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Power Ranking Virginia Tech's 2015 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

It's never too soon to start looking ahead to the new college football season. After all, the Virginia Tech Hokies open the 2015 season in just under 70 days on Labor Day night in Blacksburg. The Hokies host defending national champion Ohio State in a rematch from 2014. Everyone knows how that game ended last season. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech has talent to reach double-digit wins, Hokies ranked No. 59

The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team.

DC Sports Bog: How the Nationals are making their park feel like a Virginia-Virginia Tech game for a night

Wednesday is College Rivalry Day at Nationals Park, a celebration of the ACC rivalry between Virginia and Virginia Tech that will be reflected in the game presentation, entertainment and even the food and beverage offerings in the stadium. It’s just a coincidence that the Cavaliers will be playing for the College World Series title in Omaha at the same time.Read full article >>

My Q and A With Roger Ekirch on the Way We Sleep, and How It's Changed Over the Centuries

Roger Ekirch is a professor of history at Virginia Tech and the author of At Day's Close: Night in Times Past. He is also a leading scholar on segmented sleep -- the idea that for much of history people slept into two separate chunks separated by a waking period, as opposed to a single span of sleep. Show More Summary

Good Guys With Guns?

The tragic shooting in (Virginia Tech, Omaha, Dekalb, Binghamton, Fort Hood, Manchester, Tuson, Oakland, Aurora, Oak Creek, Minneapolis, Newtown, Santa Monica, Washington DC, Isla Vista) Charleston, was a wake-up call to many: wake up and buy more guns. In an economy that has been challenging for many businesses, gun sales have been robust. Show More Summary

Charleston, and the Next Time

After Virginia Tech, people arguing for gun control said that the worst of it was that it would happen again, and after Aurora they said that it would happen again, and then after Newtown they said the same thing. Now, after Charleston, we’re saying it yet again. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: Hokies' Most Important Players at Each Position

Summer workouts are underway for the Virginia Tech Hokies, and fall camp is right around the corner. The Hokies are looking to get back to the top of the ACC after three middling seasons. To overtake Florida State and have a shot atShow More Summary

First FAA-Approved Drove Delivery Coming Next Month, But Not from Amazon

2 weeks agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

On July 17, the Federal Aviation Administration will allow a collaboration between NASA, Flirtey and Virginia Tech to fly unmanned aircraft to deliver pharmaceuticals to a free medical clinic in West Virginia.

Virginia Tech's defense deserves another 10-win season. Can the offense help yet?

There's a good chance Frank Beamer's got at least one more ACC title shot in him. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. One more good offense for old time's sake According to Sports Reference's SRS measure, Frank Beamer...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: Ranking the 5 Most Consistent Players on the Hokies

During Virginia Tech's current run of 22 consecutive seasons appearing in a bowl game, consistency became the trademark of the Hokies' program. Defense, special teams and a strong running game powered the Hokies to multiple 10-win seasons and BCS appearances. However, the Hokies have struggled a bit over the last three seasons. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech adds junior college wing

Virginia Tech quickly found a replacement for the departing Malik Mueller.

Saturday assorted links

1. Is creativity research elitist? 2. Virginia Postrel on textiles and technology. 3. Is there a gender pay gap in tech? 4. Good Dani Rodrik powerpoints on labor migration (pdf). 5. A political economy take on Iceland’s financial crisis, involving Mancur Olson; this is a Master’s thesis from UBC. 6. Primer on Greek capital controls. […]

Position-by-Position Preview of Virginia Tech's 2015 Roster

Spring practice is long gone, and the Virginia Tech Hokies are getting much closer to the official beginning of the 2015 football season. In fact, the Hokies host defending national champion Ohio State in less than three months on Sept. Show More Summary

24-Year-Old Kills Date For Showing Up In Sweatpants

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : True Crime Today

Jessica Michelle Ewing, a 24-year-old former Virginia Tech student, has just been sentenced to 45 years in prison for murdering her date, 21-year-old Samantha Shrestha, back in 2014. What drove her to kill on that night may have started...Show More Summary

Girls’ soccer: Stone Bridge upsets No. 1 Broad Run to win Va. 5A North region

Everywhere Caroline Kerns turned, Emma Dize was there. Despite giving up seven inches in height against the Virginia Tech commit, Dize, a 5-foot-4 freshman defender for Stone Bridge, shadowed every move of the Conference 14 player of the year and kept her without a shot on target during the Bulldogs’ 2-1 upset victory over No. Show More Summary

NRA Attacks Virginia Tech Shooting Survivors Who Advocate For Stronger Gun Laws

An article in the National Rifle Association's (NRA) "official journal" attacked survivors of the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech for using the tragedy to advocate for stronger gun laws. On April 16, 2007, a gunman at Virginia Tech opened fire in a dormitory and several classrooms, fatally shooting 32 people and wounding 17 others. Show More Summary

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