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Folks at Noke is the page for features on exemplary students here at Roanoke! From 'Humans of RC' to 'Maroons Talk Backety-Ack' and even columns from students abroad, this is the place to go to get to know your fellow Maroons.

Corona Snapshot

Written by Lexi Meadows With only about half of students back on campus after President Maxey's announcement regarding COVID-19, this view is like those of...

Hidden Parts

Written by Vanessa Zuba Mutesi I have a deep passion for mental health. I am enthusiastic about seeing people become more aware of their mental...

Folk of ‘Noke: Senn Boswell

Written by Brice Hall The Folk at Noke that we chose to highlight for this issue is the one and only Senn Boswell. Boswell, a...

Corona Snapshot

Written by Lexi Meadows The arrival of the long-awaited email from President Maxey came on Friday, September 4th, right before noon classes were about to...

Folk of ‘Noke: Queen Kelsey

Written by Lorin Brice Hall We here at the  Brackety-Ack strive to highlight Maroons of the highest caliber. The young woman who graces this issue...

Corona Snapshot

Written by Lexi Meadows This is a view similar to that of many Maroons currently spread across the globe. With classes and school activities being...

Folk of ‘Noke: Jordan Robinson

Written by Brice Hall We here at Folks’ at Noke like to spotlight members of the student body who have worked hard to make Roanoke a...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack: Senior Shoutouts

Written by Lexi Meadows From Walker Phillips, To Ben Vester “It feels like yesterday when you said yes to joining my radio show on a whim...

The Faculty Who Started With the Class of 2020, and the Faculty Who Are...

Written by Lorin Brice Hall There are a number of faculty members who began their journey at Roanoke College with the Class of 2020 in...

Folk of ‘Noke: President Maxey

Written by Lorin Brice Hall and Kaelyn Spickler Roanoke College’s beloved President Michael Maxey said the Class of 2020 was special from the start. In...

Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

Written by Zoe Manoukian This school year I had the privilege of studying at Université de Nantes in Nantes, France. I arrived in September and...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

Written by Alexis Meadows What does online school look like for you? Jared Martin, a Junior from Roanoke, VA:  “Online school has its perks. It frees up...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

Written by Alexis Meadows What does online school look like for you? Shannon O’Leary,  a Freshman from New Hampshire:  “Online school for me has been a lot...

The Perug Diaries: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Written by Lauren Roth The morning I got the email from my school in Italy that it was closing for the remainder of the semester,...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

Written by Alexis Meadows Do you Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Taylor Harris, Freshman  I wear green on St Patrick’s day. Me and my friends used to go...

The Perug Diaries Giornale Tre: Stereotipo!

Written by Lauren Roth Before I went to Italy I heard so many stereotypes; don’t do this, make sure you know this, oh the food...

Humans of RC: Kaillee Philleo

Written by Brice Hall Kaillee Philleo is a junior here at Roanoke College and, she is definitely the busiest person that the Brackety-Ack has interviewed...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

Written by Lexi Meadows What are your survival tips for midterms? John Dodd, Sophomore Isolate yourself in a room for multiple hours late at night with multiple...

Humans of RC: Liv Sampogna

Written by Brice Hall Liv Sampogna is a Junior here at Roanoke College. She is an academic powerhouse who’s double majoring in Environmental Studies and...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

Written by Alexis Meadows What was your favorite part of the super bowl? Hannah Sanford, Freshman My favorite part of the super bowl was the commercials. There...