House of Hope: Empowering Women in Nicaragua
Rachel Miles and Corey Perhac
This week, Omicron Delta Kappa worked with House of Hope: Empowering Women in Nicaragua, to raise money and awareness for women in Nicaragua attempting to escape a life of sex trafficking and prostitution. During lunch on Monday and Tuesday and dinner on Monday [...]Continue Reading →
The Art Gallery in Olin Hall was transformed completely by the alumni art that decorated all the walls and even the spaces in between. Roanoke’s second art exhibit of the fall will be on display from October 27- November 27, 2013. Each piece is labeled with the title, the artists name [...]Continue Reading →
On Saturday October 26, 2013, Roanoke College’s German Club hosted an Oktoberst in Pickle Lounge. The price for a ticket was $3 ahead of time, or $5 at the door, and that ticket bought you an evening full of traditional German Oktoberfest activities and themes. On the projector across from the door was [...]Continue Reading →
Roanoke Wind ensemble concert
Olin Theater was filled with the festive music of Oktoberfest on Thursday, October 10th. The Roanoke College Wind Ensemble combined with the Blacksburg Community Band to give a concert at 7:30p.m. This was the eighth annual concert of the combined bands.
As a combined band they filled the stage [...]Continue Reading →
How to Prepare for President’s Ball, Gatsby Style
One of the biggest motion picture releases within the last year was The Great Gatsby. The much anticipated film made a killing, striking the hearts of every literary fanatic in the world and then some. Like so many fans swooning over F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel [...]Continue Reading →
You’ve Violated Academic Integrity . . . Now What?
I recently found myself in a situation where I had potentially violated Academic Integrity, and in a bevy of regret, I turned myself in, ready to face the consequences of a full board hearing. I won’t sugar coat this: it was without a doubt one [...]Continue Reading →
“It was the Witch! No, it was the Mummy! Wait. No, I know, it was clearly the Werewolf who needed a new heart!”
Thoughts like these raced through Roanoke College students’ minds on the haunting night of Saturday October 26th at the CAB mystery theater event. The event was held in [...]Continue Reading →
“Dear Dr. P., Do tongue and genital piercings really enhance sexual pleasure? Are they safe and worth it?”
Rosanna Arquette’s character in “Pulp Fiction” explains her new tongue piercing with, “It makes oral sex more interesting.” Whether this is true is relatively subjective. To paraphrase the old saying, “It’s not whether the tongue is pierced [...]Continue Reading →
Everyone keeps talking about President’s Ball coming up. I’m not dating anyone so there is no obvious “we’re going together” and I’m not sure who to ask or if it’s okay to just go alone?
Single and Lonely
It is perfectly okay to go without a “date”. I’d even dare to [...]Continue Reading →
On October 5th, Roanoke College hosted its first ever dance marathon, following the lead of hundreds of universities that have begun this trend. About two hundred students joined with faculty and staff in Bast for a long day of “dancing for the kids”. That advertisement was written across the walk from [...]Continue Reading →
The New Art Club
On the Monday before Fall Break, the group of people who had previously been meeting to create art together went to SGA and presented their case to become recognized as an official club.
Members proposed that the soon to be club would grow in numbers, skill and interest. Their [...]Continue Reading →
Mu Beta Psi’s Annual Haunted House This Weekend
What would Halloween be without a good Haunted House? The musical service fraternity Mu Beta Psi is here to provide that holiday tradition with their annual Haunted House Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be running this Friday and Saturday from 8-10 P.M., in the Catawba basement. Every year, [...]Continue Reading →
Glee season so far
Gleeks cheer and grieve together
The premiere of Glee season five aired this month on FOX. The premiere attempted to start off with a joyous Beatles themed episode, yet the shadow of late co-star Cory Monteith loomed, leaving a subtle sad reminder of his untimely death. Spoilers are mentioned [...]Continue Reading →
Dr. P, Speaker, Amber Madison, seemed to assume that most if not all her coed listeners were sexually active, even with multiple partners. Do you see ANY value in limiting your partners or waiting until marriage?
I see MUCH value in limiting your romantic or sexuoerotic relationships or even waiting until marriage.
I can not [...]Continue Reading →
When I came to college I expected to become close friends with my roommate and hall mates. I am very close with my roommate but the people down the hall and I have constant quarrels. They are always loud till wee hours of the morning and keep me wide awake. This sleeplessness is [...]Continue Reading →
For Family Weekend, the annual music extravaganza joined the many music groups on campus together for a fun-filled and enjoyable concert. This was one of the last events offered for families during their visit to Roanoke. Six groups performed: The Roanotes, Mainstreet, Looking for an Echo, Roanoke College Choir, The Oriana [...]Continue Reading →
American Shakespeare Center Works With Students
For the past week, three performers from the American Shakespeare Center returned to Roanoke College since their adaptation of Othello. This time, they are here as teachers of informative workshops, helping students understand the tricks of the Shakespearean trade. Different topics are discussed at each meeting, some [...]Continue Reading →
Family Weekend Brings Campus Together
The beginnings of autumn greeted parents and grandparents from all across the country this weekend. With open arms and turning leaves, the much anticipated Family Weekend arrived on September 27th. Several events peaked interest on campus, like the Chemistry department’s magic show and a welcoming church service, and [...]Continue Reading →
Passport to Studying Abroad
Hope you all survived family weekend! My family weekend is coming up in about two weeks.
By now I hope you have started to look into where you want to study abroad. This week it’s all about resources that are available to help you in your search.
The first resource available [...]Continue Reading →
Women’s Soccer Ends Losing Streak with Big Win
The Women’s soccer team ended their losing skid with a dominant win in Wednesday night’s game against the Vixens of Sweet Briar College. The Maroons came to the game determined to win, and it did not take long to see the results of their determination [...]Continue Reading →
R Glow Attendance Declines: Still A Success
Saturday November 23rd, the weekend before Thanksgiving break, R Glow took place in the Alumni Gym. At 10 pm, students began filtering into the gym. After entering, everyone made their way over to the table along the far wall. Hundreds of sunglasses, glow sticks and glowing lights were around for [...]
- R Glow Attendance Declines: Still A Success