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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.

Folk of ‘Noke: Bennet Franz

by Chamberlain Zulauf Growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, half of Bennet Franz’s attraction to the Salem Valley was how different it was from his...

Maroons Talk: Pres Ball

by Sydney Young As a new member of the Roanoke Community, the hype around the President's Ball, or Prezball, is high. For lots of Freshman,...

Folk of ‘Noke Jasey Roberts

by Chamberlain Zulauf A congenial presence across campus, Jasey Roberts (‘22) is a Literature and Creative Writing double major from Christiansburg, VA, “just 30 minuets...

Maroons Talk: Midterms

by Sydney Young We all know that midterms can be a stressful time of the year. Some people seem to have no extra work on...

Folk of ‘Noke: Jackson Smith

By Chamberlain Zulauf Always wearing a bright smile, Jackson Smith is the perfect candidate for the Valentine's Day issue. Jackson is from Crozet Virginia, “But...

Maroons Talk: Crave Town

By Sydney Young There is a new dining option on campus, and its name is CraveTown! As the new late night dining option it will...

Maroons Talk: Finals

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf “I feel like the three weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter break is a huge stress to everyone on campus. Especially so...

Folk of ‘Noke Grace Robinson

By Chamberlain Zulauf Grace Robinson is a challenge to the status quo. She’s a self-labeled “Jesus person” but loves to go to El Jefe’s and...

Folks of ‘Noke: Donovan Hill

By Chamberlain Zulauf Donovan Hill is a name that many people know on campus. He is the kind of person who can warm up to...

Maroons Talk: Thanksgiving

By Marisa Seager Lucy Collins, a senior from Richmond, VA: “My plan for Thanksgiving is to stay at home and have Thanksgiving dinner and festivities with...

Staff Favorite Costumes

By Marisa Seager Charissa Roberson – Astrid from “How to Train Your Dragon” Alexis Barton – Sharpay Evans from “High School Musical” Rebecca Dance...

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...