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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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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…

The Virginia General Assembly gave final approval to a bill legalizing possession of marijuana and limited home growth in the Commonwealth of Virginia starting July 1, 2021. This came three years sooner than anticipated.

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A state constitutional amendment, which proposes a new bipartisan redistricting commission different from the state’s current one-party system, is set to be on November’s ballot.

Early voting rates are higher than they have been in over a century, reflecting Americans’ strong interest in this year’s presidential election. With early voting, there are two options available for voters: mail-in absentee ballots and early in-person voting at their county’s election offic…

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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Virginia Tech for a town hall meeting as a part of his presidential campaign Friday, Aug. 30. The event, which took place in Hancock Hall’s auditorium, was a part of his larger national campaign through local towns, businesses and colle…