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Learning to Learn

2 years ago

Last semester I took Contemporary Issues, a course required of all Southern Virginia students in order to graduate. This course requires application of the…

‘Specialization is for Insects’: The Purpose of Education

2 years ago

Robert A. Heinlein, an influential and popular science fiction writer, once wrote, “A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an…

Travel Study in Paris

2 years ago

If you graduate from Southern Virginia University without taking advantage of Travel Study, you’ve really missed out. I know because that’s exactly what I…

Creativity, Core Values in the Classroom

2 years ago

Professor Jane Harrington first entered the world of children’s literature as she raised her own children. Not content to just read children’s books, she…

The Theory of the Best Local Burger

2 years ago

Over the summer I was peer-pressured into adding a course to my already full schedule for the coming fall semester. “This was my favorite…

Navigating the Literary Labyrinth

2 years ago

If you’re anything like me, you’re very good at being halfway through half a dozen books at any given moment and not so good…

Piano Recital

3 years ago

A few days ago, a friend suggested that I read a famous speech about music delivered by Karl Paulnack at the Boston Conservatory in…

Remembering Dr. King

4 years ago

I can imagine no greater tribute that can be paid to a human than to suspend school once a year in their honor. All…

You’ve Got Mail: Getting a Mission Call at Southern Virginia University

6 years ago

It’s 10:45 p.m. on a Friday night, and on most other college campuses, it might seem like a raucous weekend party is about to…

From Researching Colbert to Interning on Capitol Hill: A Senior’s Story

6 years ago

For Whitney Reed, walking up the steps of Main Hall at Southern Virginia University to receive her diploma on Saturday morning will mark the…

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