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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.

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...

September Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19)- It’s the beginning of something new which means your ambition is at an all time...

Drive-ins and Dine-Out: Party Alternatives

Written by Zoe Manoukian It can be difficult to keep from succumbing to our COVID-19-induced boredoms, but it is crucial that we remain diligent and...

A Note from the (New) Section Editor

Written by Joyelle Ronan “I’m just really excited about 2020 and all the possibilities it holds.”- Joyelle Ronan, 2019. In the eight months since I wrote that...

A Feel-Good Playlist

Written by Marisa Seager Have you ever wanted to feel like you are the main character in a coming-of-age movie? Or as if you are...

Unforgettable Foods

Written by Joyelle Ronan Food is a powerful tool for recalling some of life’s sweetest memories. A bite of baguette can take you back to...

Kevin and Sarah’s Tributes

Congratulations, Sarah! Witnessing your positivity over the last few years at Roanoke has been a treat. Though we never got to know each other...

Keeping Spirits High After Saying Goodbye

Written by Joyelle Ronan Graduating means saying goodbye to undergraduate exams, labs, and homework. But it also means saying goodbye to late night cav trips,...

Staying Healthy after Graduation

Written by Zoe Manoukian College is a time in which many of us find our groove when it comes to our diet and exercise habits....

Stop and Smell the Rosé

Written by Sarah Joseph, Food and Wellness Editor A few short months ago I wrote these words for the January issue: “Another year has come...

The Bracket(y-Ack)

Written by Sarah Joseph If you are like most of us, then you are probably bored at home right now. With limited interactions and activities...

6 Delicious and Healthy Snacks for April

Written by Zoe Manoukian Now that we are all house ridden for the foreseeable future, we are left with a lot of extra time for...

They are the Eggmen: The Rich History of the Decorative egg and How to...

Written by Zoe Manoukian Egg decorating is speculated to be one of humankind’s oldest art forms, and dates farther than the age of great antiquity...

Day by Day

Written by Zoe Manoukian We are deep enough into this pandemic and still left with so few answers and so little to do. We are...

Music, Mood, Motivation

Written by Kevin Vitkus These past few weeks have been crazy and have definitely put us all out of our comfort level. While we are...

Study Tips and Motivation During Quarantine

Written by Lucy Collins Since the student body, faculty, and staff of Roanoke College have been told to leave campus and quarantine themselves in their...

Gym Closed? Try These At-Home Workouts

Written by Sarah Joseph Picture this: Jane Fonda, neon leotards over neon leggings, leg warmers, sweatbands.  That’s right. We are transported back into the 80s and...