Hello, Maroons! Fez is back, with another edition of Five Things. Last time, it was NASCAR, this time it is PC gaming system Steam. Steam is where you can find a range of games, some made by big-budget studios to ones made by college students. Here are my recommendations on a few titles to try:
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By Samantha Snead
On September 23, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman spoke about the Hubble Space Telescope. Wiseman began by giving a brief overview of the telescope’s abilities and how those abilities have changed in the 24 years since its initial launch. Its capabilities are far superior to those of its predecessors, enabling it to capture [...]Continue Reading →
On Friday September 19, The Jordan Harman Band came to play in the Cavern. Admission was free, and Cavern supplied the equivalent of a swipe without charge for students who ordered food to eat while they listened. The lights were dimmed, and the speakers were turned up loud to draw [...]Continue Reading →
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 Express has been a shuttle bus that runs on Saturdays with stops at the main [...]Continue Reading →
Thursday, September 11, 2014, professional relationship expert David Coleman made a visit to the Roanoke College campus to give an auditorium full of students – mostly female – advice on dating, making the first move, sex, and similar subjects. With the majority of the men in the crowd shamelessly crammed into the [...]Continue Reading →
On Saturday, September 6th, CAB hosted this year’s Fall Concert featuring We the Kings. A few hours before the doors to Bast opened for the concert, twenty lucky students got to meet the band members, Travis Clark, Hunter Thomsen, Danny Duncan, and Coley O’Toole. Unfortunately, bassist and YouTube star Charles Trippy, was [...]Continue Reading →
On Friday, September 5, in the Olin Recital Hall, local artist, Ralph Eaton, held a lecture discussing the timeline of his career as an artist, as well as the motivations behind his exhibit, Tournament of Kudzu Parade. The opening reception for the show followed in Olin Gallery.
Eaton studied at the San [...]Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, September 9, a musical group called Andes Manta performed in Olin Theater. The group is made up of four brothers: Fernando, Luis, Bolivar, and Jorge Lopez. The brothers have traveled and performed for more than twenty years and have played at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Yale [...]Continue Reading →
On Friday August 29th, CAB hosted one of the most anticipated events of welcome week- Roanoke’s first Bingo of the 2014-2015 school year. Over an hour before the event, students began lining the halls outside the gym. Up until the moment the music ended after the final prize, the energy and excitement was [...]Continue Reading →
Pack the House Tailgate for women’s and men’s soccer was a blizzard of fans who covered the stadium in white on Tuesday night August 26th. Roanoke music veteran Cory Cambell and his three-man band provided the rock and roll pop jams for the evening. Cory Cambell recently moved to New York [...]Continue Reading →
If you’re looking for fun on campus, Campus Recreation has many opportunities for you to get involved. Campus Rec has Intramural Sports, Club Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Group Fitness, and the Game Room. And this year Campus Rec has many new additions!
Due to the success of the FIFA tournament in the [...]Continue Reading →
This year Catholic Campus Ministries is excited to expand their services in the Roanoke community. They have made numerous changes that seek to engage other students in faith and love to one another.
One of the exciting new changes is an earlier Mass. Catholic Mass will now be held at 5pm [...]Continue Reading →
In this day and age, the business of printing newspapers is slowly fading. More and more papers are online, but some companies still make print papers. So, what do you do with your old papers you have laying around? Why do we still need printed papers in this society? Here are 49 [...]Continue Reading →
The Giver, the next dystopian book-turned-movie, came to theaters August 15th of this year. In this film, as in the novel it was based on, protagonist Jonas, played by Brenton Thwaites, lives in a seemingly perfect, free-of-crime-death-and meaning world. He has relationships with friends and family-like figures, but unlike the [...]Continue Reading →
On Tuesday evening at 7:30 pm, Olin Theater was filled with jubilant circus music as The Roanoke College Jazz Ensemble and RC Wind Ensemble performed their spring semester concert.
Perhaps the most important part of the concert was the recognition of Graduating seniors, as this was their last concert with either the jazz or wind [...]Continue Reading →
Last Friday, CAB hosted the final bingo of the year in Alumni Gym. This third bingo of the year was 90’s themed and featured candy such as Fundip, pixie sticks and candy bracelets as well as music throwbacks from the decade. Bingo was open for Alumni participants as well, who were allowed to play, but [...]Continue Reading →
Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg directed both college singing groups through medleys of popular Broadway tunes. The Oriana Singers performed after the first selection of soloists, singing a medley [...]Continue Reading →
On Thursday April 3rd, Sidney Wade visited Roanoke College in the evening and read through many of her pieces at Monterey House. The focus of her visit was on her newest book of poetry, Straits & Narrows, which was published March of last year and is her sixth collection of poetry. The poems of this [...]Continue Reading →
Last Saturday, April 5, the Roanoke College Activities Board (CAB) took a group of students to see the premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. When the students signed up at the info desk in Colket, they were asked to provide a $5 deposit which was returned to them upon arrival at the movie theater. [...]Continue Reading →
The National Society of Leadership and Success hosted a 5K for consent on Saturday, March 22. The 5K was also sponsored by Psi Chi and Heat, and was used to raise awareness and money for the NSLS service project.
The 5K course ran through the Roanoke College campus and participants were asked to run [...]Continue Reading →