Check out our interviews with some of the Women’s Center’s interns regarding their accomplishments from this year’s Celebrate Every Body Week and some of their remaining long term goals for promoting healthy body image around Grounds. Produced by: Porter Dickie, Jahil Parker, and Daniele Ray
One of the most recent phases of the Rotunda renovations has involved removal of the column capitals on the south portico of the Rotunda. Assistant Project Manager James Zehmer describes the need for the capital replacement and plans for installation of the new capitals.
Sarita Herman, Rotunda Project Coordinator for UVA Facilities Management, emphasizes the importance of opening up Rotunda spaces for student use in the current renovation project. Updates include classrooms for use by the College, new study spaces in the dome room, and updated classroom technology throughout the building.
The Virginia Men’s Soccer team arrived in back in Charlottesville Sunday evening, returning home from a seventh national championship win against UCLA in Cary, NC. The Cavaliers won the game 4-2 in penalty kicks after no score in regulation time. Taking a break from studying for finals, a small crowd of students met the team outside of University Hall to congratulate them on such a well deserved win after a hard fought season.
Holding signs and chanting, hundreds of faculty members, graduate instructors, staff and students gathered at Beta Bridge for the “Take Back the Party: End Rape Now!” rally Saturday night. Rally members marched down Rugby Road to the Corner and back, before ending the event outside the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house. Read more at: http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2014/11/faculty-host-take-back-the-party-protest-on-beta-bridge
University students hosted a “Slut Walk” Friday afternoon to protest rape culture and sexual assault on Grounds. Protesters walked from the Amphitheatre, to the Lawn, the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house and Brooks Hall, before ending at Peabody Hall. Read more at: http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2014/11/students-host-slut-walk