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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.

How to Host a Dorm Friendsgiving

By Sydney Young While most people skip right from Halloween to Christmas, I am one of the few people I know that actually loves Thanksgiving....

The BEST Halloween Candy

By Sydney Young We’ve all been there. You just came home from a long night of trick-or-treating and you’re proud of the bounty collected in...

Spooky Gaming

By Marisa Seager If you are anything like me, you might not be planning to go out on Halloween night or Halloweekend… Here are all of...

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

By Mia Shelton BOO! Were you spooked?  Who’s excited for Halloweekend?  Halloween is tiptoeing around the corner, and there is always pressure to have an...

Healthy Habits

Written by Sydney Young Due to the abundance of cookies and cakes constantly available to us from Commons and Cavern, it’s not hard to understand...

Mentally Preparing for Midterms

Written by Mia Shelton Me oh my!  Midterms are already here?  How can that be? It feels like yesterday everyone moved in, bright eyes and...

Self-Care Apps

Written by Marisa Seager  Self-care using a mobile app? Yes, you read that right. Here’s a list that I’ve compiled of some of my favorite...

Cozy Gaming

Marisa Seager You might think that a “true gamer” is someone who plays stereotypical shooter games like Call of Duty and Apex Legends, however there...

From High School to College

 Sydney Young Almost weekly in high school a teacher would say “this won’t work in college” to me or a classmate. This was usually in...

Fall Bucket List

Mia Shelton   Fall is upon us!  The leaves will soon turn crisp like the air.  Our windows will be painted with beautiful shades of red,...

Study Playlists

Lucy Collins Studying can be a very egregious and boring task that a college student has to endure during a semester. Although, there is a...

Lucy’s Declassified School Survival Guide

By Lucy Collins  Helpful Tips for Returning to In-Person Classes After the previous school year that we all had to endure, fully online, without any personal...

Returning Student State of Mind

By Mia Shelton It’s lovely to see everyone’s shining faces back on campus.  It can be stressful coming back to campus with a new set...

Suicide Prevention Month

By Marisa Seager September 1st-30th is Suicide Prevention Month. Even though it is just one month out of the long year, we can take the...

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu

Written by Zoe Manoukian Well, Roanoke, it’s been a tough year! As my time here comes to a close and I reflect on my college...

Senior Word Search

Written by Marisa Seager To the class of 2021, I would like to formally congratulate you on all of your accomplishments. Choosing to enroll at...

Pop Culture Rewind: The Last Four Years

Written by Joyelle “Basically Majored in Pop Culture” Ronan  As Roanoke Colleges says farewell to this year’s graduating seniors, it is a good time to...

The Road is Still Long: Farewell from the Section Editor

Written by Joyelle Ronan By my second semester, sophomore year at Roanoke College, I still hadn’t found my place. Some clubs I joined were great,...

May Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19)- You tend to keep your walls up until you feel like you truly know someone....

I’m Just a Girl, Writing in a Newspaper, Asking You to Read about Romantic...

Written by Joyelle Ronan I’ve found that with romantic comedy films, people tend to fall into three camps. The first being you openly love rom...