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As Commodity Investing by Students (COINS), the nation’s only student-run commodity trading group, surpasses $1 million managed, members find themselves at the beginning of a long road of anticipated growth.

We live in an age where digital distribution has put increased pressure on artists to embrace the album as an art form in its own right. While recalling those days when chart success was less important than raw album sales, different artists are adapting the long-play album in different ways…

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One of our very own Hokies, Sai Gurrapu, was selected as part of the Forbes Under 30 Scholars program and attended the 2019 summit conference this October in Detroit, packed with events and speakers including Kevin Durant, Serena Williams and Olivia Munn.

Although it may seem like a downgrade, the transition of switching from a car to a bicycle may be one of the best decisions you can make in your time at Tech. It can take some time to find a transportation method that works for you, but here’s why bicycling is the best way of commuting to campus.

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As midterms come to a close, we may find ourselves dreary-eyed and wondering what to do with our lives now that studying has ceased. After coming home from our final midterm, we think to ourselves, “Now what?” In the intermission between midterms and finals this fall, there are only a short …

Have you noticed that it’s now a good 30 degrees in the morning when you’re walking to your 9:05? Are you like me, and are too stubborn to pull out your parka unless the air is cold enough to freeze the puddles on the sidewalk? Admittedly, that is a very good way to get sick. 

Kanye West is one of the world’s most famous musicians in this day and age, whether he has been loved or hated throughout the years. And of course, Kanye loves all of his haters. Setting trends and pop culture standards through music, lifestyle and even politics, Kanye West has been in the A…

Most everyone out there loves a sweet treat. Whether every day or every once in a while, treating yourself to a little ice cream, some cookies, a few chocolates or whatever dessert you crave never hurt anyone. Blacksburg is known for being the college town home to Virginia Tech, but its othe…

Open a show with Paul Rudd clawing his way out of his own grave dressed only in a diaper, and you’re going to hold the viewer's attention for at least an episode. And that’s exactly what Netflix’s “Living with Yourself” does. 

In 2017, Jack Windham asked  if anyone was interested in joining a group chat to discuss music. Windham, now a sophomore majoring in computer science at Virginia Tech, discovered how in-demand this discourse truly was. 

Many companies offer drastically low prices on their products, which can invoke skepticism. Dollar Tree is one of many stores that does not escape this doubt and leads one to wonder about its motive. There must be a reason why the products are at such a low price point, or else the company w…

Moving off campus is a major stepping stone in one’s college career. For most, it’s the first time living in the absence of any authority, whether that be a parent or an RA. This preconceived idyllic bliss, however, is shaken with a quick, frightening glance into the “real world.” From bills…

A bed, a desk, a lamp, a television. These four items form the basis of the college living situation. Determining exactly how and where these things get arranged takes a considerable amount of time and energy, especially when it comes time to decide whether to continue to live on campus or t…

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Entering the first year of college as a freshman and living in a dorm is pretty terrifying. But what’s more terrifying is eventually  living completely on your own. It sounds great at first — living with friends, no parents, no RA. But nothing will ground you more than realizing that you can…

Virginia Tech is abundant with off-campus housing options. According to US News and World Report, 67% of students at Virginia Tech live off campus. That is a significant number of Hokies living in houses, townhouses, basements, attics and apartment complexes.However, when it comes to the sta…

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While many Tech students are currently searching for new housing for next year, some students will decide to stay on campus due to the perceived benefits of doing so. 

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The usual response most people have to learning of a Virginia Tech-sponsored, student-run butcher is one of confusion and disbelief. Admittedly, it’s not in an ideal location for people to stumble upon it, as it’s located around the back of the Food Science and Technology Building. However, …

It’s finally fall in Blacksburg. The leaves are slowly starting to change colors and fall off the trees. The 90-degree weather has come to a halt and been replaced with temperatures in the 50s and 60s. One thing to look forward to with the arrival of fall is the  arrival of fall fashion. You…

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From the alarming shrieks of Quidditch players on the Drillfield to the faces exuding disappointment upon exiting Lane Stadium, Virginia Tech’s campus is second to none when it comes to people watching. There are plenty of sights to behold here in Blacksburg this fall. Here are just some of …