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  • Century High graduate combines love of programming, engineering

    Century High graduate combines love of programming, engineering
    When Katie Biggs was a sophomore at Century High School, she joined an all-female robotics team and applied for a two-year Northrop Grumman engineering program that lead to an internship this coming summer. Now Biggs, who was among the 297 students...
  • Robots compete in response to California disaster simulation

    It's shaping up to be a snail's pace race featuring cutting-edge robots doing simple but critical tasks. Robots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle....
  • Opinion: Put on-campus sexual violence cases in capable hands of law enforcement

    Opinion: Put on-campus sexual violence cases in capable hands of law enforcement
    Every autumn, families across Virginia send their valuable treasures to towns including Charlottesville and Blacksburg, Williamsburg and Newport News, to attend some of the country's most prestigious publically funded colleges and universities. On...
  • Quarterback Andrew Ford plans to transfer from Virginia Tech

    Before taking his first snap in a game at Virginia Tech, quarterback Andrew Ford has decided to continue his college football career elsewhere. Ford asked for and was granted a release May 19 from his scholarship for the purposes of transferring, as...
  • Student sentenced to 45 years, convicted of student slaying

    A former Virginia Tech student and Corps of Cadets member was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the 2014 killing of a fellow student. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1GiuHs7 ) reports Judge Robert Turk sentenced Jessica Michelle Ewing to 80 years...
  • Virginia Tech board approves $1.4 billion budget

    The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors has approved a $1.4 billion budget for the upcoming school year. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1M4UO4H) reports the board voted 13-0 Monday afternoon on the budget, which includes a pool of funds for merit-based...
  • Legislature ends with Lt. Gov. Patrick denying 2018 plans

    The first legislative session under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ended Monday with conservatives claiming victory on tax cuts, a big boost in border security spending and looser gun laws in a state already known as among America's most firearms friendly....
  • Woman gets 45 years for slaying of fellow Va. Tech student

    A former Virginia Tech student has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for the 2014 murder of another student. Media outlets report that Montgomery County Circuit Judge Robert Turk sentenced 24-year-old Jessica Michelle Ewing on Monday. In February,...
  • Panel recommends censure for U of Illinois over Salaita

    The American Association of University Professors later this month will decide whether to censure the University of Illinois over the decision not to hire a professor following his anti-Israel tweets. A committee within the association that deals with...
  • Tom Sorensen: That time LeBron James came to watch Davidson sophomore Stephen Curry play

    The rumors reached Ford Field long before NBA star LeBron James did. LeBron had been saying nice things about Stephen Curry, Davidson's sophomore star, and he might show up to watch Curry in the 2007-08 Midwest Regional against Wisconsin. To get to...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: ODU players spark Pilots to win; HU's Okezie, Holloway among qualifiers for NCAA track

    LOCAL BASEBALL: Coastal Plain League: Old Dominion's Nick Lustrino was 3-for-3 with three RBI Saturday night as the Peninsula Pilots (3-1) rallied past the Edenton Steamers 7-4 before a crowd of 2,464 at War Memorial Stadium. ODU's Connor Myers,...