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There are several traditions people use to celebrate the longest holiday of the year, Chinese New Year. On New Years Eve, which will be on Jan. 24, there is a dinner where families will reunite over usually fish and dumplings. At midnight, fireworks are set off to drive away evil and obtain …

As the limestone-ridden town of Blacksburg braces for what seems like another never-ending winter, let’s all look back to the joy just a few months ago when we would have complained about the heat instead of the seemingly rampant amount of people going on ski trips.

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When it comes to thinking green and living sustainably, there are a variety of ways to go about practicing a lifestyle that is beneficial to the conservation of the environment. For producer and filmmaker Chris Valluzzo, it’s a practice worth investing effort into. With plans already underwa…

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As “1917” marks its wide release this weekend to history buffs and film lovers alike, director Sam Mendes takes us all into the hellish, largely unspoken world of World War I France.

If you haven’t seen the second season of “You” or even the first, stop reading now as there are spoilers ahead. The second season of the hit Netflix series “You” premiered Dec. 26 with a total of 10 new episodes. Starring “Gossip Girl” fan favorite Penn Badgley as main protagonist Joe Goldbe…

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Apple TV Plus released “The Morning Show” on Nov. 1. The 10-episode series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell ended its first season Dec. 20. It’s the one where Aniston and Witherspoon reunite to star as co-anchors on a popular New York City-based morning news show…

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It sounds simple enough: 52 books read in a single year. That’s one book a week, on average. Pick out a mountain’s worth of books you’ve had lying around for years and stick them on a shelf somewhere you won’t forget about them. Keep track of your progress on Goodreads and post about your pr…

The start of a new year brings new resolutions that people create to motivate themselves and get them pumped for the year ahead and the endless possibilities it brings. This is especially true this year as we move on to a new decade.

As the fall 2019 semester is coming to a close, for many, one big task remains: ace those final exams. Whether it be your Visual Media class or your Chem Lab, odds are you’ve got a final or two (or more) on your plate before you disappear for winter break. For some, these finals will make or…

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Finals season is without a doubt the most stressful time of the semester. With the semester coming to a close, becoming overwhelmed with final exams, projects and papers doesn’t come as a surprise to students. Experiencing certain levels of stress and anxiety surrounding exams is normal, but…

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There comes a time in every semester that a team must assemble to meet the challenge of course-specific testing, to face the threat of a lower GPA and to come out of the conflict victorious, united in survival and intellectual enlightenment (or perhaps simply sheer bewilderment of the passin…

Virginia Tech students Tashi Gyatso and Jack Furth formed Icebox the Band at the inception of this semester and hope. Icebox the Band hopes to breathe new life into the local music scene with songs from their first ever EP, “Icebox EP,” set to release Dec. 13.