By: Rasha Aridi, Will Bower, Connor Brown In this week’s podcast edition of The News Feed, three soon-to-be graduates, Rasha Aridi, Will Bower and Connor Brown, discuss the anxiety that surrounds the graduating class of 2020. Graduates will soon be … Continue reading →
By Kayleigh Toney and Sean Torney COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our normal life including sports. It’s unclear when sports might make their comeback or if sports and sporting events will ever go back to normal. It could be … Continue reading →
It’s no secret that the Coronavirus pandemic has left no aspect of daily life untouched and the United States Postal System is no exception. As states began to lock down weeks ago, orders for citizens to stay at home caused … Continue reading →
As of April 20, 2020 the corona virus has reached over 2 million people and killed about 160,000 world-wide. The United States has more than triple the amount of reported cases than the next leading country. This graphic displays where … Continue reading →
In light of recent events, the restrictions put in place by Governor Ralph Northam on social gatherings has caused for a disruption in the everyday lives of the common church goer. Due to congregations being much larger than ten people, … Continue reading →
Due to concerns over the recent COVID19 outbreak, Virginia Tech announced that it has chosen to cancel the regularly scheduled, in person commencement ceremony. Instead, Virginia Tech will host a virtual commencement ceremony in May for the graduating class of … Continue reading →
Across the nation retailers are closing their doors in order to protect their customers and employees against the spread of the coronavirus. According to the Economic Policy Institute, the Coronavirus will claim around 3 million jobs by this summer. However, … Continue reading →
By: Rasha Aridi Richmond, Va.’s empty schools, roads, public spaces, and small businesses feel like an eery reminder of what life pre-COVID19 felt like. What used to feel like a growing and bustling city now feels quiet as Richmonders hunker … Continue reading →
Editor’s note: This vodcast was recorded before the announcement of Virginia Tech moving spring classes online. However, given the issues around social isolation, we feel this vodcast is more useful than ever.
Tech Talk with Christina and Sean covers the transition from radio to podcasts. Radio was once the only way for people to get their information over the air, but now with the new age of podcasts, listeners are able to get a hold of the station’s performance at any time that they desire. Along with that, revenue through advertisements and self-promotion help provide a stream that not only provides a benefit for the listeners, but themselves as well. This is done by throwing out other podcasts to listen to as well. Radio will always be one of the first waves of information, but with the lasting world of internet, podcasts will exist forever more.
Photo credit: Tom Haymes on Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA At the conclusion of the 2019 World Series, a story that had been speculated on for years broke detailing how the Houston Astros had been illegally stealing signs using an outfield … Continue reading →