5 Classic First Year Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

While the fall semester has been in session for over a month now, first years are still giving themselves away through their own inexperience with all things college. Here is a list of five mistakes that first years continue to make at the University of Virginia. 1. Eating O’Hill Stir Fry for Every Single Meal.…


UVa Ranked #1 for Best Investors by WSJ

According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, the University of Virginia produces the best investors than any other college in America. The results of the report come from an online forum called ZeroSum, which tracked the investment recommendations of its members, determined the annualized return of the stocks that people picked, and then compiled…

October Issue - 2014

The October Issue

A digital copy of The Virginia Advocate’s October Issue from 2014. Inside are articles about Charlottesville’s SPCA, Dieting, an Interview with Professor Ross Cameron, an Investigation of Daisy Lundy, the Miller Center, President John Lloyd Newcomb, and Bond v. US.

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The Alliance Defending Freedom’s Collegiate Academy

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) will be hosting an informational dinner at Fry Springs Station on Jefferson Park Avenue on September 24th for students interested in pursuing leadership in law, government, and public policy after graduation. The purpose of the event is to give students more information about the ADF Collegiate Academy, which is a one-week…

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iPhone 6: Why Bother?

When the iPhone 6 was released today, all that Apple confirmed was that I have become an old man. Apple has shown me that I have absolutely no need to upgrade my phone for the foreseeable future, and that makes me appear as something like a Luddite. Nevertheless, I would venture to say that I…

YAF, 9/11, the Lawn, 2013

Author and Witness to the 9/11 Attacks to Speak at UVa

Next Thursday, author R.C. Mulcahy will be speaking at UVa at the 9/11 ceremony hosted by Young Americans for Freedom (YAF). Mulcahy was a witness to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and has spent the last ten years researching for a novel about the events of 9/11 and the rebuilding process that followed. According…

First Year Issue - 2014

Welcome First Years!

The Virginia Advocate would like to welcome all the first years to Grounds. As you attend the Activities Fair tomorrow (August 25, 11:00am to 2:00pm on the lower Lawn and in the Amphitheater), check out our joint table with the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF). Today, we are also releasing our first magazine issue of…