Unmarked grave sites in Charlottesville raise questions about the people buried there and the history that left them behind
The Latinx Student Center is the product of generations of students demanding the University provide marginalized students with the resources they need
U.Va.’s historic masons keep the Academical Village structurally sound and traditionally beautiful
Students at the University have been organizing around fossil fuel divestment since at least 2013, but the University has yet to formally address the topic
Each building on Grounds is named in honor of a figure, yet the legacies of those individuals are often left unexamined
Imagine any typical space that one might see on a college campus. It could be a dormitory, a dining hall, a campus quad or even a bus stop. Next, imagine how as students, people might arbitrarily choose to hang out in any of these spaces. Perhaps the space is convenient and multi-purposeful, so it becomes a few students’ favorite place to meet up. Then, imagine if meeting up at this spot catches on among others.
“If you’re only interested in a place to live, then the Range may not be a good fit for you.” The Range’s website warns University graduate students interested in living in one of the 52 historic Range rooms on the outside of the Lawn that the Range is not traditional prime real estate. For $7,270 per academic year, graduate students may be able to find housing with kitchens, attached bathrooms and absolute privacy, all of which the Range lacks. However, something beyond amenities attracts graduate students, to live here.