Penney ante: The General Assembly session gets weird

Penney ante: The General Assembly session gets weird

First off, here’s a newsflash for you: Neither Jim Gilmore nor Jim Webb is going to be president of the United States. With Gilmore finally dropping his embarrassing (and largely invisible) quest for the Republican nomination, and Webb recently announcing that he will not mount an independent presidential bid, our dreams of an all-Virginian Jim/Jim […]

People who say Erich Reimer is unqualified for student government? “Haters,” he says. “I’ll be saving a few tweets for them later.” Submitted photo

Make UVA Law great again

The presidential primaries aren’t the only races going on. At UVA School of Law, Erich Reimer found inspiration in The Donald for his run for Student Bar Association vice president and Student Council representative, and promises to build a wall between the law school and main Grounds—and make undergrad Student Council pay for it. “We […]

Local musician Peyton Tochterman stars in a short music video for Ting, which was shot on the Downtown Mall. Staff photo

‘Crazy fast’ like Shanghai and Stockholm

The filming for a new Ting commercial has begun on the Downtown Mall and local musician Peyton Tochterman is the star, singing about how Charlottesville will be as connected as Shanghai. The “crazy fast” Internet company, which launched its first ever network in Charlottesville in June, has already given half the city access to its […]