Department: Features

The Cost of a Telegram

The Cost of a Telegram

Determined to cool student unrest in 1970, the Alumni Association did a very uncool thing

To cool student unrest in 1970, the Alumni Association did a very uncool thing. People stayed hot about it for years.

Summer 2021

Case Surge

Case Surge

As the COVID count swelled, so did the disciplinary docket

As the COVID count swelled this spring, so did the disciplinary docket for the University Judiciary Committee.

Summer 2021

The Underground Refuge

The Underground Refuge

Excluded elsewhere, UVA’s first Black students found community of their own 

How UVA’s first Black students, excluded elsewhere, found a community of their own off Grounds.

Summer 2021

Pep Banned

Pep Banned

The pep band’s 30 years of scrambling on the edge

For 30 years, UVA’s scrambling Pep Band managed to stay one punchline ahead of the authorities.

Spring 2021

Making the most of a COVID situation

Making the most of a COVID situation

How some UVA notables found comfort and escape in a hard year

In a hard year, some UVA notables found comfort and escape in books, music, movies and the woods. Here are the good things that have helped them through.

Spring 2021

The Stacks come crashing down

The Stacks come crashing down

‘Hitting the Alderman Stacks’ used to be just a figure of speech. Here's a look inside the beginning of the 3-year renovation.

Winter 2020

Not Without a Fight

Not Without a Fight

How UVA granted women full admission sooner rather than basically never

Before granting women full admission to the College, UVA needed a little persuading—in the form of a federal lawsuit.

Fall 2020

Where Were You When … ?

Where Were You When … ?

Alumni recall the exact moment history intersected with their time on Grounds

Across six decades, alumni recall the exact moment history intersected with their time on Grounds.

Summer 2020

‘I made a good magazine’

‘I made a good magazine’

Former Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sits down with us on his way to the Hall of Fame

On his way to the Hall of Fame, legendary Esquire editor David Granger (Grad '81) sat down with us for a Q&A, Esquire-style.

Spring 2020

Carr’s Hill reopens

Carr’s Hill reopens

A UVA landmark comes back to life following a rich history and a $14M renovation

Spring 2020

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Highlights

The Underground Refuge

The Underground Refuge

How UVA’s first Black students, excluded elsewhere, found a community of their own off Grounds.

The Cost of a Telegram

The Cost of a Telegram

To cool student unrest in 1970, the Alumni Association did a very uncool thing. People stayed hot about it for years.