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Greg Lewis

CARSON AND LEWIS: An odious debt

The national student debt clock now stands at more than $1.2 trillion. In Virginia, almost 60 percent of students graduate with debt. The price tag of public higher education has long been a shock for poor students — the net cost of Virginia’s system is the fifth highest in the nation. These numbers are inexcusable.

	Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Charlottesville, above, pictured before his run for governor in 2009.

State Sen. Creigh Deeds in fair condition after house stabbing

Police are investigating Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds’ (D-Bath) attack in the early hours of Tuesday morning as a possible murder-suicide, Virginia State Police said at a press conference this afternoon. Deeds was stabbed multiple times in the head and upper torso, but is in fair condition at the University Medical Center.

Storify: Election Day 2013

Terry McAuliffe was elected to serve as Virginia’s 72nd governor Tuesday night in one of the most hotly contested statewide races in decades.

C'Ville hosts LGBTQ pride festival

Hosted by the Charlottesville Pride Community Network, an organization focused on supporting the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning communities, the second annual event featured 67 vendors as well as entertainment, food and children’s activities.

STORIFY: University remembers 9/11

The University community commemorates the tragedy of 9/11 12 years later. The Burke Society handed out flags for students to plant at the south end of the Lawn.

Board approves removal of all-grant aid

This month’s vote by the University’s Board of Visitors to reauthorize a modified version of the touted AccessUVa program has renewed a debate about the University’s obligation to promote socioeconomic diversity amid deepening cuts in federal and state funding of public universities.

University remains in the spotlight

Following a flurry of new developments in the University governance crisis, the Association of American University Professors (AAUP) released a report Thursday lambasting the University Board of Visitors and Rector Helen Dragas for their role in last summer’s forced resignation of University President Teresa Sullivan.

ACTA appeals Department of Education's decision

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni on Friday appealed its Dec. 31 complaint to the Department of Education protesting “wrongful interference with institutional autonomy and governance powers” by the University’s accrediting body.

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	A Rugby Road house (above) was raided by police last year when a fake identification operation was discovered.

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