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  1. The affordable housing crisis a " a form of white supremacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Cavalier Daily

    "Black Lives Matter - F-k White Supremacy," was placed at the foot of Thomas Jefferson's statue which sits north of the Rotunda during a protest condemning the University's glorification of its founder. In his time, Jefferson was the quintessential symbol of white supremacy - a well-educated, land-owning and wealthy white man.


  2. LAWSON: The irony of the Jefferson statue protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cavalier Daily

    U.Va. student protesters covered the Thomas Jefferson statue in front of the Rotunda, many of whom called for its removal. the removal of famed sculptor Paolo Troubetzkoy's statue of Tsar Alexander III from Vosstaniya Square in Saint Petersburg.


  3. Taking ownership of U.Va.'s futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Cavalier Daily

    Because the University was founded by Thomas Jefferson, a lot of weight has traditionally been afforded to his legacy. While Jefferson may have founded the University, he does not own it.


  4. The Draftsman Hotel set to open spring 2018 on West Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Cavalier Daily

    The Draftsman Hotel , a new boutique hotel being built on West Main Street, is expected to open in the spring of 2018, according to a press release from the hotel Thursday. "The Draftsman Hotel was named for the three prominent Virginians who contributed to drafting the documents that are at the cornerstone of the country: Thomas Jefferson , James Madison and James Monroe ," the press release said.


  5. LETTER: Anti-Jefferson letter is the worst of PC cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Cavalier Daily

    As a Virginia resident and taxpayer, I am very upset at news reports about some University professors asking the college president to stop quoting Jefferson . This shows the clear lack of education with these so-called "professional academia" and also shows that they have absolutely no "tolerance" of anyone who they find "offensive."


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