6516 Tags

virginia

1 Project

View all...

Charlottesville Transparency Project

Charlottesville, Virginia is a municipal government which claims to embrace transparency. We hope to put that to the test with this project to get an idea for how transparent they really are.

Learn more

43 Articles

View all...

Majority of VCU students refuse to participate in Wi-Fi tracking program

Majority of VCU students refuse to participate in Wi-Fi tracking program

The university began tracking attendance through the Wi-Fi on students’ phones and other devices in November after entering into a one-year agreement with vendor Degree Analytics.

Read More

Skipping class? Don’t let your Wi-Fi know

Skipping class? Don’t let your Wi-Fi know

As campuses expand their surveillance abilities, that common college nightmare—the one where you’re in class for the first time and it’s the day of the final—might not make it into the next decade.

Read More

Vandalism Fears, Racist Cats: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts releases comments on Kehinde Wiley acquisition

Vandalism Fears, Racist Cats: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts releases comments on Kehinde Wiley acquisition

Ahead of the December installation of Kehinde Wiley’s “Rumors of War” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, we thought we’d see what people have to say so far.

Read More

This week’s FOIA roundup: Drones and drugs and Virginia prisons, Michigan’s AG bemoans a lack of transparency, and border patrol abuses immigrant children

This week’s FOIA roundup: Drones and drugs and Virginia prisons, Michigan’s AG bemoans a lack of transparency, and border patrol abuses immigrant children

A drone was spotted near a Virginia prison carrying cocaine and marijuana. Michigan Attorney General Dana Wessel says she’s “ashamed” of the state’s public records law. An ACLU request and lawsuit culminate in over 30,000 pages of DHS documents.

Read More

Virginia’s nuclear disaster plan is extensive, but key online resources 404

Virginia’s nuclear disaster plan is extensive, but key online resources 404

Do you have a possible Chernobyl-type situation in your backyard? If you’re a Virginian, the answer is yes.

Read More

11 Requests

View all...