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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. 

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…

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. 

You hear it once a week, year after year. Echoing through the halls of Newman Library, bellowing across the Drillfield, the sound ripples across campus. It’s hard to miss the voices of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Ranger Company as they run across campus during the week of the homecomin…

The fall semester has rolled around again, and as the summer heat slowly begins to fade and the leaves are soon to begin to turn, the arts here at Virginia Tech are as alive and active as ever. Here are five art events worth checking out that will enrich your VT experience this fall.

The Engineering Expo is upon Virginia Tech once again. Whether you’ve been waiting for this event all year, have dreaded this event or are a liberal arts major and have no idea what the Engineering Expo is, Squires and Cassel will be a suit-clad jungle Sept. 10–12.

Syllabus week is here, and I hate to break it to all the freshman out there, but this is the hardest week of college that you will experience in your life. There’s nothing “sylly” about syllabus week at all. Your professors already have assignments lined up, there will be no free time and yo…

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Take a step into the future –– it's November in Blacksburg. The weather is a mix of sideways rain and confusing winds, washed with brown and grey. The Drillfield has already lost its color from the cold, and students are wearing flannels as active wear. Now, this isn't all that bad for us. I…

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More often than not, national holidays such as Independence Day are spent at home with friends and family. This day is filled with numerous traditions like  having backyard barbecues and watching late night firework shows together. 

I feel strange writing this, having never attended a full Relay event at Virginia Tech. Though Relay for Life is a one-day event, it still results in a year-long a buildup that litters my inboxes and my friends’ social media pages with videos of people trying to use cancer and survivorship a…

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As Hokies, we all know how important Relay For Life is at Virginia Tech. It’s huge — in fact, it’s the largest Relay For Life event in the world, as of 2018. If that isn’t lively enough, there’s a medley of music and performances by artists and groups all focused on raising money for cancer.

Relay For Life will take place on Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. Relay For Life at Virginia Tech is the largest collegiate Relay For Life event in the nation, and raises nearly half a million dollars for cancer research every year. Being that Relay is such a …

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The 3.2 Remembrance Run is, hands down, one of the best events held at Virginia Tech during the spring semester. Held in remembrance of the 32 students and faculty that lost their lives on April 16, 2007, the 3.2 for 32 shows the importance of staying strong after a tragedy.

As college students, our lives can get pretty stressful at times. With so much work and so little time, it can be hard to find a balance between school, work and a social life, especially with finals season coming up on the horizon.