Kaelyn Quinn


Sullivan hosts sexual violence discussion

University President Teresa Sullivan hosted a reception Thursday in the Special Collections Library to discuss the issue of sexual violence at the University. The reception covered a variety of issues, including the implementation of mandatory campus safety classes for students, how to better support survivors of sexual violence as a community, and the issue of alcohol and partying.

QSU, SOR host transgender activist Schofield

Transgender Rights Advocate Scott Schofield spoke at a vigil for the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, co-hosted by Sigma Omicron Roe, the first gender-neutral fraternity on Grounds, and the Queer Student Union. Schofield invoked support for those affected by acts of violence against the transgender community.

Consulting: a common, but varied path

In 2013, 10 percent of University undergraduates went into Consulting Services, --the second most popular industry for students according to the University Career Services First Destinations Report, a report based on survey data of undergraduate plans upon graduation. UCS Director of Employer Relations, David Lapinski, described consulting as a “catch-all” for University undergraduates, attracting those from all schools and areas of study.

Supreme Court grants Law School clinic petition

The Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic will present Henderson v. U.S. in front of the Supreme Court next February. The case concerns individual property rights in the face of government restrictions on convicted individuals possessing firearms.

Warner out-raises Gillespie in third quarter

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner raised $2 million in the third quarter of this year, bringing his total funds for the campaign to $8 million. Republican challenger Ed Gilespie raised $1.8 million in the third quarter.

The Competition Effect

As September comes to a close, most upperclassmen have re-entered the academic mode. First years are continuing to acclimate to a new environment.

Virginia high school graduation rates rise

Virginia high school graduation rates have risen more than 7.5 percent in the last six years, according to new data released by the Virginia Department of Education. Education School Dean Robert Pianta said the graduation rate increase reflected consistent improvement.

Community holds vigil for Graham

Thousands of University community members filled the Amphitheatre Thursday for a candlelight vigil in honor of missing second-year College student Hannah Graham.

Virginia Standards of Learning scores increase

The Virginia Department of Education released the Standards of Learning test results from the 2013-14 school year Wednesday. Student test scores in math increased, from a 71 percent pass rate in 2012-13 to 74 percent this year.