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Ladies: We can ask for more. With McComas feeling increasingly claustrophobic, many women face intimidating circumstances to stay active, and it's up to the university to make a change. Looking at the growth in popularity of women's-only gyms, McComas should follow suit with a women's-only s…

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The college experience is a privilege that many are the first in their families to have, and it’s common for these students to go through the entire process alone. There are plenty of reasons why higher education isn’t right for everyone, but at the same time, it is celebrated and encouraged…

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COVID-19 was a harsh blow to the service industry across the country and small college towns like Blacksburg were dealt one even harsher. Seemingly overnight, Virginia Tech students were returning home, and many restaurants who thrived on their indoor dining had to make do with take out only…

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Earlier this summer, Virginia Tech announced that it would allow the sale of alcohol throughout all sections of Lane Stadium and Cassell Coliseum. This announcement marks the first time in years in which alcohol has been sold throughout the entire stadium, as purchases were previously limite…

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After an entire school year of being online, we are slowly and cautiously returning to where we left off in March 2020. Students are figuring out bus routes, navigating campus and adjusting to life beyond the comfort of their own homes. One of the many benefits that came from the online scho…

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With the start of the fall semester, Hokies have had their first taste of pre-COVID-19 college normalcy since March of 2020. With in-person classes, football games and other social activities in which to look forward, there is much to be excited about this school year. However, it is importa…

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Joe Biden took his place behind the Oval Office desk after a long and contentious political election against the political equivalent of your heinous conspiracy-weaving uncle. Political pundits were confident that the election would be a landslide, but Biden’s narrow victory reminded us of t…

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In 2011, a movement named Occupy Wall Street gained force. Disenchanted with the economic disparity between wealthy and poor Americans, protesters marched and camped in Wall Street’s Financial District for two months. It was a sensational occurrence that took up news headlines and disrupted …

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In an astounding career that has spanned over 20 years and has included many comebacks and triumphs, Tiger Woods’ latest incident is cause for more serious concern. 

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Happy Women’s History Month, Hokies! These next few weeks are dedicated to celebrating all the incredible women in our lives and their contributions to society. While there is much to celebrate, we must also use this time to reflect on women’s equality and how much work is yet to be done. We…

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It’s easy to envision the stereotypical college apartment: they’re somewhat affordable, small and offer us our first glimpse into life as an adult. Sometimes, they may even be falling apart at the seams. Blacksburg apartments are no exception — students can often feel like they’re forced to …

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The first two weeks that students were back on campus showed promising results in terms of the number of on-campus COVID-19 cases. The weeks of Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 had mere .1% and .3% positivity rates, respectfully. Then week three came and, you guessed it, positive cases skyrocketed faster…

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The staff of the Collegiate Times stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We stand proudly beside those fighting for equality and justice, and we remain dedicated to using our platform to do the same.