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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.

Do You Know These Famous Film Quotes?

Written by Joyelle Ronan     Across 1. "and so we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.” 3. "It isn't enough to tell us what a man did....

February Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19)- Being bold might really pay off this Valentine’s Day. Your ability to pull off a...

Making Gains on Valentine’s Day: Couple Workouts

Written by Sydney Brenner Due to COVID-19, gyms have become a potential hotspot for the spread of the virus. At-home workouts can be a safer...

Enough of Silly Love Songs: An Anti-Valentine’s Day Playlist

Written by Joyelle Ronan Paul McCartney once wrote, “You’d think that people would have had enough of silly love songs.” Judging by the streaming records...

Getting Romantic in Roanoke

Written by Lucy Collins Valentine’s Day is only a few short days away, but because of the pandemic, thinking of romantic activities may be frustrating...

In Need of a Sweet Treat? Check Out Dilly Dally

Written by Sydney Brenner Dilly Dally is a new restaurant and convenience store that is located only a mile away from Roanoke College. They have...

Takeaways From Timothee Chalamet

Written by Joyelle “Simp” Ronan It’s been a month since Timothee Chalamet’s GQ article dropped, and it has taken up permanent residence in my mind,...

Being an Awful Human Has No Gender

Written by Joyelle Ronan 2020 has been the year of the “Karens.” If you’re unfamiliar with the meme, a “Karen” is a difficult woman, usually...

Resolutions for Better Mental Health in the New Year

Written by Marisa Seager As the year is coming closer to its end, many people will begin to consider how to take better care of...

Brackety-Snacks: Studying Edition

Written by Zoe Manoukian The semester is winding down, which means that exam stress is beginning to heighten for a lot of us students. For...

Five Ways to Boost Mental Health

Written by Marisa Seager Many lives across the globe have been strained by COVID-19. This is most evident in the lives of staff, faculty members...

November Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle "She's Starting to Lowkey Think She's Psychic" Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19)- It’s easier to let your short-tempered tendencies get...

Say Goodbye to Examination Frustrations

Written by Lucy Collins  Exam week at Roanoke College is quickly approaching. The Brackety-Ack Staff wants Maroons to be prepared for their finals, so here...

Halloween Word Search

Written by Joyelle Ronan

Quarantine-O-Ween

Written by Marisa Seager Although this year has been anything but predictable, we can still have control over some of the smaller things. Here are...

Spooky Beverages to Spice Up Halloween Festivities!

Written by Lucy Collins With Halloween right around the corner and the festivities that come along with it, what better way to spice up the...

Halloween Costumes Through the Decades

Written by Zoe Manoukian The years of Halloween saw more spooky costumes than witty or current costumes. While today we are likely to imitate a...

Not So Great Debates

Written by Joyelle Ronan 2020 has been a disaster of a year, and the first president debate was no exception. Both candidates acted less than...

October Horoscopes

Written by Joyelle “It’s because I’m a Libra” Ronan Aries (March 21 - April 19) - You are courageous and it is important for you...

Autumn Around the World

Written by Zoe Manoukian Many Americans find fall to be a nostalgic time. The changing of the leaves and cooling of the air are sure...