FBF: The First Presidential Debate

FBF: The First Presidential Debate

Photo Courtesy of cnn.com Article by Sophie Bookheimer On Monday, the first presidential debate of the 2016 election aired and the heartbeat of the nation was pulsating with full force as people tuned in. In anticipation of this event, people…

Coffee and Climate Change—Issues Brewing with Caffeine

Coffee and Climate Change—Issues Brewing with Caffeine

Article by Kaitlin Lertora Photo Courtesy of crossfitoffremont.com Caffeine has taken a toll on the world, primarily in the form of the coffee bean. It’s there in the morning when a hot shower doesn’t do the trick, and it’s also…

Ben Shapiro Visits Campus

Ben Shapiro Visits Campus

by Mikaela Wall photo courtesy of voiceofisrael.com Ben Shapiro, the conservative political commentator, came to the Roanoke College campus on Sep. 21. He spreads his motto, “Yes on facts; no on feelings,” as he travels around the country speaking on…

Fashion Week in Full Swing

Fashion Week in Full Swing

Photo courtesy of Omaha Fashion Week Article by Mikaela Wall The Kardashians are in the city for Kanye West’s “Yeezy Season 4” premiere, Gigi Hadid infamously walked in Tommy Hilfiger’s show with boyfriend Zayn Malik and newly single best friend…

We Found Dory, and Her Friends Too!

We Found Dory, and Her Friends Too!

Article and Photo by Sarah Sinoski Imagine a giant slumber party with all your best friends, and now imagine that they are all wearing plush mermaid tails and Dory onesies. This was the scene in Wortmann Ballroom as dozens of…

The Imperative of Inquiry

by Alex Carr The summer has slipped by once again and in its place a fresh batch of eager students have arrived at Roanoke College, anxious about what the next few years hold. As every RC student should know from…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue

Dear Sue, I’m a freshman this year and I left my boyfriend from high school back at home. It’s been a really hard adjustment period because I constantly miss him.  He decided against going to college, and sometimes he gets…

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Sponsors “Small Group Olympics”

On Saturday  InterVarsity, the Christian Fellowship organization on campus, hosted a “Small Group Olympics” event on the Marion Volleyball Court. Chelsea Schafer, a junior and the contact for the Roanoke College chapter, provided insight into the purpose and outcome of…

Chelsea Clinton at Roanoke College

Chelsea Clinton at Roanoke College

Article by Mikaela Wall Photo By Brigitte Rec This past weekend  The Roanoke College community commemorated the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Students, faculty, and members of the Salem community came together for different events to remember…

9/11 Memorial Events

9/11 Memorial Events

Article by Drew Luther Photo by Gabe Umland This past weekend  The Roanoke College community commemorated the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Students, faculty, and members of the Salem community came together for different events to remember…

Olin's Beehive Collective

Olin’s Beehive Collective

Article by Mikaela Wall The Beehive Design Collective is a non-profit art organization based out of Maine that tells stories through illustrations and graphics. The collective focuses on development projects and Modern-Day Colonization. They illustrate two stories by drawing the…

Campus Rec New Sports

Article by Brigitte Rec     Starting this fall, the Roanoke College recreation department is welcoming two new sports to their long list of activities provided for students on campus. Men and women’s ice hockey and tennis have been added after popular…

Queer Coffeeshop Talk

Queer Coffeeshop Talk

Article by Drew Luther Photo Courtesy of Gabe Umland On September 1st at Mill Mountain Coffee Dr. Gregory Rosenthal gave a talk titled “Queer History after Orlando.” The talk was the first of the semester, starting off Roanoke College’s “Coffee…

Cregger Center Opening

Cregger Center Opening

Article by Kate Citrone Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College PR Dept. The Cregger Center opening on September 2nd was a huge success, complete with the first official lap around the track and the semester’s first Friday on the Quad.  The opening…