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George Huguely will not take stand in murder trial

By Jenna Johnson

By Mary Pat Flaherty, Jenna Johnson and Justin Jouvenal, CHARLOTTESVILLE — George Huguely V did not merely leave his sometime girlfriend Yeardley Love bleeding in her pillow, a prosecutor told jurors Saturday in his closing argument. He left her unable to move, disabled from the damage ...

George Huguely murder trial continues without defendant’s ill lawyer

By Jenna Johnson

By Jenna Johnson and Justin Jouvenal, CHARLOTTESVILLE — George Huguely V ’s murder trial continued Friday even though one of his defense attorneys remained ill and was unable to participate. MAY 2010 | Huguely was sometimes chivalrous, occasionally savage. But Circuit Judge Edward L. ...

George Huguely’s videotaped statement played for jury

By Jenna Johnson

Video: The Washington Post's Jenna Johnson reports from Charlottesville, Va., where former U-Va. lacrosse player George Huguley is on trial for the murder of Yeardley Love. CHARLOTTESVILLE — In his first interview with police after the death of his ex-girlfriend Yeardley Love, George ...

Huguely trial witness: Defendant had his arm around Yeardley Love’s neck

By Jenna Johnson

CHARLOTTESVILLE — A student who attended a February 2010 party at the University of Virginia testified that he heard a woman’s voice yelling “help me, help me” and opened a door to see George Huguely V with his arm around Yeardley Love’s neck. Michael Burns, who then attended the University of ...

False rumors of #UVAdormsearch prompt alcohol dumping, hilarious tweets

By Jenna Johnson

False rumors of #UVAdormsearch prompt alcohol dumping, hilarious tweets Posted by Jenna Johnson on April 8, 2013 at 5:39 pm The University of Virginia’s student newspaper tweeted some alarming news on Monday afternoon: BREAKING: Reports of randomized dorm searches coming in. — The ...

FLOTUS Michelle Obama named Virginia Tech commencement speaker

By Jenna Johnson

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/28/2012 TheWashingtonPost Virginia Tech seniors better prepare for a long graduation ceremony, as the university just announced a second commencement speaker: First Lady Michelle Obama. The university had previously picked Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) to address the more ...

‘Perfect Prom Shopping Party’ for fun and credit

By Jenna Johnson

Ashley Jones stood before the boutique mirror in hot pink leopard-print socks and a knee-length sparkly black and turquoise prom dress. As her father waited outside last Tuesday evening, an entourage gathered around her to discuss the merits of this dress versus a long slinky royal blue gown ...

Sweet Sixteen coaches and March Madness bonuses

By Jenna Johnson

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/23/2012 TheWashingtonPost For college basketball coaches, each advancement in the NCAA national championship tournament means more national exposure for him, his players and his university. It also means tens of thousands of dollars in bonuses, which are paid on top of ...

Fraternity rush sobers up at University of Maryland and elsewhere

By Jenna Johnson

The Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at the University of Maryland threw a rush party at the beginning of the semester, and dozens of potential recruits showed up. The guys threw a football in the front yard, ate pizza in the packed living room and talked at length about sports. Throughout the event...

William & Mary ditches its traditional viewbook

By Jenna Johnson

(Photos by Jenna Johnson (The Washington Post)) Their final product: The Ampersandbox, a thin cardboard box filled with 15 heavy-weight cards. On the front of the cards, the school plays off its signature conjunction with bold two-word statements (like “Down & Dirty” or “Ebb & Flow”) on ...

George Huguely won’t ‘grow out of’ alcoholism

A Friday Washington Post story by Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty, whose Huguely coverage was riveting, reported that one of the jurors, Ian Glomski, an assistant professor at the University of Virginia’s medical school, gave a detailed account of the Yeardley Lovediscussion that ...

George Huguely guilty of second-degree murder

By Jenna Johnson

The jury immediately began to consider Huguely’s sentence, which could be decided Wednesday night. Yeardley Love’s mother, Sharon, taking the stand during the sentencing phase, said: “Every single day is different...Some days it’s just unbearable.” Yeardley Love’s sister also took the stand...

Trial in D.C. shootings that killed 5 begins

By Jenna Johnson

The arrest and release of a 14-year-old wrongly accused of a role in a deadly 2010 drive-by shooting has resurfaced as an element of the defense strategy for five men charged in that and other shootings. In court Tuesday, prosecutors attempted to preempt the argument, calling that arrest an ...

Melinda Gates to Generation C at Duke University: ‘Technology is just a tool’

By Jenna Johnson

Melinda Gates to Generation C at Duke University: ‘Technology is just a tool’ Posted by Jenna Johnson on May 14, 2013 at 11:30 am Melinda Gates addressed Duke University’s graduating Class of 2013 on Sunday, talking about her own years at the university in the 1980s and the evolution of ...

U-Va. board starts live broadcasting meetings online

By Jenna Johnson

By Jenna Johnson | 02:52 PM ET, 09/13/2012 ...

Dragas opens U-Va. board retreat with apology

By Jenna Johnson

You now have an historic opportunity for open and direct discussion on these issues to lay the foundation for generations of students to enjoy innovative and excellent instruction at a reasonable price at Mr. Jefferson’s University.” By Jenna Johnson | 03:50 PM ET, 08/15/2012 ...

‘Let’s go Hokies’: Candlelight illuminates Va. Tech five years after massacre

By Jenna Johnson

By Jenna Johnson | 12:32 AM ET, 04/17/2012 ...

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