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  • School shootings: why they do it

    School shootings: why they do it
    "It can't happen here." From the safety of suburban Maryland, it is only natural to think that random shootings erupting in movie theaters in Colorado will not visit our neighborhoods. Safe, quiet, stable communities are not the places we imagine when we...
  • Wiley Gunter's dishes classic bar food in SoBo

    Wiley Gunter's dishes classic bar food in SoBo
    Wiley Gunter's is an easy place to like. It has everything a great neighborhood bar needs: super-friendly bartenders, big TVs, walls covered with sports memorabilia and a menu stocked with well-executed takes on familiar bar food. With all that, it's no...
  • College students from Laurel achieve dean's list recognition

    The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va.: Melissa Devlin, senior majoring in mathematics; Alex Arciero, senior majoring in theater arts; Matthew Donnelly, senior majoring...
  • Brewer's moment has come with Hokies

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Virginia Tech - INSIDE SLANT The moment Michael Brewer has been waiting for his entire college career is finally upon him. After a long journey that has taken him from Lubbock, Texas, to Blacksburg, Va., Brewer is...
  • Safety on campus

    As thousands of young people arrive at Virginia's colleges and universities for the start of a new semester, campus officials have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment for students. That includes protecting them from sexual violence, a...
  • Age is no deterrent to 94-year-old Williamsburg woman

    Age is no deterrent to 94-year-old Williamsburg woman
    Mary Alice Tillotson came to the door of her Williamsburg home Thursday with a wide grin. She had just finished baking dozens of homemade cookies for her grandson, Jay Barbour, to take to Virginia Tech when he returned to Blacksburg this week. As she...
  • Michael Brewer earns starting quarterback nod for Virginia Tech's opener | VIDEO

     Michael Brewer earns starting quarterback nod for Virginia Tech's opener <span style=color:#ff0000><b> | VIDEO</b></span>
    BLACKSBURG – In less than three months in Blacksburg, Michael Brewer has gone from being an almost unknown entity to the future of Virginia Tech's quarterback position. His real journey in maroon-and-orange begins Aug. 30, and he'll do it as a...
  • Preview: Virginia Tech

    VIRGINIA TECH 2013 | 8-5, 5-3 ACC Last bowl | 2013 Sun Bowl (lost 42-12 to No. 17 UCLA) THE COACH FRANK BEAMER 34th year (266-132-4, including 224-109-2 in last 27 seasons at Tech) It's almost become a running joke. When the 67-year-old Beamer...
  • Virginia Tech names transfer Michael Brewer as its starting quarterback

    Virginia Tech names transfer Michael Brewer as its starting quarterback
    BLACKSBURG --In less than three months in Blacksburg, Michael Brewer has gone from being an almost unknown entity to the future of Virginia Tech’s quarterback position. His real journey in maroon-and-orange begins Aug. 30, and he’ll do it as...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Kecoughtan grad's first college goal lifts VMI women to soccer victory

    Colleges: Women’s soccer: Senior Allie Segura, a senior from Kecoughtan High, netted a tiebreaking penalty kick in the 73rd minute Friday to give VMI a 2-1 victory over Howard in Lexington. A VMI player was pulled down in a scrum inside the box,...
  • On Campus

    Two Bowie students recently graduated from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. Ryan Anderson received a degree in computer science. Sarah Nash graduated cum laude with a degree in biological systems. Rachel Whiteley, daughter of Eric and Martha Whiteley...
  • Shuman and Williams work for long-awaited starting opportunities at Virginia Tech

     Shuman and Williams work for long-awaited starting opportunities at Virginia Tech
    BLACKSBURG — Just four years ago, there wasn't much doubt Virginia Tech offensive lineman Mark Shuman and linebacker Chase Williams were destined to be starters as soon as they got comfortable in Blacksburg. Both guys were supposed to be special....