Ferguson Ripples Reach Charlottesville

The fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a reportedly unarmed, African-American citizen of Ferguson, Missouri, has brought law enforcement and police brutality to the forefront of national interest. Members of the University and greater Charlottesville community have been vocal in protests of police actions in Ferguson and prejudice in law enforcement across the country.
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University renews contract with dining service provider Aramark

The University announced Thursday it will renew its dining contract with Aramark, the dining service provider which manages the University’s residential and retail dining centers, catering and vending services, and athletics-related concessions.
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Uber comes to Charlottesville

Popular ride-sharing program Uber pulled into Charlottesville last week. On Thursday, Uber launched services in 24 new cities across the U.S., most of which are college towns. “Part of our effort is to bring reliable and safe transportation to everyone, everywhere,” Uber spokesperson Taylor Bennett said.
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University leaders meet to discuss sexual misconduct prevention

Yesterday afternoon, the Sexual Assault Leadership Council hosted a summit to congregate student leaders and a “small representation of community stakeholders” to discuss sexual assault prevention at the University and how peer educators could address the University student body more broadly.
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Student Council plans new outreach, technology initiatives

As the new school year begins, Student Council has big plans to better assist University students and address particular concerns. Representative Body Chair Abraham Axler, a second-year College student, said the biggest issues facing college students right now are sexual assault prevention and college affordability. “On a micro level, what we really want to do is engage with students on whatever issue they feel is affecting them most pronouncedly,” Axler said.
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Ferguson Ripples Reach Charlottesville

The fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a reportedly unarmed, African-American citizen of Ferguson, Missouri, has brought law enforcement and police brutality to the forefront of national interest. Members of the University and greater Charlottesville community have been vocal in protests of police actions in Ferguson and prejudice in law enforcement across the country.
read more

University renews contract with dining service provider Aramark

The University announced Thursday it will renew its dining contract with Aramark, the dining service provider which manages the University’s residential and retail dining centers, catering and vending services, and athletics-related concessions.
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NEWS

UJC, Honor plan for new semester

The Honor Committee and the University Judiciary Committee held meetings on Sunday to discuss the coming semester and review outreach and recruitment initiatives. Honor Chair Nick Hine, a fourth-year College student, spoke about upcoming changes in the Honor Committee interview process, saying that the group hoped to include non-members in the interview process. “It’s going to help us recruit a more diverse group of support officers,” Hine said.
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FEATURED MULTIMEDIA

SPORTS

Virginia comes up just short against No. 7 UCLA, 28-20

In a game defined by staunch defenses, the first-half benching of sophomore quarterback Grayson Lambert and the emergence of sophomore backup Matt Johns, Virginia showed it can play with the country’s best teams—but certainly not beat them if its offense is sloppy.
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LIFE

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

OPINION

WHISNANT: A long time coming

Rather than being an isolated incident of poor policing or just a side-effect of giving cops ever more dangerous weapons, Michael Brown’s shooting can be traced to systemic changes in American life beginning half a century ago.
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OPINION

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  • BERGER: STEM-ming from sexism

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