YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Virginia Tech University
  • VT YAL’s Incarceration Nation Shack!

    Every spring, Virginia Tech student groups team up with Habitat for Humanity to raise money for houses built in the New River Valley area. During this fundraiser, “Shack-a-Thon,” each student group builds a shack and lives in it for a week straight. There must be two group members in the shack at all times, and …

  • #DoItLiveVA – Virginia State Convention

    Bright and early on April 18, a large group of collegiate activists gathered at Virginia Tech University to learn how to promote liberty on college campuses. We kicked it off at 9:00 AM with Steve Sutton from the Leadership Institute, who gave us an interesting look at the thought process behind campaigns, and how we …

  • Virginia Tech Goes BIG!

    Every spring, Virginia Tech holds “The Big Event,” a community wide day of service. As strong believers in volunteerism, we decided to participate for the second year in a row. We joined over 8,000 Hokies in living out our university’s motto “Ut Prosim – That I May Serve.” Although we had to get out of …

  • Spring has sprung, and so has Virginia Tech

    Spring comes late in Blacksburg, and unfortunately, so did our recruitment drive. But nothing ever keeps the Young Americans for Liberty at Virginia Tech down for long! While most of our semester has been planning and getting excited for our State Convention (which is happening in less than two weeks!) we always have time for …

  • Free Pizza and Beer Takes Virginia Tech!

    This past Tuesday was no ordinary Tuesday night here at Virginia Tech. We had the honor of hosting Bill Frezza, who shared thought-provoking stories that had the whole room captivated. We were also delighted that Cliff Maloney, our Regional Director ,was able to come to Virginia Tech for this event. Mr. Frezza was unlike most …

  • Virginia Tech Chalks Up the First Amendment

    As Virginia Tech’s largest and most active political organization, our YAL chapter took a stand for Constitution Week! We created a 4 x 16 foot chalkboard Free Speech Wall by pulling plywood from a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser we participated in last semester, which was not only resourceful, but pretty patriotic. We’re always proud to …