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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.

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano

Written by Zoe Manoukian January and February can be a difficult part of the winter season. The days are still gloomy and the excitement of...

Letter from the Section Editor: New Year, New Me?

Written by Sarah Joseph Time has seemed to fly by! Another year has come and gone. 100 Days has just passed and I have become...

2020: Snacks for Sore Eyes

It’s 2020! So let the puns commence! What better way to start the new decade then to ensure that you can see. Below are...

Finals Hack: Lazy Boy Exercises

Written by Kevin Vitkus As the holiday season comes and Thanksgiving goes, I find myself sitting at the table again, pants unbuttoned and my gut...

Finals Week Survival Guide: How to survive the most important week of the semester

Written by Carey Linkous Finals week: the infamous seven days when everyone is stressed, and coffee is the beverage of choice. In truth, there’s no...

Greetings from Abroad: Feelin’ Kinda Sunday

Written by Zoe Manoukian I was surprised to find nearly every storefront closed during my first Sunday in Nantes. In preparation for my travel, I...

Healthy Holiday Snacking

Written by Jessica Shelburne Between November and February, there are a handful of holidays that are accompanied by delicious foods and drinks. Unfortunately, these sweet...

Letter from the Section Editor: Don’t Forget to be Thankful

Written by Sarah Joseph I don’t know about you but this year has gone by fast! Somehow Thanksgiving is only a week away and soon...

Greetings from Abroad: Thanksgiving in France

Written by Zoe Manoukian Thus far in my year abroad, I have not felt many sentiments of homesickness. In fact, I rarely get homesick. However,...

The Season of Friendsgiving

Written by Carey Linkous Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. I love it even more than Christmas because it’s a beautiful message: being thankful. Even...

Thanksgiving…Where Calories Still Count

Written by Jessica Shelburne I’m sure I’m not the only one who likes to tell myself that calories don’t count from turkey at Thanksgiving or...

Girls in the Gym… or Not?

Written by Jessica Shelburne The gym is a place where muscle is built, tension is released, growth occurs, and gains are made. It is not...

Greetings From Abroad: Learning the French Way

Written by Zoe Manoukian Since coming to France in early September, I have enjoyed a variety of fine delicacies regional to France and, more specifically,...

A Word From the Folks at Noke Editor

Written by Lorin Brice Hall This has been the year for eating on campus. This has been they semester that brought us burritos. The cavern...

Commons Staff Spotlight: Chef Lane

Written by Carey Linkous Do you ever wonder who makes the food that you eat in Commons? Who is behind the scenes doing all of...

Recipes You Can Do If You’re Carving a Pumpkin This Halloween

Written by Caisi Calandra Tis the season -- to carve pumpkins! I think it’s safe to say we all have that fond memory of carving...

Easy Halloween Recipes That Anyone Can Enjoy

Written by Carey Linkous Halloween is a favorite holiday of the students at Roanoke College. This year, our students will be getting together for Halloween...

Let’s Burn Off That Candy!

Written by Jessica Shelburne Halloween would not be Halloween without candy. But candy would not be candy without excessive calories. As we prepare to indulge...

How to Survive a Haunted House

I will be the first to say that I am a chicken. I get scared very easily, so much so that I couldn’t watch...

Letter from the Section Editor: The Art of Overloading

Written by Sarah Joseph Just recently a girl I know told me she was struggling under the weight of everything she has going on and...