Kate Edson


Holidays around the world

With the winter holidays coming up, international students have the unique chance to experience traditions in both America and their home countries.

A series of historic firsts

For most of the 15,669 undergraduate students at the University, November 8 presented the first opportunity to vote in a Presidential election.

From library local to library leader

Growing up as a “latchkey kid" — returning from school to an empty home while his parents were still at work — Unsworth spent his afternoons at the public library, reading through the collections.

Look Hoos Talking opens eyes

Student Council’s annual “Look Hoos Talking” event provided a forum for professors to show off their passions and spark the interest of students in fifteen-minute talks.

U.Va. alumnus develops housing app

Students around Grounds aren’t just anxious about midterms this week. Although this semester is barely a month underway, the frantic struggle to finalize housing plans for next year is already in full swing. “I don’t know what to do, I don’t know how to sign a lease, I don’t even know how to look for an apartment,” first-year College student Joie Asuquo said. First years often feel like they’re left to fend for themselves when it comes to securing housing for their second year at the University, whether it is on grounds of off.

Best Charlottesville hikes for fall

Looking to explore Virginia’s wilderness this fall? Check out this guide to local hikes, thanks to the expertise of three College students.

Hoos voting

With fall elections fast approaching, University students have become active participants in local politics, specifically through internships and jobs with Virginia Congressional candidates. Two students, fourth-year College student Marissa Mullen and fourth-year Batten student Bryan Pfirrmann, have both taken active roles in their respective political parties.

Greens to Grounds offers new dining options

Look no further for your fresh foods, U.Va. This fall, Greens to Grounds is making healthy, organic products even more accessible and affordable. A student-run Community Supported Agriculture organization, Greens to Grounds provides the University and Charlottesville community with fruits and veggies, along with other locally sourced products.