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Virginia Tech Athletics recently announced an update to vaccine policies for indoor events due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Starting on Jan. 15, students and guests entering an indoor event will be required to show one of the following: proof of COVID-19 vaccination, vaccine exemption d…

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The Virginia Tech Panhellenic Council finalized plans on Dec. 30 to move its sorority recruitment process to a hybrid modality. This change comes as a result of the COVID-19 omicron variant’s spread through the U.S. and its increased transmissibility and ability to evade previous immunity by…

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On Dec. 28, Virginia Tech President Tim Sands announced in a VTx article that the university will require COVID-19 booster shots for all students and employees prior to their return to Blacksburg for the spring semester. These shots are required within 14 days of eligibility for everyone, me…

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The Toys for Tots program runs from Oct. 21 to Dec. 23 on campus, and Virginia Tech students can donate toys and books. There are four locations available to students on campus: the first-floor lobby in the Student Services Building, the third floor of Bishop-Favrao Hall, the second floor of…

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On Nov. 1, university leadership decided against the continued operation of The Gallery, student housing located in Alexandria, Virginia, that undergraduate, graduate and international students alike take advantage of for its proximity to various opportunities in the DC metro area. Some of t…

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Flu season is starting to kick in for Hokies as the temperature drops and the days grow shorter. With the change in season comes the flu. Due to the spread of respiratory illness with the COVID-19 pandemic, containing the spread of the flu is a necessity, according to the flu information pro…

With college football back in full swing at Virginia Tech after a year-long hiatus on student attendance at games, many are excited to be back in the stands and jumping to “Enter Sandman.” Some students, however, have expressed concerns about safety and overcrowding during games when enterin…

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Virginia Tech’s dining halls play a large part in developing the campus culture and community. Given the return of students to Virginia Tech’s campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, dining halls were placed under a major disadvantage when it came to feeding new and returning Hokies.

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Unlike some universities, Virginia Tech does not require students to live on campus beyond their freshman year. As a result, for many students the apartment hunting frenzy begins early in the fall. While many students planning to live off campus in the next year have started their search, nu…