August 23rd, 2012 issue #1134

August 23rd, 2012
  • Dragas on Board: The Rector who wouldn't go

    Fear, distrust, sadness, anger. Welcome back to the University of Virginia.If you spent the summer on a desert island with no internet, you are in for a surprise. This isn't the same UVA you left at the end of last semester, and the storm didn't stop raging with the June 26 reinstatement of President Teresa Sullivan.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Loudest: Venable neighborhood residents outraged over decibel-searing parties go before City Council August 20 to clamor for the death penalty– or at least stiffer fi...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    August 27 at 10am at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 666 Lockesley Terrace Debtor: Vanessa Robinson Original amount owing: $129,600 Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price ...

Movie Reviews

Music Features


  • Table of contents

    COVERStorm ragesReturning UVA students may be told that the controversy over the firing of President Teresa Sullivan ended with her reinstatement back in June, but evidence...


Online only

  • Final day: UVA BOV sorta live coverage here

    The third and final day of the University of Virginia's retreat for its Board of Visitors began shortly after 8:30am in Richmond on Thursday, August 16. Prior days • Sor...

  • Sorta live coverage of the UVA BOV retreat in Richmond

    This is a blog-style story about the UVA BOV meeting in Richmond. We'll update as things happen: 1:28pm - Hook editor asks a certain board member to confirm that he's gonna...

  • Sullivan: 'It seemed fine to me'

    The tone was cordial, and the information flowed, the president said, "like drinking water from a firehose" on Tuesday, August 14 as University of Virginia President Teresa...



  • Jaquith points in the right mirror

    Janis Jaquith is right that it’s the consumer, not the energy companies, to blame for the problems caused by energy consumption. [August 9 essay: “Post-derecho: I reali...


Black and White

  • Sledgehammer

    A Buckingham Branch employee sledgehammers slag off a new track weld between 1st and 2nd Street Northeast in Charlottesville. lists no synonyms, but the word...

Cultural preview