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Man in custody after standoff with Blacksburg police
Posted: March 27, 2015

At approximately 5 p.m., Blacksburg police responded to a report of a suicidal armed male on near the intersection of South Main Street and Marlington Street. The subject threatened to use a handgun on himself or anyone attempting to intervene.

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Blacksburg sees brief return to winter
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 10:35 pm

The drastic swings of spring continue here in Blacksburg. After making it into the 70s yesterday, a return to almost winter-like temperatures is in store for this weekend.

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Pulitzer Prize winner, former White House assistant speaks at Burruss
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 10:35 pm

On the evening of the university’s founding anniversary, Pamplin College of Business and the Corps of Cadets hosted former White House assistant Doris Goodwin to speak in Burruss auditorium.

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Golf hopes to continue success as ACC Championship approaches
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 8:26 pm

The men’s golf team hits the road again, this time traveling to Greenville, South Carolina, to compete in the Furman Intercollegiate. The three-day event will run from March 27-29.

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Baseball seeks upset at seventh-ranked Florida State
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 8:26 pm

This weekend the Virginia Tech baseball team will travel to Tallahassee, Florida to face one of their biggest challenges of the season. The Hokies will compete in a three-game series against No. 7 Florida State.

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Adam Smith to transfer for next season
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 1:59 pm

Virginia Tech men's basketball guard and leading scorer Adam Smith has decided to transfer from the program for his last year of eligibility. 

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Robert Sarvis Part IV: How Can We End The Two-Party System?
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 10:32 pm

Ending the poisonous two-party system begins with more and more people being open to third-party candidates. But to have lasting change that creates a truly open and competitive political system, we should pursue a broad set of electoral reforms.

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Robert Sarvis Part III: One Election Will Not Break America's Back!
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Politicians will always try to convince you that the future of the state or country sits on a knife’s edge, that they are the only one who can lead the state or country in the right direction and that it all comes down to your vote.

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Robert Sarvis Part II: So Why Do Third-Parties Matter?
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 10:31 pm

So why does debate exclusion matter if I had such a small chance of winning anyway?

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Great Outdoors: Nature I See You
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 9:37 pm

Warmer weather is coming to Tech and students are outside celebrating in cut-off shirts and booty shorts. A breath of clean air is refreshing the campus. Days are longer, volleyball courts are active once again and West End is selling a record number of Planet Raspberry smoothies (probably).

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Great Outdoors: Beyond the Cascades, Barney's Wall
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 9:46 pm

Hiking to the Cascades is a tradition among Virginia Tech students, but the lesser known Barney’s Wall hike offers an extended version of the Cascades with an equally breathtaking view at its finish.

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A tradition that has lasted the test of time: Ring Dance
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 8:31 pm

For the Virginia Tech campus, tradition and history have always been at the root of school spirit. With a history as long as Tech’s, there are some traditions that come and go whereas there are others that are able to outlast the test of time.

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