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Summer Movie Preview

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Jake Delaurier, staff writer As the school year comes to a close, students have a lot to look forward to during their break from school such as this year’s slate of summer movies. Summer time is always packed with blockbusters to see, and this year is no exception. The superhero genre has easily become one […]

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

Summer Kick List: Sneakers to Watch For

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Shawn Stevenson, staff writer Sneaker heads have a lot to look forward to during summer 2017. Starting this month, all the way through July. There is a list of Air Jordan shoes that would make a fine addition to any sneaker heads collection. Starting with these masterpieces, the “Pantone 7’s” release April 29. Priced at […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Campus News,Collegiate News,Local News,News | Read More »

Making Something From Nothing

Photography by Antonia Florence

Antonia Florence, assistant editor His mother died two months after she gave birth to him. His father, unable to raise a newborn baby boy and 10 siblings by himself, gave the baby to his maternal grandparents to raise. Norman O. Dean, Sr. was born in March 1932, in Greene County, Virginia. This was just before […]

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

Become a Student Bus Driver at UTS

Photography by Marcus Tyler

Marcus Tyler, staff writer Looking for the best part-time job for students on or near campus? Sometimes a unique, challenging and unusual job can be found right in your own backyard. Or in this case, behind the wheel of a transit bus. At the University Transit Service (UTS) of University of Virginia (U.Va), student drivers […]

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

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. […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

Distance Learning at PVCC: A Flexible Choice

Photography by Charles Stish

MaKayla Grapperhaus, staff writer Many students at Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) have busy schedules and obligations outside of school that can make getting to campus for classes each week a challenge. However, that does not mean they must put their academic dreams on hold. With a long list of courses offered online, PVCC students […]

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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 […]

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

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