pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/22648/virginia-tech-named-top-military-friendly-schoolimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/09/24/521934c07499852b94036851aef7e7fc_1380075943_crunched.JPG alt=//a/ppFor the third consecutive year, Virginia Tech has been recognized for being in the top 20 percent of military friendly schools by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life./p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/22642/local-band-revives-old-time-music-in-blacksburgimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/09/24/f0929d1eabf2f88984c8434418ae2274_1380074454_crunched.JPG alt=//a/ppAfter borrowing a banjo from a shop owner in Blacksburg in the ‘70s, Ginger Wagner was just trying something new; however, over time, Wagner learned how to play the instrument and is now a vital member and developer of the local band, Indian Run Stringband./p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/22640/hokies-football-notebook-journell-injuries-and-a-fresh-lookimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/09/24/9cde3471b92e72cf5973061e01c69355_1380074320_crunched.jpg alt=//a/ppThe Virginia Tech football team may have a short week of practice leading up to Thursday’s clash with Georgia Tech, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacked compelling storylines. /p
pAmericans by more than 2-1 say the best way to make change in society is outside of politics through volunteer organizations and charities. This trend is particularly common in people younger than 30./p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/22649/prisoners-battles-between-reality-and-fictionimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/09/24/e70140ca09071e607947642f19f4d38d_1380063882_crunched.jpg alt=//a/ppThere’s a moment midway through “Prisoners” where you can’t help but realize that for all of its high-profile cast and dreary, artistic cinematography, the film is too often a battle of realism and nonsensical behavior./p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/22652/mens-soccer-falls-to-the-midshipmen-2-0img src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/09/24/0ce914e409595d7c3c9c0699bf520406_1380075978_crunched.jpg alt=//a/ppThe Virginia Tech men’s soccer team was looking to create some momentum heading towards the midway point of their season against a solid Navy squad last night. /p
pUnless you’ve been living under a massive chunk of Hokie Stone, you know about Tech’s most popular Facebook page: VT Crushes. The page is not even a year old, and is one of the most well known across campus./p
Everyone knows Superman comes from the planet Krypton. Yet it’s perhaps not so well known that his stunt double was born in Virginia.
Virginia Tech graduate Paul Darnell, 31, helped introduce the 75-year-old superhero to a new audience in the Zack Snyder-...
Cortney Martin of Blacksburg competed at the International Triathlon Union World Championship in the Standard Distance Age Group race on Sept. 15 in London. Martin finished 27 out of 105 runners. The race consisted of a 750-meter swim in the Serpentine, a 40K bike course through Hyde Park and out past Buckingham Palace and the [#8230;]
The Virginia Tech Student Government Association is partnering with Downtown Blacksburg Inc. to host the fifth 30 Days of Blacksburg downtown initiative next month. This event is offered annually in order to encourage Tech students to explore all that the town has to offer within walking distance of campus. During the month of October, students [#8230;]
Radford High School’s boys cross country team won the Group A state championship last fall, and the girls team finished sixth in the state. We don’t know if the Bobcats will repeat that success this fall. We do know that the young runners are getting a championship-quality civics lesson to go with their training. Continue [#8230;]
BLACKSBURG – Side by side homes on Nellies Cave Road, one brown, one green, show the returning vitality of the New River Valley Habitat for Humanity chapter. “We’re very proud … I think they represent that we’re back, and the level of quality we’re capable of delivering,” Shelly Fortier, the chapter’s executive director, said Wednesday. [#8230;]
1988 (25 years ago) - “Ten years ago, Claytor was described as a poor man’s lake. Waterfront property was going for about $2,500 per half-acre…Today, that same half-acre sells for $25,000.” - “Three-time Winston Cup champion Dale Earnhardt will be a guest at the Shelor Chevrolet 200 tonight at Pulaski County Speedway.” - “Just when [#8230;]
On Thursday, September 26 from 9 am – noon, the intersection at North Main Street and Givens Lane will be flagged as contractors remove some trees for the Givens Lane Widening Project.
If you have any questions, please call Brandon Steele at 540-961-1172.
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