Michelle Davis


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University cancels Monday classes

The University cancelled its classes for the third time in 30 years Sunday evening with Hurricane Sandy bringing extreme weather to the state.

Bruce Springsteen to perform free concert Tuesday

Bruce Springsteen is set to perform a free concert Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion in support of the Barack Obama campaign. The Obama for America-hosted-event is part of the campaign’s effort to turn out voters across Virginia. “I’m here today because for thirty years I’ve been writing about the distance between the American dream and the American reality,” Springsteen said during a recent appearance in Iowa.

Kwon voted FYC president

Students elected first-year College student Andrew Kwon to serve as First Year Council president, the University Board of Elections announced Wednesday evening.

Courses promote language learning

A short-term language program set in motion by the University’s International Center aims to provide students with a jumpstart in the basic phonetics, grammar and conversational phrases of a foreign language, according to a University statement released Monday. The program, open to anyone in the University and Charlottesville communities, will require participants to take two three-hour courses, followed by small group practice with native speakers.

Measures bust budget

Preventative measures the University is taking to keep trespassers off the Rotunda scaffolding could cost the school up to $150,000 more than it had initially budgeted for the roof project, University spokesperson Carol Wood said Sunday. Facilities Management installed the scaffolding during the summer months to allow construction workers to access the Rotunda roof.

Council plans emergency meeting

Student Council members met Sunday afternoon via conference call and decided to meet again July 1 to hold a summer emergency meeting, the first of its kind for Council, in order to discuss steps which the Board of Visitors could take in the future to better integrate with the University community. The announcement came at a pivotal time for the University as the Board will be holding a session Tuesday to make a decision about whether or not to reinstate President Teresa A.

Law School ranks seventh

The University's Law School ranks seventh among the nation's top law schools, according to the 2013 Best Graduate Schools rankings released yesterday by U.S.