9 Books by Veterans to Read in Honor of Memorial Day

We’ve compiled a list of 9 books written by veterans that you can read in honor of Memorial Day. Check them out from Newman Library or a local library if you’re home for the holiday.   1. The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien   What list would be complete without this classic work? O’Brien tells… Read more »

10 Cocktails from Special Collections to Celebrate Graduation

A picture of a cocktail.

In honor of the class of 2016’s graduation, we did some digging through a collection in Special Collections to find the perfect celebratory cocktails for our newest Hokie alumni. The collection we pulled from is part of a bartending manual from 1935 and a recipe book from 1944 from a Los Angeles-based bartending school. The drinks… Read more »