Virginia Defeats No. 9 Miami, 5-4

uva baseballThe Virginia baseball team picked up a 5-4 win over No. 9 Miami Friday evening in front of 3,589 fans at Davenport Field. In snapping a nine-game Miami win streak, the Cavaliers (23-14, 8-11 ACC) got clutch, two-out hitting while the bullpen worked six innings after starting pitcher Nathan Kirby (Jr., Midlothian, Va.) exited after just three innings with a strained left lat muscle. Continue reading

Hokies fall at No. 5 Virginia, 17-10

uva techThe Virginia Tech lacrosse team fell in its regular season conference finale to No. 5 Virginia, 17-10, at Klöckner Stadium Friday evening. The Hokies turned it on in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to change the outcome. Megan Will led the Hokies with five goals and an assist, getting her within three points of the all-time Tech record. Casey Bocklet paced the Cavaliers with six goals. Continue reading

Senate Help Committee Passes Key Provisions Of Kaine’s Career Ready Act

tmi kaineThe Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed key provisions of the Career Ready Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, co-chair of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, that would help ensure students are ready for postsecondary education and the workforce by encouraging career guidance programs in schools and requiring states to incorporate career readiness indicators into their state report cards. Continue reading

New Orchestra of Washington to Perform at Bridgewater

bridgewater collegeThe New Orchestra of Washington (NOW) will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

Based in Washington, D.C., NOW strives to make music relevant to new generations of audiences through virtuosic performances that combine a variety of genres with fresh interpretations of classic works. Continue reading

Kaine Introduces Legislation To Ensure Careful Review Of New Opioid Drugs

tmi kaineThis week, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine introduced the FDA Accountability for Public Safety Act, bipartisan legislation that would hold the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accountable for the approval of new opioid drugs, ensuring experts’ voices are heard as new and potentially dangerous opioid medications are considered for approval. Continue reading