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​PARTING SHOT: A promising future, with some regrets

The Cavalier Daily has more than its share of problems. At its core, every person in the editing chain believes they are better writers, editors and reporters than those below them. To fully harness the paper’s talent, The Cavalier Daily must fight this culture and trade writing quality for writer motivation. But, throughout, I have valued the News section’s dedication to fair, unbiased coverage.

Board of Visitors discusses dramatic increase in CAPS visitors, NCAA scholarship money

The Board of Visitors’ Student Affairs and Athletics Committee met Tuesday afternoon and discussed the University’s Counseling and Psychological Services and new Athletics developments. Patricia Lampkin, the vice president and chief student affairs officer, said the administration is working to finalize an interim policy on sexual harassment and intimate partner violence, following the Rolling Stone article and its fallout last semester. "Student safety will remain a critical focus this spring," Lampkin said.

Sullivan said tuition will decrease for 70 percent of Virginia students.

Ad hoc committee addresses University culture, Greek life, sexual assault

University President Teresa Sullivan announced the formation of an ad hoc committee on public safety Monday. The committee, formally titled the Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture, is chaired by Sullivan and includes two members of the Board of Visitors, two faculty, four students, one staff member, one dean and four alumni and parent representatives.

Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said a search team looking for evidence in the investigation into the disappearance of second-year College student Hannah Graham found human remains shortly before noon Saturday.

Graham search team finds human remains off Old Lynchburg Road

A search team with the Chesterfield County Sheriff's office found human remains in an area off Old Lynchburg Road in southern Albemarle County shortly before noon Saturday. The remains have not yet been identified, but Albemarle County Police Chief Steve Sellers said the investigation into the disappearance of second-year College student Hannah Graham is now a "death investigation" which will be handled by the Albemarle County Police Department.

SafeRide, other safety measures see new scrutiny after Graham disappearance

University President Teresa Sullivan said the University would increase the number of SafeRide vans and SafeRide’s hours in an email message sent to the University community last Tuesday. The time extensions were sent to the community in error, however, and Sullivan included the correct hours in an email to students sent last Friday. While the University has added a fourth van, no changes to SafeRide operating hours has been made.

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Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said a search team looking for evidence in the investigation into the disappearance of second-year College student Hannah Graham found human remains shortly before noon Saturday.
	Democrats launched the site GillespieCare, above, on Thursday. Republican Senate Candidate Ed Gillespie’s campaign dismissed the attacks as full of misinformation.
	The University Board of Elections released the results of the recent Honor Committee elections on Friday evening. Columns above display the school, winning candidate, number of votes they received and percentage of votes cast they received. See uvavote.com for the complete results.
	Student Council recently released a list of 80 CIOs requesting funding for the Spring semester. Requests ranged from $500 to more than $100,000.
	An anonymous hacker under the name “Root the Box” caused the University’s main webpage to redirect to a picture of the group’s logo, a pixelated white skull on a black background, before going to the @R00tTh3B0x twitter feed Monday night.
	Individual income taxes, which account for 68 percent of Virginia General Fund Revenues, decreased by 13.4 percent in February, leading to a 2 percent decrease in overall revenue collections. Alcoholic beverage sales taxes were a highlight, posting a nearly 7 percent increase.
	Information courtesy NACUBO-Commonfund and UVIMCO

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