Students react to new attendance rules for Virginia Tech home football games

 Students react to new attendance rules for Virginia Tech home football games

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Just days away from Hokie Homecoming, students on Virginia Tech’s campus woke up to some surprising news on Thursday.

According to Virginia Tech, fewer students will be allowed to the upcoming home football games — including the game on Saturday, Oct. 16 — because of how they have been acting in the stands.

The university said in a statement on Thursday, Oct. 14 that students have in a “selfish, inappropriate, and embarrassing” manner at recent home games.

“I think a lot of people got fake tickets or snuck in, and we were getting pushed,” said Sarah Cobb, a freshman at Virginia Tech. “There were hundreds of people on the stairs, and people were falling down the stairs.”

School officials announced that students either…

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