Beer fests and concerts in Charlottesville may be nothing new, but the 3WV/Saab Blues and Brews Fest '99 benefits a good cause - Charlottesville's AIDS/HIV Services Group. Sponsored by Saab and hosted by 3WV (97.5 FM), tomorrow's annual event will be held at the Charlottesville Downtown Amphitheater from 2 to 7 p.m.
Although the television sitcom "Cheers" ended several years ago, the same friendly, personable atmosphere portrayed in the bar where "everybody knows your name" can be found right here on the Corner at St.
From Baha'i to Branch Davidians, Oneida to Osho, Scientology to Snake Handlers, just about everything one needs to know about over 200 emerging and non-mainstream religions can be found in one place on the Web: www.religiousmovements.org. The site originated in 1996 as an optional project for University Prof.
A new multicultural group, founded by a group of suitemates who recognized a need for better racial and cultural relations at the University, began its tenure on Grounds last Tuesday.
Elvis isn't dead, only fired Charlottesville's very own Elvis, who for the past four years could be seen at The White Spot on the Corner, was fired last week. James Rorak adopted the name "Elvis" when he started growing sideburns about five years ago.
Mystery planting Some anonymous Cavalier football fans apparently were reluctant to allow the excitement from Saturday's homecoming win over Wake Forest to end with the final touchdown. Michael Thomas, associate director of University athletics, reported that a six-foot-tall palm tree was planted on the 50-yard line at Scott Stadium late Saturday night. University police responded quickly and removed the tree shortly after the sighting at 9:22 a.m.
One doesn't even have to read The Cavalier Daily, but merely glance at its front page headlines to see that there is now a great controversy surrounding the University's admissions policies. Is it in the best interest of the University to consider race during the selection process?
A phenomenon is sweeping the globe. Across the world, accomplished pretty-boy bands such as the Backstreet Boys, NSYNC and 98 Degrees top the record charts simply because thousands of screaming 13-year-old girls want it that way.