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Conservative Victory – StudCo Style

A week after Student Council tabled their resolution, Living Wage supporters made a second attempt to have it passed by that body. Their most controversial enthusiasts at last week’s meeting (e.g. one who had compared Living Wage opponents to supporters of slavery) were absent this time–probably a good strategy. In the end, the representative body concluded that they could not vote “yes” on a resolution that so clearly divided the University students along partisan lines. When defeat was imminent, the sponsor of…

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Don't Rush to Judgment: The Trayvon Martin Case

I’m sure by now that we’ve all heard and seen some media coverage of the Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman case. Protests have spread like wildfire across the nation calling for justice for Trayvon. One such protest took place in New York City on March 21st. Here at UVa the Black Student Alliance, along with the NCAAP, held a RALLY FOR TRAYVON MARTIN on March 27th at nine p.m. on the north side of the Rotunda to show their support in calling…

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NeW; Seventh Anniversary at the University of Virginia

On September 28, 2004, conservative women at UVa founded the Network of enlightened Women, or NeW, in order to present an alternative to the liberal and feminist groups available to college women on campuses nationwide. NeW has since grown into a national organization with chapters at over 20 U.S. universities, providing conservative female students with resources and events. These events range from book club and support group meetings to interest events for the larger campus communities. On September 29, 2011, NeW at…

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