Nicholas Western


Buddies On Call program set to launch, will select volunteer walkers

Buddies On Call, a new program endorsed by Student Council, is launching after a months-long organization process. “Buddies On Call will operate from 10pm-2am on [Thursday, Friday, and Saturday] nights to help create a safer community,” according to the Student Council website.

Sexual Assault Resource Agency holds annual award celebration

The Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA), a Charlottesville-based nonprofit that aims to support survivors of sexual assault, held its sixth annual Annette DeGregoria Grimm Award Celebration last Friday at the Darden School of Business. This year’s award went to Ron and Lorelei Pulliam of the Gallastar Equine Center in Afton.

University works to implement Campus Climate survey

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors discussed the implementation of the White House’s "Not Alone" campaign in their meetings this month. Not Alone is White house initiative to prevent sexual assault at university campuses around the U.S.

Sen. Deeds discusses mental health with students

Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, visited the University Monday to discuss mental health care reform, emphasizing the efforts students can make to support their peers and their community in issues of mental health.