pIt is only mid November and yet we are already being bombarded with Christmas. Everywhere you go there is a pre-holiday sale, Christmas music blaring through overhead sound systems, and Christmas decorations hung up around stores./p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/23137/move-review-thor-the-dark-worldimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/11/18/7b04176d14ef103b19e8785ba8913bbb_crunched.jpg alt=//a/pp“Thor: The Dark World” begins with the unfortunate aftermath of “The Avengers.”/p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/23142/college-of-liberal-arts-and-human-sciences-dean-to-step-downimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/11/18/5a44c81ba520c71031259d83cea15a83_1384829110_crunched.jpg alt=//a/ppThe College of Liberal arts and Human Sciences Dean, Sue Ott Rowlands, will be stepping down from her position at close of the fall semester./p
pa rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/stories/23145/barksdale-returns-eddie-shines-as-mens-basketball-beats-vmiimg src=http://www.collegiatetimes.com/media/images/2013/11/18/4dd0697de177fdaf9d0b4baf175320fb_1384832320_crunched.png alt=//a/ppMonday night marked the 131st time that the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team faced off against cross-state rival VMI. It also marked the first time this season that C.J. Barksdale saw action for the Hokies./p
1988 (25 years ago) - “The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is celebrating its 10th year with a series of performances highlighting area musical talents.” - “Failing to capitalize on the advantage of class distinction was embarrassing for Virginia Tech for a half Saturday. But after halftime, when the Hokies seemed to [#8230;]
The late Dr. Richard Rusk of Blacksburg, a lifelong champion of energy efficiency and other environmental causes, has named RAIL Solution in his will as a recipient of 25 percent of his estate. Rusk was an associate professor and assistant head of the physics department at Virginia Tech, where he worked from 1949 until his [#8230;]
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer, Penguin Group, 2013. Reviewed by Jennifer Poff Cooper of Christiansburg, a recent graduate of the Hollins University M.A.L.S. program. #8220;The Interestings,#8221; the title of Meg Wolitzer’s newest novel, is the name the group of central characters gives itself. The six teens meet one summer in the 1970s at an arts [#8230;]
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will meet today and Monday in Blacksburg and will take up a proposed land sale to make way for expansion of the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport. The full board will meet at 1:15 p.m. in Torgersen Hall and will take up sale of about 26 acres of Tech [#8230;]
According to a police department news release, Radford police responded to a call about 9 p.m. Thursday that a break-in was occurring in the 1300 block of Downey Street. When police arrived, they discovered a man yelling and breaking items inside the apartment. There#8217;s more at roanoke.com.
Led by Emily Harris’ seventh-place all-state performance, the Buffaloes girls team scored 99 points, not far behind runner-up George Mason, which scored 90 points. On the boys side, the Buffaloes scored 123 points, again falling just short of runner-up George Mason, which tallied 118. Keep reading at roanoke.com.
Called upon to kick short field goals and extra points in place of Cody Journell, who was dismissed from the team Wednesday for violating team policies, Erik Kristensen went 1 for 2 on field goals and made all three of his extra points in the Hokies’ 27-24 overtime loss to Maryland. See more notes from [#8230;]
A computer malfunction delayed posting the results of the Group 1A boys race, in which the Radford and Galax teams finished too close to each other to call. The margin was about as thin as they come. Get more a t roanoke.com.
Sometimes in the Roanoke and New River valleys, it feels like Wednesday is the new Friday.
With our position on the map, Roanoke and Blacksburg are ideal places for “routing gigs,” the kind of shows acts play on weekdays while on the way to other places f...