Posts By: Kate

Kate Robertson is a features writer for Pretty Southern. Follow Kate on Twitter

June 2, 2013 Featured Variety

Hi from London, y’all!  I’m writing from my flat in the Bethnal Green neighborhood with a lovely view of the London skyline from my window. For the next month, I will be studying with twelve other students and three professors from Virginia Tech’s English department. We use London itself as our “text” to learn about… Read more »

May 24, 2013 Featured

They rise before the crack of dawn every morning while many of us still lie in bed. If you’re on campus early enough, like I usually am, you’ll hear the sound of ‘Taps’ resounding from Upper Quad as the flag is raised for the day. If you listen closely again at 5 p.m., you’ll hear… Read more »

May 2, 2013 News Variety

Virginia Tech’s motto is “Ut Prosim,” which is Latin for “that I may serve.” Hokie Nation lives up to this every day of every year. My favorite examples of Ut Prosim in action are our annual day of service, The Big Event, and Relay for Life.