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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.

Spooktacular Crafts

 by Mia Shelton BOO! Don’t be too scared. Halloween vibes are parading through the air as this spooky day awaits us.  This year Halloween has...

Haunted by Daylight

 by Marisa Seager Although playing Dead by Daylight year-round can be pretty spooky at times, the chosen annual Halloween event brings it to another level....

The Brackety-Yik Yak

by Kristi Rolf The latest edition of the Brackety-Yik Yak takes us through midterms, fall break, and the first days back in class.  Halloween is quickly...

Easy Microwaveable Pumpkin Pie

by Allison Shaw With fall upon us, I know many people, myself included, are excited for the main event of the season; the pumpkin. From...

The Brackety-Yik Yak

by Kristi Rolf Another issue of the Brackety-Ack, another roundup of the Brackety-Yik Yak! In the past two weeks, Roanoke students took to our favorite...

Welcome to Your Virtual Cottage!

by Marisa Seager Virtual Cottage is a free-to-play game available on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and macOS. Although it is listed as a game, it’s really...

A Source of RC Pride

by Allison Shaw The LGBTQ+ community on our campus is one which continues to grow and thrive. One of the many ways in which this...

Family weekend

by Mia shelton Cheers to the first weekend of fall!  Many are eager for the season of crunchy leaves, pretty trees, and pumpkin seeds.  Take...

The Art of Journaling

by Marisa Seager After last semester came to an end, I spent the next few weeks taking a May Term course on journaling. During this...

The Brackety-Yik Yak

by Kristi Rolf What’s Roanoke students’ favorite way to voice their opinions and update each other on campus news? For over a century it’s been...

Its More Than Just a Keurig

by Marisa Seager As of last week, we are officially back at school which also means we are right back in the dorms. In my...

The Newly Renovated Cavern

by Allison Shaw After it closed during the Fall ‘21 semester, students who have been awaiting the reopening of Roanoke College’s quick service restaurant, The...

It’s Time to BeReal!

by Kristi Rolf You’re sitting in a crowded room when suddenly you hear vibrations and everyone is reaching for their phones. What the heck just...

Back to School Tips

by Mia Shelton Welcome back to Sunny Salem!  It has finally approached the time of year when everyone scuffles back to campus for yet another...

Ciao, Italia: Arrivederci

by Kristi Rolf Out of my three-month semester in Italy, I have less than three weeks left! For my final article from this side of...

Farewell Dear Old Roanoke

by Lucy Collins My four years at Roanoke have not been the average four years that a traditional college senior would have experienced. Although every...

End of Semester Pep Talk

by Mia Shelton owards the end of the semester, it’s easy to let motivation slip.  Papers become mundane, quizzes feel silly, and worksheets are a...

On the DC Beat: Sing DC a Song, You’re the Piano Man

by Devon Mitchell It was Friday night; I had just found out that my two-concert weekend was turning into a no concert weekend due to...

Stress Awareness Month

by Marisa Seager Since 1992, the month of April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month. However, we all know that stress doesn’t only occur...

Springtime in Salem

by Mia Shelton Happy spring to all beauties out there!  Warmer weather is creeping our way, and we are all itching to be in the...