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UVI Dance Team to Perform at Paradise Jam

Elisa Thomas|

ST.THOMAS- After successful tryouts, fundraising, extensive stretching, exercising, three months of rehearsal   and perfecting their “boom kacks,” the ladies of U.V.I Dance Team are prepared for their debut performance at the Paradise Jam game on Saturday, Nov. 23. During the halftime game, where Metropolitan University takes on the U.V.I Buccaneers, U.V.I’s dance team will perform their latest dance mix. The performance features music from many genres such as hip-hop, R&B, dance hall, pop and calypso and also uses well-known songs.

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Residence Hall Open House Day

Residence Hall Open House Day

Victoria Smith|

Oct. 16 is the day that marked the Residence Hall’s seasonal Open House Day. During Open House Day, the Residence Hall is open to visitors wanting to know more about UVI’s Delta M. Jackson Dorsch Complex.

Sighted during open house day over the course of ribbon week were a puzzle completed by residents of the dormitory, the residents themselves, a room decorated in honor of Domestic Violence and a Collage featuring all the Awareness events in October such as the red ribbon for drug abuse, the pink ribbon for Breast Cancer, and the purple ribbon for Domestic Violence.

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Who Cares? – Life and Learning After UVI

TWANNA HODGE|
 

ST. THOMAS—How many notices or posters urge students to inquire at the university student Career Services or Center for Student Success about getting a master’s or even a doctoral degree?  None.

Informational sessions are critical for students who are passionate about education and learning.

Tamah Henley, a senior, English major, said, “I think that some kind of information should be posted, yes. We are a university of higher education…. The flyers that I have seen around campus are for National Student Exchange Program. I have not seen any posters about graduate school.”

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The Obama Scare Act

JORDAN L. FORNEY|

St. Thomas, USVI – Now that most of the political antics have been played, and the US Supreme Court has given its ruling, what does the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly known as Obama Care, really mean?

If you are a young adult under the age of 26, you may not have given it a second thought. After all, you probably already get health insurance through your parents’ coverage.

Well, beginning 2014, when most Americans will be required to have insurance or pay a tax penalty, you’ll have to buy coverage independently if you don’t have it through your parents, a job or a government program. Continue reading The Obama Scare Act