Cue lightening, thunder, and comical narrators in the form of the butler and maid. Roanoke College Theater presented their first performance of the dramatization of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on Wednesday, November 20th. The play runs until Saturday the 23rd and is free to students.
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Bittle Bash began around a campfire in the center of campus on Tuesday night. The night was cold so students huddled close together around the fire while waiting for the horse- drawn carriage to lead them to the founder’s grave. As they waited, the acapella group Looking for an Echo serenaded everyone with a few [...]Continue Reading →
On Saturday November 16, CAB and Heat hosted “Speed Dating” from 8 PM to 10PM in the Ballroom. Tables were set up with fake flowers and electronic candles. There were talking point questions on a sheet of paper which included: “where are you from,” “Do you have any unique talents?” “Have you ever talked your [...]Continue Reading →
Last Friday November 15, the English department hosted a poetry reading by Alumni Dr. Cheryl Hopson. Dr. Hopson, a Roanoke Valley native, graduated in 1995, she got a master’s degree from Radford and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. She taught briefly at Roanoke College a few years ago, some of her former students, [...]Continue Reading →
Each semester Outdoor Adventures hosts a hike widely known as the Catawba Challenge. It’s a one day 19.6 mile hike along part of the Appalachian Trail. On Saturday November 16, OA hosted the hike for the fall semester. While there isn’t usually a shortage of people signing up for outdoor activities, this hike has a [...]Continue Reading →
On Friday night, November 15th in the lower level of the Colket Center, several cultures were combined to create Roanoke’s International Craft Night. Many students gladly took part in the night’s event with smiling faces and creative ideas, perhaps because the night’s craft was tie-dying t-shirts. What college student wouldn’t enjoy tie-dying a free shirt? [...]Continue Reading →
“Karibu Kenya!” exclaimed the presenters at the “Faces of Africa” event last Friday. (Translates to “Welcome to Kenya”) On Friday the 15th of November, sophomore Lydia Friddah and Sarah Abdikadir presented on their home land of Kenya at the “Faces of Africa” CAB event.
During the presentation, Friddah and Abdikadir entertained attending students and staff [...]Continue Reading →
Second only to Bingo, R-Glow is the most anticipated CAB event of the year by the Roanoke College campus community. Every year, attendance has increased, with a projected percent of over a quarter of the student body making an appearance. Why does R-Glow stand out above the rest?
In previous years, R-Glow has hosted multiple [...]Continue Reading →
R-Glow is an event that stands out in more ways than one. While excitement grows for many, a small rumble of resistance is also being heard from the student public for the first time. The tale of R-Glow’s origins is one of satisfaction for some and desolation for others, and the word has gotten out.
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On Tuesday, November 19th at four a.m. at Liberty University, a student was killed by a campus police officer after attacking him with a hammer in the lobby of an off-campus girl’s dormitory. The student was identified as Josh Hathaway, a nineteen year old freshman from Texas. He was talking to a campus security officer [...]Continue Reading →
If you happened to pass through the Colket atrium Friday afternoon around 6 to 7 you were probably greeted by the intricate dance moves and music of the Piscataway Indian Nation. The event you may have noticed was a Pow Wow. You may be asking yourself what exactly is a Pow Wow. Well simply put, [...]Continue Reading →
The sales are out! Black Friday is fast approaching this year and with all the crunch time creeping up at the end of the semester, one finds herself at a loss when it comes to researching the best deals for Black Friday, or, let’s face it, the best items on sale to ask for.
As [...]Continue Reading →
Since the beginning of the Roanoke Rising campaign in April 2013, a lot of talk has been generated throughout the Roanoke College community about erecting the campus’s two latest buildings. The first, the Cregger Center, is an all-new sports center that will house a gymnasium, fitness area, and one of the largest indoor [...]Continue Reading →
Gatsby Themed President’s Ball a Success
On the night of November 9, Roanoke College campus transported back in time for the 1920’s Gatsby themed President’s Ball. Hosted by President Maxey and his wife, Terri, the Ball seemed to go off without a hitch and brought the 20’s to the 2000’s.
President’s Ball, commonly [...]Continue Reading →
New Living Learning Community
For the 2014-2015 school year, Roanoke College is being presented with the possibility of having a new Living Learning Community on campus. The community would be one of arts and culture, welcoming all those interested in wide varieties of art – for example theater, creative writing, poetry, as [...]Continue Reading →
Preparation for PUSH America
Over the course of the school year, Senior Psychology major, Spencer Munro, has been working hard to prepare himself mentally and physically for his Journey of Hope in the coming summer. Munro is a member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and will embark on the philanthropic experience of [...]Continue Reading →
Near the end of the semester, every Senior music scholar is asked to present a recital in some form or another. November 10th marked Jennie Blaney’s turn to show her skills as a soprano in Olin’s recital hall. She collected several pieces, ranging from vocal adaptations of poetry, including Emily Dickinson, to [...]Continue Reading →
Aid slowly reaches Typhoon devastated Philippines
Over the weekend, devastation was scattered throughout the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the land. The typhoon was described as being one of the most powerful and devastating typhoons to hit land. The Philippines suffered thousands of deaths and thousands more were left homeless.
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New Hall Fire drills
Since the beginning of the school year, New Hall has experienced a total of six fire drills, and if not drills, at least six incidents in which the fire alarms went off. Drills, popcorn, incorrect cooking of sausages, easy mac and countless bags of popcorn have been the causes [...]Continue Reading →
Passport to Studying Abroad
Hello, readers. It’s that time again for me to write you guys and give you all some insight on Studying Abroad. So far, I’ve covered topics such as planning, budgeting, obtaining information, hidden costs, and general information. At this point, I am halfway through this column series [...]Continue Reading →
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Cue lightening, thunder, and comical narrators in the form of the butler and maid. Roanoke College Theater presented their first performance of the dramatization of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on Wednesday, November 20th. The play runs until Saturday the 23rd and is [...]
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