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Review of Fed Up: A Body Positive Intern’s Perspective on the Documentary

You may have heard that Katie Couric, successful news anchor and former Wahoo, will be coming this November to talk about Fed Up, her star-studded documentary about obesity in America, which will be screened at the Virginia Film Festival this year. As an intern in the Body Positive program of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s […]

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Students can be helped by rankings and rigor

In a recent Community Voices post (Students support Albermarle’s move to end class rankings, March 31), Monticello High School seniors Lasha Campbell, Sebastian Glickman and Leah Coleman argued that “class ranks are unfair to students” and “aren’t as important as they are made to seem,” approving of the recent decision to end the practice in […]

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Aaron Eichorst, Charlottesville City Schools

Aaron Eichorst, Coordinator of Fine & Performing Arts, Charlottesville City Schools    What has been the most challenging aspect of becoming an administrator? One of the more challenging aspects of becoming an administrator is meeting the needs of the myriad groups and individuals that I serve; our teachers, other administrators, parents, the local cultural community […]

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Supervisors approve office building for UVA health system

The Albemarle Board of Supervisors has approved a rezoning that will allow the University of Virginia Health Services Foundation to construct what will be the second-largest office building in the county. The rezoning came Wednesday despite objections from residents of the adjacent Buckingham Circle neighborhood, which is located to the west of the intersection of […]