A woman, who served as Treasurer of the United States under President Ronald Reagan, will speak at Virginia Tech tonight on the topic of illegal immigration. A flyer promoting the event has sparked controversy over the language it uses.
Bay Buchanan was the youngest ever treasurer of the United States, at 32 serving from 1981 to 1983. Fliers have gone up on the campus of Virginia Tech promoting her talk. The flyers caught the eye of several students, including Juan De La Rosa Diaz, a freshman studying political science and Spanish.
Buddhists from around the state are expected in Charlottesville this weekend, where an unusual traveling exhibit opens – promising peace and medical miracles.
The source -- mysterious bead-like objects that remain when spiritual leaders are cremated.
A video posted online tells the tale of the Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour featuring relics taken from the cremated remains of Buddhist masters. Leena Rose Miller, who organized the event here, says these pearl-like objects promote peace, healing and inspiration.
What does it take to be happy in life? A book on the subject is catching on, on campus. A project that began as a women’s book group has morphed into a discussion series on a single book. It’s called, “The How of Happiness.”