Kathleen Meyers


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The business of pleasure

A WISE Cav Daily man once pondered, "It's true; you never can mix business with pleasure. But I was thinking the other day -- what if your business is the business of pleasure?" I would like to suggest the CD is such a fusion. I'm not going to lie -- sometimes it's hard to imagine that The Cavalier Daily office is the place where these two worlds of business and pleasure collide. There's a Xerox machine that singes and devours human flesh.

Black Student Alliance holds town hall meeting

In light of recent racial incidents on and near Grounds directed toward University students, the Black Student Alliance opened its first meeting of the year to University administrators and student leaders in order to discuss the recent events and related issues yesterday. While the meeting did not outline specific plans of action, it gave community members a chance to voice their concerns and share their experiences. "We should feel good about what we are doing, not good about what has happened," said Leonard Sandridge, University executive vice president and chief operating officer. The meeting highlighted education and awareness within the University concerning hate incidents and crimes. "I think this year we are really focusing on education," BSA President Aaron Blake said.

University prepares for Rolling Stones

You Can't Always Get What You Want?Try telling the University students who staked out the Scott Stadium ticket office shortly after the crack of dawn on the morning of May 20th in order to nab tickets to the fall Rolling Stones Concert at the University venue. "It's exciting because it's something different," said Lori Rubin, a third-year College Student who waited in the line outside Scott Stadium for student tickets.

Change dominates last four years

Over the last four years, issues such as greater autonomy for higher education, sexual assault and diversity on Grounds have been the top issues facing University students. Higher Education Restructuring After two years of debating issues surrounding the restructuring of Virginia public institutions of higher education, the General Assembly passed legislation April 6 which officially outlines the path toward more autonomy for schools in the Commonwealth, including the University.

Community prepares for Foxfield Races

In an effort to minimize the sometimes dangerous, disrespectful and destructive behavior surrounding the alcohol-enhanced revelry of the annual spring Foxfield Races, event coordinators met with members of the University's Greek community to discuss preventative measures last night. "We love that the students come to Foxfield," Foxfield Marketing Director Anne Brown said.

U.Va. announces new arts center

The Office of the Architect for the University announced a new home for performing and visual arts on Grounds late last week.

Judiciary Committee elects new executives

The University Judiciary Committee elected third-year College student Tim Ormsby as Committee Chairman for the 2005-2006 school year in a meeting last night. "I am very excited," Ormsby said.

Search for diversity officer continues

Applications for the University's newly established Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity are due Monday. The position was outlined in and prescribed by the report given by the President's Commission on Diversity and Equity in the summer of 2004.

City hires off-Grounds inspector

Charlottesville City Council passed a resolution Tuesday to put off-Grounds student housing to the test. Council accepted a proposal made by the University to hire an additional housing inspector for the City specifically responsible for neighborhoods in the University area.