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  •   Text by Krisha Chachra Photos courtesy of Virginia Tech Athletics   There is no question that Justin Fuente feels right at home coaching a winning college football team. As a kid growing up in Tulsa, Okla., he dreamed of being a National Football League quarterback. After playing football himself – first in college and […]

  • By Mike Wade | Photo courtesy of David Epperley   They are the Rodney Dangerfields of the sports world, constantly criticized and scorned by coaches, spectators and broadcasters alike – even when they’re right. Yet, it would be difficult to imagine a sport like college football without trained officials to regulate the games we love to […]

  • Text by Jennifer Poff Cooper  |  Photos by Kristie Lea Photography   Windy Hill GuitarWorks began in 1992 after Mike Mears took a trip on a whim to the Martin Guitar factory in Nazareth, Penn. It dawned on him there that guitar making was not as difficult as he thought, and it was being done […]

  • Text by Joanne M. Anderson | Photos by Kristie Lea Photography   The average dorm room at Virginia Tech is 168 square feet, which is about the same size as George Wills’ art studio downtown, which doubles as his living room. In a slightly smaller, adjacent room, he makes prints, then mats and wraps them. […]

  • Text by Joanne M. Anderson   The first Baby Boomers reluctantly experienced their 65th birthdays five years ago, and this large generation is expected to live longer than any other. Longevity can be partially attributed to improved medical care, drugs, fitness and nutrition. Average life expectancy is close to 80, which is half a century […]