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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 Back (ety-Ack)

Every edition we want to hear from you, the Maroons. This week we got four of this campus’ favorite smiling faces and talk about...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Shamira James and Emma Grosskopf Kristina Harrel, freshman, Breakout Basketball Star, “I’m not doing anything, but this is my first full break since...
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Humans of Roanoke College: Deanna Keller

Written by Madalyn Chapman This edition of the Brackety-Ack, we’re introducing you to Deanna Keller. She’s a member of the Class of 2021, plays clarinet...

Student Body Serves Looks for Spring

Written by Kaelyn Spickler I am blinder than I care to admit, so sometimes I struggle distinguishing who the person waving to me across campus...

Dr. P Discusses Cupcakke’s Risky Lyrics

Written by Emma Grosskopf Anyone who has ever seen me react when a Cardi B song comes on knows that I am 100 percent behind...

Humans of Roanoke College: Sam Rauf

Written by Shamira James Sam Rauf is a senior here at RC, where he is an economics major and played on the RC men’s soccer...

Humans of Roanoke College: Emma Grosskopf

Written by Shamira James Emma Grosskopf is a junior here at RC from Fredericksburg, VA. She’s doubling major in Communications and French and she recently...

End of the Year Blues? More Like End of the Year Moods!

Written by Shamira James It’s nearing the end of the year here at RC, if you you couldn’t tell by the warmer weather, the anticipation...

A Semester in Review: What A Semester It’s Been!

Written by Kaelyn Spickler The 175th anniversary of Roanoke College has proven to be special for many different reasons. This semester in particular, we’ve had...

Cold-Season Cuffing Is OUT, Spring Flings Have Sprung

Written by Kaelyn Spickler The winter months are coming to an end, which means you might be tired of being cuffed to the same boo....

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Shamira James and Emma Grosskopf Whether it's for three months or for good, what are you going to miss most about RC? Dr. Schultz,...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Shamira James It’s getting warmer outside - what are you most excited about? Sydney Coffey, freshman, Delta Gamma Dime - “Riding with the windows...

Humans of RC: The Voice of Roanoke, Elijah Wilhelm

Written by Shamira James Elijah Wilhelm is senior at Roanoke College from Roanoke. He is majoring in Communications Studies and is currently the Program Director...

Humans of RC: Madame President, Olivia Kitt

Written by Emma Grosskopf and Shamira James Olivia Kitt, a junior political science major with a legal studies concentration and a sociology minor, is arguably...

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...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Emma Grosskopf and Shamira James New (school) Year, New You? What are you doing different this time? Brook Vess, senior, Residential ASA Angel, “I’m...

Winter Trends to End

Written by Ale Carino Shorts in the Winter….? - You’re bundled up in the thickest jacket, and you angrily cursing your professor for not...

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...

Humans of RC: Veronica Nordyke

Written by Ale Carino Veronica Nordyke is a junior at RC from Litchfield, New Hampshire. She is majoring in Communication Studies with a Math minor,...

Humans of RC: Her Name in Lights, Tess Weidenkopf

Written by Shamira James Tess Weidenkopf is a freshman at RC. She’s double majoring in Theater and Chemistry and is just one of the few...