Category Archives: Virginia Tech

Plenty of questions after firings at two student media organizations

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports there are concerns that retaliation is at play. At Virginia Tech, the nonprofit media company that runs the campus newspaper, the┬áCollegiate Times, fired its student editor as she was working on an article about … Continue reading

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With the college football regular season winding down…

…here’s one person’s opinion of the “best” and “not-so-good” from the season. BEST TEAM Notre Dame. No matter what happens in the BCS championship game, Brian Kelly has the echoes wide awake. WORST TEAM Auburn. No way you or I … Continue reading

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Virginia Tech is on lockdown (7x UPDATED)

7th UPDATE: 9:24 p.m. EST: Tweet from @Collegiate Times: Slain Virginia Tech Police officer identified as Deriek Crouse, a 39 year old from Christiansburg. Previous tweet said 49. The details, as they are known at this point, of the shootings … Continue reading

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Characterizing two university shooters

It’s a dangerous thing to do, but something that the media are either compelled or feel compelled to do. “It” is trying to read the mind of a killer and attempt to decipher what led him (and almost always it … Continue reading

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A connection between the Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois shootings?

According to this CNN report, the connection, if it proves accurate, is almost surreal.

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Closed doors at Virginia Tech

Which doors? Who closed them? Why? You need to link here for the answers.

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Kudos to Virginia Tech’s journalism students

Here’s the latest to applaud the work done by those young men and women.

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