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Now that school is back in session, the whole Virginia Tech community is finally getting a taste of what college is really like in Blacksburg. The small nuances and traditions that come with living and working on such a large campus are shared throughout, and there is always something going …

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As the world woke up on the morning of Sunday, Aug. 29, it was greeted with an overnight gift in their music libraries from one of the most controversial names in the industry: Kanye West’s highly anticipated album “Donda.” Whoever said that “the best gifts come in small packages” obviously …

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Just as Jesus rose again, so has the artist who shares his moniker. Lorde has returned to the spotlight after a four-year hiatus with “Solar Power.” In her highly anticipated third studio album, Lorde packs the sun-soaked sound of a New Zealand summer into her 12-track LP. “Solar Power” expl…

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Game days are back — and so are the heavenly grounds of the North End side of Lane Stadium. If you are so lucky as to survive Center Street, with its precarious live music stages, collapsing pong tables and the occasional frat boy carrying what looks like a bamboo tree, then you will experie…

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Life in sweatpants sure was sweet this past year, but Virginia Tech students are itching to dress up in their Saturday best and get back to the sidelines this fall. The return to Virginia Tech football is almost among us, and students will not only be jumping to “Enter Sandman,” but also to …

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No matter how many years back we graduated high school, this coming semester will be new for every Virginia Tech student. The class of 2025 will descend upon a campus that has been relatively empty and completely different from what it was like in March 2020. However, the class of 2024 has n…

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On June 8, the Virginia Tech administration announced that all students attending classes in the upcoming fall 2021 semester are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Similar to numerous other universities across the country, Virginia Tech is seeking to avoid outbreaks like the school …

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The Virginia Tech freshman experience is a magical, hectic time. New Hokies must adjust to living on their own, finding new friends, joining clubs and many other facets of the Hokie lifestyle. It is a fun and often chaotic experience, and the adjustment to classes at Tech is a similar journey.

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Going off to college carries a number of mixed feelings. For some, it is an exciting time of looking forward to new opportunities; for others, it can be a stressful time of trying to figure out what to do and what not to do before beginning the next big chapter of their lives. Regardless of …

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From one Hokie transfer to another, I am excited for you to discover why the Blacksburg community calls this little mountain town “home.” The phrase “This is home” is commonly used by students on campus, but this feeling of being home can be hard to embrace when you didn’t get the freshman e…

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It’s that bittersweet, surreal moment that has finally crept up on the Class of 2021: graduation. For many Hokies, this time of year is met with feelings of excitement, uncertainty and a touch of melancholy as they enter new beginnings. Amid this time of elation and anticipation for what com…

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In the back half of the media wing, tucked away in the upper corner of Squires, is the headquarters of Virginia Tech’s yearbook: the Bugle. The women leading it, just as their predecessors once did, have beaten the odds again.