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  • 134 Students DISenrolled at Virginia Tech for Noncompliance with COVID-19 Vaccinations

    09/01/2021 5:54:45 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 17 replies
    WDBJ7 ^ | Aug. 31, 2021 | By Eddie Callahan
    Virginia Tech has announced 134 students were disenrolled after noncompliance with its policy regarding COVID-19 vaccinations. According to the university, these students did not submit vaccine documentation or receive a medical or religion-backed exemption. Virginia Tech officials say they do not know whether any of these students were not planning on returning for reasons other than the COVID-19 vaccines. There are approximately 37,000 students enrolled at Virginia Tech.
  • Virginia Tech soccer player who refused to kneel during anthem sues coach for alleged 'abuse and retaliation'

    04/20/2021 6:41:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Campus R eform ^ | April 20, 2021 | Dion J. Pierr e
    A Virginia Tech soccer player is claiming that her coach berated her and penalized her for declining to kneel for the national anthem. The lawsuit claims the coach's "tirade" was "so extreme" that it left other team members shocked... A former Virginia Tech women’s soccer player is suing coach Charles "Chugger" Adair for orchestrating a “campaign of abuse and retaliation” to punish her for standing during the national anthem.. "Coach Adair's tirade was so extreme, so personally directed at Hening," the complaint continues. And it "shocked" Hening's teammates, who rallied to console her when the ordeal was over. By the...
  • Athlete files lawsuit alleging she was forced off team for refusing to kneel

    04/21/2021 4:38:34 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 8 replies
    wnd ^ | April 20, 2021 | Jack Davis
    By Jack Davis, The Western Journal Published April 20, 2021 at 3:03pm A former college soccer player has filed a lawsuit claiming her rights were violated and that she was punished for standing, while others on her team knelt, for the reading of a unity pledge.
  • On eve of Tech shooting anniversary, Kaine and Warner reintroduce 'Virginia plan' for gun control

    04/15/2021 10:04:04 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 20 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | April 15, 2021 | Mark Martz
    In this 2013 image, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner, left, and Tim Kaine talk to each other on their way to Senate Recording Studio aboard a small subway at U.S. Capitol in Washington. On the eve of the anniversary of the worst mass shooting in Virginia history, Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, are asking Congress to follow the state’s lead in enacting restrictions on the purchase and use of firearms. Kaine, who was governor when a lone gunman killed 32 students and teachers at Virginia Tech in 2007, joined with Warner, his predecessor as governor, to introduce...
  • Virginia Tech Diversity Director Gets SIX MONTHS Jail for 11 Counts of Child Pornography

    10/03/2019 1:58:01 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 19 replies
    National File ^ | October 2, 2019 | Jack Hadfield
    Matthew Yunho Chan, a former administrator at Virginia Tech, received an 11 year sentence, to be suspended after 6 months, for 11 counts of possession of child pornography. Chan was Virginia Tech’s Associate Director of Diversity Initiatives and Sustainable Nanotechnology, and was charged with 22 felony counts of possession of child pornography in June of this year. In a summation of evidence, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Sam Norman said that on February 5th, a computer technician at the school was investigating Chan’s laptop, after he had learned that there was no storage left on the device. The technician emptied the recycle...
  • Joy Reid’s Old Blog Portrayed John McCain As The Virginia Tech Shooter

    05/31/2018 5:34:25 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 30 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 31, 2018 | Caleb Ecarma
    Joy Ann Reid‘s old, supposedly hacked blog that was first reported on by Mediaite is apparently the gift that keeps on giving, as BuzzFeed News dug-up an old post today in which the MSNBC host likened Senator John McCain to a mass shooter. The October 2007 post, which was published on the now-defunct Reid Report, is titled “Baghdad John Strikes Again” and features a picture of Virginia Tech shooter Seung-Hui Cho but with the head of McCain squarely edited on top of his. “Republican presidential candidate John McCain told workers of small weapons factory that he not only wants to...
  • After Texas school shooting, Virginia Tech professor calls NRA ‘terrorist organization’

