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.
Upon the Washington Nationals winning their first World Series on Oct. 30, Stephanie Campbell and Davis Carbaugh hit the streets to get fans’ reactions on the Virginia Tech campus. With a large percentage of the student body residing in Northern … Continue reading →
Photo by k8southern on Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA When Buzz Williams arrived at Virginia Tech, the men’s basketball team was ranked dead last in the ACC. However, by the time he left, the program was a formidable adversary in the … Continue reading →
by Eric Luu, Ayveri Lane– Curio is a new app that recently became available for smartphones. It’s a unique app that allows people to gather their news by listening to articles. The app joins together multiple publications, such as The … Continue reading →
by Maria Berkowitz, Andrew Alix — Reddit is an online news aggregation website founded by two University of Virginia roommates in 2005. In March 2019, Reddit reached 542 million monthly visitors, making it the sixth most visited website in the United … Continue reading →
by Devin Coll, Lizzy Street– Legalization and decriminalization of marijuana will not be coming to the Commonwealth of Virginia anytime soon. In January, two bills that could have legalized and decriminalized marijuana across the Commonwealth were struck down by … Continue reading →
by Monica Becerra, Christina Dougherty– It’s no secret that under President Tim Sands, Virginia Tech has taken lots of steps to try to make the university a more diverse place. Recently, Virginia Tech was selected as a 2018 Higher Education … Continue reading →
by Alexis Bignotti, Ricky Lam– Sexual assault lately has been a hot topic on Virginia Tech’s campus. Students recently have been receiving emails about the incidents happening. Virginia Tech students share their thoughts and feelings on the topic. Most feel … Continue reading →
Photo credit: GoonSquadSarah on Foter.com / CC BY-ND by Jake Thompson, Regan Magarity– The second week in March signifies the unofficial start of a month-long college basketball holiday known as “March Madness.” Beginning with Selection Sunday, sports fans from across … Continue reading →
by Samantha Smith, Ian Andrews– Whether you are a Virginia Tech student, faculty member, or staff, finding a spot on campus can turn out to be one of the most challenging tasks of the day. Some attribute this to … Continue reading →