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-…

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…

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,…

RC Hillel Speaks Out: Hate Has No Place

RC Hillel Speaks Out: Hate Has No Place

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by M’Elise Saloman   On any given Saturday, most Jews are enjoying the last moments of their Sabbath: resting, reflecting, and preparing for the week ahead. However, on Saturday March 18th at 4…

Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes: Making History Beyond the Classroom

Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes: Making History Beyond the Classroom

Photo Courtesy of PR Article Written by Paige Stewart   Many college students are unaware of the lives their professors lead outside the classroom.  Dr. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes, a professor in Roanoke College’s History department, however, makes her activities quite…

Disruptive no Divisive, Black Lives Matter INQ Course to be Offered

Disruptive no Divisive, Black Lives Matter INQ Course to be Offered

Photo Courtesy of Black Lives Matter Article Written by Leah Weinstein A new INQ course at Roanoke College will focus on current issues surrounding the black community in America. Beginning next week, Roanoke students, including incoming freshmen, can register for…

Campus Thefts Up, Campus Safety Gives Advice

Campus Thefts Up, Campus Safety Gives Advice

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Brieanah Gouveia   This semester, the number of thefts on Roanoke College’s campus has increased, compared with the fall. Roanoke Campus Safety Director, Thomas Rambo, wants students to be more aware of…

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…