Editorial: Res Life, the Department that Doesn't

Editorial: Res Life, the Department that Doesn’t

Photo Courtesy of Glavé & Holmes Architecture Take a moment to think about your residential experi- ence at our esteemed institution. Roanoke College is a big believer in the “four year residential ex- perience,” or so the authorities would have us…

Protest Bill Dies in Virginia State

Protest Bill Dies in Virginia State

Photo Courtesy of Brigette Rec Article Written by Joe Kryzston Following the lead of nine other state legislatures nationwide, Virginia’s State Senate considered a bill that would have increased the penalties for remaining at a protest after being told to…

How to Get Involved at Roanoke

How to Get Involved at Roanoke

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written By Lydia Bates As Roanoke College students, we are extremely privileged to be offered extensive opportunities that prepare us for the real world. we have “With more than 100 clubs and organizations, 27…

Maroons Prepare for a Tough Matchup

Maroons Prepare for a Tough Matchup

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of Maroon Athletics Roanoke’s men’s and women’s basketball seasons are winding down and the ODAC tournament is approaching. On Wednesday, Feb. 8 the men’s team will face the Guilford College Quakers at home….

Full Immersion: Students Exchange Culture in New Semester Program

Full Immersion: Students Exchange Culture in New Semester Program

Article Written By Paige Stewart Photo Courtesy of Taylor Ferebee Yucatan, Mexico is a histor- ical gem located at the edge of the Mexican peninsula. A group of Roanoke College students are currently living and studying there, discovering the abundance…

Professor Award to Help with Research

Professor Award to Help with Research

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written By Paige Stewart Dr. Elizabeth Ackley of the Health and Human Performance Department truly demonstrates what it means to care for all aspects of oneself in the quest for maximum health. Ackley was…

Politics Play Out on the Rock

Politics Play Out on the Rock

Photo Courtesy of Mackay Pierce Article Written By Paige Stewart The Rock has long been a template for projecting upcoming events. Standing tall on the backquad, it welcomes incoming classes, advertises admissions events, and promotes service initiatives. Recent grad- uate…

Professors, Students Gather over Trump Immigration Order

Professors, Students Gather over Trump Immigration Order

Article Written By David Hall Photo Courtesy of Ars Technica Students, staff, and professors lled the few seats in the atrium of the Colket Center. When those seats lled, people sat criss-cross on the oor or stood. And when that…

RC Basketball, A Win and a Loss

RC Basketball, A Win and a Loss

Photo Courtesy of Maroon Athletes Article Written by Alexa Doiron On Nov. 22, the Roanoke Men’s Basketball team took a loss when facing their oppnonents, Bridgewater College with a score of 75-45 in the ODAC opening tournament. The team started…

Restaurant Review: Scrambled

Restaurant Review: Scrambled

Photo Courtesy of Southernliving.com Article Written by Alexa Doiron If there is a Sunday morning where Commons brunch isn’t quite hitting the spot, then take a cruise downtown to the restaurant “Scrambled” for a filling experience. The little breakfast shop…

Pornography in Sex Education

Pornography in Sex Education

Photo Courtesy of Daily Mail Article Written by Alexa Doiron Sex is a topic that most parents and teachers fear discussing with their children. In American culture, sex is treated as something dirty and wrong which has led to the…

The Trump Fam

The Trump Fam

Photo Courtesy of Heavy.com Article Written by Mikaela Wall Everyone is familiar with Donald Trump, and most of us are familiar with his daughter Ivanka Trump, too, but not many are familiar with Donald Trump’s “eyes and ears” Jared Kushner,…

The Beach House

The Beach House

Photo Courtesy of Alexa Doiron Article Written by Alexa Doiron The band Beach House is growing in popularity in the Southeast. This past month, Charlottesville was lucky to hold a sold-out show for the band Beach House. The band is…

Indigenous People

Indigenous People

Photo Courtesy of Standing Rock Reserve Article Written by Mikaela Wall How would you feel if the government came in, took away your property rights and stripped part of your land to build infra- structure? That is exactly how the…

Book Review: At The Waters Edge

Book Review: At The Waters Edge

Photo Courtesy of Good Reads Article Written by Alexa Doiron While the synopsis for At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen makes the novel sound like one of Scottish magic and adventure while tracking down the Loch Ness Monster, it…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue, As the end of semester is approaching, I am starting to notice that my friend is acting funny. We used to be unstoppable and that relationship was probably the closest I have ever gotten to anyone. I live…

Student Spotlight: Luke Aprile

Student Spotlight: Luke Aprile

Photo Courtesy of Lydia Bates Article Written by Lydia Bates   Age: 19, sophomore at Roanoke College Hometown: East Rockaway, NY Meet Luke Aprile, a current sophomore at Roanoke College who has created a product, which enables users to plan…

Internship Opportunities at Roanoke College

Internship Opportunities at Roanoke College

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Alexa Doiron, Kaitlin Lertora This past week, Roanoke College hosted multiple internship poster fairs in order for students to spread information about their experiences. While this happens every semester, the information presented…

Pound: New Workout Class on Campus

Pound: New Workout Class on Campus

Photo Courtesy of Pound Article Written by Mikaela Wall Boom tap tap, boom tap tap… That is the sound of the new exercise craze called POUND. POUND is a full body workout with constant simulated weight drumming intended to help…

Stereotypes in Majors

Stereotypes in Majors

Photo Courtesy of The New Yorker Article Written by Hannah Vandegrift Does the phrase “English major” bring to mind a teacher or professor with glasses surround- ed by books? Or does“Environ- mental Science Studies major” make you think of someone…