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UVA Removed 21-Gun Salute from Veterans Day Celebration Because of ‘Gun Violence in the US’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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The University of Virginia nixed a 21-gun salute, which has historically marked the conclusion of the campuses annual Veteran’s Day celebration.

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U. Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute for Veterans Day Fearing it Might Panic Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00am 11/12/2019 at 8:00am

The appropriate response to this argument should have been: “Then let them panic.”

CNS News reported:

University of Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute Veterans Day Tradition, Fears Students Will ‘Panic’

The University of Virginia (UVA) has cancelled its tradition of honoring fallen veterans with a 21-gun salute on Veterans Day, citing concerns that it will...

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University for Women in Virginia Now Only Requires Applicants to Identify as Female

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10:00am 11/11/2019 at 10:00am

Another school embraces the woke policy on gender but with a caveat for biological women who live as men. It’d be fascinating to hear how alums feel about this.

Campus Reform reports:

Women’s college now only requires...

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Virginia Election Fallout: Gov. Northam “Working On” Assault Weapon Confiscation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/9/2019 at 7:30pm
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Having survived a myriad of scandals, including his wearing blackface while in med school, Virginia governor Ralph Northam (D) is extremely happy with the results of this week’s election.

He’s so happy, in fact, that he is reportedly “looking into” ways to confiscate guns from Virginia residents.

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Swamp Drains Into Virginia as Democrats Make it a Solid Blue State

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00am 11/6/2019 at 11:00am
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The transformation of Virginia has completed. The DC swamp migrated and turned the state solid blue after Tuesday’s elections.

Democrats will have full control of Virginia for at least the next two years. The first time in 26 years.

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University of Virginia to Keep Pro-Thomas Jefferson ‘Founder’s Day’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 8:00am 8/20/2019 at 8:00am

This is in stark contrast to the Charlottesville City Council, which decided to drop the day.

The College Fix reports:

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Mom Claims Son’s Virginia Tech Orientation Was Full of Leftist Propaganda

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 8:00am 8/19/2019 at 8:00am

This concerned mother shares the anxiety of many parents sending their kids off to college.

She writes at the Federalist:

My Son’s Freshman Orientation At Virginia Tech Was Full Of Leftist Propaganda

Are taxpayers funding academic institutions to indoctrinate our kids? That disturbing and irresistible question plagued me during the long drive home last...

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University of Virginia Considering Removing Statue of Revolutionary War Soldier

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 8:00am 8/8/2019 at 8:00am

Remember when the left said this was only about Confederate statues? They lied.

The College Fix reports:

University of Virginia considers removing statue of Revolutionary War officer

As the University of Virginia grapples with its h...

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UVA Extending Financial Aid to Undocumented Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 8:00am 8/7/2019 at 8:00am

The money for this is reportedly coming from private funding.

From the Associated Press via WTOP News:

University of Virginia to offer aid to undocumented students

The University of Virginia has extended financial aid eligibility to undergraduate students who are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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U. Virginia Art Student Claims Class Presentation Turned Into Political Ambush

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:30am 8/3/2019 at 11:30am

This student describes a scene which may be familiar to other conservative students.

From the Daily Signal:

When My College Art Class Became a Political Ambush

One afternoon during my sophomore year at the University of Virginia, I had to attend a presentation from the college’s residential artist for an art class that I...

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80 Percent of Highest Paid Public Employees in Virginia Work in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 8:00am 7/31/2019 at 8:00am

This just might have something to do with the ridiculously high cost of college tuition.

The College Fix reports:

In Virginia, 80 percent of the highest-paid public employees are in higher education

Nearly 80 percent of the highest paid state employees in the state of Virginia are public university staffers. Those individuals all pull...

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UVA College Republicans Angry With Decision of Charlottsville VA to Drop Jefferson’s Birthday

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:30am 7/6/2019 at 11:30am

Everyone should be angry about this. American history is being erased before our eyes.

Campus Reform reports:

Charlottesville, Va. scraps Thomas Jefferson’s b-day as paid holiday. UVA College Republicans are livid.

University of Virginia’s College Republicans chapter slammed Charlottesville, Va. Friday for dropping former president and UVA founder Thomas Jefferson’s birthday as a paid...

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Charlottesville Decides to Stop Celebrating Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/3/2019 at 2:00pm
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Charlottesville, VA, decided to end making Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, a city holiday. Yes, the city now known for the riots back in 2017.

Jefferson founded the University of Virginia, and his Monticello home is a popular tourist spot.

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Virginia State Forbids Student Groups From Violating ‘Public Morals’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:00am 6/26/2019 at 10:00am

The school isn’t entirely clear on what this means. Perhaps that’s the point.

The College Fix reports:

State university forbids student groups from violating ‘public morals’

An official policy at a state university in Virginia prohibits student organizations...

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Justin Fairfax Mulls Gubernatorial Run, Suggests Sexual Assault Allegations Helped His Standing With Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/22/2019 at 4:00pm
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Sometimes there are incredible stories that come out, that when you see them you think, “Did that person really say that?”

Such was the case for me Friday when I read the news that embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) told reporters he was seriously considering a 2021 gubernatorial run—because the...

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Gov. Ralph Northam Off the Hook Again as Investigation Into 1984 Yearbook Photo Finds Inconclusive Results

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/22/2019 at 1:00pm
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This morning, officials from Eastern Virginia Medical School held a press conference to report the findings from an investigation they commissioned into a racist photo published on Va. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in the school’s 1984 yearbook.

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Fairfax Accusers Demand Action From Virginia Legislature Regarding Their Sexual Assault, Rape Claims

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/2/2019 at 3:00pm

Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson, the two women who have accused Democrat Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault and rape, sat down with Gayle King for CBS This Morning to provide details of the incidents.

Tyson demanded an investigation from the Virginia legislature while Watson reminded people that she has...

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