Remembering Hunter Smith

Smith graduated from Blacksburg High School in 2011 and was on track to graduate from the University in May 2015. He was a mathematics major and environmental sciences minor, but also had a talent for learning languages. Smith’s close friends said he will be remembered for his creative energy, spontaneity and selfless attitude.
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In retrospect: Jackie's friends re-examine Rolling Stone narrative

Now a month since the article's publication — the page boasting 179,000 Facebook likes and nearly 7,500 comments — questions about the article's central story have turned the ensuing discussion from one of horror to one of doubt and confusion, with an overwhelming desire to unearth new clues which might shed light on that nagging question: What really happened to Jackie that night?
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Remembering Hunter Smith

Smith graduated from Blacksburg High School in 2011 and was on track to graduate from the University in May 2015. He was a mathematics major and environmental sciences minor, but also had a talent for learning languages. Smith’s close friends said he will be remembered for his creative energy, spontaneity and selfless attitude.
read more

In retrospect: Jackie's friends re-examine Rolling Stone narrative

Now a month since the article's publication — the page boasting 179,000 Facebook likes and nearly 7,500 comments — questions about the article's central story have turned the ensuing discussion from one of horror to one of doubt and confusion, with an overwhelming desire to unearth new clues which might shed light on that nagging question: What really happened to Jackie that night?
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NEWS

Ad hoc committee addresses University culture, Greek life, sexual assault

University President Teresa Sullivan announced the formation of an ad hoc committee on public safety Monday. The committee, formally titled the Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture, is chaired by Sullivan and includes two members of the Board of Visitors, two faculty, four students, one staff member, one dean and four alumni and parent representatives.
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LIFE

Baby steps

In Stephen King’s memoir On Writing, King compares the process of crafting long works of fiction to “crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a bathtub.” Easy for him to say, considering his bathtub is equipped with a high-performance engine.
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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Top 10 movies of 2014

This has been an excellent year for film, offering everything from gripping blockbusters to innovative personal films.
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OPINION

Moving forward

There is no easy solution. This will not be solved overnight. Yet, if we come together, we can improve our community’s treatment and awareness of this issue.
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OPINION

  • EVANS: Gleaning meaning

    While student social life is fundamental to our University culture, the traditional fraternal experience ...

  • A letter from a friend: Jackie's story is not a hoax

    I fully support Jackie, and I believe wholeheartedly that she went through a traumatizing sexual ...

  • Finding solid ground

    We don’t want to live in a world where rape survivors are resistant to coming forward because they ...










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