Five Roanoke women win Fulbright scholarship

Five Roanoke women win Fulbright scholarship

Photo Courtesy of PR Article Written by Sarah Joseph   The nearing graduation date for many seniors looms increasingly over their heads. While these soon to be alumni reflect back on their time at Roanoke, they are also looking ahead….

New art history professor to join Roanoke faculty in the fall

Article Written by Sarah Joseph   A new professor will be joining the Art History Department next fall. Professor James Hargrove, the current eighteenth through twentieth century European art and architecture specialist, will be leaving Roanoke at the end of…

College gets craft beer namesake

College gets craft beer namesake

Article Written by David Hall   The Brackety-Ack has discovered something brewing here at Roanoke College – no, literally. Soaring Ridge Brewery, a Roanoke-based maker of all things ale, has made the college its very own beer. They are calling…

SGA approves budget with cut from administration, passes new bill to set guidelines

SGA approves budget with cut from administration, passes new bill to set guidelines

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Paige Stewart   The Student Government Association proposed several changes to the budget request process for clubs yesterday afternoon. At the top of the agenda for the meeting was discussion and voting…

Roanoke College joins UVA consortium, reconciles with history of slavery

Article Written by Beth James & Najee Fuller   In 2015, Roanoke College joined the consortium called “Virginia’s Colleges and Universities Studying Slavery,” a group of higher education institutions dedicated to reckoning and reconciling the often troubling pasts of southern…

Trustees bring Tree of 40 Fruit to Roanoke

Trustees bring Tree of 40 Fruit to Roanoke

Photo Courtesy of Artist Rendering Article Written by David Hall   A new tree (given as a gift for the 175th anniversary by the board of trustees) that will one day grow to contain dozens of fruit has been reserved…

Flashback Friday: President Fintel

Flashback Friday: President Fintel

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Sarah Joseph Roanoke College mourns the loss of its eighth president who was responsible for so much of the current campus. The building of Olin Hall, Bast Gym and the former Sutton…

Legacy of Fintel

Legacy of Fintel

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouvieia Article Written by Paige Stewart   Roanoke College lost the person who spearheaded a movement for architectural, financial and academic improvements both within the College and beyond. The cam- pus library bears his name. Ac-…

Blatant marketing ploy going exactly as planned

Blatant marketing ploy going exactly as planned

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by Mackay Pierce   Students and area residents are enthralled with a new addition to campus as the Virginia LOVE statue has been capturing hearts this week. “It just makes me feel good,…

RC Gameroom Competition

Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia Student gaming aficionados exist at Roanoke College, but finding a comprehensive list of the best is hard to come by. The Gameroom, located on the bottom floor of the Colket Center, hosts a variety of…

Art Majors Show Opens

Art Majors Show Opens

Article Written by Brieannah Gouveia Photo Courtesy of Brieannah Gouveia   This afternoon, beginning at 5:30 p.m., the opening reception of the college’s annual Art Majors Show will take place in Smoyer Gallery. Talia Logan, gallery director of Olin Hall Galleries,…

If you don't bother the bees, they won't bother you

If you don’t bother the bees, they won’t bother you

Article Written by Rachel Miles Photo Courtesy of Brieannah Gouveia   The hum of bees causes the majority of col- lege students to jump from their chairs and run, jackets pulled over their heads or hands protecting their ears. A…

Expanding the Fiesta

Article Written by Hannah Vandegrift   A series of events this week celebrated Roanoke College’s history of welcoming students of many cultures and nationalities called “Expanding the Fiesta.” This year marks the 175th year of Roanoke College’s founding, and also…

Sociology Professors to Debut Public Health Major in the Fall

Sociology Professors to Debut Public Health Major in the Fall

Article Written by Leah Weinstein Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College   Initiated by Sociology Professors Shannon Anderson and Chad Morris, a new public health major will take its place in the Sociology Department starting in the fall of 2017.  …

New Home for Outdoor Adventure Opens in Bast

New Home for Outdoor Adventure Opens in Bast

Article Written by Hannah Vandegrift Photo Courtesy of Brieannah Gouveia   An old athletic storage space in Bast has been convert- ed into the new headquarters for Roanoke’s Outdoor Adven- tures Program. Chad Heddleston, Out- door Adventures Coordinator, said the…

Teach-in Addresses Student Debt

Teach-in Addresses Student Debt

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by Joe Krzyston   On Tuesday, April 4, faculty, staff and students attended a teach-in about student debt, which was held in the atrium of the Colket Center. The teach-in was organized by…

Roanoke Graduates Open Escape Room

Article Written by Mikaela Wall   Last month, two Roanoke College graduates and new entrepreneurs joined a business trend that is sweeping the country.Brandon Ford ‘16 and Ben Shaw ‘16, both alumni of the college’s business major, opened Deciphered Roanoke,…

Stevens Joins Board of Trustees

Article Written by Paige Stewart   Roanoke Col- lege recently welcomed a big name to its Board of Trustees. Thomas Ste- vens, a current advertis- ing executive who gradu- ated from the College in 1990, has recently joined as its…

Gearing up for Local Elections

Complied by Paige Stewart Steve McBride Question: What specif- ic event or experience moti- vated you to run for of ces? Answer: I have been thinking about it for about ve years, so what it really comes down to is…

Gearing up for Local Elections

Article Written by Vicki Daguerre What to know about the 8th Delegate District vote: In November, 2017 the 8th Delegate Dis- trict of VA, and all oth- er Districts Common- wealth-wide, will hold an election. Incumbent, Greg Habeeb will be…