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A police officer conducts an investigation after a shooting at a Melody Hookah Lounge on Main Street in Blacksburg, Va. Saturday, Feb. 5 2022. Authorities in Virginia are investigating a shooting that occurred just before midnight Friday in downtown Blacksburg. Blacksburg Police responded to reports of shots fired at Melody Hookah Lounge on Main Street, according to a police statement. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

1 killed, 4 others injured in shooting at a hookah lounge near Virginia Tech’s main campus, police say

Jason Hanna and Melissa Alonso CNN February 5, 2022

(CNN) -- One person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting late Friday at a hookah lounge near Virginia Tech's campus in downtown Blacksburg, police said.Details about what led to the shooting...

McGinty, Panthong help Flashes win Icon Invitational

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 25, 2020

After the Kent State women’s golf team struggled in its last performance, finishing in sixth place, the Flashes dropped from No. 3 in the country to No. 5.Kent State went on to win the ICON Invitational,...

Rick Szalay (left) and Sage Edwards (right) assemble the track for their robot before the practice robotics competition on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Teams from Virginia Tech, Akron University and Iowa State gathered in the Schwart’s Center at Kent State to practice for their robotics competition in May.

Kent State Robotics Team successfully hosts first annual NASA practice competition

Jenna Kuczkowski - College of Applied Engineering Reporter Email at [email protected] February 7, 2016

The Kent State Robotics Team hosted its first ever robotic mining practice competition on Saturday, Feb. 6. The practice took place in the old glass lab located in the Michael Schwartz Center.The University...

OSU tops Virginia Tech, 42-24, in season opener

David Briggs September 8, 2015

Shortly after 8 on Monday night, as a wave of hurt-your-ears noise crashed through the Shenandoah Valley, the biggest question of the college football offseason got its answer.Cardale Jones took the first...

Our view: The gun generation

DKS Editors February 27, 2014

People currently attending college were alive during the tragedies at Columbine, Virginia Tech and Chardon, to name several recent incidents. It is a sad fact that today’s students are part of a generation...

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