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Barack Obama and Family Visit Historical Baptist Church for Easter Service

Barack Obama and Family Visit Historical Baptist Church for Easter Service

United States President Barack Obama and his family attended the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church today in order to attend the yearly Easter service. The church, which has been around for centuries, is located in Alexandria, Virginia. Pastor Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley welcomed the family into the place of worship. Wesley has something in common […]

University of Virginia Implements Temporary Sexual Misconduct Policy

University of Virginia Implements Temporary Sexual Misconduct Policy

The University of Virginia has implemented a new temporary school policy on sexual misconduct and gender-based violence on campus, motivated by an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education. The policy, which is effective immediately, includes inclusive descriptions of the official procedures when it comes to reporting sexual assault. Moreover, the new policy includes the ways […]

‘The Cross, The Celebration and The Controversy’ This Easter at Wave Church

‘The Cross, The Celebration and The Controversy’ This Easter at Wave Church

On Easter Sunday Christians across the globe join in celebration of the resurrection Jesus Christ. Many churches choose to refer to the holiday as Resurrection Day because of its commercialization, but it is typically the most attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. Wave Church, located in Virginia Beach, is preparing for Easter […]

University of Virginia Gang Rape Is Doubtful

University of Virginia Gang Rape Is Doubtful

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia have found no evidence to support the alleged gang rape in the University of Virginia. The story came out in 2014 in a Rolling Stone article. The article was over 9,000 words and was published on November 19. The story was about a victim named, “Jackie” in the article, was supposedly […]

Sweet Briar Alumnae Call for President, Board of Directors to Resign

Sweet Briar Alumnae Call for President, Board of Directors to Resign

Saving Sweet Briar, Inc., the group that many alumnae from the college have spearheaded, has been raising the funds to keep the women-only institution of higher education open. This comes after a decision was made last month to close Sweet Briar when it was announced a lack of funds and a decline in enrollment would lead to the […]

UVA Black Lives Matter

UVA Black Lives Matter

“Black Lives Matter” is the chant being heard in Virginia tonight on the University campus. Early Wednesday morning, Martese Johnson, a student at the University of Virginia, wanted to go in the Trinity Irish Pub. The bouncer stopped him at the door and then an Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) officer took Johnson’s arm and pulled […]

Sweet Briar College: A Bond Which Will Never Be Broken

Sweet Briar College: A Bond Which Will Never Be Broken

An attack on the very essence of the rights of women has befallen a bastion of well-rounded, highly-intelligible, honorable women who come from near and far to plant their roots in a place caressed by Virginia’s pristine and picturesque valleys, overseen by truly impeccable sunrises and sunsets. This great institution is where the notion of, Think is […]

American Flag Under Fire

American Flag Under Fire

The American flag has come under fire recently. From a photographer getting in trouble for doing a military photo shoot with a baby being held in the American flag, to a sheriff in Virginia being told he could not hang the American flag in the lobby of the courthouse. In California, a college campus is […]

Virginia Tech Mourns the Loss of Another Student

Virginia Tech Mourns the Loss of Another Student

Virginia Tech mourns the loss of another student. Cameron Smook, a Virginia Tech mining and engineering major, reportedly fell overboard from the Carnival Glory, early Sunday morning. The fall of the 21-year-old student took place five miles south of Abaco Island, Bahamas. According to the Coast Guard’s News Release, more than 3,600 square nautical miles […]

Washington and Lee University Suspends Fraternity Over Taser Hazing

Washington and Lee University Suspends Fraternity Over Taser Hazing

Washington and Lee University, located in Lexington, Virginia, has officially suspended one of its fraternities on Wednesday, following an incident involving a taser and a pledging member. According to college officials, one fraternity member used a taser on a pledge. The fraternity in question, Phi Kappa Psi, has now been suspended for three years. In […]

Sweet Briar College to Close Over Financial Issues

Sweet Briar College to Close Over Financial Issues

Sweet Briar College will close its doors to students after a 114-year run of producing successful, well-rounded graduates. The college’s board of directors voted to close the prestigious college at the end of the current academic year due to unfortunate financial matters. According to a press release, Sweet Briar College’s board voted on Friday and has […]

Earthquake Hits Goochland, Virginia

Earthquake Hits Goochland, Virginia

On Thursday the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed a 2.5 magnitude earthquake in Goochland, Virginia, just outside the state capital of Richmond. The earthquake struck the Goochland County area around 2:50 a.m. Thursday morning. No injuries or building damaged has been reported yet. The epicenter of the quake was located to be around […]

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