Imagine sitting in a little coffee shop decorated with hanging plants, cozy couches and colorful pictures on the walls.
Now that you have met all of your new professors, I'm sure there is an obvious, yet important, question on everyone's minds: Have aliens landed on Earth?
Let's say that, after almost getting run over by a speeding SUV, sitting through a smoldering class at Cabell Hall, and violently wrenching your shirt free from the back of a wooden desk, you are finally on your lunch break.
The weeks between the end of August and beginning of September have become almost a ritual for students and faculty: Students make their annual pilgrimage to the bookstore, Tom DeLuca hypnotizes large crowds in the Amphitheater and the McIntire Department of Art holds the Faculty Exhibition at the Fayerweather Gallery. The show, which opened Aug.
For many first-year students, the first few weeks of school are filled with the anticipation of getting settled into college life and nervousness about finding the right classes.
Picture it: July 31, 1999, Alltel Pavilion in Raleigh, N.C. The air is hot and sticky from a day's rain and it's the worst heat wave in years.
A phone call a day Been spending too much time on your computer reading e-mail and think you have carpal tunnel syndrome? "Health Calls," a new segment on news station NBC 29's Live at Five newscast, brings in doctors from the University Medical Center to answer basic medical questions on the air. Viewers can send in postcards with their specific questions and NBC 29 will contact experts at the Medical Center to come on the air. NBC 29 News Director Dave Cupp created the segment.
From the earliest days of the University until today, the Academical Village has been and still is a consistent center of focus for all students who have walked these Grounds.
Hey! How are ya? We're back at school again and that means a lot of the same old work, the same old conversations, the same old beer and the same old friends - if only I could remember their names.
The sites and sounds outside University dorm windows mostly are pleasant. Lawnies have the lush Lawn, Hereford residents have Charlottesville's serene hills and Brown College boasts proximity to central Grounds.