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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. 

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It is no secret that the media has faced heavy criticism in the digital age. Members of the media have even been categorized by President Donald Trump, the current leader of the oldest democracy in the world, as the “opposition party” to the United States. Accusations of bias, false reportin…

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Many individuals are far too familiar with the feeling of desperately scattering seeds of their personality from one job interview to the next, hoping that one of these impressions will resonate with an employer and blossom into an employment opportunity. As summer itself comes to fruition, …

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Seventeen months ago, Donald Trump announced his bid for presidency. Today, he has won it. It is with incredible apprehension and distress that we as a staff hope to bring voice to the concerns of our community. The feeling on campus Wednesday morning was one of anxiety and disbelief, as thi…

On Dec. 6, university officials confirmed that Timothy Sands of Purdue University is taking over for Charles Steger as 16th President of Virginia Tech. Sands was formerly the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs of Purdue, and also filled in as acting president from June…