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Ms2016-014_b1_f66_Lavender_Graduation_Program_2009_0514.pdf

A program from the first Lavender Graduation Ceremony at Virginia Tech
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In this interview, Sherry Wood discusses the volume of letters to the editor received by the Collegiate Times in response to Denim Day and the paper's reaction to them.
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In this interview, Steve talks about his experiences as a gay man in Blacksburg beginning in the 1970s.
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In this interview Steve Noll discusses accepting his sexuality as a young man, the unnamed gay student group before the Gay Student Alliance and the support it received from Cooper House, and reactions to Denim Day from the communities surrounding Virginia Tech.
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In this interview, Helene talks about realizing her sexuality in Catholic school in the early 1970s and her time as a lesbian at Virginia Tech in the late 1970s.
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An interview with Nancy Kelly about Denim Day at Virginia Tech in January of 1979 and her experiences as a lesbian at Virginia Tech.

The 1959 Commencement Film depicts part of the 1959 graduation and commissioning ceremony.

William (Bill) Starnes, Jr., Virginia Tech class of 1955, never seriously considered any other school. Bill always knew that he was going to college,…

Susan Anderson got her passion for social justice and community service from her family. From a young age, she was taught by her mother to stand up…

For Kimberly Williams, Virginia Tech has filled many roles. From 2002 to 2008 it was her university, and recently her place of employment – but it is,…

Although Rich and Libby Carpenter each experienced their own unique version of Virginia Tech, they can both attest to the sense of community that they…

Takes a brief look at Virginia Tech's first 100 years, from 1872 to 1972.

As one of Virginia Tech’s first black graduates, Matt Winston’s father was able to share a number of stories, both positive and negative, about the…

You don’t have to graduate from Virginia Tech to be a Hokie. After moving to Blacksburg as a faculty spouse, Linda Plaut joined the university’s staff…

Education has always been important in the life of Robert “Bob” Bates, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (now College of Science). Both…

Mickey Hayes, born as Charles Joseph Hayes, Jr. was born in Pittsburgh in 1941, moved to Norfolk very shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and…

On the residential side of campus, there is an academic building where researchers from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and…
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