Music Review: Father John Misty

Music Review: Father John Misty

Photo Courtesy of Father John Misty Article Written by Hannah Vandgrift   If you have ever watched Aziz Ansari’s “Master of None” Netflix original series, you might have briefly seen a bearded white hipster musician appear in the third episode…

Music Review: Lacquer

Music Review: Lacquer

Photo Courtesy of Lacquer Article Written by David Hall   Lacquer, a Tennessee based five-piece, displays a self-assured sound and a meticulous eye for sonic detail rare among new bands on their self-titled debut EP. “All Headlights” is the first…

Editor gets Hosed in Prank

Editor gets Hosed in Prank

Article Written by Mackay Pierce   Area newspaper editor David Hall walked right into a sick nasty prank last weekend when he got totally hosed with a bunch of water guns. According to unnamed sources within the Campus police department,…

Anxious prepping for finals? Here are some tips

Article Written by Sophie Bookheimer   Tips to Improve Your Performance During Finals Week With final exams around the corner and the last assignments underway, it is undoubtedly a necessary time for some tips to maximize productivity: Apples – if…

Five Roanoke women win Fulbright scholarship

Five Roanoke women win Fulbright scholarship

Photo Courtesy of PR Article Written by Sarah Joseph   The nearing graduation date for many seniors looms increasingly over their heads. While these soon to be alumni reflect back on their time at Roanoke, they are also looking ahead….

New art history professor to join Roanoke faculty in the fall

Article Written by Sarah Joseph   A new professor will be joining the Art History Department next fall. Professor James Hargrove, the current eighteenth through twentieth century European art and architecture specialist, will be leaving Roanoke at the end of…

College gets craft beer namesake

College gets craft beer namesake

Article Written by David Hall   The Brackety-Ack has discovered something brewing here at Roanoke College – no, literally. Soaring Ridge Brewery, a Roanoke-based maker of all things ale, has made the college its very own beer. They are calling…

SGA approves budget with cut from administration, passes new bill to set guidelines

SGA approves budget with cut from administration, passes new bill to set guidelines

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Paige Stewart   The Student Government Association proposed several changes to the budget request process for clubs yesterday afternoon. At the top of the agenda for the meeting was discussion and voting…

Roanoke College joins UVA consortium, reconciles with history of slavery

Article Written by Beth James & Najee Fuller   In 2015, Roanoke College joined the consortium called “Virginia’s Colleges and Universities Studying Slavery,” a group of higher education institutions dedicated to reckoning and reconciling the often troubling pasts of southern…

Trustees bring Tree of 40 Fruit to Roanoke

Trustees bring Tree of 40 Fruit to Roanoke

Photo Courtesy of Artist Rendering Article Written by David Hall   A new tree (given as a gift for the 175th anniversary by the board of trustees) that will one day grow to contain dozens of fruit has been reserved…

Flashback Friday: President Fintel

Flashback Friday: President Fintel

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Sarah Joseph Roanoke College mourns the loss of its eighth president who was responsible for so much of the current campus. The building of Olin Hall, Bast Gym and the former Sutton…

Legacy of Fintel

Legacy of Fintel

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouvieia Article Written by Paige Stewart   Roanoke College lost the person who spearheaded a movement for architectural, financial and academic improvements both within the College and beyond. The cam- pus library bears his name. Ac-…

Blatant marketing ploy going exactly as planned

Blatant marketing ploy going exactly as planned

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by Mackay Pierce   Students and area residents are enthralled with a new addition to campus as the Virginia LOVE statue has been capturing hearts this week. “It just makes me feel good,…

I ate an orange in the shower, it did not change my life

I ate an orange in the shower, it did not change my life

Photo Courtesy of Sarah Joseph Article Written by Sarah Joseph   Like many subcultures of this generation, movements spring up randomly and sporadically due to the instantaneous nature of the Internet. A current movement finding its origins and trending on…

Play captures spiritual struggle of Maya deer hunter

Article Written by Paige Stewart   As the lights dimmed inside Olin Recital Hall, the audience got quiet and faced the screen at the front of the room. The screen introduced “Venados,” or “Deer,” a play by Feliciano Sánchez Chan,…

Fast, loud and weird as hell

Article Written by Joe Krzyston   A few months ago, on a dark December evening, Bailey Mann and I braved a cold howling wind, ferrying amplifiers, guitars, and pedalboards inside through a backdoor that had a nasty habit of slamming…

External recycling bins planned for high-traffic areas

External recycling bins planned for high-traffic areas

Article Written by Leah Weinstein   Got recycling? Roanoke College does – kind of. Some Roanoke students plan to make recycling more accessi- ble on campus by adding outdoor recycling bins in high traf c areas. Joe Krzyston, president of Earthbound, an…

Augusta was my Home, now it’s an Office

Article Written by David Hall   There’s a little house on the northwestern edge of campus called Augusta Hall. It’s simple. In the living room there’s a big window overlooking North Market Street and every day at sunset light pours…

RC Gameroom Competition

Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia Student gaming aficionados exist at Roanoke College, but finding a comprehensive list of the best is hard to come by. The Gameroom, located on the bottom floor of the Colket Center, hosts a variety of…

Art Majors Show Opens

Art Majors Show Opens

Article Written by Brieannah Gouveia Photo Courtesy of Brieannah Gouveia   This afternoon, beginning at 5:30 p.m., the opening reception of the college’s annual Art Majors Show will take place in Smoyer Gallery. Talia Logan, gallery director of Olin Hall Galleries,…