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Monticello Evening Tours Combine History and Christmas Holiday Traditions

Monticello Evening Tours Combine History and Christmas Holiday Traditions

Monticello, the Charlottesville, VA, home of Thomas Jefferson, is hosting evening tours beginning Dec. 12 and throughout the month that combine history and Christmas holiday traditions of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The first tour starts after dark at 5:30, followed by additional tours spaced 15 minutes apart at 5:45 and 6 p.m. […]

Colonial Williamsburg Christmas Season Begins With Grand Illumination

Colonial Williamsburg Christmas Season Begins With Grand Illumination

Colonial Williamsburg, the 18th-century living history museum in Virginia, officially prepares for the Christmas season beginning with the Grand Illumination, always held on the first Sunday of December. For 2014, a variety of events will be available throughout the day, Sunday, Dec. 7, ranging from guided tours through the homes and shops decorated for the […]

‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Regrets UVA Article

‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Regrets UVA Article

Rolling Stone magazine admitted fault Friday after publishing a story regarding a female student at the University of Virginia (UVA) who was allegedly gang-raped at a fraternity house. Rolling Stone indicated they regretted publishing their UVA article due to new details in the case and released an apology to their readers, the university and all parties […]

Jamestown Settlement Prepares Colonial Thanksgiving Feast

Jamestown Settlement Prepares Colonial Thanksgiving Feast

Beginning on Thanksgiving Day, the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center in Virginia will demonstrate food preparation in colonial times, from everyday fare to a Thanksgiving feast. Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia is a three-day museum program, Nov. 27-29, 2014, designed to show what the early colonists had to do to get a meal […]

Racial Tweet by Assistant Principal Upset Students and NAACP

Racial Tweet by Assistant Principal Upset Students and NAACP

Students were enraged by a racially influenced tweet sent by Amy Strickland, the assistant principal of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia. On Monday the students abruptly departed class and began a protest in lieu of a tweet that alluded to young African-American men as a nightmare for Caucasian dads. The post, which has since […]

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