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On the news, we hear constant coverage of the plethora of mass shootings that take place across America. After the immediate relief and national mourning, many forget about the families affected by mass shootings who continue to grieve years after their losses. Joseph Samaha, father of Reema…

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One word can change a life forever, and for about 1 in every 100 college students, that word is “cancer.” With all of its triumphs and defeats, living with cancer impacts everyone in their own way. For college students, the theme of these stories centers around adjusting to college while adj…

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Virginia Tech has no shortage of unique organizations, from clubs dedicated to the work of Kanye West to hiking groups on the search for Bigfoot. While each group falls into a color spectrum made of blues and greens and ultraviolets, they all have one thing in common: community. The Society …

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Like many seniors graduating college, James Brooks (’06) received his diploma from Virginia Tech as a double major in history and English without a clue as to what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. Flash-forward a decade and Brooks reports for Anchorage Daily News and has had the op…

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In October of 2018, Sam Frye, a Virginia Tech junior majoring in marketing, decided, as a sophomore, to make his own comedy club on campus called The Comedy Conglomerate. After auditioning for Improv at Virginia Tech, a comedy acting group on campus, Frye and his friends did not get accepted…

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New River Art opened its doors to the public in mid-January ready to serve the creatives of the area –– students and townspeople alike. Converted from a former salon space, New River Art has an open, clean and organized storefront on South Main Street that emanates just the right energy Blac…

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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.