February 28, 2019

This past Friday the Trump-Pence Administrations divulged that the US Department of Health and Human Services’ revised Title X regulations. The new version of Title X is intended to improve transparency in regard to program reporting and the direction of fund allocatio...

February 25, 2019

I am currently taking a film class that is also a sociology class. I didn’t think it was going to be mostly analyzing old documentaries but that’s what we do for most of class. I am not a film buff, nor have I watched a decent amount of movies before the 1970s; it’s no...

February 25, 2019

Japanese writing is made up of three scripts. Hiragana, which is used for native Japanese words, has 46 basic characters and about 50 more combination characters. That's almost 4 times more than the English Alphabet's 26 letters.

Thankfully, Katakana, which is used for...

February 24, 2019

In some sense, we are always competing. There seems to be an instilled hierarchy of majors, with STEM students ranking at the top, and all other disciplines falling somewhere below. I really cannot say whether this break-up is based on the difficulty of classes, future...

February 19, 2019

A few days ago, my Instagram feed exploded with students at Virginia Tech who realized that they have less than 100 days until graduation. Most took this as an excuse to spend the night at TOTS, but I decided to explore exactly how to survive this hectic season. Being...

February 12, 2019

So, it’s that time of year again…where it burns your eyes to step outside and you’re constantly fearful of being blown over by these blizzard-like winds. Here are a few of our favorite tips to making it through these dangerous Blacksburg winters:

Photo Courtesy of Betsy...

February 8, 2019

Like many (maybe?) others, I was only interested in the Super Bowl because of the halftime show. But, this year, the show was not what I was hoping for. In years past, we have had amazing performances from Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and even last year, Justin Timberlake was a...

February 7, 2019

I’m not much of a football fan so the prestigious Superbowl was very much not on my radar until I heard the possible inclusion of SpongeBob in the conversation. Some months before, SpongeBob’s creator, Stephen Hillenburg had passed away from ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease...

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