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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)

Written by Shamira James ‘Tis the season for Cupid’s arrow, what’s your favorite love song? Doug Tyrrell, senior, everyone's grumpy uncle, “Any Bruno Mars song, I’ve...

Humans of RC: Cody Shell

Written by Shamira James Cody Shell is a 22-year-old senior from Hardee, Va. Shell is a communications major, a psychology minor and also plays baseball...

New Classics in the Making

Written by Jordan Hanson Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, folks. Maybe you have romantic plans with bae on Feb. 14, or maybe you’re planning on...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

We’re powering up and it’s gonna be great, what’s your big energy for 2019? Matt Myers, senior, the deepest voice on this campus “Big NASCAR...

Humans of RC: She’s got the whole world in her heart, Carolyn Kitsock

Written by Shamira James Carolyn Kitsock is a junior from Lancaster, PA. Along with being a Communications major with a concentration in marketing, she is...

Kissing Bad RC Habits Goodbye!

Written by Shamira James Before you start the new year of thriving, we can all agree that there are some things that have to go....

Humans of RC: Hate To See Him Go, Greg McClinton

Greg McClinton is a senior here at Roanoke College from Virginia Beach. He’s majoring in environmental science and minoring in creative writing. He will...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Emma Grosskopf and Shamira James What's your go-to heckling line? Frankie Cifuentes, sophomore, Swim sweetie, “I keep it very relaxed, just ‘Go ‘Noke!” will do!” Winter...

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...

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...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Shamira James It’s the Twilight Zone and nothing is the same, how are you different? Jessi Louros, sophomore, A Baller “I wish I was...

Highway to the Twilight Zone

Written by Shamira James What if one day you woke up and everything was just a little different? There are some days where admittedly something...

Humans of RC: Who Ya Gonna Call? Dr. Tom Carter

Written by Shamira James Dr. Tom Carter is a professor in the English and Communications Studies Department at RC. In addition to teaching Communications courses,...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Give us a five word scary story! Matt Lintner, senior, so cool it's scary: "I missed my mom's call!" Margaux McGinty, freshman, so sweet it's scary:...

What’s Your Major’s Zodiac Sign?

Written by Shamira James Art Majors as Pisces - You’ll often find that most Pisces are very compassionate and friendly people. While those are very...

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,...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Shamira James You know your sign, but do you believe in the hype? Sam Ream, sophomore, Taurus: “I believe in them, but I also...

Kiki, Do You Have These Statement Pieces?

Written by Shamira James Everyone has a different sense of style that makes them stand out on this campus. You could be known for never...

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...

Maroons Talk Back(ety-Ack)

Written by Shamira James If you could name a hurricane, what would you name it and why? Destinee Harper, sophomore, Everyone’s Favorite Harry Potter Stan -...