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Caroline Houck

Will you walk the Lawn?

At a meeting Monday afternoon, University administrators told several student leaders that the next phase of Rotunda renovations will impact Final Exercises for the Class of 2015 and potentially 2016.

Employee suffers injury

The Charlottesville Fire Department rescued a male construction worker trapped on scaffolding in the Alderman Road dormitory housing construction site Tuesday afternoon. Deputy Fire Chief Britt Grimm said the worker injured his leg when a wooden plank in the scaffolding broke, leaving him unable to travel down the ladder to the ground. Once the fire crew arrived at Tree House Drive at 1:14 p.m., Grimm said his team ascended the ladder to assess the worker's injuries and determine the "safest method of getting him down." "They used what we call a stokes basket," Grimm said.


[caption id="attachment_48252" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Sharon Davie, founder and director of the University's Women's Center, was presented with the National Women's Studies Association's 2011 Founders Award.

Protesters declare ideology

[caption id="attachment_47765" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Three men were arrested at Lee Park Tuesday though none were affiliated with the Occupy Charlottesville movement.

State Supreme Court postpones climate case

The ongoing legal battle between Virginia Attorney General and University alumnus Ken Cuccinelli and the University about the release of documents related to climate change research is currently on hold, as both parties wait for the state Supreme Court to set a hearing date.

Khrushchev talks Cold War, USSR

[caption id="attachment_46972" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet Union prime minister Nikita Khrushchev, spoke to members of the University community via video conference yesterday.

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