September 20, 2018

Guess what, Hokies? It’s officially fall in Blacksburg.

The beautiful maroon and orange, which will soon cover the trees all around us, is accompanied by a wide range of fun (and traditional) fall activities in Blacksburg and the surrounding areas.

Sinkland Farms: 27th A...

September 20, 2018

I went and saw a Bunraku performance at Lyric theatre. It was a mandatory visit for my intro to Japanese class, but unlike forced summer readings and annotations, Bunraku was far more enjoyable. Bunraku is one of the many traditional forms of Japanese performance art t...

September 20, 2018

If someone offered you a ticket to fly to space in the company of multiple artists, would you?

Just yesterday, Elon Musk, the CEO of Space X, a private aerospace company, announced that it would be sending one citizen to the moon. Japanese fashion mogul, Yusaka Maezawa,...

September 19, 2018

I saw this at a bus stop in Fox Ridge and was shocked. I haven't seen any street art or graffiti around Blacksburg in the past three years. And I would definitely not expect to see something so serious written at a bus stop.

I’m not sure who wrote this or what the conte...

September 19, 2018

Meet Megan Wilkins. Megan was born in San Diego, California, but her father’s job took her and her family to several exciting countries that include Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Guatemala and Kuwait. She is a VT Hokie and is double majoring in Environmental Hortic...

September 13, 2018

There is a far overused statement often brought up in times of distress that goes “you are never given more than you can handle.” As poetic as this is, it does little to decrease the emotional burden that overtakes us when difficulties arise. As students, we have very...

September 13, 2018

The word “photography” has Greek roots that translate to “drawing with light”. It amazes me how vividly you can capture an experience by simply clicking the button of a device, seizing the exact moment an image is created because of light.  

Geo Min has captured some as...

September 13, 2018

You know when you’re pacing back and forth, and you can feel the minutes turning into seconds. You see a sign that says “Please wait for your interview” on the door but you’re pretty sure your mouth can’t move coherent thoughts.

We’ve all been in that position where we...

September 13, 2018

I’m sure you’ve probably heard by now that the Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina football game, scheduled for Saturday, was cancelled. I know, I know, we’re all panicking. Don’t worry, though—Silhouette has plenty of hurricane-safe activities going on nearby in Blacksbur...

September 13, 2018

Alright guys, confession time. I did something high key questionable last night. I was just scrolling through twitter, procrastinating, when I saw a transformation picture of this woman who looked like she lost about 30 pounds. I was of course intrigued so I read throu...

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