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…

As the crow flies: Artists from around the college featured in olin exhibition

As the crow flies: Artists from around the college featured in olin exhibition

By David Hall, Editor in Chief James Glass didn’t drive down McCoy Rd to take a picture of some roadkill, he was headed for the river. But on the way, his 3 year-old son Eli, described by Glass as a “bad-ass,”…

Men's Basketball: Bridgewater College

Men’s Basketball: Bridgewater College

Article Written By Alexa Doiron Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College On Nov. 22, the Roanoke Men’s Basketball team fell to Bridgewater College with a score of 75-45 in the ODAC opening tournament. The team started the game ahead by nineteen…

Rugby Injuries Explained

Rugby Injuries Explained

Article Written By Brigitte Rec Photo Courtesy of Brigitte Rec Though base-jumping has taken the prize as being one of the most dangerous sports in the world (over 220 deaths), Rugby is also up in the top ten list, thanks…

The Edge of 17

The Edge of 17

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of IMDb.com “We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” said Andrew Clark, wrestling jock. These frank and honest words came from the 1985 movie, “The…

Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Legalization

Article Written By Alexa Doiron Photo Courtesy of Google With the 2016 elections, multiple states throughout the country found themselves passing recreational marijuana. The legalization of this drug has slowing been growing within the past decade as organizations promote the…

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of FilmMusicReporter.com Accio, Harry Potter! …. Well sort of. For fans of the Harry Potter series, this month was an exciting one as the long awaited prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find…

The Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance

Article Written By Hannah Vandegrift Photo Courtesy of Google The Transgender Day of Remembrance (DOR) started in memory of Rita Hester, a transwoman who was murdered on Nov. 28, 1998. A year after, there was a “Remembering Our Dead” web project…

Student Spotlight: Erin Keating

Student Spotlight: Erin Keating

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of Erin Keating In the midst of the clamoring dinner of Colket, the clear voice of a well-spoken, passionate woman captivated me with her impressiveness. Senior Erin Keating took me through a journey…

College Culture: Drinking to Blackout

College Culture: Drinking to Blackout

Article Written By Alexa Doiron Photo Courtesy of unomaha.edu Alcohol and college life have been synonymous for as long as most people can remember. However, it seems that in recent years the amount of alcohol abuse and underage drinking has…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue

Photo Courtesy of Bookness Dear Sue, I am a freshman here at Roanoke College and I am very worried about the exam week coming up. I have tried my hardest to stay on top of all my work and make…

Bra Fire: Students for Equality

Bra Fire: Students for Equality

Article Written By Hannah Vandegrift Photo Courtesy of Google In the 1960’s and ‘70s, there were several feminist protests that involved burning a bra to raise awareness for certain social justice acts. While the actual act of bra burning was…

Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward

  Article Written By Brigitte Rec Photos Courtesy of Roanoke College After Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the 2016 Presidential Election, many Americans, especially students at Roanoke College, woke up the Wednesday after the election disappointed and fearful of the future…

Black Friday

Black Friday

Article Written By Mikaela Wall Photo Courtesy of Google Thanksgiving is a holiday meant to celebrate all that we are thankful for, but that thanks is quickly forgotten about when the greed comes out and the 6pm sales begin. Black…

Cross Country Team Dominates Kentucky

Cross Country Team Dominates Kentucky

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College, pictured: Kerri Dalton “Run, run as fast as you can! You can’t catch me. I’m a ‘Noke woman!” These were the words that senior Kerri Dalton might as well have…

Soccer Spotlight

Soccer Spotlight

Article Written By Diego Meneses Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College, pictured: Marc Hoppler The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) named freshman Marc Hoppler Rookie of the Year. Hoppler was a key player for the great season that the Maroons had this…

Women Fall to Ferrum College

Women Fall to Ferrum College

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of Maroon Athletics The ref threw the ball and two players jumped, tipping off the game and tipping off the season. Last Tuesday, Nov. 15, was the first game of the 2016 Women’s…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue

Photo courtesy of Bookess Dear Sue, I am having trouble finding that special someone. I see all my friends with their boyfriends/girlfriends. They are all happy and I want to feel the same way. Sure, they have their ups and…

Panhellenic Recruitment

Panhellenic Recruitment

Article Written By Alexa Halages Photo Courtesy of Alexa Halages Every year, the three sororities on Roanoke College campus go through formal recruitment. These three organizations that are nationally recognized by the Panhellenic Council are Alpha Sigma Alpha, Chi Omega…

Living Off-Campus

Living Off-Campus

Article Written By Alexa Halages Photo Courtesy of Dr. Kahn Roanoke College has a firm belief that students staying on campus, not only enriches the student life, but aids in more interaction between professors and students. For those who wish…