Ashley Ford


Articles

Party of three

Republican party candidate Robert Hurt is refusing to enter a debate with opponent Tom Perriello in the Cumberland County NAACP debate because third party candidate

Homeland scrutiny

John McCain has simply gone too far by sponsoring Senate Bill 3081: Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010.

Banding together

Every now and again I find myself dumbfounded by trends. Trends that have appeared on my questionable-trends list include Furbies, Tickle Me Elmos, Beanie Babies and most recently, Silly Bandz.

Going to town

Townie. We have all heard the term as students of the University, and many of us have even used the term.

Meaningful memorials

Student Council's Diversity Initiative hosted a forum April 5 titled, "The Slave Experience at U.Va: Uncovering the Truth," which discussed the lives of black people in Charlottesville before the Civil War.

Lawn Etiquette

As the weather begins to warm, University students start to recognize all the things that they love about Grounds.

Loose change

Microfinancing seems to be one of today's biggest buzzwords. Microfinance, according to Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, is the "supply of loans, savings, and other basic financial services to the poor." Microfinance is significant in that it usually involves the provision of small amounts of money that are too small for banks to loan.

Flatter.me

Formspring.me is a site where users can have anonymous people ask them questions and give constructive criticism and is the latest craze in the world of social networking.

Juvenile delinquents

Have zero tolerance policies in schools gone too far? That is the conclusion drawn by many when looking at the myriad students who have been negatively affected by these all or nothing policies.

Aesthetically boring

For any fourth- or third-years at the University, the days of Club Clemons seem to be a distant memory.