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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.

Folks at Noke: Tess Weidenkopf

By Chamberlain Zulauf Tess Weidenkopf is on the fast track to wearing a white lab coat in either a hospital or on a stage. With...

Senior Spotlight: Youssef Labriny

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf Just about everyone on campus knows Youssef Labriny, it’s hard to miss him. If it isn’t the warmness in his demeanor,...

Maroons Talk: President Maxey Retiring

Written by Marisa Seager Donovan Hill, a senior from Newark, DE: “Opening up that email earlier last week was jaw-dropping and heart-wrenching. Maxey has been a...

Folk of ‘Noke: Hannah Koepfinger

By Chamberlain Zulauf The seasoned advice of a quintessential Roanoke Senior: “freshmen should take advantage of activities on campus! We pay an activities fee so...

Maroons Talk: Return to Campus

By Marisa Seager Lillian Pingel, a junior from Waynesboro, VA: “I'm really excited to be back in classrooms this year! It is much easier to retain...

Another Chapter in the Books

Written by Sarah Riddell “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” – Proverbs 19:21 Sometimes life throws...

Folk of ‘Noke: Alexis Barton

Written by Zach Dalton For the past two years the Brackety-Ack ran under the strong leadership of former Editor in Chief Kaelyn Spickler, a member...

Let’s Reminisce

Written by Zuba Mutesi The end of the semester is FINALLY here, but that finally usually comes with an immense amount of stress and anxiety....

E for Energy

Written by Zuba Mutesi I’ve been thinking about the concept of “you get what you give.” I understand that life is like a cycle of...

Folk of ‘Noke: Aspyn Totten

Written by Zach Dalton This issue’s Folk of ‘Noke is doing some really spectacular things both at the college and outside of it. Everyone give...

Corona Snapshot: Vaccination

Written by Marisa Seager In an effort to work together to get the spread of COVID-19 under control, Roanoke College has offered the vaccination to...

“RemBrandt” Without the “Rem”

Written by Zach Dalton There are approximately 1,200 students on campus and there are two people that know everyone. One is President Maxey for obvious...

Maroons Talk: The Semester Coming to an End

Written by Marisa Seager Grace Robinson, a junior from Concord, NC: “There is a popular analogy about burning the candle at both ends. Well, at this...

Fortnite Legend Johnny Kliewer

Written by Zach Dalton During Quarantine social media saw a very large bump in viewership and users. Most people, bored and with nothing to do,...

Maroons Talk: Weather Changes

Written by Marisa Seager Olivia Howard Coto, a senior from Potomac, MD: “I’m really looking forward to all the flowers that are blooming, oh and the...

Maroons Talk: Hybrid Courses

Written by Marisa Seager Hannah Sanford, a sophomore from Chesapeake, VA: “My environmental science class offers an option to complete our labs in-person or remotely. We...

Women of ‘Noke

Written by Zach Dalton This month is a very important month in terms of month-long celebrations. March marks the celebration of Women’s History. There have...

Keep Your Enemies Closer

Written by Vanessa Mutesi “Keep your friends, and your enemies closer.” I have no idea where this saying started but I have heard it countless...

Maroons Talk: What Does Online School Look Like for You?

Written by Marisa Seager Victoria Mattox, a sophomore from Appomattox, VA: “For me, online classes have felt significantly easier than in-person. I've had several asynchronous classes,...

Breathe

Written by Zuba Mutesi Your life. The pandemic. School. Midterms. This is the scope of life most of us are in at the moment, and...