Laura Ingles

Laura Ingles
Laura Ingles grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, but came to Virginia at age 18 and never left. After graduating from Virginia Tech she dedicated a year and most of her sanity to a private wilderness boarding school for at-risk teenage girls, and Charlottesville became home in January 2012. Laura spent two years reporting the news for C-VILLE Weekly before taking on the role of Living Section Editor.

C-VILLE Kids! Eat right now (and again later)

C-VILLE Kids! Eat right now (and again later)

Keeping your children happy, healthy and energized can be a challenge. UVA Children’s Hospital dietitian Angie Hasemann offers some best practices. Before school Got a picky eater on your hands? Getting them to eat in the morning, especially, can be a struggle. “For younger children,” said Hasemann, “I often emphasize making breakfast something to look […]

Hunger strikers risk health for living wage campaign

Hunger strikers risk health for living wage campaign

 “I feel hungry but hopeful,” said Carl David Goette-Luciak on Thursday, February 23, day six of his hunger strike. Members of the UVA Living Wage Campaign rallied to support 18 students engaged in a hunger strike aimed at forcing the University’s administrators to raise its minimum wage for staff and contractors to $13 an hour. […]

Participants in the 2012 Belmont Bridge design competition examine plans. File photo.

Plan to remove Belmont Bridge wins design contest

“Public spaces should be imaginative and fun,” said Brian Wimer, the Belmont resident who inspired Project Gait-way, the Belmont Bridge design competition. When asked about his opinion on the imaginative and contemporary designs, Major Satyendra Huja, with over 30 years in the city’s planning department under his belt, said he is pleased with the results […]