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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.

Survival Guide to Midterms

Written by Sarah Joseph Midterms are just around the corner! And with that comes all the stress and worry typically associated with midterms. For some,...

Recreating Cavern

Written by Carey Linkous It seems like Cavern at Roanoke College is constantly changing this semester. When I stepped on campus in August, I was...

Creating Commons: Chef Matt

Written by Carey Linkous Carey Linkous “What is something you would like students to know coming into this semester?” That’s the question I asked Chef Matt...

It’s Yoga Time!

Written by Carey Linkous Having classes everyday can be stressful, especially when your work begins to pile up. I, for one, know the feeling of...

You can be a Commons Chef

Written by Kevin Vitkus As classes pick up, we have come to the point where Commons becomes overcrowded with students waiting in seemingly never-ending lines...

Dining in Downtown Salem

Written by Carey Linkous Roanoke College is a beautiful campus with two excellent and well-staffed food options of Commons and Cavern for students to choose...

Dear Freshmen: A Letter from the Section Editor

Written by Sarah Joseph Every fall, you’ll see articles in magazines like Seventeen, Teen Vogue, Women’s Health, online blogs, and even newspapers like the Washington...

Freshman 15: Tips to Living Your Best Life

Below are some tips that are not just a defense against Freshman 15 but a guide to healthy lifestyle that can help you live...

Recreating Cavern

Written by Carey Linkous Every summer, Roanoke College attempts to continue to improve and renovate the campus to provide a better living experience here. This...

Late Night Snacks: Spice Up Your Life with These Aphrodisiacs

Written by Jessica Shelburne When we need energy, we eat food rich in protein. When we feel sad, we flock to sweet desserts, but what...

Letter from the Section Editor

Written by Aeryn McMurtry This page was started in the 2018/19 school year, and has since become one of my favorite parts of my everyday...

The Swipe Out: All Swiped Out

Written by Shamira James Here we are, my very last column. I’m not even gonna lie; I’m holding back tears writing that because there’s a...

Give Your Winter Wardrobe an Upgrade

Written by Alexandra Gautier Out with the cold and in with the new! We can officially say goodbye to the winter weather (thank God), which...

End Your Year on A Healthy Note: Learning to Respect Yourself and Your Body...

Written by Lorin Brice Hall It’s finally here. School is almost over. This is the end of the 2018-2019 Roanoke College school year. Now that...

Get Active with Warm Weather Workouts

Written by Alexandra Gautier With the changing of the seasons from cold and dull to bright and beautiful, the prospect of working out indoors becomes...

Female Health and the Importance of Going to the Gynecologist

Written by Jessica Shelburne As complex as women are, it is relieving to know that there are doctors whose specific field of medicine is to...

Free Your Mind and Lower Your Stress Levels with Meditation

Written by Brice Hall Meditation is an ancient practice that everyone should try out! The goal of a session of meditation is to train attention...

Viet Sub: Fresh, Fast and Delicious!

Written by Brice Hall One of the most overlooked dining spots that this area has to offer is called Viet Sub. The restaurant is...

The Swipe Out: Hacks…We’re In!

Written by Shamira James With 20-something days left on Maxey’s green campus (OUCH THAT’S SO FEW DAYS), I’m about to bless you all with some...

The Swipe Out: Commons Considerations

Written by Shamira James Oh man, am I heated! This week, all RC students were sent a survey about Dining Services and all of the...