AEI at UVa: Is Obamacare Really Working?

After months of multiple site crashes, extended deadlines, and resulting ridicule, Democrats finally rejoiced as the White House announced on April 1 that 7.1 million people enrolled in the first round of Obamacare signups. Conservatives, however, tried to defy this triumphant narrative on Tuesday as Alex Brill, an American Enterprise Institute Scholar, and Dr. Peter Puzio, a local neurologist, spoke to University students about the difficulties ahead.

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The University’s Early History and its Modern Growth

When asked about the first few years of the University, most students around Grounds could probably remind you that Thomas Jefferson played a key role in the establishment and that the young Southern “gentlemen” sometimes got rowdy on the Lawn. Beyond these repetitive—and oftentimes oversimplified—aspects of UVa’s beginning, it is somewhat worrisome that many of the University’s own attendants know little to nothing of her history.

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CRIME MAP: Robbery near Humphreys

On the morning of Saturday, April 5, 2014, Chief of the University Police Michael Gibson reported to students that a robbery had taken place in Old Dorms, outside of Humphreys at around 5:40am. ” The victim reported being struck in the head by an unidentified suspect,” Mr. Gibson said. “The suspect then took money from the…

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The Pie Guys Arrive on Food Truck Corner

There is a new presence on Grounds during lunchtime in front of the amphitheater. The Pie Guys, a food cart specializing in Australian meat pies, has officially opened for business. Justin Bagley, who started the company last year, is the owner of The Pie Guys, and he is a real pie professional. Bagley, who is…

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9 Things You Didn’t Know about UVa

1. UVa Alumni Invented Reddit After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2005, UVa’s co-founders Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian started what is now one of the most visited websites on the Internet. Huffman had the computer science degree, and Ohanian the B.S. in commerce. 2. Governor McDonnell’s Kids Although currently out of office,…

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Arguing Politics: Whose Prejudice?

In the crossfire of race and welfare politics, nothing is safe. Just two weeks ago, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) was accused of being racist and prejudicial for saying on Bill Bennett’s radio show that there was a “tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of…generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value…