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Christopher C. Kraft, well-known Virginia Tech alum and one of NASA’s first employees, has died at 95 in Houston, Texas. The cause of his death is unknown. He died just two days after the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

The Blacksburg Police Department arrested two men Thursday, July 18 after an attempted armed robbery in town. According to the police report, officers responded to the 3500 block of Holiday Lane to investigate the crime.

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A number of changes are coming to Virginia Tech. While some are related to the over-enrollment news that broke last spring, others include changes in tuition, expanding campus buildings and improving old facilities.

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Hundreds of students chanted “Title IX excuses crime” throughout Virginia Tech’s campus during the Walkout for Survivors Against Sexual Assault on April 30, where protestors asked for reform on sexual assault proceedings and new Title IX at Virginia Tech.

The Blacksburg Chinese School, a nonprofit organization that strives to promote cultural awareness and diversity in the town, is pitching an idea for a new cultural center space in Blacksburg. The school is hoping to build a new facility downtown that will be maintained by the community.

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The Virginia Assembly recently approved a budget which included a higher education package to allow Virginia colleges and universities to produce 25,000 new degrees in computer science and related fields by 2039. The project, which is also known as Tech Talent pipeline, is aiming to support …

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“After Virginia Tech” by freelance journalist Thomas P. Kapsidelis is a book about the aftermath of the April 16 shooting at Virginia Tech. The book, published by the University of Virginia Press, describes the effects of the tragedy 10 years later and how the survivors and the community are…