Fraternities are back at UVA after agreeing to new rules aimed at making parties safer. Photo: Rammelkamp Foto

Greek life resumes at UVA, but with new event restrictions

UVA’s fraternities again made national news this week when University President Teresa Sullivan announced the reinstatement of the school’s Phi Kappa Psi chapter, which voluntarily ended its relationship with the University in November after an explosive and now largely discredited Rolling Stone story alleged a woman was gang raped there in 2012. The rest of […]

Ken Boyd. Photo: Ashley Twiggs

Election 2015: Harding in, Boyd out

Every year is an election year in Virginia, and this year, not only is everyone in the General Assembly up for reelection, but key offices in Charlottesville and Albemarle are on the ballot as well. So far in Albemarle, Sheriff Chip Harding (R) has announced he’ll seek a third and final term. Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney […]

Charlottesville Electoral Board members (left to right) Rick Sincere, Joan Schatzman, and Jim Nix in a meeting on Thursday, November 6. Photo: Lisa Provence

City Dems’ displeasure ousts Schatzman from Electoral Board

Charlottesville Electoral Board chair Joan Schatzman became a casualty of the Sheri Iachetta registrar scandal January 10 when she was booted from reappointment to the board where she’s served for more than 11 years at a special meeting organized by her own party. Schatzman, a Democrat, and her fellow board members, Republican Rick Sincere and […]