Fallen Bittle Tree Takes on New Life

Fallen Bittle Tree Takes on New Life

Article Written by Joe Krzyston   Though the tree that Rev. David Bittle planted over a hundred and fifty years ago no longer stands, its legacy is made manifest in the cross now displayed in Antrim Chapel. Steeped in symbolism…

Building Homes, Serving People

Building Homes, Serving People

Photo Courtesy of Habitat for Humanity Article Written by Sarah Joseph Spring Break – two words that convey so much for college students. Almost immediately, images of the ultimate college spring break come to mind. These may be somewhere on…

Class Takes Service to Central America

Class Takes Service to Central America

Photo Courtesy of Forbes Article Written by Paige Stewart As students finish up their last midterm exams and look forward to catching up with family and friends back home, 10 are preparing to spend the coming week in the rural…

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…

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…

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….

Honors Disabilities Talk

Honors Disabilities Talk

Article Written by Rachel Miles Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College The Honors Program hosted an event in the Wortmann Ballroom on Wednesday evening, the third in their series of diversity events during the semester. The series has included the House…

Student Spotlight: Erin Keating

Student Spotlight: Erin Keating

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of Erin Keating In the midst of the clamoring dinner of Colket, the clear voice of a well-spoken, passionate woman captivated me with her impressiveness. Senior Erin Keating took me through a journey…

Bra Fire: Students for Equality

Bra Fire: Students for Equality

Article Written By Hannah Vandegrift Photo Courtesy of Google In the 1960’s and ‘70s, there were several feminist protests that involved burning a bra to raise awareness for certain social justice acts. While the actual act of bra burning was…

Panhellenic Recruitment

Panhellenic Recruitment

Article Written By Alexa Halages Photo Courtesy of Alexa Halages Every year, the three sororities on Roanoke College campus go through formal recruitment. These three organizations that are nationally recognized by the Panhellenic Council are Alpha Sigma Alpha, Chi Omega…