BOV holds special meeting to address sexual assault

The Board of Visitors met Tuesday in a special session to address ramifications of the Rolling Stone article and resulting protests against sexual assault on Grounds. Student leaders played a key role in the meeting, offering promises for change and suggestions for University policies.
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University faculty respond to Rolling Stone article released Wednesday

Amid a sea of protests, University faculty have been active participants in the dialogue permeating Grounds which critically analyzes the University's culture and policies surrounding sexual assault. In addition to organizing a rally Saturday night on Beta Bridge, faculty from a swath of departments have issued statements and held discussions to help promote constructive change on Grounds, after a Rolling Stone article published last week thrust the University community into the national spotlight over the administration's handling of sexual assault cases.
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BOV holds special meeting to address sexual assault

The Board of Visitors met Tuesday in a special session to address ramifications of the Rolling Stone article and resulting protests against sexual assault on Grounds. Student leaders played a key role in the meeting, offering promises for change and suggestions for University policies.
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NEWS

Residents call for removal of West Main ABC store

Various local neighborhood associations, businesses and local representatives have initiated a petition to deny the renewal of the lease for the Alcoholic Beverage Control store on West Main Street, located between the University and the Downtown Mall.
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FEATURED MULTIMEDIA

SPORTS

LIFE

Keep glowing, Peter

On Thursday morning, I scalded my entire right hand in the middle of Clark Hall by trying to pick up a Greenberrys cup with a loose lid.
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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

'What Is A Line?' unites digital participation with artistic perception

Inspired by Paul Klee’s statement of “a line is a dot that went for a walk,” “What Is A Line?,” the Fralin Museum of Art’s newest exhibition, is scheduled to open next year, and will continue the museum’s long tradition of multicultural pieces — this time by examining a particular artistic technique.
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OPINION

Moving forward

There is no easy solution. This will not be solved overnight. Yet, if we come together, we can improve our community’s treatment and awareness of this issue.
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OPINION

  • The traditions we change

    But mandating expulsion as the only punishment at the University is not a logical solution. Such ...

  • KNAYSI: Love thy neighbor

    It seems most likely to be Mr. Brown’s role in this community — as a contracted worker who ...

  • KELLY: Community values

    As long as states remain unwilling to reorient funding towards community colleges, private donors ...










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