Leopold Spohngellert


The Yik Yak effect: students weigh in

“No login, no password, no traces; simply anonymous” This is the motto for Yik Yak’s — the mobile app that has garnered 100,000 downloads nationwide, 5,000 of them in Charlottesville. It acts as a virtual bulletin board that has been compared to writing on the bathroom stall wall.

Tech pays $32,500 Department of Education fine

Virginia Tech paid a $32,500 fine in February after a review by the United States Department of Education (DOE) concluded that it failed to respond appropriately during the 2007 mass shooting.__

UJC vice chair for trials resigns

Recently-elected University Judiciary Committee vice chair for trials Shanice Hardy resigned from the position Sunday. Hardy, a third-year, plans to stay on the committee as a Batten School representative.

Graduate students wrestle with debt

Student debt is rising rapidly, and the most significant portion of its growth is coming from those pursuing graduate and professional degrees.