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.
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