The HSC held this annual event Sunday afternoon to celebrate Navratri, the most celebrated Hindu festival with roots in the Indian subcontinent.
Although Hereford, Brown and the International Residential College differ in central focus, all three are intended to carry out Thomas Jefferson’s ideal of the academical village by extending learning beyond the classroom and into the home.
Planning for Meditation on the Lawn began this past summer when a group of students decided that the University needed more events centered around thoughtfulness and unity.
Third-year College students Sai Samayamanthula, Aditya Sorot, Jasmanet Chahal, Pramod Grama and Mihir Tandon first became friends while surviving organic chemistry together, but at the end of last semester, they became business partners and the founders of UVA Thrift.
The India Student Association hosted its second wide-scale zero waste event on Sept. 1, which aimed to promote a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle.
Gender equality, marriage equality and wage equality — the notion of human equality permeates today’s social justice rhetoric. But, to the average American, “blood equality” may be a foreign term. It is this lack of awareness that Homoglobin, a Virginia-based nonprofit founded this year, hopes to ameliorate.
VISAS is made up of eight programs aimed at fostering dialogue between domestic volunteers and international members of the University community.
As a new semester peers around the corner, the few days leading up to its start provides U.Va. students critical time to reflect on past semesters and brainstorm any changes — or “New Year’s resolutions” — they would like to make in their college lifestyles.
Officers of ISO encouraged international students to bring their roommates or students they have met over their first week at the University, culminating in an informal meet-and-greet.
These tips and tricks hail from rising second-year students who have experienced it all first-hand this past academic term.
Whether it was taking naps in each other's rooms or grabbing food together at the nearby dining halls, the first-year experience is cherished by many of the soon to be graduates.
Kernodle juggles the lifestyle of a professional vegan food blogger with an audience of about 2,400 people alongside a full time job at M.C. Dean, an electrical company in Charlottesville.
The theme for Layaleena this year was “A Journey through Time,” which represents a celebration of how Arab culture has changed over the years, as well as the aspects that have remained the same.
This past month, CAFE’s commitment to educating the University on Central American issues was exhibited in their Cine Cafeina event.
Matsuri is a Japanese word that means “festival,” referencing a celebration with games, performances and food relating to Japanese culture. This is exactly what Japan Club provided the University community this past weekend.