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Radford University’s LGBTQ Students Have Allies in Breaking the Silence

by Travis Handy RADFORD, Va.–On a snowy evening in the spring semester of 2011, Radford University student Jordan Addison walked a female friend from Young Hall to Muse. After seeing his friend safely back to her dorm and beginning the walk back across campus, two males approached him from behind. They shoved Addison into the … Continue reading

New River Valley Sees First Significant Snowfall of 2012

Radford, Va—People across the New River Valley got hit Sunday by the first significant snowfall of the season. Arriving two months into Winter, and riding on the back of unusually warm and pleasant February days, the storm was a bit of a surprise that quickly moved in and out of the area, and blanketed some … Continue reading

Women’s Resource Center Remains Strong Despite Poor Economy, Increased Demand for Services

RADFORD, Va–As the oldest domestic violence program in Virginia, the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley has offered over three decades of service to the city of Radford and the four surrounding counties. Through the recession of the past few years, the organization has managed not to stray from the programs and services … Continue reading

Radford City’s transit plans move forward

This story first appeared in The Tartan on April 11, 2011// Travis Handy thandy@radford.edu The City of Radford is one step closer to the implementation of a new public transit system. A review committee of Radford University and Radford city representatives is considering proposals to run the system, which could begin city service operations as … Continue reading

RU green initiatives receive recognition

This article first appeared in The Tartan on September 28th 2010 // Travis Handy thandy@radford.edu Radford University continues to receive positive attention for its efforts toward becoming a more sustainable campus. The most recent mentions came after the arrival of “Bonnie’s Big Belly,” which was installed outside the Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center. The “Big Belly” trash compactor is … Continue reading