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No. 1 seeded men’s lacrosse comes back to defeat North Carolina in ACC semifinals

(04/29/19 3:32am)

The top-seeded Virginia men’s lacrosse team beat North Carolina for the second time this season in the semifinal round of the ACC Championship Saturday. After taking down the Tar Heels (8-7, 1-3 ACC) earlier this year in Charlottesville, the Cavaliers (12-3, 3-1 ACC) won at the UNC Lacrosse Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., taking down North Carolina 14-13 on its own turf.

CANTWELL: Women’s basketball will look very different next season

(04/30/19 12:10am)

The Virginia women’s basketball team struggled with depth this past season, their first under Coach Tina Thompson, finishing the ACC Tournament with only seven players healthy and eligible to play. However, the Cavaliers will look very different in the 2019-2020 season with a much deeper roster that will be more capable of leading the team back to the NCAA Tournament. 

Increases in faculty hire rates fall slightly short of increases in undergraduate student enrollment

(04/30/19 3:13am)

For the past several years, first-year enrollment at the University has steadily risen, increasing 12.5 percent between fall 2012 to fall 2018. In fall 2012, 3,397 first-year students arrived on Grounds, while in fall 2018, the University welcomed a first-year class of 3,822 students — the largest first-year class in University history. 

North Korea charged U.S. $2 million for medical treatment of University student Otto Warmbier

(04/26/19 2:34pm)

North Korea charged the U.S. $2 million for the medical treatment of Otto Warmbier and insisted the envoy sent to retrieve the comatose University student from Pyongyang in 2017 sign a pledge that the U.S. would pay before giving permission to leave.

BATSUKH: A conservative case against the census citizenship question

(04/30/19 2:27am)

In the United States, the census determines congressional representation, informs distributions of federal grants by the federal government and the states. It also helps businesses plan expansions, expenditures, advertising and new products. It is not only a political tool — it also a widely used for financial and social purposes. Its efficacy, however, is already partially compromised by the survey and statistical techniques used by the Census Bureau. Adding Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ proposed citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census runs the risk of further reducing the usefulness of the data. 

Newcomb Hall student workers to hold rally next Wednesday

(04/25/19 4:12am)

Student staff members at Newcomb Hall have begun to petition against the changes that have resulted from the current reorganization of Newcomb Hall. These changes — which have included hiring freezes and increased responsibilities without increased pay — are due to a budget deficit in the Office of the Dean of Students. Impacted student employees are scheduled to hold a rally at the steps of Peabody Hall May 1 to protest the changes. The rally was originally scheduled for April 26, but moved due to inclement weather.