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Dan Stalcup


I always imagined writing something eloquent for my final column, but these types of things rarely go as planned.

Justice is served

Our baseball team has almost everything - a top-five national ranking, a solid core of young players and players who have proven themselves in conference play.

Dollars and sense

This Monday, The Cavalier Daily released its annual listing of the salaries of University employees, including athletic department staff and coaches.

Our guy

There's an old video tape at my house in Northern Virginia that my mom recorded when I was about 6 years old.


Having a baby will really suck the life out of you, even as it gives you something to love. Babies take hundreds more hours than you expect them to.

The end of an era

Here are a few words that I would use to describe Sunday's basketball game between the fifth-seed Virginia and 12th-seed Wisconsin-Green Bay women's basketball teams: Devastating. Anti-climactic. Frustrating. There's a rule that we follow at my house, and I'm not sure if it's something we made up or if it's a University-wide - or nation-wide or worldwide - tradition.

No. 21 makes early exit in tournament

[caption id="attachment_33850" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Senior guard Monica Wright led the Cavaliers' scoring effort with 34 points in addition to contributing nine rebounds.

The great debates

Many people who see me hang out with my friends assume that we hate each other's guts. We spend about 90 percent of our waking minutes yelling and arguing about stuff deemed by most to be "ridiculous" or "pointless." But from my perspective, there's no issue too trivial or absurd to debate.

Freaks ahead of the times

Its cult fame is growing gradually and its enormous influence is becoming more recognized, but Freaks and Geeks remains the most underappreciated cultural entity of my lifetime.

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