Position: Staff Writer
Expected Graduation: Fall 2013
Content by Elizabeth Haydu
Gay blood ban remains: Although the UK has repealed its ban on gays giving blood, the US is not following suit
September 20, 2011
Some gay men in the United States will never wear an “I just gave blood” sticker on their chests — they haven’t since 1983 because of a lifetime-long ban on blood donations from gay males who have been sexually active at any point since 1977, according to the American Red Cross.
Reporting arrests policy criticized
September 7, 2011
Every student currently taking classes agreed to a new policy that requires them to report their arrests to Virginia Tech within 10 days.
Tech wins 2011 robot challenge
September 6, 2011
Bryce Lee is building a firefighter and a soccer player.
Local man wins lottery
August 31, 2011
Last Friday, Thomas Wurtz of Christiansburg got lucky.
Finding religion in college
August 23, 2011
As incoming freshmen begin trying to find their niche on campus, they will find more than 50 registered religious groups offering spiritual comfort and a sense of community.
Mailing system to be updated
August 3, 2011
Virginia Tech stays put while addresses change.
Democrats pick nominee, Republicans still to decide
July 20, 2011
As the elections for Montgomery County draw closer, the Republican and Democratic parties must finalize their nominees.
Professor, student publish book
July 13, 2011
Wornie Reed, director of the Virginia Tech Center for Race and Social Policy Research reveals stereotypes with his new book on racial profiling.
Finch announces re-election plans
July 6, 2011
Montgomery County Commonwealth’s Attorney Brad Finch announced his re-election campaign last week.
Visitors center opens July 5th
June 29, 2011
The July 5 opening of the new visitors center and admissions building will provide a better and more memorable experience for incoming students and their parents.