015, police brutality became a personal issue for the University of Virginia community. UVa’s own Martese Johnson, a member of the Honor Committee, experienced harsh abuses by agents from the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control. Martese sustained preventable injuries and the Black Lives Matter Movement spread with passion throughout Charlottesville.
UVa Students Look Forward to Midsummers in Charlottesville
This weekend is UVa Midsummers, where many students return to Charlottesville to reunite with friends and celebrate the halfway point of summer break. We asked some of the students what they are looking forward to most about this weekend.
FBI Does Not Recommend Charges for Clinton's "Extremely Careless" Actions
The yearlong investigation into Hilary Clinton’s email server came to a close yesterday, according to Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch. In a brief written statement, Lynch said she accepted the FBI’s recommendation delivered Tuesday not to press charges...
UVa's iTREAT Saves Stroke Patients
The University of Virginia Health System recently conducted a study called Improving Treatment with Rapid Evaluation of Acute Stroke via Mobile Telemedicine, or iTREAT. During experimental trials, neurologists used mobile technology to examine stroke patients being transported to hospitals in ambulances.
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OPINION: The Meltdown of Chris Sale
The White Sox are once again making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Prior to the White Sox’s game on Saturday, reports came out that starter Chris Sale had been scratched from the lineup....
2016 NBA Offseason Winners and Losers
Phones are always busy in the early months of the summer in NBA Front Offices with the NBA Draft, the start of free agency in July, and young talent performing in the NBA summer league all catching the eye of teams around the league. This year has not disappointed with big storylines that will cause some movement in the standings this upcoming NBA season. ...
ACC Football Media Day Wrap-up
Reporter Caroline Zukowsky recaps the final ACC Football Media Day.
ACC Football Media Day Coverage
Reporter Caroline Zukowsky details ESPN and the ACC's announcement introducing the ACC Network, plus recaps the press conferences of UVA's Bronco Mendenhall, Jackson Matteo, and Micah Kiser.
ACC Football Media Days Begin
WUVA's Caroline Zukowsky is down in Charlotte with continuing coverage of the ACC Football Media Days.
Neymar's Pick for Ballon d'Or
Neymar is sure that in six months, UEFA Champion Cristiano Ronaldo will be awarded the highest individual honor that a soccer player can win, the Ballon d’Or.
The FIFA Ballon d’Or is an annual soccer award given to the world’s best male player by FIFA and France Football since 2010.
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Lake Anna: The Perfect Summer Day Trip
With a little more than a month left before fall semester starts, some Hoos may be running out of fun destinations to visit during this summer, especially with their summer budget getting smaller and smaller.
Located less than an hour and a half away from the University, one fun destination for a day trip is Lake Anna, Virginia.
X-Men: Apocalypse – An Entertaining Commercial
Bryan Singer’s last installment of the X-Men “First Class Trilogy,” while fun and entertaining, leaves a lot to be desired. The film relies on a constant build up of tension and events that should lead to an incredible climax. Yet the climax, or boss battle, is not incredible.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping – Never Stop Laughing
From the minds behind Hot Rod and Lonely Island comes a hilarious satire on celebrity culture. Popstar finds a near perfect balance of satirical criticism and an endearing storyline, allowing the film to permeate deeper than a simple satire.
Love & Friendship: Seductively Witty
Whit Stilmann’s cinematic production of Jane Austin’s “Lady Susan” proves a triumph in film. The repartee found in the script creates a humor both intelligent and sharp. Rather than speaking blunt, as is customary in today’s age, the characters find ways to hide daggers in their flowery discussions.
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