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Virginia Tech Men and Women Take Home Opener

By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam The Virginia Tech men and women continued their winnings ways with victories over Liberty (women), Queens, and VMI Friday afternoon in Blacksburg. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Virginia Tech Men and Women Take Home Opener

Hokies eager to get back to work when North Carolina visits

Virginia Tech returns from its bye week with a home game against North Carolina        

Virginia Tech returns to action against reeling Tar Heels

Virginia Tech returns from its bye week for a home game against North Carolina        

Declining baby songbirds need forests to survive drought

Before cutting down forest, land managers in drought prone areas might first consider the birds in the trees. According to a new study by biologists at Virginia Tech and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, the offspring of a certain...Show More Summary

Declining baby songbirds need forests to survive drought

(Virginia Tech) A team of Smithsonian biologists led by Brandt Ryder worked closely with Ben Vernasco, a doctoral candidate in biology at Virginia Tech, on a study that aimed to identify characteristics that promote healthy wood thrush populations on US Department of Defense land.

Even small amounts of oil made birds near Deepwater Horizon sick, researchers say

(Virginia Tech) Blood samples taken by first responders showed that individuals exposed to small amounts of oil from the spill suffered from hemolytic anemia--a condition that occurs when toxins enter the blood stream and damage red blood cells that carry oxygen to tissues.

Researchers outline strategies for college presidents to guide a campus through emergencies

Demonstrators shut down conservative speakers at Berkeley; a student opens fire in a classroom at Virginia Tech; an alleged brutal assault at Virginia makes international headlines before the story collapses. Each incident poses a distinct...Show More Summary

Alphabet's X delivery drones drop burritos in Australia

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

What is it with delivery drones and burritos? The Burrito Bomber was one of the very early drone delivery concepts to emerge back in 2012, then last year Alphabet began bringing Chipotle burritos to students of Virginia Tech. Now the...Show More Summary

West Virginia comes from behind to Texas Tech 46-35

Will Grier threw four of his five touchdown passes in the second half to lift West Virginia.        

No. 24 Texas Tech tries to keep momentum going at WVU

No. 24 Texas Tech is in The Associated Press Top 25 poll for the first time since 2013 and will try to stay there as it prepares for a road test at West Virginia        

Global Change Center researchers to forecast water quality with NSF support

(Virginia Tech) The team -- which includes ecologists, social scientists, geologists and engineers -- was awarded a $1 million National Science Foundation Smart and Connected Communities grant to develop a system that can create a real-time water forecast -- similar to a weather forecast -- for Falling Creek Reservoir in Roanoke, Va.

Brother of Virginia Tech wide receiver fatally shot in District

The shooting came hours after the former Woodrow Wilson High School student had a standout performance.

Tech companies are laying their own undersea cables

last weekNews : Daily Chart

ON SEPTEMBER 21st Microsoft and Facebook announced the completion of a 6,600km (4,100-mile) cable stretching from Virginia Beach, Virginia, to Bilbao, Spain. Dubbed Marea, Spanish for “tide”, the bundle of eight fibre-optic threads, roughly the size of a garden hose, is the highest-capacity connection across the Atlantic Ocean.

The NRA, steadfastly against expanded gun regulation, now is ready to compromise on 'bump stock' devices. What happened?

The NRA does not budge in its opposition to stricter gun-control. Not after 32 students and faculty were killed on the campus of Virginia Tech. Not after 12 people were murdered in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. And not after 20 first-graders and six staffers were shot to death at Sandy Hook...

Our Loved Ones Died. We Want Action on Guns.

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Columbine. Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook. We are survivors and the family of the dead. We call on Republican leaders to take action after the massacre in Las Vegas.

Could The Bloodbath In Las Vegas Finally Kill Off The NRA's Lies?

After so many horrific shootings — Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Sandy Hook, Orlando, and many, many others — it’s almost

Facebook to Build Huge Virginia Data Center

Reports out of Richmond say that Facebook is moving in next door.  The tech giant is said to be building a $1B data center in eastern Henrico County, a few miles east of town.... [visit site to read more]

The gun store owner who sold the Virginia Tech shooter his weapon says he has a gut instinct about who should and shouldn't get a gun

The gun store owner who sold the gun that was used in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting says his first line of defense against selling to dangerous people is a simple gut check. "The first thing that happens is we size the person up," John Markell told the New York Time's Michael Barbaro. Show More Summary

Progressive Group Obtained Cell Phone Numbers for Students

Roanoke Times: “Radford University and Virginia Tech turned over documents containing personal information, including names, addresses and cellphone numbers of about 40,000 current students, to progressive political group NextGen Virginia, which is working to boost voter turnout among college students [...]

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