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Honor considers an internal disclosure policy

(5 hours ago)

Honor continued a discussion at their meeting Sunday on a proposed policy change pertaining to internal disclosure, which would require Honor members to report any disciplinary proceedings to their committee. These disciplinary proceedings include Honor trials as well as University Judiciary Committee trials, in which students are evaluated for infractions of the standards of conduct and then given a sanction — such as a reflective essay or community service — if found guilty.  

No. 7 Virginia field hockey moves to 13-3 after sweeping its weekend series

(6 hours ago)

No. 7 Virginia defeated No. 4 Duke Friday afternoon at Turf Field in a highly anticipated ACC rivalry matchup, and followed Sunday with a close victory against a struggling Drexel team in Philadelphia. The Cavaliers (13-3, 3-2 ACC) extended into overtime to record a 3-2 victory against the Blue Devils (11-4, 1-3 ACC) before handling the Dragons (3-11, 1-2 CAA) in another 3-2 final.

Culturefest celebrates the many cultural backgrounds present at U.Va.

(7 hours ago)

Amidst the usual pedestrian traffic between the Corner and Scott Stadium that is inherent to Family Weekend, students and their families gathered at the McIntire Amphitheatre Saturday. Students and families received the opportunity to learn about various cultural dance and music groups at Culturefest, a gathering of culturally-affiliated groups on Grounds. 

Virginia men’s and women’s cross country places 18th and 29th in first national meets

(16 hours ago)

The No. 16 Virginia men’s cross country team traveled to Madison for the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational Friday and finished with a score of 492 points to place 18th overall out of the 36 teams at the meet. No. 1 Northern Arizona took first place with 59 points followed by No. 5 Stanford with 133 points and No. 28 Tulsa with 175 points.

How movie soundtracks helped me rediscover my abandoned hobby

(5 hours ago)

Since the age of five, I’ve kept my nails clipped short so that there’s no white part remaining, only pink. My childhood piano teacher firmly believed that this was essential for proper playing, and if I felt my fingers slipping across the keys during practice, we’d pause and I’d trim my nails over the trash can with the clipper she kept on her keyring.

McIntire School of Commerce hosts conversation with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

(5 hours ago)

National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver spoke in front of a sold-out crowd at Old Cabell Hall Friday morning for the Centennial Speaker Series Conversation. As part of the McIntire School of Commerce’s 2019 Fall Forum, the conversation was centered around the topic of sports business and moderated by Commerce School Dean Carl Zeithaml. The event began with Zeithaml’s conversation with Silver, followed by two panels — “The Evolution of Sports: Insights from the Inside” and “Game Changers: How Athletes, Startups and Industry Giants Disrupt the World of Sports.”

Sikh Students Association hosts annual Punjabi Culture Night

(16 hours ago)

Students wandered throughout the windy Amphitheater Thursday, sporting both bandaids on their shoulders and plates full of traditional Indian dishes in their hands. The Sikh Students Association hosted their annual Punjabi Culture Night, complete with not only free food and numerous cultural performances and activities, but flu shots as well. The SSA offered attendees free flu shots with insurance through CVS in order to alleviate a practical health concern during the colder months while attendees celebrated Punjabi culture. 

David Sedaris shares his dark, intimate humor with Charlottesville audience

(10/20/19 8:39pm)

“To the person who stole my antidepressants, I hope you’re happy,” David Sedaris read from his diary entries, mixing dark and crude humor in front of a packed crowd Wednesday night at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center. Sedaris shared four essays from his new collection, entitled “Calypso.” This marks the second week of his lecture tour after the book’s publication in May.

Following U.Va. hospital criticism, YDSA hosts healthcare town hall

(10/20/19 8:22pm)

Young Democratic Socialists of America at the University hosted a town hall last week on Grounds regarding healthcare, specifically covering the issues of healthcare for all and the recent controversy surrounding the University Health System’s aggressive collection practices concerning its patients’ debts. 

SONG: California is right to begin paying its college athletes

(10/17/19 2:46am)

California passed the “Fair Pay to Play Act,” on Sept. 30, allowing college athletes in California to be paid for the commercial use of their name, image and likeness — something the NCAA prohibits. The new law is a long-overdue victory for college football and basketball players, who collectively generate billions of dollars for the NCAA and college athletic programs each year without receiving any financial compensation. Virginia should follow California’s lead to help collegiate athletes get financial payment they deserve.