Club Spotlight: Eye to Eye

Club Spotlight: Eye to Eye

Got Dyslexia? How about ADHD? Or maybe you have dyscalculia, auditory processing disorder, or dysgraphia? Some call them “learning and attention issues,” others call them “learning disabilities,” or “learning differences.” Now you have the chance to call your LD or…

Roanoke College Launches New Website

Roanoke College Launches New Website

By Shannon Allen   As most returning students know, many changes have come to Roanoke College over the summer. They are hard to miss even while just taking a short walk around the campus. These changes include a space for…

Flashback Friday: Labor Day

Flashback Friday: Labor Day

By Samantha Snead Chief Copy Editor Labor Day has been observed on the first Monday of September for over a century, yet few of us actually know the history behind this national holiday. Though its exact origins are unknown, records…

Party With A Purpose With Relay

Party With A Purpose With Relay

By Christy Blevins   On April 17, Roanoke College’s student Relay for Life committee will once again host their annual relay on the back quad from 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Relay For Life is the signature fundraising event for…

Rape Culture

Rape Culture

By Christy Blevins   Rape Culture is Alive and We All Know It. Rape Culture is alive all around the world on college campuses, and it is alive here at Roanoke College. I don’t think any college campus across the…

Gamma Sigma Sigma’s Service Week

Gamma Sigma Sigma’s Service Week

By Samantha Snead   This week is Gamma Sigma Sigma’s service week. Though the sorority promotes service year-round, Service Week allows members to get involved with different kinds of projects and help raise awareness and funds for organizations they identify…

Cooking-101: How to Pop Popcorn

Cooking-101: How to Pop Popcorn

By Emily Sierra Poertner   Tuesday afternoon, I’m five minutes away from finishing my physics lab in Trexler when the fire alarm goes off. Since there are chemistry labs on the upper floors, no one questions the alarm and we…

Intervarsity Discrimination Verdict

Intervarsity Discrimination Verdict

By Erin Keating   Earlier this year, an Intervarsity student leader came out as gay to an Intervarsity staff advisor who works for the national chapter. The student admitted to being in a same-sex relationship and the staff advisor discussed…

Dr. Lassiter Named Director of Undergraduate Research

Dr. Lassiter Named Director of Undergraduate Research

By Erin Keating   Dr. Lassiter has been named Director of Undergraduate Research. His first order of business was to change the name formerly the Office of Student/Faculty Research to the Office of Undergraduate Research to place emphasis on the…

Roanoke College: UpRising Campaign

Roanoke College: UpRising Campaign

By Gina Olson   From March 23-27, Roanoke College will hold an UpRising Campaign. Students will knock on dorm room doors, as well as have tables outside of Commons and in the Fintel Library. The goal is to raise Roanoke’s…

New Roanoke Garden

New Roanoke Garden

By Rachel Miles   2015 marks an exciting year in the environmental community within Roanoke College. In addition to the revival of the Gardening Club as well as increased focus in other environmental groups, the new Roanoke College Garden is…

Flashback Friday: Valentine’s Day

Flashback Friday: Valentine’s Day

By Erin Keating   Today, Valentine’s Day is a massive consumer holiday as couples spend money on cards, flowers, candy, and other presents to show their affections. Even for those who are single, Valentine’s Day has become a sort of…

Last Week In Disneyland: Measles

Last Week In Disneyland: Measles

By Rachel Miles On Friday January 23 CNN released the report that a case of measles that broke out in Disneyland in California during mid-December is, in fact, not over but is quickly spreading once again. Currently, public health officials…

Maroon Madness Preview

Maroon Madness Preview

By Lyndee Zeller   Roanoke College deserves some school spirit, something more than the college t-shirts that everyone and their mother buys the first week of school. The fall semester has passed, taking the summer fun with it. Luckily, the…

Flashback Friday: 90th Anniversary of Macy’s Day Parade

Flashback Friday: 90th Anniversary of Macy’s Day Parade

By Erin Keating   This Thanksgiving, the iconic Macy’s Day Parade will celebrate its ninetieth anniversary. The first parade was held on Nov. 27, 1924, exactly ninety years before we will celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Surprisingly, the parade was originally…

R-Glow Preview

R-Glow Preview

By Lyndee Zeller   This year marks the fourth annual Campus Activities Board “R-Glow”. The rave-style event is aimed to bring a large-scale music experience produced by state-of-the-art production technologies to students once a year. Known as one of the…

RC Club’s to Host Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

By Christy Blevins   On October 25, three Roanoke clubs will participate in a 24 hour gaming fundraiser to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Limited Edition, Video Games Club, and Harry Potter Club will host 24 hours…

Family Weekend Schedule

 Career Services Appointments 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Fowler Alumni House (By appointment only) Multicultural Affairs Open House 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Second Floor, Alumni Gym Reception for History Students & Families 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Rooftop…

Student Government Announces Winners

By Jack Hill   The campaigning is done. The votes have been cast. The ballots counted. Twelve senators were voted into office, four representing their respective class and the remainder representing the various areas on campus. The winner for the…

The Maroon Express: Updated Shuttle-System

Christy Blevins   The Maroon Express system will no longer be a bus that runs on Saturdays to only a few locations, but now taxis are available to students courtesy of the Salem Taxi Inc. In previous years, the Maroon…