On February 23 at 3pm, Roanoke’s Oriana Singers, the all- women choir, will be featured in a concert at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. The concert is called South Meets North: Music of Italy and Estonia, and will feature pieces by Vivaldi, Pärt, Tulev, and Kõrvits.
The Oriana Singers will be singing two pieces, and will [...]Continue Reading →
Eat and live local was the theme of Jesse Griffin’s talk Monday in Colket. Jesse led us through his reasons why he eats locally grown foods, how he came to grow and create his own garden, where you can find where the food is brought from local farmers, and where you can buy local [...]Continue Reading →
During the first week of February, HEAT (Health Education Awareness Team) will be hosting various gatherings to raise awareness of domestic violence. In Patterson, located in the Colket Center, on Monday February 3rd and Wednesday February 5th from 6:30-8:30 pm, students will have the opportunity to design t-shirts relevant to the awareness of domestic [...]Continue Reading →
Wesleyan University gets commencement speaker: Joss Whedon
(the bitter) Victoria Zelvin
It’s official. Joss Whedon, 1987 alum of Virginia Wesleyan University, will be the commencement speaker for Wesleyan’s Class of 2013.
Whedon is an award-winning writer, director, and producer, whose career has been characterized by his steadily growing, but already enormously devoted fan base. Beginning [...]Continue Reading →
NSSE is Coming!
Starting February 12th, seniors and first year students will have the opportunity to give feedback to Roanoke College on various aspects of the college experience. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) measures student involvement in academic, co-curricular, and social activities that form the college experience.
NSSE has been given at the [...]Continue Reading →
On February 11th, the members of Delta Gamma enjoyed a day of giving back to the Salem community at the Fort Lewis Elementary School’s Winter Carnival. Each sister helped out at a different station; varying from basketball games, beanbag tosses, putt-putt games, and much more. By the days end, I do
On February 28th [...]Continue Reading →
Olin Hall O-news
Romance and comedy come together on Roanoke College stage
Salem, Va.—Escape to the mythical town of Almost, Maine, where romance and humor run wild under the wintry skies.
Theatre Roanoke College presents this whimsical story, featuring an array of characters who fall in love and break hearts in a series of funny [...]Continue Reading →
Delta Gamma has started off the Spring semester right with a great group of 11 new members! We would also like to congratulate Alpha Sigma Alpha, Chi Omega, and Phi Mu on their successful recruitment. Along with the most recent recruitment of Kappa Alpha, Pi Kappa Alpha, Pi Kappa Phi, and Sigma Chi. Lastly, congratulations [...]Continue Reading →
Mu Beta Psi has just finished with their Spring 2012 Rush Week and extended bids to four people, all of whom accepted. This past week has been what is known as Big-Little Week. Good luck to all of those Littles trying to figure out their Big’s identity! The Mu Beta Psi brothers would like to [...]Continue Reading →
Dr. Jack Steehler
Director of Institutional Research
Roanoke College is preparing for the National Survey of Student Engagement. The NSSE collects information about the undergraduate student experience from over 1400 schools across the country allowing us to better understand the Roanoke College student experience and compare our students’ responses to responses at other colleges and [...]Continue Reading →
Mu Beta Psi Rush Week
Come meet the Brothers of Mu Beta Psi!
1.23.12 – Apples to Apples at 7:30pm in Kime
1.24.12 – Childhood Revival Night at 9:15pm in Kime
1.25.12 – Meet & Greet at 8:00pm in Garrett
1.26.12 – Real Life Mario Kart at 9:00pm in [...]Continue Reading →
Come learn about our government, how to get involved, and have some fun on Friday November 18th at College Republican’s RCAD. Have fun in the cavern as you show off you knowledge by playing government jeopardy for fantastic prizes including an IPAD. Show off your creativity and political prowess by designing your own [...]Continue Reading →
The Gideons On Campus
On Wednesday, November 9, from 9:00 am – noon, members of the Gideons International will be on campus near the student center giving out Bibles. For more than 20 years Roanoke College has welcomed the Gideons to share their ministry on campus. Since 1899 the Gideons have been [...]Continue Reading →
Inspired by DayGlow and Electronic Dance Music festivals from around the world…
CAB brings you R-GLOW!
A sophisticated nightclub and rave experience!
On Saturday, November 19th, Alumni Gym will be transformed into a nightclub. It will host a full array [...]Continue Reading →
There was an oversight in the placement of one of the ads in this week’s print edition of The Brackety-Ack. The ad in no way reflects the views of the paper or it’s staff. Its placement was ill-advised and an error in judgement.Continue Reading →
The sisters of Delta Gamma have had a great start to the fall semester. Delta Gamma had an amazing recruitment cycle picking up ten extraordinary new members. We would like to extend congratulations to all Greek organizations on campus for a successful informal recruitment.
This year’s AnchorSplash was extremely successful. By the end of the [...]Continue Reading →
Walk for Drew Sept. 24, 1p.m. at Alumni Field. Tickets needed to enter, $5 in advance $8 day of the event. Proceeds go to Drew Bennett, eight year old boy with Pseudo-Obstruction. Come support local boy and enjoy an afternoon of fun!Continue Reading →
Next Wednesday April 13th join College Republicans as we welcome Delegate Greg Habeeb to campus. Delegate Habeeb represents Virginia’s 8th district in the House of Delegates and he will be speaking on the 2011 Election: Issues in Virginia Politics in the Wortmann Ballroom at 8:00. Everyone is invited to attend.Continue Reading →
April Fools from the Brackety-Ack. None of the stories in this edition are true, otherwise I think we would be up for at least a Pulitzer Prize if we were this good. Enjoy reading these humorous stories.
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This past weekend Delta Gamma welcomed the Virginia Tech chapter to a Founders Day celebration held at Hotel Roanoke. The celebration recognized leaders within the chapters and allowed the two Delta Gamma chapters to bond over a luncheon. Delta Gamma at Roanoke College looks forward to continuing its close bond with the chapter [...]Continue Reading →
Sig Davidson: Reflections on a Jewish Roanoke
On February 18th, the second night of Interfaith week, Wortman Ballroom began filling with students, faculty and a large number of members of the community. As a college, this is our fourth annual Interfaith week at Roanoke College, a string of events that show we can work together and embrace [...]
- Sig Davidson: Reflections on a Jewish Roanoke