In this special edition, we cover stories related to COVID-19 in the New River Valley and across the state of Virginia.
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: Kimberly Sloan Minor The age-old battle of whether or not there should be more restrictive laws on gun ownership has only gotten more intense in recent years. On one side: if everyone has a gun, then they will always … Continue reading
by Christian Klein– Looking back on the 2016 Presidential Election, many were caught off guard when Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th President of the United States. Reports after the election concluded that Trump had overcome what … Continue reading
by Ariadne Manikas– Almost four years have passed since “New Classroom Building” was opened for classes on Virginia Tech’s campus, but its name remains the same. Colloquially known as NCB, the sign outside now just reads “Classroom Building,” an appropriate … Continue reading