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Virginia Tech blows out Clemson at home to remain undefeated in Cassell

Claire Castagno, assistant sports editor

News

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Visual arts and society minor allows flexibility for STEM students to engage with liberal arts

Ben Walls, news staff writer ​ | ​

The Virginia Tech School of Visual Arts (SOVA) launched the visual arts and society minor in fall 2018 to provide the opportunity for more Virginia Tech students to take art courses and different disciplines to students. The minor is a part of the broader Pathways to General Education program at Vi… Read more

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Virginia Tech students join international ‘Global Day of Protest’ against war with Iran

Isabella Rossi, managing editor ​ | ​

Virginia Tech students and Blacksburg community members met in Blacksburg on Saturday, Jan. 25, for a No War with Iran Rally as part of a "Global Day of Protest" to oppose going to war with Iran. Read more

Lifestyles

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Year of the Rat: Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in Blacksburg

Alaya Burill, lifestyles staff writer ​ | ​

There are several traditions people use to celebrate the longest holiday of the year, Chinese New Year. On New Years Eve, which will be on Jan. 24, there is a dinner where families will reunite over usually fish and dumplings. At midnight, fireworks are set off to drive away evil and obtain good lu… Read more

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‘I don’t need anyone’: Halsey gives listeners a look into her soul with album ‘Manic’

Bryce Nolan, lifestyles staff writer ​ | ​

One of the more legitimate criticisms of modern pop music revolves around its seemingly endless romanticizing of bad decisions and personal pain. Sometimes this plays out with a reasonable degree of self-awareness, such as in Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space,” where she knows all too well that the relat… Read more

Sports

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Virginia Tech blows out Clemson at home to remain undefeated in Cassell

Claire Castagno, assistant sports editor ​ | ​

Virginia Tech women’s basketball hosted Clemson for another ACC tilt Jan. 26. Clemson swept the Hokies in two matchups last season, once in overtime. Read more

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Women’s basketball completes second half comeback versus Virginia

Davis Carbaugh, sports editor ​ | ​

The Virginia Tech women’s basketball team improved to 13-4 (3-3) with a 69-61 victory over the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville. Read more

Opinions

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LTE: Tech must push boundaries for continued growth

Jackson Ribler, Class of 2022 ​ | ​

At Virginia Tech, innovations aren’t exclusive to inventions; breakthroughs aren’t always scientific; and maroon and orange aren’t our only two colors. The true strength of Virginia Tech isn’t the size of its endowment or the height of its halls, but the determination of students from different bac… Read more

Weather

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Civil War Weekend at Virginia Tech

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