    05/22/2018 2:10:13 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/22/18 | Caleb Parke
    A Medieval Studies professor called the National Rifle Association a “terrorist organization” hours after the Santa Fe, Texas school shooting that killed 10 people Friday. “The NRA is a terrorist organization,” tweeted Matthew Gabriele, a tenured professor at Virginia Tech University. Tracy Vosburgh, a Virginia Tech spokesperson, told Fox News the anti-NRA tweet doesn’t represent the university. “Mr. Gabriele’s views are his and his alone,” Vosburgh said. “Any comment on his statement should come from him.” Gabriele declined to comment when reached, but he described himself in a tweetstorm as “a white dude with tenure who doesn’t give a s***”...
  • Virginia College Student Arrested for Acquiring & Shooting Rifle at Range

    05/02/2018 7:12:54 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 35 replies
    Ammoland ^ | May 1, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -( 19-year-old student, Yonsong Zhao, came to the United States from China on a student visa. As of January, 2018, he had been in the country for seven months. As with many people, especially young men, he likes guns. In China, it is nearly impossible to access legal guns. Zhao set about learning what was necessary for him to acquire and legally fire guns in the United States. Given the complexity involved, I am amazed that Zhao appears to have found the various rules, and followed them rigorously. It is well that he did. The authorities were watching him...
  • Virginia Jails Chinese Student for Inserting a 30-Round Mag into an AR

    02/05/2018 4:31:18 AM PST · by Simon Green · 23 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 02/03/18 | Robert Farago
    “[Yunsong] Zhao was arrested because he allegedly attached a 30-round magazine to a rifle,” reports. “He was allowed to own both the gun and magazine, but when they were combined, the rifle qualified as an assault weapon prohibited to people with Zhao’s visa status.” Yes, you read that right . . . You can have as many 30-round rifle, handgun or shotgun ammunition magazines as you like in Virginia — as long as you don’t pop one into a gun. Zhao’s defense attorney isn’t challenging the box of rocks stupid mag law. As Jason Wolfrey asked the court...
  • Virginia Tech student accused of having assault rifle and trying to buy ammo

    01/31/2018 8:03:48 AM PST · by MNDude · 85 replies
    Virginia Tech student accused of having assault rifle and trying to buy ammo By Nicole Chavez and Keith Allen, CNN Updated at 7:32 AM ET, Wed January 31, 2018 History of the modern assault-style rifle 01:40 (CNN) — A Virginia Tech student was arrested Monday after police said he had an assault rifle and was trying to buy 5,000 rounds of ammunition. Yunsong Zhao, 19, has been charged with illegal possession of an assault rifle while not being a US citizen, according to an arrest warrant obtained by CNN affiliate WSLS. Police say Zhao had bought a former police vehicle...
  • Virginia Tech features 12 separate LGBTQ organizations

    01/04/2018 10:01:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    College Fix ^ | January 4, 2017 | Michelle Fortunato
    A large southern university hosts a total of 12 different LGBTQ organizations as well as an LGBTQ resource center, an arrangement that has led it to receive high marks by a national gay campus watchdog group. Campus officials, however, remain silent on how much of the school’s budget goes to fund these groups, and not a single one of the groups responded to repeated inquiries from The College Fix.
  • Coach Teaches Players Why We Stand For The National Anthem

    10/03/2017 4:49:33 AM PDT · by gaggs · 5 replies
    Video: Coach Teaches His Athletes How Not To Disrespect The National Anthem Virginia Tech Basketball Coach Buzz Williams took his entire team on the court after practice and made them stand in front of Veterans. He TAUGHT them why we stand for the National Anthem.
  • VA Tech hiring prof to teach courses on 'Black Feminisms'

