Sunday Apr 21
Jefferson Trust recognizes University projects
The Alumni Association's Jefferson Trust awarded more than $670,000 to 16 different University-based programs in a public ceremony held on the Lawn last Friday.
Payvand News of Iran
Cyrus and Jefferson: Did they speak the same language?
Even as the Middle East grapples with Jeffersonian ideals of freedom and democracy, Americans are learning that Thomas Jefferson may have been inspired by an ancient Middle East ruler, Cyrus "the Great" of Persia.
Secrets of the Blue Ridge: The Jersey Devil, and Other Local News
From the Richmond Times, 1902. . According to editors of several Virginia newspapers in 1910, it was said to have been the "most extraordinary combination of beast and bird ever seen in these parts." "These parts" being referenced were near the village of Hightown on U.S. Route 250 west of Staunton and close to the West Virginia line.