Nico Gendron

Nicolette (Nico) Gendron is a 4th year at the University of Virginia, LA transplant and Boston native. She is studying English and passionate about investigative news journalism.

Avid hiker Marit Anderson thinks
Charlottesville should capitalize on its natural resources by offering hikers an affordable place to stay. Submitted photo

Hostel takeover: Local woman wants Charlottesville to be hiker magnet

Marit Anderson signs her emails “Moonwalker,” her trail name. She completed the 2,178 miles of the Appalachian Trail in 2009, a portion of which is easily accessible, via Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway, from the place she calls home—Charlottesville. As the vice president and hike leader of Charlottesville’s chapter of the Potomac Appalachian […]

Photo: Martyn Kyle

Sorority report: On writing from inside the issue

C-VILLE Weekly news intern Nicolette Gendron shares a byline with news editor Graelyn Brashear on the feature that hit stands last Wednesday, a close look at the gulf between fraternities and sororities when it comes to rules regarding alcohol and parties—something many Greek women see as sexist and potentially dangerous. As a fourth-year UVA student and […]