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June 14, 2018
A group of University of Virginia alumni and hockey boosters wants to bring an ice rink to Grounds. The Committee For Home Ice announced on Thursday that it has received over $1 million in pledged donations towards an ice rink on university property. “We are partnering with the university to ...
April 25, 2018
After nearly two decades of inactivity, the Solar Car Team at the University of Virginia is nearing a return to the racetrack. “Just getting the car on the track is a major achievement,” said Arslan Aziz, a third-year biomedical engineering student who heads the team. “That will be credible evidence ...
September 22, 2015
Jenn Horne, who teaches English at Charlottesville High School, wonders what would happen if schools stopped tracking students by academic level. “What if teaching this way is a viable solution when we are faced with an achievement gap; a stratification that looks like segregation?” Horne asked. “I’m teaching de-tracked ...
July 01, 2015
Businesses in Albemarle might get a slight break next year when preparing the taxes they pay to the county. The Board of Supervisors is considering creating a second category of business personal property taxes that supporters say would reduce time spent on paperwork. “Here’s a great opportunity for the ...
June 26, 2014
At Henley Middle School, roof-mounted solar panels gleam in the sun and produce 6 percent of the building’s power. Soon, more Albemarle schools may run on solar energy. On July 1, Albemarle County’s current energy contract with Dominion Power will be eligible for renegotiation that may open the ...