Despite Block, Immigration Ban has International Students on Edge

Despite Block, Immigration Ban has International Students on Edge

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Paige Stewart   Thousands of students from across the globe attend college in the United States each year.  Within this figure is a unique pool of students at Roanoke College, who bring…

Flu Season Ravages Roanoke

Flu Season Ravages Roanoke

Photo Courtesy of Liberty Distributors Article Written by Sarah Joseph Flu season is here, and Virginia has been identified as one of eight states with widespread flu cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Flu also is…

Breaking Down Roanoke's Drug Arrests

Breaking Down Roanoke’s Drug Arrests

Photo Courtesy of Spotsylvania Sheriff Article Written by David Hall By the numbers, Roanoke College’s number of drug arrests in recent years are high even when compared to schools of similar size and much larger. We’ll be exploring this issue…

Silent Chlamydia Outbreak on Campus

Silent Chlamydia Outbreak on Campus

Photo Courtesy of NPR Article Written by Mikaela Wall While Roanoke College was in the midst of a flu outbreak, another silent infection was being spread around: chlamydia. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection common amongst college students, easily curable…

Failed Bathroom Bill Prompts Campus Discussion

Failed Bathroom Bill Prompts Campus Discussion

Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia For Dr. Todd Peppers, a professor at Roanoke, state legislation that would prevent transgender people from using certain bathrooms impacts him in a personal way. “As a parent of a transgender child and someone who…

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…

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 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,…

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…

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…

Domestic Abuse Disruption: Self Defense Class

Domestic Abuse Disruption: Self Defense Class

Photo Courtesy of Alexa Halages Article Written by Alexa Halages On Sunday, December 4th, The Panhellenic Council hosted an event to bring awareness to young women about protecting themselves from attackers. This event was a self-defense class focusing on an…

RC Takes the Christmas Parade

RC Takes the Christmas Parade

Photo Courtesy of Sarah Joseph Article Written by Sarah Joseph Crowds gathered along the sidewalks of Main street, with children running around, their parents desperately trying to reign them in, and young adults snuggling under blankets with hot cocoa in hand….