RC Basketball, A Win and a Loss

Photo Courtesy of Maroon Athletes Article Written by Alexa Doiron On Nov. 22, the Roanoke Men’s Basketball team took a loss when facing their oppnonents, Bridgewater College with a score of 75-45 in the ODAC opening tournament. The team started…

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…

Pornography in Sex Education

Photo Courtesy of Daily Mail Article Written by Alexa Doiron Sex is a topic that most parents and teachers fear discussing with their children. In American culture, sex is treated as something dirty and wrong which has led to the…

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,…

The Beach House

Photo Courtesy of Alexa Doiron Article Written by Alexa Doiron The band Beach House is growing in popularity in the Southeast. This past month, Charlottesville was lucky to hold a sold-out show for the band Beach House. The band is…

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…

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, 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…

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

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

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…

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…

First Cregger Track Meet

Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College Article Written by Sarah Joseph The Cregger Center was a flurry of activity Saturday, Dec. 3. Roanoke College hosted the Bast-Cregger Invitational, the first ever track meet within the Cregger Center’s brand-spanking new indoor track….

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

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….

Men's Basketball: Bridgewater College

Article Written By Alexa Doiron Photo Courtesy of Roanoke College On Nov. 22, the Roanoke Men’s Basketball team fell to Bridgewater College with a score of 75-45 in the ODAC opening tournament. The team started the game ahead by nineteen…

Rugby Injuries Explained

Article Written By Brigitte Rec Photo Courtesy of Brigitte Rec Though base-jumping has taken the prize as being one of the most dangerous sports in the world (over 220 deaths), Rugby is also up in the top ten list, thanks…

The Edge of 17

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of IMDb.com “We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” said Andrew Clark, wrestling jock. These frank and honest words came from the 1985 movie, “The…

Marijuana Legalization

Article Written By Alexa Doiron Photo Courtesy of Google With the 2016 elections, multiple states throughout the country found themselves passing recreational marijuana. The legalization of this drug has slowing been growing within the past decade as organizations promote the…

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Article Written By Sarah Joseph Photo Courtesy of FilmMusicReporter.com Accio, Harry Potter! …. Well sort of. For fans of the Harry Potter series, this month was an exciting one as the long awaited prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find…