All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘University of Virginia’

Sabrina Rubin Erdely Apologizes For False University Of Virginia Rape Story

After months of silence, Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely finally breaks her silence over her discredited article with an apology. Erdely’s report A Rape on Campus appeared in  the Rolling Stone and was about a woman’s alleged brutal sexual assault on the University of Virginia campus. According to the author, a woman identified only as “Jackie” claims she was …

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Body Found in Virginia Could Be Hannah Graham

Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia police this week announced that a body found could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham’s disappearance on September 13 prompted a month-long search for the student. On Saturday police provided an update on the Graham case. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo called the search for Graham “unprecedented,” stating that “thousands” of hours …

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Financial Aid Changes at UVa Protested by Students

In August of this year, board members at the University of Virginia decided to made significant changes to its financial aid program, called AccesUVa. According to the University of Virginia, this program accommodated 100% of the demonstrated need of students who fell within the lowest income bracket, or those families who make less than twice the national poverty level ($31,000 …

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Teens Use Facebook To Improve Existing Friendships

While parents often have concerns about allowing their teens to use social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, a new study by University of Virginia psychologists indicates that well-adjusted youth with positive friendships use these sites to improve the positive relationships they already have.

However, they cautioned teens who have behavioral problems and difficulty making friends, or who are depressed, may be more likely to use social media in negative and sometimes aggressive ways.

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