Department: Student Life
Beyond the Paycheck
Striking the balance between a job and coursework is tough, and it often comes with a price.
Alternative Spring Break brings UVA students to places that offer different pleasures than Fort Lauderdale.
Food for Thought
The bounty of dishes available at the University’s dining halls could easily be mistaken for a gourmet restaurant.
I watch as it dawns on him that I’ve been reading his lips. His eyes flicker to my ears, where the casing and tubes of my hearing aids are visible if you look closely.
Landlocked? No Problem, Dude
There is little chance that six-foot swells would ever break in the Dell pond, but members of the Surf Club would be the first to catch them if they do.
The project caught the attention of two students, Courtney Mallow (Col ’10) and James Burney (Col ’09), who are the co-directors of the Arts & Enrichment Committee, a part of the University Programs Council. After inviting Warren to visit the University, they solicited secrets from their fellow students and created an exhibit of the cards they’d collected to coincide with his appearance.
Learning the Ropes—and Stairs
First-year orientation helps air anxieties, build sense of community.
All Aboard the Campaign Trail
College students have historically been dismissed as unreliable by pundits and political advisers. At the polls, their numbers tend to be disappointingly low. But these students are clearly not the fickle supporters that political strategists have assumed.
The University is home to a number of martial arts clubs that range from the traditional to UVA's own Mushin Jitsu.
Current students talk about the money and effort involved in making a dorm room a personalized space.