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The Food & Wellness page is pretty straight forward: food and wellness, but with a twist! Our stories are created by college students and created for college students. Cheap meal ideas, mental health discussion, and tips for study are all the kinds of stories you'll find here.

Five Ways to Boost Mental Health

Written by Marisa Seager Many lives across the globe have been strained by COVID-19. This is most evident in the lives of staff, faculty members...

November Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle "She's Starting to Lowkey Think She's Psychic" Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19)- It’s easier to let your short-tempered tendencies get...

Say Goodbye to Examination Frustrations

Written by Lucy Collins  Exam week at Roanoke College is quickly approaching. The Brackety-Ack Staff wants Maroons to be prepared for their finals, so here...

Halloween Word Search

Written by Joyelle Ronan

Quarantine-O-Ween

Written by Marisa Seager Although this year has been anything but predictable, we can still have control over some of the smaller things. Here are...

Spooky Beverages to Spice Up Halloween Festivities!

Written by Lucy Collins With Halloween right around the corner and the festivities that come along with it, what better way to spice up the...

Halloween Costumes Through the Decades

Written by Zoe Manoukian The years of Halloween saw more spooky costumes than witty or current costumes. While today we are likely to imitate a...

Not So Great Debates

Written by Joyelle Ronan 2020 has been a disaster of a year, and the first president debate was no exception. Both candidates acted less than...

October Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle “It’s because I’m a Libra” Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19) - You are courageous and it is important for you...

Autumn Around the World

Written by Zoe Manoukian Many Americans find fall to be a nostalgic time. The changing of the leaves and cooling of the air are sure...

Free Therapy With Charlotte

Written by Marisa Seager Sophomore Charlotte Gaston has recently started a weekly radio show/podcast called “Free Therapy with Charlotte,” which will be focusing on mental...

Fall Word Scramble

Written by Joyelle Ronan Are you the ultimate fall fanatic? Try to unscramble these autumnal words and phrases. 1. peppckuimisn (two words) Hint- think coffee drinks. 2. reeataweetwhrs...

Meet Ink Slingin’ Sandy

Written by Marisa Seager Thinking of getting inked? The Brackety-Ack chatted with Sandra March, Floyd-based tattoo artist, to get the scoop on her artwork. Q: How...

Five Etsy Shops for College Students

Written by Zoe Manoukian Etsy has significantly grown in success over the last few years and continues to thrive through skillful marketing and networking. The...

22

Written by Joyelle Ronan Taylor Swift’s 2013 pop hit “22” was a cultural reset. Before that song, no one cared about turning 22; it was...

Zoom University: The Anxiety is Real

Written by Lucy Collins COVID-19 has affected the lives of everyone on this planet. Some people who have been drastically affected are professors and students....

Stay Al;ve: National Suicide Prevention Month

Written by Joyelle Ronan If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please contact the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or...

Ditch the Pumpkin Spice Latte, Try One of These Instead

Written by Marisa Seager I don’t know about you, but as the seasons begin to change, I get most excited about one thing… the introduction...

The Origins of Your Favorite Fall Traditions

Written by Zoe Manoukian With the first week of September behind us, we are now approaching the autumnal equinox and the first few unofficial days...

Get to Know Roanoke College

Written by Joyelle Ronan Access the crossword puzzle here: https://crosswordlabs.com/view/get-to-know-roanoke-college Answer key: rooney - Our beloved mascot miller - Hall where most English classes are bingo - Everyone's favorite...