People tend to check in during these times:
Founded in 1872, Virginia Tech is a comprehensive, innovative research university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia.
The seats on the first and third floor are really comfy. Shanks is also really quiet so it's a great place to study.
Shanks is home to both the Communications department (BA & MA), and the English department (BA, MA, MFA, PhD).
Shanks hosts The Writing Center, a great place for students to get help with their writing. Walk-ins welcome!
Comm and English students are usually lurking around here for classes. I'm in my photojournalism class right now
Could be the only tip, since it's getting bulldozed. Yay for creativity