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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.

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...

The Perug Diaries: Entry Two: Bonjour de Paris!

Written by Lauren Roth This past weekend my friends; Tommy, Livy, Claudia, Avery and I took a trip to Paris, France. And it was so...

The Perug Diaries: Entry One

Written by Lauren Roth You know in the movie The Princess Diaries with Anne Hathaway when it’s the end of the movie and Joe tells...

Humans of RC: Ryan Manley

Written by Lorin Brice Hall Ryan Manley is one of the newer Maroons on Roanoke College’s beautiful campus. Ryan is a second semester Freshman hailing...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

“What are you looking forward to most this semester?” Sarah Franklin, Freshman: “I’m looking forward to my education class because I get to read children’s...

Derry Girl for a Semester: Epilogue: In Which I Say Farewell and Reflect on...

Written by Charissa Roberson I knew three months in Northern Ireland would fly by, but I still wasn’t prepared for how soon I would be...

Humans of RC: Allie Holmes

Written by Lorin Brice Hall Allie Holmes is someone who has worked hard to make the most out of their Roanoke College experience. This Senior...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

‘Tis the Season! What’s your favorite Christmas or Holiday song? Maria Damewood, sophomore, wants you to go Greek - “‘Happy Christmas’ by Colbie Callait” Angela Mitchell,...

Maroons Talk Backety-Ack

What’s your favorite food to eat at Thanksgiving? Addi Lee, junior, could out-sing me (I don’t sing): mashed potatoes Wilson Ey, junior, southern boy through n...

Humans of RC: Jasey Roberts

Written by Lorin Brice Hall Jasey Roberts is probably one of the Maroons happiest at the prospect of the impending Thanksgiving Break. This Sophomore English...

Derry Girl for a Semester: Chapter 5: In Which I Get an Outsider’s Perspective...

Written by Charissa Roberson As November draws to a close, I’m missing the normal festivities that would be picking up around this time of year...

Humans of RC: Emilee O’Dell

Emilee O’Dell is one of this campus's confirmed movers and shakers. Everyone who knows this Religious Studies major knows she is someone who adds...

Derry Girl For A Semester: Chapter 4: In Which I Share 3 Things NI...

Written by Charissa Roberson A few random things I didn’t realize I took for granted in the US: #1. Apple cider. In NI, cider is a...

Maroons Talk Back(-ety Ack)

It’s getting cold & dark outside, so it’s time to stay inside with Netflix and a blanket. What TV show are you binging this...

Humans of RC: Dillon Kopec

Written by Brice Hall Dillon Kopec is the Human of Noke for this edition of The Brackety-Ack. Even though this is our Halloween edition Dillon...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

What’s your favorite spooky movie or TV show? Lauren Barney, sophomore, APO scream queen: The Shining Tara Hrdlick, junior, got spooked when I approached her: the...

Derry Girl for a Semester: Chapter 3: In Which Derry Welcomes the World…for Halloween?

Written by Charissa Roberson Here in Derry, the biggest holiday of the year isn’t Christmas, or Easter, or even St. Patrick’s Day—it’s Halloween. Posters have...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Are you holding on to Summer, or ready for Fall? Hiram Belt, freshman, not affiliated with Riverdale: Nah I want Fall right now, no cap. Samantha...