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For the first time since 2013, not a single night of Hanukkah overlaps with winter break. Being away from family during any holiday can be tough. My family and I always head to my Nana’s house for some brisket and a gift exchange; however, I will be missing out this year. Thankfully, there a…

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Thanksgiving is today, and some people are not prepared –– whether that be physically unprepared for having a food baby all week or emotionally unprepared to talk to their extended family. Some people might dread going home for the holidays –– especially since they happen to be right after e…

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“How was the UVA event?” my mom excitedly asked my little sister over the phone. Instead of accompanying the rest of our family to a wedding over the weekend, my sister was dressed up to meet with representatives from the University of Virginia, or as I had come to know it, Virginia Tech’s a…

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With school being halfway through the semester, many are wondering how freshmen — the ones who were breaking glass, pulling fire alarms and wreaking havoc in the residence halls — are doing. However, it’s not often that someone stops to check in on the transfer students that are just as new …

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If you’ve ever walked just past Virginia Tech’s University Bookstore or Hokie Grill, you might have come across a humongous building that looks like it is from a grand city. This brand new building is the Creativity and Innovation District (CID) Living-Learning Program Residence Hall. This r…

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Halloween has finally arrived, and with that comes the perfect time to sit back, turn off all the lights and put on one of your favorite horror movies. With access to a variety of streaming services, this has become easier than ever. Even if you only have Netflix or Hulu, there are still hun…

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Adulting doesn’t always have to be stressful. While it is important to research housing options on your own, you don’t have to do it alone. If you are on the hunt for a new place to live next year, the housing fair is a wonderful resource to take advantage of. 

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Moving off campus is a big and exciting step for students; however, it comes with new responsibilities and sometimes daunting tasks. Don’t let that stop you from taking action! Here are a few tips and ideas to help you launch into your off-campus lifestyle. 

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Contrary to popular belief, engineering students at Virginia Tech attempt to lead fulfilling lives outside of classes. Like other students, many engineers participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and sometimes even fill leadership roles in various clubs, organizations and sports.

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Since 1995, Virginia Tech’s Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team (HEVT) has worked to create solutions for transportation problems that are both sustainable and cost-efficient. Operating from the Ware Lab, HEVT is committed to challenging students to apply critical thinking and problem solving in ne…

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When everyone checked Netflix for the first time in October, they were all probably surprised when a Korean project titled “Squid Game” was the No. 1 show on the Trending tab. Out of curiosity, a lot of people clicked “Play,” and now no one can stop talking about it. 

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On Sept. 24, Evan Hansen graced the silver screen for the first time; the 2016 multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen” was turned into a movie, with Ben Platt starring in the titular role that he originated five years ago. While the original stage version saw widespread …

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Wanderite, a local art company, hosted an art pop-up which bloomed on the corner of Roanoke and Wharton streets on Oct. 2. The pop-up featured naturally dyed bandanas, floral stickers and free tea.

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After four years — or maybe more — of undergraduate coursework and the “college experience,” many students want to leave Blacksburg as soon as possible and start their careers elsewhere. Others stay in the area and get their graduate degree, find a local job or work for the university. Virgi…