Teresa Wood


Articles

Not-so-common sense?

Winter is quickly approaching, sicknesses in various forms are spreading and final exams are the only obstacles between students and break.

Living life to learn

"I'll miss her enthusiasm and her zest for life. It's not that she didn't get angry about things or upset about things, but I don't ever recall her doing anything mean.

Best in CLAS

As the semester winds down and students eagerly await their fall classes or curse ISIS for a late registration time, many still cannot decide which courses are worth their while. Though some may be looking for an easy "A" or a class without a required discussion, there are many courses out there which students found essential to their education at the University.

Does Divestment STAND a Chance?

White paper human cut-outs lay sprawled across South Lawn on Monday as part of a "Die In" organized by Students Taking Action Now: Darfur (STAND), a University CIO dedicated to promoting awareness of current events in Darfur, Sudan. STAND sought to use the symbolic paper corpses to represent the mass killings in the Darfur region that began in 2003.

Tulane transplants' two-toned tales

Charlottesville is, geographically, far from New Orleans, and the University provides a far different atmosphere from Tulane University. So when the University opened its arms to those who were forced to evacuate during Hurricane Katrina, many Tulane students found themselves in a very unfamiliar environment. Despite the fact that Tulane has reopened its doors and most students have returned to the same dorms they were forced to leave only a few hours after moving in, there are some who didn't go back to New Orleans. Those, such as second-year College student Grace Allstrom, decided they liked being at the University so much that they transferred here permanently. "I had considered transferring from Tulane anyway -- there were a lot of things I didn't like about it," Allstrom said.

Jefferson lives

At Thomas Jefferson's University, it's hard to walk around Grounds without being reminded of his enduring presence. But Peter Onuf, a Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, is brought into contact with Jefferson more often than most.

Hallelujah

With ice still clinging to the grass and the architecture illuminated by strings of lights, the Lawn was fairly quiet the night of Dec.

Just for kicks

Are you a female between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-11? Are you at least 18 years of age? And, most importantly, can you kick eye-high? If so, you may be eligible to audition for the world-famous Radio City Rockettes, renowned for their high kicks and precision dancing. Fourth-year Education student Ericka Whitaker is one of the privileged few who made it through the rigorous and highly competitive audition process to perform as a member of the legendary dance troupe. Whitaker, who has been dancing for 17 years, recalled seeing the Rockettes perform at Radio City Music Hall when she was just 6 years old, and the image never left her mind. "My parents took me to the show in New York at Radio City Music Hall, and I was just fascinated with the Rockettes," Whitaker said.

Just for kicks

Are you a female between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-11? Are you at least 18 years of age? And, most importantly, can you kick eye-high? If so, you may be eligible to audition for the world-famous Radio City Rockettes, renowned for their high kicks and precision dancing. Fourth-year Education student Ericka Whitaker is one of the privileged few who made it through the rigorous and highly competitive audition process to perform as a member of the legendary dance troupe. Whitaker, who has been dancing for 17 years, recalled seeing the Rockettes perform at Radio City Music Hall when she was just 6 years old, and the image never left her mind. "My parents took me to the show in New York at Radio City Music Hall, and I was just fascinated with the Rockettes," Whitaker said.

'What would Larry do?'

He was around when women weren't allowed to attend the University. He remembered when Memorial Gymnasium used to be the basketball team's home.