Hurdling Expectations: Track & Field's Nauman Settles into New Role

Hurdling Expectations: Track & Field’s Nauman Settles into New Role

Photo Courtesy of Maroon Athletics Article Written by David Hall   Spring has sprung and with it Roanoke’s track & field team, which began its outdoor season on Saturday at Washington & Lee University’s Track & Field Carnival. There were…

Ultimate Comeback: Frisbee Team Flies High

Ultimate Comeback: Frisbee Team Flies High

Photo Courtesy of Sophie Youtz Article Written by Leah Weinstein   There is a revival happening on Roanoke College’s Ultimate Frisbee team. In the past two years, the team has amassed up to 20 players per tournament, the largest of…

Confessions of a Recovering Music Snob

Confessions of a Recovering Music Snob

Photo Courtesy of Drake Article Written by David Hall It comes as no surprise to those who know me, but I can be a bit picky when it comes to music. Okay that’s an understatement. Let’s put it like this;…

Conspicuous Dog Siting Sparks Questions

Conspicuous Dog Siting Sparks Questions

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by David Hall   Editor’s note: Lack of a concrete explanation led us to mark this story opinion, which is subject to change depending on potential availability of information.   A canine led…

RC Hillel Speaks Out: Hate Has No Place

RC Hillel Speaks Out: Hate Has No Place

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by M’Elise Saloman   On any given Saturday, most Jews are enjoying the last moments of their Sabbath: resting, reflecting, and preparing for the week ahead. However, on Saturday March 18th at 4…

10 Things that are Worse than Graduating

Article Written by Mackay Pierce   It’s that time of year, folks. Whether you are graduating in some 40-odd days or if you have four years left (yes, I realize that’s impossible but alliteration is fun so step off), we…

Three Candidates Contend for Salem Sheriff

Three Candidates Contend for Salem Sheriff

Photo Courtesy of Clark Ruhland Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia   Since the reversal of Salem Sheriff Eric Atkins’s decision to run for re-election was announced last week, three individuals have stepped forward seeking to replace him. Whoever is elected…

Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes: Making History Beyond the Classroom

Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes: Making History Beyond the Classroom

Photo Courtesy of PR Article Written by Paige Stewart   Many college students are unaware of the lives their professors lead outside the classroom.  Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes, a professor in Roanoke College’s History department, however, makes her activities quite…

Disruptive no Divisive, Black Lives Matter INQ Course to be Offered

Disruptive no Divisive, Black Lives Matter INQ Course to be Offered

Photo Courtesy of Black Lives Matter Article Written by Leah Weinstein A new INQ course at Roanoke College will focus on current issues surrounding the black community in America. Beginning next week, Roanoke students, including incoming freshmen, can register for…

Campus Thefts Up, Campus Safety Gives Advice

Campus Thefts Up, Campus Safety Gives Advice

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia   This semester, the number of thefts on Roanoke College’s campus has increased, compared with the fall. Roanoke Campus Safety Director, Thomas Rambo, wants students to be more aware of…

Take a Hike: Student Gets Hands Dirty for AT Conservation Effort

Take a Hike: Student Gets Hands Dirty for AT Conservation Effort

Photo Courtesy of Brienah Gouveia Article Written by Brienah Gouveia   Jane Rice likes getting her hands dirty. Rice, a junior Environmental Studies ma-jor at Roanoke,is an intern at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, where she assists with the organization’s social media…

Fallen Bittle Tree Takes on New Life

Fallen Bittle Tree Takes on New Life

Article Written by Joe Krzyston   Though the tree that Rev. David Bittle planted over a hundred and fifty years ago no longer stands, its legacy is made manifest in the cross now displayed in Antrim Chapel. Steeped in symbolism…

Oh Snap! Tree Falls, Campus Freaks, Slight Damage

Oh Snap! Tree Falls, Campus Freaks, Slight Damage

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by David Hall   As a result of a brief, but torrential rainstorm Wednesday afternoon, the first day of March, a tree snapped at its base and fell onto Bittle Memorial Hall on…

Ecohousing Takes Shape

Ecohousing Takes Shape

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Sophie Bookheimer   Next fall, Roanoke College will offer new housing option for students who are environmentally conscious. The eco housing will be located on the first floor of Crawford and provide…

Students Get Ready for Second Film Festival

Students Get Ready for Second Film Festival

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Sarah Joseph   Hold on to your popcorn. The Basically Tarantino Festival is here again. Like the Austin, Texas, semi-annual Quentin Tarantino Film Festival, future student filmmakers at Roanoke College are debuting…

RC Poll Reveals Division, Distrust

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by David Hall   Virginians are deeply divided by party lines, especially in regards to the media, according to a recent poll from Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research.   The…

Battling Mental Illness

Battling Mental Illness

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Vicki Daguerre   Mental health is a key focus on college campuses across the nation as research and advocacy have grown substantially in recent years. Roanoke College is no exception, as testimony…

New Fall Semester in Germany

New Fall Semester in Germany

Photo by Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia   Roanoke College’s International Education Office will be offering a new study abroad opportunity to up to 15 students every fall semester, beginning in 2018. Spearheaded by history professors Rob Willingham and…

Building Homes, Serving People

Building Homes, Serving People

Photo Courtesy of Habitat for Humanity Article Written by Sarah Joseph Spring Break – two words that convey so much for college students. Almost immediately, images of the ultimate college spring break come to mind. These may be somewhere on…

Seeking the Alternative: Native American Appalachia

Seeking the Alternative: Native American Appalachia

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by David Hall   Images of Native Americans permeate our culture from sports teams to movies, but according to juniors Megan O’Neill and Leah Weinstein, they are often forgotten about in conversations around…