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…

Q&A with Coach Bill Pilat

Q&A with Coach Bill Pilat

Article Written by Ray Osterhout   Men’s Lacrosse Coach Bill Pilat speaks about his goals for the season. Q: Being ranked #1 in the ODAC, does it put any extra pressure on the team? A: “Being ranked in the ODAC…

Class Takes Service to Central America

Class Takes Service to Central America

Photo Courtesy of Forbes Article Written by Paige Stewart As students finish up their last midterm exams and look forward to catching up with family and friends back home, 10 are preparing to spend the coming week in the rural…

Baseball Heads to Myrtle Beach for Spring Break

Baseball Heads to Myrtle Beach for Spring Break

Photo Courtesy of Visitmyrtlebeach.com Article Written by Ray Osterhout   While many college students will spend spring break on the couch watching Net ix, the Roanoke baseball team is heading to the Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina….

Roanoke Baseball Logs Win Against Ferrum

Roanoke Baseball Logs Win Against Ferrum

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke Athletics Article Written by Ray Osterhout   The Maroons have been off to a hot start in their rst 10 games, recording an 8-2 record. On Feb. 28 in a game against Ferrum College, it was…

Men's Lax sees Defiant Win, Heartbreaking Loss

Men’s Lax sees Defiant Win, Heartbreaking Loss

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke Athletics Article Written by David Hall   It was the best of times, it was the worst of times this week in two action packed home games from men’s lacrosse.   The Maroons, ranked 19 in…

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written By David Hall   Fellow students,   Think for a moment about where you sit in the Commons, if you go to the Commons. I can tell you where I sit: back corner,…

It’s Really Warm Y’all, Too Warm

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by Mackay Pierce   Has your winter coat and scarf been collecting dust in a Roanoke College approved wardrobe these past couple weeks? Don’t worry, you are not alone. This February has been…

Review: Amazon Show Falls Short

Review: Amazon Show Falls Short

Photo Courtesy of Amazon Article Written by Alexa Doiron   Amazon released its new historical fiction series based on the life of Zelda Fitzgerald this winter. While excited fans awaited the series’ premiere date, their expectations were not met when…

Book Review: The Average American Male

Book Review: The Average American Male

Photo Courtesy of Amazon Article Written by Alexa Doiron   First, I would just like to announce that the vulgarity in this novel is absolutely brilliant. Being from the male perspective, it is no surprise that “The Average American Male”…