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Grading the presidential candidates on sex ed

Grading the presidential candidates on sex ed

If you care either way about the current state of sexual education, you shouldn’t have a hard choice between John McCain and the two remaining Democratic candidates, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Both Obama and Clinton wracked up 100-percent pro-choice voting records with the Planned Parenthood Action Fund on issues that range from sexual education […]

Council raises its salary 40 percent

Sitting through those multihour City Council meetings will get a little easier—for the Council at least. During its June 18 meeting, City Council approved the first reading of a $4,000 salary hike for the Mayor and councilors. The Mayor’s annual pay would jump to $16,000 from $12,000, an increase of 33 percent. Councilors would get […]

Singletary, hope return

Singletary, hope return

Hours before the breathless news stories appeared with Sean Singletary’s decision, TheSabre.com, a UVA sports message board, began to roil. Singletary, who averaged 19 points a game last year and is the ACC’s top returning scorer, had spent the spring considering a jump to the NBA and forgoing his senior season. So when he announced […]

Valley Road closure pending

It’s a pretty fancy cul-de-sac, but UVA might just have to wait to begin its construction on Valley Road. A part of the University’s South Lawn Project that would close 438′ of Valley Road to build an elaborately landscaped cul-de-sac ran into unexpected trouble at the June 12 meeting of the city Planning Commission. The […]

Whom would YMCA serve?

Whom would YMCA serve?

Even in the middle of a wet, grey Thursday, as shoppers hurry across the Albemarle Square parking lot, a group of t-shirted guys chuck up jumpshots in ACAC’s indoor basketball courts. Just around the corner in Legacy Management’s offices sits Phil Wendel, founder and president of ACAC. By Wendel’s own figures, he’s invested about $20 […]