Editor gets Hosed in Prank

Editor gets Hosed in Prank

Article Written by Mackay Pierce   Area newspaper editor David Hall walked right into a sick nasty prank last weekend when he got totally hosed with a bunch of water guns. According to unnamed sources within the Campus police department,…

Anxious prepping for finals? Here are some tips

Article Written by Sophie Bookheimer   Tips to Improve Your Performance During Finals Week With final exams around the corner and the last assignments underway, it is undoubtedly a necessary time for some tips to maximize productivity: Apples – if…

External recycling bins planned for high-traffic areas

External recycling bins planned for high-traffic areas

Article Written by Leah Weinstein   Got recycling? Roanoke College does – kind of. Some Roanoke students plan to make recycling more accessi- ble on campus by adding outdoor recycling bins in high traf c areas. Joe Krzyston, president of Earthbound, an…

Augusta was my Home, now it’s an Office

Article Written by David Hall   There’s a little house on the northwestern edge of campus called Augusta Hall. It’s simple. In the living room there’s a big window overlooking North Market Street and every day at sunset light pours…

10 Things that are Worse than Graduating

Article Written by Mackay Pierce   It’s that time of year, folks. Whether you are graduating in some 40-odd days or if you have four years left (yes, I realize that’s impossible but alliteration is fun so step off), we…

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written By David Hall   Fellow students,   Think for a moment about where you sit in the Commons, if you go to the Commons. I can tell you where I sit: back corner,…

It’s Really Warm Y’all, Too Warm

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by Mackay Pierce   Has your winter coat and scarf been collecting dust in a Roanoke College approved wardrobe these past couple weeks? Don’t worry, you are not alone. This February has been…

The Mystery of the Commons Cowgirl Painting

The Mystery of the Commons Cowgirl Painting

Photo Courtesy of David Hall Article Written by: Mackay Pierce If you were to make a list of places that every Roanoke College student has visited within their tenure, it may be a list quite smaller than you would expect….

Editorial: Protect Our Government

Editorial: Protect Our Government

Photo Courtesy of Article Written by: Art Abyss When America was founded the goal was to build a government and constitution that was built to last centuries regardless of who was in office. And if you ask any American politician…

Restaurant Review: The Brown Hen

Restaurant Review: The Brown Hen

Photo Courtesy of Brieanah Gouveia Article Written by Sarah Joseph The wind caught the door as I struggled to enter the Brown Hen, a new restaurant on the corner of Main St, and College Ave. Many Roanoke students lament the…

Editorial: Res Life, the Department that Doesn't

Editorial: Res Life, the Department that Doesn’t

Photo Courtesy of Glavé & Holmes Architecture Take a moment to think about your residential experi- ence at our esteemed institution. Roanoke College is a big believer in the “four year residential ex- perience,” or so the authorities would have us…

Restaurant Review: Scrambled

Restaurant Review: Scrambled

Photo Courtesy of Southernliving.com Article Written by Alexa Doiron If there is a Sunday morning where Commons brunch isn’t quite hitting the spot, then take a cruise downtown to the restaurant “Scrambled” for a filling experience. The little breakfast shop…

Book Review: At The Waters Edge

Book Review: At The Waters Edge

Photo Courtesy of Good Reads Article Written by Alexa Doiron While the synopsis for At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen makes the novel sound like one of Scottish magic and adventure while tracking down the Loch Ness Monster, it…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue, As the end of semester is approaching, I am starting to notice that my friend is acting funny. We used to be unstoppable and that relationship was probably the closest I have ever gotten to anyone. I live…

Stereotypes in Majors

Stereotypes in Majors

Photo Courtesy of The New Yorker Article Written by Hannah Vandegrift Does the phrase “English major” bring to mind a teacher or professor with glasses surround- ed by books? Or does“Environ- mental Science Studies major” make you think of someone…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue

Photo Courtesy of Bookness Dear Sue, I am a freshman here at Roanoke College and I am very worried about the exam week coming up. I have tried my hardest to stay on top of all my work and make…

Dear Sue

Dear Sue

Photo courtesy of Bookess Dear Sue, I am having trouble finding that special someone. I see all my friends with their boyfriends/girlfriends. They are all happy and I want to feel the same way. Sure, they have their ups and…

Hoppy Hour and Hoppy Dorms

Hoppy Hour and Hoppy Dorms

Article by Kaitlin Lertora Photo Courtesy of Pawed.com Roanoke College Subject Tutoring hosted a petting zoo at Fintel Library on Oct. 6. for students to attend between classes. The event was called “Hoppy Hour” and the zoo contained roosters and…