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”…

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…

As the crow flies: Artists from around the college featured in olin exhibition

As the crow flies: Artists from around the college featured in olin exhibition

By David Hall, Editor in Chief James Glass didn’t drive down McCoy Rd to take a picture of some roadkill, he was headed for the river. But on the way, his 3 year-old son Eli, described by Glass as a “bad-ass,”…

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…

The Edge of 17

The Edge of 17

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of IMDb.com “We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” said Andrew Clark, wrestling jock. These frank and honest words came from the 1985 movie, “The…

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of FilmMusicReporter.com Accio, Harry Potter! …. Well sort of. For fans of the Harry Potter series, this month was an exciting one as the long awaited prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find…

Black Friday

Black Friday

Article Written By Mikaela Wall Photo Courtesy of Google Thanksgiving is a holiday meant to celebrate all that we are thankful for, but that thanks is quickly forgotten about when the greed comes out and the 6pm sales begin. Black…

Stranger Things

Stranger Things

Article by Alexa Doiron The Netflix Original series Stranger Things has received acclaim over the summer from both critics and lovers of all things weird after it premiered on Netflix in July. The show is set in a small town…

Greek Column: Lip Syncs

Greek Column: Lip Syncs

By Vicki Daguerre-Bradford   Lip syncs are a time-honored tradition in Greek Life at colleges across the nation. Generally, these displays of talent are part of an organization’s philanthropy week or an event during “Greek Week.” They serve as a…

St. Patrick’s Day: Bringing in the Green

St. Patrick’s Day: Bringing in the Green

Did you know that each person spends around $36.52 on St. Patrick’s Day, totaling about $4.6 billion according to the National Retail Federation? If the holiday itself doesn’t involve enough green, the profits raked in surely make up for it….

Capitol Steps Visits Roanoke

Capitol Steps Visits Roanoke

Nothing could be better for a Political Science major during midterm week in an election year than having a satirized version of modern politics visit a college. The visit from Capitol Steps was certainly the saving grace of many students’…

Roanoke’s Got Talent

Roanoke’s Got Talent

Roanoke College’s Campus Activities Board hosted their first annual “Roanoke’s Got Talent” event on February 27 before spring break. The event was held in Alumni Gym and featured 7 student acts competing for 1st-3rd place and cash prizes. At the…

Ryk Fortuna Visits Roanoke

Ryk Fortuna Visits Roanoke

Ryk Fortuna, film special effects artist, visited Roanoke College on Feb. 23 to give a lecture in the Pickle Lounge. Fortuna’s talk to students centered around his path to become a special effects artist, and what his experience has been…

Zumbathon for Make a Wish

Zumbathon for Make a Wish

Roanoke’s chapter of the Chi Omega sorority hosted a Zumba-a-thon event Saturday to raise money for The Make-A-Wish Foundation. Chi Omega raised over $300 towards Make-A-Wish from an hour of Zumba. In addition, Fruitions in Salem said they would donate…

Super Bowl Controversial Performance

Super Bowl Controversial Performance

By Ramatu Mohammed   The last time Beyoncé performed at the Super Bowl she wore black leather too, stripping clothes off leaving fans frantic and in excitement. This was three years ago. This past Super Bowl she wore black leather…