Charles Barkley is right in saying he isn’t Uncle Tom. Give credit to Uncle Tom for at least having some level of education, after all.
Harrisonburg Virginia Organizing leaders Maria Peña and Maria Del Carmen Valdez attended a media conference in Washington, D.C. today to discuss how she and her family will be directly affected by the administrative relief offered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with the media following the eighth-ranked Cavs’ 64-56 win over LaSalle at the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Despite junior guard Precious Hall’s career-high seven 3-pointers, No. 23 JMU women’s basketball fell 80-64 to No. 10/8 Maryland on the first day of the San Juan Shootout at the Mario Morales Coliseum on Friday.
That the grand jury in Missouri hearing evidence in the shooting death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown decided not to return an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson was no surprise.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with the media on Monday. The Cavaliers (5-6, 3-4 ACC) play at Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) on Friday in Blacksburg.
When The Health Wagon, a spiffy 2014-model motorhome, rolled onto the Drillfield this week, it wasn;t there to deliver flu shots or accept blood donations, but rather to tell a story.
Everything was going right for George Washington, and wrong for ninth-ranked UVA.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (3-7) play at the San Francisco 49ers (6-4) in NFL action on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.
Staunton City Manager Steve Owen announced today that Ruth Jones has been selected to fill the position of communications manager for the City of Staunton.
Need help with your marketing strategy or planning a successful event? Join Augusta Free Press at the Power Hour at Panera Bread in Waynesboro for our series of one-hour business classes.
The powerful effects of habit on health will come to life in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s newest art exhibit, Medical Avatar: The Health Time Machine.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday.
Libertarian Party congressional nominee Will Hammer thanks his supporters and offers a post-election announcement.
Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.
The George Mason men’s basketball team recorded its first victory of the season, topping Princeton, 63-60, Sunday afternoon in the Patriot Center.
JMU football’s Vad Lee, DeAndre’ Smith and Taylor Reynolds talk to members of the media following #25 JMU Football’s 55-20 win at #14 Richmond.
JMU football coach Everett Withers speaks to the media about JMU’s 55-20 win at Richmond on Nov. 15, 2014.
Having observed the three-month long train wreck that has been Virginia football this season, the business-like 79-51 win by the UVA men’s basketball team over JMU was just fine.
November 14-23 will mark the third annual CiderWeekVA festival continuing the tradition of sharing delicious, locally fermented, artisanal ciders from across the Commonwealth.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks to the media on Thursday. The Redskins (3-6) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday.
Remarks by President Obama and President Xi Jinping in a Joint Press Conference in Beijing, China, on Nov. 12, 2014.
Painting, collages, and photography will be offered at a silent art auction hosted by the visual and communication arts department at EMU.
Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks to the media on Monday. The Hokies (4-5, 1-4 ACC) play at #19 Duke (8-1, 4-1 ACC) on Saturday.
VCU will host a symposium and a gala to commemorate the 25th anniversary of L. Douglas Wilder becoming the nation’s first popularly elected African-American governor.
The 27th annual Virginia Film Festival will kick off this Thursday evening with the world premiere of Big Stone Gap at The Paramount Theater.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-6) have a bye this week.
Wildlife Federation backs interdisciplinary work – science, digital media, peacebuilding – on stream restoration
A $200,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Federation will give science, peacebuilding and digital media students at Eastern Mennonite University opportunity to work together on a stream restoration project in a rural community about 30 miles from campus.
Kaci Hickox has not been diagnosed with Ebola, but that seems to be immaterial as the two governors, the Centers for Disease Control and state health officials have been falling over themselves to try to appear to be doing everything they can to prevent the spread of a disease that has seen a grand total of two people stricken inside the U.S. borders.
Bitcoin (BTC) is about to experience attrition. This means that some merchants who currently accept the cryptocurrency will change course, and stop taking payments in BTC.
To encourage children and their families to get outdoors, Shenandoah National Park has partnered with the Kids in Parks program to establish the Limberlost Trail as a TRACK Trails location.
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters at a media day event in the practice gym at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday.
We need to elect people that understand and will protect the flourishing Bitcoin market and keep it out of the reach of the Federal government’s omnipotent tentacles and omniscient bureaucrats.
The JMU men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fifth in the 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association standings, according to a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches, media relations directors and members of the media.
JMU football coach Everett Withers talks with reporters and fans at his weekly luncheon on Monday. JMU (4-3, 2-2 CAA) travels to Charlotte (3-4) for a nonconference game at noon on Saturday.
A segment in the morning news rotation on CNN TV today is blasting politicians for, you know, playing politics with Ebola. Which is only noteworthy because of how CNN has itself been playing, um, well, media, with Ebola for days now.
Harrisonburg, Va., artist Ragan McManus will exhibit, “Days of Wine and Roses,” in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Oct. 20 – Nov. 19.
Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.
Based on the media reports on Ebola as it relates to the two people who have contracted the deadly virus inside the United States, you’d think that the government is bungling us into a pandemic, or worse.
A number of preseason prognostications have high views of the William and Mary men’s basketball team for the 2014-15 season. Both Blue Ribbon and NYBuckets.com rated the Tribe No. 1 in the Colonial Athletic Associatino (CAA) prior to the year.
VMI basketball was voted fifth and sixth in the SoCon’s two preseason polls, while guard QJ Peterson was one of 10 players tabbed to the league’s preseason all-conference team at the SoCon Basketball Tip-Off, held Wednesday morning in Asheville, N.C.
Washington coach Jay Gruden and quarterback Kirk Cousins talk with the media on Wednesday. Washington (1-5) hosts Tennessee (2-4) on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Old Dominion University football coach Bobby Wilder talks with the media on Monday. ODU (3-4, 1-3 Conference USA) have a bye week this week after losing 42-35 at UTEP on Saturday.
From Nov. 14-23, the 2014 Cider Week Virginia festival will continue the tradition of sharing delicious, locally fermented, artisanal ciders from across the Commonwealth. This third annual celebration of craft cider brings together eight Virginia cideries for a bevy of delicious tastings, workshops and other events.