In 1963, three cadets decided that Virginia Tech needed a cannon. Follow the links below to read about Virginia Tech's Skipper cannon and learn about its MSE connection.

Skipper, A Virginia Tech Tradition Since 1963

The Skipper: How the Huffmans Helped Forge a Virginia Tech Tradition

The Birth of Skipper - Virginia Tech Magazine, Summer 2000

Virginia Tech Magazine, Fall 2000, Letters to the Editor 

Celebrating Skipper - 50 years - Virginia Tech Magazine, Winter 2013-14

Virginia Tech to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Skipper, Virginia Tech News, October 17, 2013 

The History of Skipper - Special Collections Archives 

Skipper:  Virginia Tech - RaycomSportsVideo, 2007 

Making Skipper II:  A Photo Journal