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Suspicious activity with Radford University students

Jordan Trent | Radford University students were alerted Tuesday, March 14 about suspicious activity roaming the area. City and university police also sent out an email to the students of Radford University explaining that they are now aware of the suspicious behavior in the area and that they will be alert and be investigating the […]

Graduation keynote speaker

Annie Schroeder | Radford University announced that Frank Beamer, former Virginia Tech football coach, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s graduation on May 6.  Beamer was the head coach at Virginia Tech for 29 seasons and announced his retirement in 2015. During his coaching career, Beamer had 23 consecutive winning seasons and bowl […]

No I am not a terrorist

Not a terrorist

Jack Foley | Radford University welcomed Zohra Sarwari to speak on March 16, 2017, in the Bonnie Auditorium. Swarari is an American Muslim speaker, but is also a business owner, author, and entrepreneur, among other things, in the United States. Sarwari was originally born in Afghanistan, however, at a young age, she fled the […]

SGA Debate

Jack Foley | The Student Government Association (SGA) held a candidate debate on Monday Feb. 20, 2017.  This event gave the student body the opportunity to hear from those among them wishing to obtain positions on the Executive Board and Senate.  Students heard from 12 candidates in person and then a written statement from […]

ATF Truck

Jennifer Bennett | On Tuesday, Feb. 21, an ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives) truck was on campus for a presentation to one of the criminal justice classes. There are only 42 ATF trucks that are like this one in the country. According to the ATF website, “ATF is a law enforcement […]

Mandatory two year on-campus housing

Annie Schroeder | Freshmen at Radford University should be expecting to stay on campus for one more year following the re-enforcement of the University’s on-campus housing policy. The policy states that any Radford University student who lives on campus their freshman year, is automatically enrolled to live on campus the following year unless they have […]

Radford student travels to New Orleans for video game competition

by Will Beverina | For guys everywhere, the NBA 2K video game series is an annual ritual of virtual basketball franchise building, superstar creating and settling differences with friends. But for Radford University student Mitchell Franklin, the best-selling simulation-style basketball franchise came with a shot at big-time money and fame. Since the latest edition […]

Crisis Management

Bailey Speer | Students in Dr. Owen’s graduate Emergency Management and Planning class had the privilege to hearing a guest lecture from Radford University’s President Brian O. Hemphill Wednesday evening. President Hemphill spoke on the importance of being prepared for emergency situations – even those that occur on college campuses – and how essential […]

Increased Applications for Fall 2017

Jack Foley | On Thursday, Feb. 16, Radford University announced the number of freshmen applicants received up to Feb. 10, and the total was record setting for the university. The numbers for freshmen applicants were up 78.5 percent from last year’s total freshmen applications, with the up to date total being 13,291. The almost doubling […]

The “Radford Plague”

Annie Schroeder | According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season falls between November and March and five to 20 percent of people get the flu in the United States each year. According to the same study, over 200,000 people end up in the hospital from suffering from flu-like symptoms. Due to […]

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