Collegiate Times : An independent, student-run newspaper serving the Virginia Tech community since 1903

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard
Town Council update: Roots & Shoots and routine business
Posted: February 10, 2016

Members of the Blacksburg Town Council braved the cold and snow flurries to make it downtown Feb. 9 for its regularly scheduled meeting.

Comments (0)
more »
Virginia Tech implements protective policies against Zika
Posted: February 08, 2016

The Zika virus, which has been around for years, came into the spotlight recently with a widespread outbreak. Although there have only been 35 reported Zika cases in the United States, there have been outbreaks in many other countries.

Comments (1)
more »
Freezing temperatures creep back into the forecast
Posted: February 08, 2016

After this past weekend of slightly warmer temperatures, we can expect the temperatures to drop again. A cold front moved in Monday followed by a secondary cold front bringing a much colder airmass with it. The temperatures will continue to drop for the rest of the week until Friday.

Comments (0)
more »
Cadets recieve scholarships prior to men's basketball game
Posted: February 08, 2016

Hokie basketball players and fans were not the only winners at last Saturday’s basketball game against Clemson. During the game, Army ROTC awarded scholarships to 13 of Virginia Tech’s cadets, collectively worth over $1 million.

Comments (0)
more »
Francesca Fusinato finds success at Virginia Tech
Posted: February 08, 2016

It all started at the age of 3 when Francesca Fusinato, or Fusi as her teammates call her, was handed her first tennis racket. 

Comments (0)
more »
Track and field to host elite competition
Posted: February 04, 2016

Two weeks ago, the Virginia Tech men’s and women’s track and field teams were supposed to host their second home meet of the indoor season. However, the blizzard that devastated much of the East Coast last month forced the Hokies to cancel the meet. This weekend, weather and travel will not be a concern.

Comments (0)
more »
Craft your heart out
Posted: February 10, 2016

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s time to start thinking about a cute gift to give to your loved one. Instead of being cliché and buying something someone else made, make them something from the heart. For those less imaginative, here are some ideas.

Comments (0)
more »
Review: "Dirty Grandpa" trips the fine line between comedy and vulgarity
Posted: February 10, 2016

Do you remember that kid you were friends with in middle school who used up almost all of his oxygen making jokes about male genitalia? Do you remember how only one out of 10 of his jokes were actually somewhat funny? Well, imagine that kid made a movie, and that movie would look a whole lot like “Dirty Grandpa.”

Comments (0)
more »
24-hour Theatre Project provides unique challenge for students
Posted: February 08, 2016

A black box theater bursts at the seams as staff reach for chairs to seat the incoming crowd. Someone announces that over 118 people are in attendance as a stage manager runs to grab a padded, red seat for a man sitting against the wall. Last minute adjustments are being made, just barely passing the 7:30 deadline before the show begins.

Comments (0)
more »
Virginia Tech community should celebrate Chinese New Year
Posted: February 08, 2016

Chúc mừng Năm mới! 春节快乐! Happy New Year! These are the best wishes I received from family and friends this past weekend.

Comments (5)
more »
Students should exercise caution toward People Search database
Posted: February 08, 2016

Being a transfer student embarking on my second semester at Virginia Tech, the most prominent concern for me was making sure I did not sleep through my alarm for the dreaded morning classes.  For weeks, I perfected an award-winning routine designed to save valuable time in every possible way. Unfortunately, even the most determined students have been persuaded to cut corners on paperwork in order to make room for some much-desired free time. This week, I stumbled upon a product of my lazy habit and thought maybe others could benefit from my findings as well.

Comments (1)
more »
Super Bowl biggest prostitution and human trafficking event
Posted: February 04, 2016

Super Bowl Sunday is an event that is watched worldwide. With an average ticket cost of $4,000, the National Football League Championship brings in hundreds of high rollers to attend the game and partake in what fun that the host city offers. Surprisingly, though, Super Bowl Sunday is also the heaviest day in the United States for human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the host city. To combat this epidemic, the Federal Bureau of Investigation works alongside the host city’s police department months prior to kickoff to prepare for the influx of human traffickers and their victims.

Comments (0)
more »

Follow us on Twitter