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The simplicity of reading is something that, as college students, is overlooked as a tool for success. The social media we digest and the textbook pages that shine dimly in the late hours of studying are things that can be seen as insignificant to educated individuals, yet life-changing to s…

On Wednesday, May 1, in the Squires Commonwealth Ballroom, a light shone through the impending finals-week clouds: free massages, smoothies and flavored oxygen were available to students as part of the Virginia Tech Union’s annual Relaxation Station event. Making it all happen were the Virgi…

Since March, a new innovative organization, Blank, has officially been recognized as an on-campus club. Blank is an organization striving to attract a community of Virginia Tech students who have an interest in the arts with the goal of combining each other’s skills and ideas to create more …

When Colleen Connolly, Lindsay Knight and Rex Willis graduated from Virginia Tech, none of them ever predicted their degrees would lead them to the frontlines of Washington, D.C., media.

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It’s almost that time of year again; time for the Class of 2020, clad in long dresses and suits, to attend the annual Virginia Tech Ring Dance. The tradition goes back almost 90 years, beginning with the Corps of Cadets in 1934, and it symbolizes the passage from junior year to senior year.

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By the time Christmas rolls into town and Santa sends out his sleigh, Crow’s Nest Greenhouses has already closed up shop for the winter, and it won’t reopen until the spring.

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If you’re interested in the environment or think yourself a plant lover, you’re probably concerned about climate change. What do you do if you’re not sure how to take action? Thankfully, there’s an event coming up for you. On Saturday, March 30, the Big Plant will gather like-minded individu…

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Starting a fashion company can be daunting to any aspiring fashion designer, especially when you have a full class schedule and pressure to pass all your classes. Even though Blacksburg is not the ideal fashion startup location, two entrepreneurs spotted an opportunity, and made a name for t…

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Walking into Harvey’s Barber Shop, there is a feeling of liveliness that resonates from the staff and customers. From the conversations to the family members of the staff hanging around, the barber shop has placed an emphasis on creating a special aura for itself.

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On Wednesday nights, Sycamore Deli, located downtown on Draper Road, transforms from a sandwich shop into a Latin dance club swarmed with dance enthusiasts. The lights are dimmed and loud music reverberates throughout the downstairs area. It is Salsa Massive, a weekly event hosted by Virgini…

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Since 1993, thanks to donations from alumni and the school’s foundation endowment, a group of select Virginia Tech students have their hands on $5 million dollars each year that is then used to invest in the stock market year round.

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At Virginia Tech, the Honors College provides its students with numerous opportunities for personal growth and professional development. For example, sophomore Natasha Doshi, a student in the Honors College studying clinical neuroscience, took a course called Honors College First-Year Semina…

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Students at Virginia Tech have many hobbies that provide them with an outlet for creativity and allow them to de-stress after a long day. For Monty Campbell, a sophomore studying physics, playing instruments during his free time gives him an enjoyable break from his physics and math classes.

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There’s no shortage of environmentally centered clubs around Virginia Tech’s campus, but even though they may be similar, each club finds its own niche. Students for Sustainable Practice has found its place on campus in advocating for more environmentally friendly practices to the Student Go…