Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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    November 3, 2011
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    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Dwayne Johnson Has a Message for the Hurricanes and a Strange Beard

    ​Given Virginia Tech's failure against Boise State last night, we guess it's up to the Hurricanes to defend the honor of the ACC against a Top 5 opponent next week at Ohio State. We'll probably go through the rest of the week with nervous optimism, but it's nice to see that Dwayne "formerly the Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Unveil Ugly New Uniform, Consider Future Game at Yankee Stadium

    ​Never mind Danielle, Earl and Fionna. Miami's real Hurricane season kicks off tomorrow as the University of Miami takes on FAMU. Though, a day before the kickoff there's two interesting tidbits of Hurricanes news. At an event earlier today in NYC, Nike unveiled a new special edition uniform that, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Technology at Helm of Putting the Blind Behind the Wheel

    Photo by that eliminate blind spots set the basis of a concept that would make driving for the blind possible​Yes, you read right: The National Federation of the Blind and Virginia Tech have just announced that they're working together to build a car that a blind person can dri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    News Roundup: Father of Slain 10-Year-Old Commits Suicide

    A 10-year-old boy was found murdered in his Aventura Lakes home. Hours later, his 72-year-old father was found dead, most likely from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in his Jeep Cherokee. [NBCMiami] A South Florida man traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak out about Florida's gay adoption ban. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes 2010 Schedule Released

    The ACC released its 2010 schedules today. The Hurricanes will open their season Thursday, September 2, against FAMU, but things get considerably harder after that, when the Canes take on two out-of-conference teams that finished well ahead of them in the Top 25 last season.They'll have ten days aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    News Roundup: AFC Beats NFC in Pro Bowl

    Los Van Van, the Cuban dance band that performed at the Knight Center last night, drew around 400 anti-Castro protesters. [ABCNews]Inner-city neighborhoods such as Liberty City might be in position for an economic renaissance. [Herald]Miami-Dade interim director James Loftus is expected to be p ... More >>

  • News

    October 1, 2009
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    August 13, 2009


    A cop left Eric Brody brain damaged 11 years ago. His family still hasn't received a penny of compensation.

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    It's Crunch Time for Canes Basketball

    There are some things you never thought would happen. Like the University of Miami basketball team being more respected than the football team. After last year's stunning season, the Canes are again bringing it, and Saturday they pulled off a major upset against #17 BC, putting UM on a five-game wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Diddy Will Deny The Bearcat's Fancy Hotel Stay

    It is football day here on Riptide apparently, so we'll keep this post short. The Cincinnati Bearcats will be playing in the Orange Bowl on New Years Day against Virginia Tech (a game the Canes, theoretically, could be playing in if they didn't have such a deep commitment to ruining everything). S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2008

    Miami Book Fair: Nikki Giovanni

    Nikki Giovanni was once known as the princess of black poetry, but nowadays she shares the queendom with the likes of Maya Angelou. Bold, forthright and sharp, Giovanni has paved the way for new generations of young black poets, she celebrated hip hop and recognized its power before many of her pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    News Roundup

    Canes Win! Canes Win! Canes Win! After their narrow 16-14 victory against Virginia Tech last night the team for the very first time since entering the conference looks like a serious contender for the ACC title match-up late in the season. Right now they stand alone at the top of their division, tho ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    Jack Thompson Don't Know Jack

    Why will the right-wing crusader likely lose his license? Swastikas are just the start.

  • News

    March 13, 2008

    Gossip 101

    "How many times can you rank the hottest sororities? It just gets meaner and meaner."

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Weekly New Wrap - College Killing, Sarnoff, Santeria and more

    Gunman Kills Six at Northern Illinois University - A gunman, police have yet to release his name, went on a shooting rampage at Northern Illinois University killing five students. The school put a comprehensive security plan, one they developed after the Virginia Tech shooting, into action as soon a ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Eat Shit and Die

    Exactly what do chickens and cows eat before we eat them?

  • Music

    October 4, 2007


    Ultimate Victory (Chamillitary/Universal Motown)

  • Culture

    September 27, 2007

    Fevered Fantasia

    In her first American survey, Karen Kilimnik heats up MoCA

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Reining in the Blood

    Once pop culture's most notorious scapegoat, Slayer's Tom Araya talks spirituality, farming, and Paul Simon

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    In the Kids' Corner

    "They were talking about how they survived by drinking salt water mixed with toothpaste."

  • Dining

    December 19, 2002

    Mondavi Sets Sail

    When you take to the high seas, Robert Mondavi will now sail with you

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    September 10, 1998
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    March 6, 1997
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    December 16, 1992

    Jammin' In Havana

    How did two Miami radio stations end up broadcasting Radio Marti programs to listeners in Cuba? Hint: It's curious, but it's classified.