I don’t know of any other way to say it: statues that honor slaveowners should not be on University of Virginia property.
Thomas Jefferson’s statue should be taken down and if someone wants to put it on their private property, that would be fine.
Put a statue of Edgar Allen Poe there. Or one of Ralph Sampson.…more >
PEACE PLAN FOR THE MIDDLE EAST
by Frank Forman
August 15, 2017
1. Christian Evangelicals have become more and more sentimentalized. Out is the stern Jehovah of the Old Testament; in is the kindly, helpful Jesus of the New. Out is sin and punishment; in is sin and forgiveness. Out is Bach; in is soft Christian rock. Out…more >
Hey Everyone – My name is Scott (College ’08) and just wanted to share a project I’ve been working on called OnYou. We’ve developed a magnetic smartphone accessory that improves upon those armbands you see people use at the gym to hold their phone/music player.
Our Kickstarter is live now at http://bit.ly/onyouwares where you can learn…more >
PEACE PLAN FOR THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF KOREA
by Frank Forman, BA (math) 1966, ABD and MA (economics) 1968, and Ph.D. George Mason 1985.
July 31, 2017
My father graduated from UVA school of law but not sure of the dates, in the 40s I am sure. He died when I was 9 and just trying to find more information on him while at school. Is the a place for looking up alumni or any year books I can search? His name…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
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 >
After reading through all topics and replies regarding the Martese Johnson incident, I feel incredibly disheartened by the alumni feedback. As I read it, most people malign administrators for coming out against the ABC without waiting for a thorough investigation. I completely disagree with this consensus.
First, the facts. Martese Johnson attempted to enter Trinity Bar,…more >
Dear Ms. Sullivan,
After reading your letter below and the accusatory statements of Mr. Martin as you have suggested, It is clear that his staff and department is in as much or more need of investigation as anybody else involved for having completely and with the utmost bias, prejudged the incident before anybody has any clue…more >