Thanksgiving has sneaked up on us again, and before we know it we'll be consuming enough gravy to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool three times over.
Located in the Barracks Road Shopping Center, Casella's may not stand out in its mall location, but its homemade family recipes rise above other chain restaurants in the area. The Casella family started the restaurant nine years ago and operated it until September 1998 when current owner Eric Pfister and his wife took over.
"I am hard working, responsible and dedicated ... " "I will do my best to be your Student Council Representative ... " These are the usual speeches you might expect from Student Council candidates who ran in the Council election Nov.
A quick glance through any recent fashion magazine reveals that Americans have an obsession with the senses.
Lunch box politics State Sen. Emily Couric, D-Charlottesville, will appear at tomorrow's meeting of the Women Faculty and Professional Association in the Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room. "She will be talking about legislative issues that affect each of us as employees and citizens of the Commonwealth," said Susan Levine, assistant to the deans and WFPA president.
When fourth-year College student Bryson Patterson was young, doctors told his parents they would be lucky if their son finished high school. Patterson's dyslexia causes him to mix up numbers and letters; as a result, he didn't learn to read until the third grade. First-year College student Rebecca Smith was born profoundly deaf.
Advertisements are invading our lives through the airwaves and on the streets. Their ubiquity in society makes them nearly impossible to avoid, and I personally am repulsed at the sight of each and every one.
RA cattle call: Herd 'em up The annual mass movement to become a resident assistant begins today with an information session for interested students. "The prospect of helping to shape someone's college career causes many people to want to become RAs," said Erin Healy, RA and fourth-year College student.
The green flyers placed around the Newcomb Hall Dining Room attracted students' eyes with their bright color at first, but their message would attract controversy as well: "Why are certain factions (the Catholic Church and feminists) engaged in an assault against things that make life pleasurable, such as: sex, romance, makeup, furs, jewelry, chocolate?" The flyer advertised "The Neo-Puritan Assault on Sex and Pleasure" with Dr. Gary Hull as lecturer, sponsored by the Objectivist Club Thursday night in Gilmer Hall. Objectivism is a philosophy emphasizing individual achievement, formulated by the author Ayn Rand in her 1943 book "The Fountainhead" and 1957 book "Atlas Shrugged." According to Hull, the basis of the philosophy's morality is reason. "I would say objectivism is a philosophy of reason, egoism and capitalism," said Dan Norton, third-year College student and Objectivist Club president.