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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.

Ciao, Italia: Preparation

By Kristi Rolf I am kicking of my fourth semester writing for the Brackety-Ack with a brand-new column, Ciao, Italia! During the next three months,...

Winter Ready Habits

By Lucy Collins The weather during the start of the spring semester at Roanoke College is most often than not very cold and gloomy. Cold...

New Semester, New Me

By Marisa Seager Personally, I have never been a much of a fan of the phrase “new year, new me,” but I do like this...

Merry Movies

By Sydney Young With Thanksgiving behind us, Christmas and Finals season are in full swing. So, when the need for stress relief is high, and...

Mentally Preparing for Finals

by Lucy Collins Finals are quickly approaching for Roanoke College students. In these next few weeks, feelings of stress and anxiety will increase among the...

Striving to Survive the Winter Blues

by Marisa Seager Seasonal depression, winter blues, or whatever you want to call it, is very much real. It is common that people find their...

Chai You’ve Gotta Try

By Marisa Seager As the seasons change, I am always eager to swing by a coffee shop and try the latest holiday drink. However, no...

Fall Activities in Salem-Roanoke

By Lucy Collins With the fall season almost to a close, it may seem that there aren’t any more fun fall activities to do around...

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...