In the past month, the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) and Taiwanese Student Association (TSA) hosted their popular “food” events in which VSA hosted their semi-annual event so-called “Phofest” and TSA had their annual event called “Taste of Taiwan”.Read More
The speaker very methodically broke down the barriers that low-income students face and revealed additional factors that I had not thought of before. The most insightful knowledge I personally gained from this event were the array of barriers that exist once these students are able to make it to college.Read More
On October 25, UVA’s chapter of YLA (Young Americans for Liberty) hosted Jonathan Blanks of the CATO Institute. As stated on the CATO Institute website, “Blanks is a Research Associate in Cato’s Project on Criminal Justice and a Writer in Residence at Harvard University’s Fair Punishment Project.Read More
My first year I found some upperclassmen mentors who encouraged me to try for the First Year Liaison position on the ISA Exec Board. Through that I met a whole network of amazing upperclassmen mentors and friends and the ability to connect with a lot of different people in my class.Read More
“My journey began in the Queer Community as a volunteer at the LGBTQ center. Staffing the desk once a week gave me a lot of insight into all the programming both the Queer Student Union and LGBTQ Center were putting on..."Read More
On Sunday, November 6, 2016, the Board of the Minority Rights Coalition unanimously voted to add a chair for the Muslim Students Association.Read More
Cultural appropriation (n): the adoption of elements of one culture by members of a different cultural group, especially if the adoption is of an oppressed people’s cultural elements by members of the dominant culture.
The Latino Student Alliance’s campaign, “My culture is not a costume,” has brought together six minority student groups to ask UVA students to watch what they wear. They posted a statement on Facebook yesterday:Read More