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Fourth-year English major Vanessa Braganza worries the renovations to Alderman will permanently remove a large amount of Alderman’s collections to an off-site location. Photo by Amy Jackson

Save the books: UVA undergrads object to possible book removal

In this digital age, many speculate that printed literature is on the decline, with Kindles, iPhone apps and Google Books able to supply previously printed materials. However, this view of a digitized reading future holds little weight at the University of Virginia, where faculty and students alike are fighting to “save the books” at Alderman […]

UVA's rotunda. File photo.

Detained UVA student faces North Korean press

The UVA student detained in North Korea last month for allegedly committing a “hostile act” against the country publicly apologized for making “the worst mistake of [his] life” February 29 at a government-arranged news conference in Pyongyang. Otto Franklin Warmbier, a third-year commerce student, Echols scholar and Theta Chi fraternity brother, was visiting North Korea […]

Last year's UVA-Duke game brought "College GameDay" for its first Charlottesville visit.
Photo Matt Riley

ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ returns to Charlottesville

For the second straight year, ESPN’s “College GameDay” will head to John Paul Jones Arena for one of the most anticipated basketball matchups in the Atlantic Coast Conference. No. 3 Virginia will take on No. 7 North Carolina February 27 in a battle between the two highest nationally ranked teams in the ACC. Since 2005, “College GameDay” […]