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Va. Tech massacre victims remembered 7 years later

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On April 16, 2007, 32 people were killed by a Virginia Tech senior Seung-Hui Cho who opened fire on-campus

Virginia Tech massacre victims remembered seven years later 

The victims of the April 16, 2007, massacre at Virginia Tech will be remembered at ceremonies in Richmond and Blacksburg. One remembrance is scheduled Wednesday in Richmond’s Capitol Square. Gov.

Would Position Change Give Logan Thomas Better Shot at Sustainable NFL Career?

Simply put, no. There's been a lot of talk about Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas possibly moving to tight end, where he was a high school All-American before making the switch to quarterback in college. Two years ago, Thomas was...Show More Summary

Kyle Fuller, Eric Ebron visiting Lions on Monday

The Lions picked wide receiver Corey Fuller in the sixth round of last year’s draft and they’ll be seeing what his younger brother has to say for himself. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller will add the Lions to the list of teams he’s visiting with on Monday.…

Virginia Tech Football: Analyzing the Hokies' Second Spring Scrimmage

The Virginia Tech football team opened things up to the public for the second time on April 12, letting fans and the media alike get a good look at how the team’s developing at another spring scrimmage. The Hokies ran 99 plays in all...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: Week 3 Spring Practice Stock Report

It still might not feel like spring in Blacksburg, Va., but the Virginia Tech football team’s spring practice is well underway. As the team’s spring game rapidly approaches, excitement about the upcoming season is in the air on campus. Show More Summary

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: CB/S Kyle Fuller

The Falcons need a new starting free safety. Kyle Fuller of Virginia Tech is someone the Falcons need to have on their radar. According to Ross Jones of Fox Sports, Atlanta worked him out at Virginia Tech on April 2: Fuller could instantly slide into the starting free safety role and would be selected right at the top of the second round. Show More Summary

Why Kyle Fuller Is a Legitimate First-Round Option for the Chicago Bears

A Chicago Bears defense that is getting long in the tooth on the perimeter could soon find its fountain of youth in the form of Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Fuller will make an official visit to the Bears on Tuesday, exactly a month before the opening of the 2014 NFL draft. Show More Summary

The Rumpus Interview with Fred D’Aguiar

British-Guyanese poet, novelist, and playwright Fred D'Aguiar discusses the influence of Jonestown on his work, writing in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre, and the need to pay attention when tragedy comes to your door.

Press Gets It Wrong Again On Mass Shooting

In the aftermath of the mass shootings in Aurora, Colo.; Newtown, Conn.; Tucson, Ariz.; Virginia Tech; the Washington Navy Yard; and sadly, other locales, conventional wisdom held that the epidemic of mass shootings was a problem of gun control. Show More Summary

Ohio State Football Will Pay 3 Visitors Over $2M

Ohio State will pay more than $2 million in total guarantees to bring Virginia Tech, Kent State and Cincinnati to Ohio Stadium to play the Buckeyes in football this fall.

Virginia Tech Football: 3 Players Who Need to Turn It Around in Spring Practice

The Virginia Tech football team’s spring drills are only two weeks old, but already there are some players that are worrying the coaching staff with some slow starts. Tech’s spring game isn ’t for another three weeks, so there is some...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: Week 2 Spring Practice Stock Report

Now that the Virginia Tech football team’s spring practices are in full swing, some players are really starting to stand out above the rest. The Hokies ’ coaching staff has gotten a chance to take a look at some of their talented freshmen...Show More Summary

Structural insights into the inner workings of a viral nanomachine

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) are using new nanoscale imaging approaches to shed light on the dynamic activities of rotaviruses, important pathogens that cause life-threatening diarrhea in young children. Show More Summary

Arians tries out VT’s Logan Thomas

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas isn’t a first-round talent and that works out well for the Arizona Cardinals. In January, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said the team is open to taking a quarterback on the second or third day of May’s NFL draft. Show More Summary

Steve Wojciechowski Reportedly Will Be Named Marquette Head Coach

Longtime Duke assistant coach Steve Wojciechowski is set to become the new head coach at Marquette. He will replace Buzz Williams, who moved to Virginia Tech. Jeff Goodman of ESPN reports the decision was made to hire Wojciechowski after...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: Spring Practice Position Battle Tracker

The Virginia Tech Hokies lost a number of veterans from its 2013 squad, so that means that Frank Beamer and company will keep a keen eye on how some position battles shake out in spring practice. Logan Thomas’ absence opens up the biggest...Show More Summary

Addicts Who Live in the Moment May Get Most Benefit From Certain Kinds of Treatment

A simple cognitive test may be able to predict how well an individual struggling with addiction will respond to certain treatments, according to a study led by an addiction expert at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Viewing Picks for March 30, 2014

All Times Eastern College Baseball Tulane at Marshall — Fox Sports 2, 10 a.m. Baylor at West Virginia — Fox Sports 1, 1:30 p.m. UNLV at Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m. Kentucky at Vanderbilt — ESPNU, 2 p.m. Texas at Texas Tech — Fox College Sports Central, 3 p.m. Oregon State at Arizona […]

Sugar Battery With Unmatched Energy Density Created

CleanTechnica has an article on some battery research at Virginia Tech - Sugar Battery With Unmatched Energy Density Created. A new “sugar battery” possessing an “unmatched” energy density has been created by a research team from Virginia Tech. Show More Summary

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