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At the restaurant where I’m waiting, a mask-less father of two yells at the hostess carrying my delivery order to me that his mild wings are too hot, making a huge scene in the “socially distant” restaurant with people piled on top of each other. Little does he know, he is literally delaying…

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For those who haven’t heard by now, one of the caveats of this upcoming Fall 2020 semester is that those who are living off-campus won’t be able to purchase an off-campus dining plan. This means that dining halls this fall will be only available to service students living on campus. 

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Every new school year brings forth new people to campus to occupy the numerous residence halls that make up the on-campus living community. Whether it be Lee, West Ambler Johnson, Peddrew-Yates, Slusher or any of the other dorms at Virginia Tech, each building is home to hundreds of students…

Ever since he began his career more than 50 years ago, Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young has been a mercurial force in popular music. He is constantly engaged in the spirit of reinvention, teaching an old dog new tricks and surprising everyone with his creative whimsy. For better or for …

Bob Dylan has led an accomplished life: renowned singer/songwriter, cultural icon, shaper of many childhoods and comings of ages. With his latest release, now 58 years after his first studio album and eight years after his last original album, Bob Dylan maintains his consistent style and wri…

So you’ve taken the official tours, and your older brother let you wander Center Street before a football game when you were like 14. Feeling optimistic, you went ahead and decided to be a Hokie even though you may have to let your roommate know every time you use someone else’s bathroom so …

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Welcome to Blacksburg, new Hokies. Since Virginia Tech recently announced its plans to reopen campus for the fall 2020 semester, you should know which clothes to pack and which clothes to leave behind. Living in a dorm, you might not have the space you’re accustomed to at home.

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Whether you’re an incoming freshman or a returning upperclassman, we’re all struggling with what it means to be coming to Blacksburg in the fall in the midst of such uncertain times. While you probably have a host of concerns on your plate, a big one on your mind might be making some extra m…

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As a Virginia Tech student, there are a wide variety of locations around campus that are intended to benefit your overall experience here. Oftentimes, students neglect to take advantage of what is available to them, either due to a lack of knowledge or a lack of time and effort. Whether you’…

Let us say we come back to classes in the fall. One can speculate of course, and in a hypothetical scenario that we will be let free from our pens and onto the sacred ground of Blacksburg, Virginia, once more in the diminishing sun of a mountain autumn, one would assume that social distancin…

For many Hokies out there, this coronavirus pandemic has put a dark cloud over our summer plans. Many of us were forced out of internships, job opportunities, travel plans and other activities that we originally had lined up to keep us preoccupied this summer. While in many ways our summer w…

Many questions for the future arose as the spring 2020 semester came to an abrupt end due to the coronavirus pandemic that left universities across the country scrambling to figure out how they could finish out a semester while providing students a safe educational experience outside of a ph…

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Graduating from Virginia Tech is an accomplishment that evokes joy, celebration and cherished memories. It's walking on stage, seeing your name on an extremely valuable piece of paper and throwing your creatively decorated cap wildly into the air encompassing Lane Stadium that makes graduati…