A new crop of Hokie stone
New Hokie stone buildings are sprouting up across campus like mushrooms after a rain. Here's the low-down on what's new and how Tech came to adopt the distinctive collegiate Gothic architecture style that prevails around the Drillfield today.
Rocket Boy from Virginia Tech
Homer "Sonny" Hickam Jr. '64 has recently had the unreal feeling of seeing his life on screen as the hero of October Sky. So how's life now for the former NASA scientist who only wanted to write about space and scuba diving in his retirement?
On the fast track: Tech's virtual corporations
Two corporations affiliated with Virginia Tech are conducting research that is drawing attention in the international community. Not unusual--until you realize that these corporations are composed of undergraduate students.
Stacey Smith '99, just awarded a prestigious Marshall Scholarship for study at a British university, considers this a tremendous boost toward her goal of saving tropical ecosystems.
Music City Bowl: A team to the end
For the Tech seniors who captured the Music City Bowl trophy, this was their fourth bowl game. Who were these players and what did Tech's most resounding bowl victory mean to them personally?
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