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”…

Despite Block, Immigration Ban has International Students on Edge

Despite Block, Immigration Ban has International Students on Edge

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Paige Stewart   Thousands of students from across the globe attend college in the United States each year.  Within this figure is a unique pool of students at Roanoke College, who bring…

WRKE Makes Moves

WRKE Makes Moves

Photo Courtesy of Article Written by Sohpie Bookheimer   On the main floor of the Colket Center, students can find Roanoke College’s own student-run radio station, WRKE 100.3 FM. The station has been operating all day, every day since May…

Band Review: Twin Peaks

Band Review: Twin Peaks

Photo Courtesy of Daniel Topete Article Written by Alexa Dorion   The Chicago-based band Twin Peaks has been touring the nation on their “Down in Heaven” tour, the third album which the band has produced. With songs that both play…

How to Teach English Abroad

How to Teach English Abroad

Photo Courtesy of Maximo Nivel Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia Decide what country you would most like to teach English in. Consult Google to assess what ETA programs exist. Set up a meeting with your academic advisor, professors in the…

Flu Season Ravages Roanoke

Flu Season Ravages Roanoke

Photo Courtesy of Liberty Distributors Article Written by Sarah Joseph Flu season is here, and Virginia has been identified as one of eight states with widespread flu cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Flu also is…

Breaking Down Roanoke's Drug Arrests

Breaking Down Roanoke’s Drug Arrests

Photo Courtesy of Spotsylvania Sheriff Article Written by David Hall By the numbers, Roanoke College’s number of drug arrests in recent years are high even when compared to schools of similar size and much larger. We’ll be exploring this issue…

The Mystery of the Commons Cowgirl Painting

The Mystery of the Commons Cowgirl Painting

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by: Mackay Pierce If you were to make a list of places that every Roanoke College student has visited within their tenure, it may be a list quite smaller than you would expect….

Silent Chlamydia Outbreak on Campus

Silent Chlamydia Outbreak on Campus

Photo Courtesy of NPR Article Written by Mikaela Wall While Roanoke College was in the midst of a flu outbreak, another silent infection was being spread around: chlamydia. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection common amongst college students, easily curable…

Editorial: Protect Our Government

Editorial: Protect Our Government

Photo Courtesy of Article Written by: Art Abyss When America was founded the goal was to build a government and constitution that was built to last centuries regardless of who was in office. And if you ask any American politician…

Failed Bathroom Bill Prompts Campus Discussion

Failed Bathroom Bill Prompts Campus Discussion

                      Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia For Dr. Todd Peppers, a professor at Roanoke, state legislation that would prevent transgender people from using certain bathrooms impacts him in a personal…

A Cathedral for the Common Man

Photo Courtesy of Gauge Forum Article Written by Joe Krzyton From my stool, I catch glimpses of two men fighting on the sidewalk. I have to crane to see past people waiting for to-go orders and squint through the grill…

Restaurant Review: The Brown Hen

Restaurant Review: The Brown Hen

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Sarah Joseph The wind caught the door as I struggled to enter the Brown Hen, a new restaurant on the corner of Main St, and College Ave. Many Roanoke students lament the…