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  • Virginia Tech board approves tuition and fee increases

    Virginia Tech says increasing tuition and fees is necessary to offset budget cuts and state-mandated costs. The university's Board of Visitors voted on Monday to increase undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees by 3.9 percent, or $468. Room and board...
  • Paul Torgersen, former Va. Tech president, dies at 83

    Former Virginia Tech President Paul Torgersen has died. He was 83. University spokesman Larry Hincker said Torgersen died Sunday night. The cause of death was not immediately released. Hincker said Torgersen had experienced two bouts of cancer....
  • Guard Adam Smith to transfer from Virginia Tech for final season

    Guard Adam Smith to transfer from Virginia Tech for final season
    After transferring from UNC Wilmington to Virginia Tech nearly three years ago, guard Adam Smith is on the move again, opting to spend his final season of college eligibility elsewhere. Smith led Tech's basketball program in scoring this season, but he'...
  • Defensive tackle Clay Dean from Purcellville becomes latest Virginia Tech commitment for 2016 class

    Once Clay Dean got the scholarship offer he was seeking, he apparently didn't have much use for the recruiting game anymore, so he put an end to the process Wednesday. Dean, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound defensive tackle from Woodgrove High in Purcellville, has...
  • Beamer returns to practice field as Virginia Tech opens spring practices

    Beamer returns to practice field as Virginia Tech opens spring practices
    BLACKSBURG — Nobody in Blacksburg was more excited about the passing of a brutal winter and the start of spring than Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer. Speaking to media collectively Tuesday for the first time since Dec. 1 throat surgery, Beamer...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Georgetown's shutout is Virginia's third consecutive baseball defeat

    Baseball: A.C. Carter hit a home run in the fourth inning Tuesday as visiting Georgetown (9-10) shut out Virginia 1-0, handing the Cavaliers (14-8) their third straight loss. Simon Mathews (2-2) pitched five no-hit innings for the win. ... Norfolk...
  • Building depth, progressing from last season top Virginia Tech's spring priorities

    Frank Beamer appears to be back into the full swing of his daily duties as Virginia Tech's football coach, but some key spots on his roster had to be on his mind while he recovered from throat surgery. Though Tech (7-6 last season) finished last...
  • Terps' freshman Megan Whittle added to Tewaaraton Watch List

    Terps' freshman Megan Whittle added to Tewaaraton Watch List
    Maryland freshman attacker Megan Whittle was one of three women's lacrosse players added to the Tewaaraton Award watch list on Thursday. The McDonogh graduate, who is second on the Terps team with 25 goals, is the only freshman on the list. Last year&...
  • Database, apps, coordination pitched to fight campus sexual assault at Virginia universities

    New ideas for grappling with sexual assault at Virginia universities are bubbling out of a state task force on the issue, including a potential new database of students dismissed over assault charges. That would go further than the Virginia General...
  • The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel

    The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel
    I couldn't turn down a chance to interview poet Nikki Giovanni, who was in town to address a writers' conference last weekend. In the '70s, when I was in college, she was considered the poet laureate of black America. Now she's a professor at Virginia...
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