Have there been any? I spoke on the matter on March 4 last year, suggesting that the leaders of fraternities throughout the United States (and likely throughout the rest of the Anglosphere and Europe) would have within days, if not hours, after the Rolling Stone article came out, laid down the law and ordered that…more >
I used to spend time in the Cave, somewhere in the basement more or less of Cabell Hall. It’s been decades since I have visited the Grounds. With luck I will be there this spring and would like to see if the Cave is still there and if so grab a cup of coffee. First,…more >
I have four yearbooks from my brothers time at UVA (1958-1962) all in great condition. I really really don’t want to put them in the land fill. You pay shipping and there yours
I am an astronomy educator who has traveled to 4 continents to see 5 total solar eclipses. There is one coming to the USA, the first in the 48 states since 1979. I have written a book, Go See The Eclipse And Take A Kid With You, to inform people about the eclipse and let…more >
Rolling Stone not firing editors responsible for rape article? Can’t we begin a grass roots groundswell of indignation demanding they be fired for gross incompetence and lack of professionalism for damaging so many reputations and setting back the cause of women’s safety on campuses? C’mon man!
I just received another information email from the University President, or the PR firm using that address. A new term was invented, “Affordable Excellence.” A few important facts were excluded from the rather distorted email that now is delivered under the email address of the University President. Is she being held hostage?
One shudders to catch the phrase “University of Virginia” coming from a national news broadcast these days. Apart from sports, I have heard three stories in such broadcasts recently: one a murder, one an alleged rape and the latest one an unfortunate beating. Only one of them had anything to do with the university: the…more >
Do you believe that every individual has the right to voice their own truth without fear of ridicule, malice or hatred — even when they disagree with your truth? Example: Can we, as human beings, establish a safe forum of tolerance and respect to freely utter a response to a horrific photo or story? If…more >
Just watched the press conference in which Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo showed how an incident can be handled professionally and thoroughly as he shared his assessment of the facts surrounding the slanderous Rolling Stone article. He did not say that the University made his job harder and unwittingly enabled the slander by not sending…more >
I want to express my support for President Sullivan’s response to the Martese Johnson arrest in its immediate aftermath and also my profound dismay over the tone-deaf comments of some of my fellow alumni.
Facts are important, and as I write this, they are still emerging in this case. President Sullivan acknowledged as much in her…more >