    09/26/2017 11:11:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | September 26, 2017 | Toni Airaksinen
    Virginia Tech is hiring a new tenure-track professor to teach about “feminist methodologies” and “Black women in the United States.” According to a job posting on Virginia Tech’s website, the school hopes to recruit an Assistant Professor of Black Feminisms to its Department of Sociology to teach classes on intersectional feminist topics starting in the fall 2018 semester.
  • Hundreds Gather on Virginia Tech Lawn for Goat Yoga

    08/25/2017 5:38:42 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 43 replies
    WDBJ7 ^ | 8/24/17 | By: Web Staff
    Have you ever wanted to center yourself with some furry friends? That's what happened at Virginia Tech Thursday. Hundreds filled the lawn to stretch out and be joined by goats for some goat yoga.
  • Manifesto purportedly sent by Virginia gunman cites ‘race war

    08/26/2015 1:01:48 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    A fax attributed to Vester Lee Flanagan claims the slayings were a response to the Charleston mass shooting. An apparent suicide note received by ABC News on Wednesday morning and attributed to Virginia shooting suspect Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, claims the killing of two reporters during an on-air interview was motivated by the Charleston church shooting and a desire to incite a “race war.” ABC News says a man identifying himself as both Flanagan and Williams — Flanagan's on-air name — first contacted it several weeks ago. The man asked for a fax number, claiming he wanted to pitch the...
  • Whoa! How did ESPN let this shot get broadcasted?

    09/10/2016 2:09:38 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 32 replies
    ESPN 2 via @AlwaysTrump ^ | 10 September 2016
  • Battle at Bristol: Speedway ready to host Vols vs. Hokies showdown

    09/10/2016 1:42:42 PM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 51 replies
    The Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 9/9/16 | Grant Ramey
    When parking lots open at 7 a.m. Saturday, the game — Tennessee and Virginia Tech in a border battle at Bristol Motor Speedway, playing in front of what will be a college football record attendance, topping 150,000 — will finally be here.
  • Amazing: Media Says Motives Unclear. Compares Attack Mass Shooting At VA Tech/Sandyhook

    06/12/2016 7:57:41 AM PDT · by CWW · 107 replies
    WDBO radio 965 Orlando ^ | 06-12-2016 | Cww
    Incredibly, WDB0 96.5 is actually comparing this terrorist attack to the mass shootings at Sandyhook and Virginia Tech. And they also stated that it's not certain whether there is any relationship between t is actually comparing this terrorist attack to the mass shootings at Sandyhook and Virginia Tech. Then, why would knowledge Ing that the shooter may be Muslim, they state that there is insufficient evidence to know whether not he was motivated by radical Islam. How can media make statements like this when it is admitted that this shooter is the son of afghans, and that he was already...
  • Virginia Tech Student 'Excited' to Be Part of Alleged Murder, FBI Says

    02/04/2016 10:22:33 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 18 replies
    One of the two Virginia Tech students facing charges in connection with the alleged abduction and fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old girl had her bond request denied today as investigators said she admitted to planning the alleged murder. Natalie Keepers, 19, broke down on the stand today in court as prosecutors detailed what she told investigators. "I was excited to be part of something secretive and special," Keepers told FBI investigators, according to commonwealth prosecutor Mary Pettitt. Keepers told police she bought a shovel with David Eisenhauer, the other Virginia Tech student who has been arrested in the case, before...
  • Prosecutor details plot to kill Nicole Lovell during bond hearing

    02/04/2016 9:31:36 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 24 replies
    Natalie Marie Keepers was denied bond on Thursday as prosecutors presented evidence that she plotted to kill and hide the body of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. Virginia Tech students Keepers, 19, and David Eisenhauer, 18, worked together to draw up a sophisticated plan to kill Nicole Lovell, prosecutors said.They bought a shovel, picked out a location together in a calculated move, Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt said during the hearing. The plan was for Eisenhauer, charged with Lovell's abduction and murder, to lure Lovell out of the home on the guise of the date. They would take her to the...