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The Chainsmokers at the John Paul Jones Arena

Photography by Marlie Soderquist

Marlie Soderquist, staff writer On the March 18, 2017, the Chainsmokers, DJ and producer duo Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, performed at the John Paul Jones arena alongside Kiiara, Emily Warren, and Illesium. The duo became a sensation after their 2014 song “#Selfie” which was popular in multiple countries. They are more known for the […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Events,From the Forum,Local News,Music,News | Read More »

Pancakes and Lumberjacks

Pancake Panorama

Jake DeLaurier, staff writer The smell of pancakes was in the air inside the main building at Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) on April 13, 2017. This was the location of Pancake Panorama, an event held by the Lumberjack Club. At the event, members of the Lumberjack Club sold pancakes near the Bolick Student Center. […]

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Foods From Around The Globe

Photography by Jake DeLaurier

Jake DeLaurier, staff writer On April 5, 2017, Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) held their 29th annual International Food Festival in the North Mall Meeting room. At the event, students and faculty enjoyed food courtesy of local restaurants and PVCC clubs. These included The Bavarian Chef, Black Student Alliance, East Garden, French Club, Himalayan Fusion, […]

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Wheelchair Basketball: Students vs. Pros

PVCC Students, Assistant Professor of Physical Education Steve McNerney (back), and Cardinal Tom Vandever (back) pose for a post-match photo. 
Photograph Courtesy of Susan Hannifan

Charles Stish, staff writer For the past eight years, Charlottesville’s local National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) team, the Cardinals, have visited Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) once a semester. With them, they bring a small box trailer full of wheelchairs so PVCC students can play against them on the pavement of PVCC’s basketball court. This […]

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Janet Fieldhouse Holds Ceramics Workshop

Photography by MaKayla Grapperhaus

MaKayla Grapperhaus, staff writer On March 25, 2017, indigenous Australian artist Janet Fieldhouse, visited Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) to hold a ceramics workshop. The event offered limited seating to the public who could buy tickets through the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal museum. However, PVCC students who are currently enrolled in a ceramics class at the college […]

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Project LIFE meets at PVCC

Photography by Jake DeLaurier

Jake DeLaurier, staff writer On March 18 and 19, 2017, the youth advisory council for Virginia, called SPEAKOUT (Strong Positive Educated Advocates Keen On Understanding the Truth), held their second meeting to continue developing the foundation of the group. SPEAKOUT serves as a participant for the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) and is comprised […]

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PVCC Civic Leadership Conference

Assistant Professor of Political Science Connie Jorgensen offered opening remarks at the second  annual Civic Leadership Conference  
Photography courtesy of PVCC Office of Marketing &Media Relations

Andrew Fletcher, guest writer If you are like me, the 2016 election was the first election that I actually paid attention to. With that being said millennials are the least likely to pay attention to politics. Because of the outcome of this election, I was driven to become more politically active; however, this seemed like […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Campus News,Collegiate News,Events,From the Forum,Local News,News | Read More »

PVCC’s Awards Convocation

Dr. Frank Friedman speaks. Photography by Olivia Stevens

Olivia Stevens, staff writer On Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Dickinson theatre, the rows of seats were filled with award recipients and their families. On the stage,  seats were filled with faculty members who had nominated students for awards. The students, dressed in their best clothes, were excited and nervous about the awards they […]

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Student Government Association News

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Olivia Stevens, staff writer On Tuesday April 25, 2017, the Student Government Association (SGA) sat in the North Mall Meeting Room for their last meeting of the year. The members listened one by one to the members who were running for positions for the upcoming year. At the end of every year, the SGA elects […]

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Dance Club Showcase

Photography Courtesy of Michael Golez

Skye Scott, assistant editor On April 27, 2017, the wings of the Dickinson theatre main stage buzzed with excitement as dance club members anxiously waited for their cue. These seven Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) students were about to participate in the first dance club showcase. Backstage, costumes and makeup covered the counters of the […]

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