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Collegiate hackers compete in first 24-hour VCU hackathon

November 17, 2014 Executive Editor 0

Half-eaten pizza, candy wrappers and cans of Mountain Dew are strewn around notepads and laptops. Fingers furiously attack keyboards as they enter code into a program. Spirits were high this Saturday afternoon, but within a couple hours, these student-hackers would require more pizza, candy and Dew — their life-sustaining “mana” in the 18th hour.