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By Erin Keating

 

The Campus Activities Board hosted their fourth annual R-Glow in Alumni Gym from 10 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, November 15. Hundreds of students decked out in neon clothes flocked to R-Glow and spent the night dancing under the black-lights to the beats of DJs Jackson Goyette, Josh Storo, and […]

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Open Mic Night in Cavern

On November 20, 2014 By

On Nov. 14, students took the stage in Cavern to play music for all those strolling through. The seats quickly filled and were dragged closer and closer to the stage. Others who arrived after eight congregated in a standing crowd against the counters. Some of the performances included folk music and instrumental pieces as well […]

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By Gina Olson

 

On Nov. 15 Students had the opportunity to preserve their 3D selves in optical crystals. Kramer Entertainment, Inc. provided a 3D printer in the lower atrium of the Colket Center from 4:30-9:00 p.m. to take pictures of students and transform these photos into three-dimensional portraits on crystal keychains. The event was […]

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With the holiday season among us and shoppers saving for all the great deals, why not go ahead and save to spend a little (or a lot) of cash at the big screen this season. The last couple of years have been relatively duds in the movie world with only a few great hits here […]

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By Erin Keating

 

Darcey Steinke held a reading for her new novel, Sister Golden Hair, at 7:30 on November 6, in the Wortmann Ballroom.  The author of five novels and a memoir, as well as a professor at the New School in New York and Columbia, grew up in Roanoke and said that she […]

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Big Hero 6 Review

On November 13, 2014 By

By Erin Keating

 

Disney’s Big Hero 6—its first animated movie based on Marvel comics—opened on Nov. 7 and closed its successful weekend by ranking  in $56.2 million according to Yahoo Movies.

In high-tech San Fransokyo, fourteen-year-old Hiro Hamada is a genius, and brilliant robotics designer who is more content winning easy money on “Bot […]

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By Julie Stout

 

On Friday, October 24, the Brothers of Alpha Phi Omega hosted their annual showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show. The empty seats of Massengill began to fill at around 7:45 p.m. in anticipation for the 8 p.m. showing to begin. As students and professors alike made their way inside the auditorium, […]

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Movie Review: Annabelle

On October 30, 2014 By

By Rachel Miles

 

On October 3 the supernatural horror film Annabelle was released to theaters. Annabelle was produced by James Wan, director of The Conjuring, of which Annabelle is both a prequel and a spin-off of sorts. This film is also based around the true story of the Annabelle doll that was a pivotal part of both […]

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By Samantha Snead

 

The new season of American Horror Story began just under a month ago, yet it’s already about one-third of the way over. So far, we’ve met dozens of characters whose stories are some of the most unique to ever appear on AHS.

In the pilot episode, conjoined twins Bette and Dot, […]

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By Erin Keating

Frozen: Due to the success of Disney’s Frozen last year, expect Halloween to be a wintry wonderland. There will be tons of little girls – and college girls – dressed as Anna and Elsa running around. Especially after the Boston Bruins video of the team visiting a children’s hospital dressed as Frozen […]

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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 […]

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The Jordan Harman Band

On September 25, 2014 By

Rachel Miles

 

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 […]

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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 Express has been a shuttle bus that runs on Saturdays with stops at the main […]

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Amanda Wolfe

 

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 […]

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Erin Keating

 

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 […]

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Brieanah Gouveia

 

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 […]

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Emily Geno

 

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 […]

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Back to School Bingo

On September 4, 2014 By

Rachel Miles

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 […]

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Lyndee Zeller

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 […]

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