Fireworks on Campus

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A selection from our “State of the Nation” call for submissions.
By Loren Skinker

In this photo, onlookers watch from the pylons on Virginia Tech's campus as fireworks of red, white, and blue go off overhead.

Nineteen-year-old Loren Skinker of Allentown, Pennsylvania is currently a multimedia journalism major and a professional and technical writing minor at Virginia Tech. Though he says he isn’t really involved in the Blacksburg community, he participated in Tech’s Big Event, a day of student-led community service in the New River Valley. Skinker says he has always been passionate about photography, so he decided to join the Collegiate Times as a photographer when he came to Tech. “Now, I have the opportunities to take photos like this,” he said.

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