Tag: Brazil

Why Brazil’s handling of Ryan Lochte should worry you

Ryan Lochte was unfairly railroaded by Brazilian authorities and made to look like a Brian Williams-level fabricator by the U.S. media.


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Brazil’s media was always pro-government

For many, the misery Brazil finds itself in nowadays has been a long time coming.


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The Rise and Fall of the Workers’ Party

The rule of the Workers’ Party in Brazil undoubtedly has come to an end. The result of impeachment vote is of little importance,


Assessing the risks of genetically engineered crops

Earth Talk examines the potential health and environmental impacts of so many genetically engineered organisms in our food supply.


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Valley League Playoff Scoreboard: July 29

Valley League playoff scoreboard for July 29, with a look at the schedule for Game 2 in the four first round playoff series.


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UVA soccer’s Makenzy Doniak named to U.S. U-20 World Cup Team

UVA women’s soccer junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) has been named the United States’ squad for next month’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 17

Valley League scoreboard for July 17, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 15

Valley League scoreboard from July 15, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 12

Valley League scoreboard for July 12, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 10

Valley League scoreboard for July 10, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 8

Valley League scoreboard for July 7, with updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


Aldie Senators sweep doubleheader with Waynesboro Generals

The Aldie Senators swept a two-game, seven-inning doubleheader from the homestanding Waynesboro Generals Saturday night at Kate Collins Field, taking Game 1 9-2 and winning the nightcap 5-4 in eight innings.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 5

Valley League scoreboard for July 5, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 27

Valley League scoreboard for June 27, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 26

Valley League scoreboard from June 26, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 18

Valley League scoreboard from June 18, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


UVA Athletics

Jaime Frias named assistant for U.S. U-20 National Team

Virginia women’s soccer assistant Jaime Frias has been named an assistant coach with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team. He will serve on head coach Michelle French’s staff through the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in August.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 8

Valley League scoreboard from June 8, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 7

Valley League scoreboard from June 7, plus league standings and an updated league schedule.


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Blog: No more backsliding on women’s issues

We have had several thought-provoking conversations recently about a new and surprising description of women’s status in America. According to the latest Shriver Report, A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, a study by journalist Maria Shriver and the Washington think tank Center for American Progress, American women are at risk of “backsliding” from their achievements in rights and opportunities over the past half-century.


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SMAC wins age group state champs for seventh year in a row

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club (SMAC) won the small team short course state championship for the seventh year in a row, March 13th- 16th in Christiansburg, Va.


The Philosopher’s Lunch Table: Mental Clarity

Join Marietta McCarty on Saturday, Feb. 22 for a sort of Philosopher’s Lunch Table featuring South American food to toast the chapter set in Brazil in The Philosopher’s Table.


Author Marietta McCarty to lead luncheon highlighting mental clarity

Join Marietta McCarty on Feb. 22 for a leisurely lunch featuring South American food to toast the chapter set in Brazil in The Philosopher’s Table. The Commonwealth Restaurant and Skybar in Charlottesville, with its innovative cuisine and festive atmosphere, is the perfect setting for February philosophizing and socializing. The luncheon runs from 1-3 p.m. The menu includes salad, chili […]


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Global protests of Russian anti-LGBT laws before Sochi Olympics

All Out, the global movement for love and equality, announced a Global Speak Out to support Russian gays and lesbians and call for Olympic sponsors to speak out against Russia’s anti-gay laws before the Sochi Olympics.