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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.

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...

Spring Into Clean – Tips and Tricks

Written by Alexandra Gautier Spring has, for the most part, sprung. Despite some cold and rainy days, all signs point to warmer, longer and more...

Who Ya Gonna Call? Health Services!

Written by Lorin Brice Hall It’s a weird windy time here in Salem and everyone’s getting the flu, or just feels under the weather! Instead...

Quinoa For the Win-oa

Written by Lorin Brice Hall Commons served an exciting new meal during lunch from Feb. 4-8. This meal was the Quinoa Bowl, available at the...

The Swipe Out: Gotta Get Down on Friday

Written by Shamira James There are times when Commons is the place to be... and then there are times where it’s not. When it’s good,...

How YOU Can Be The Next Martha Stewart: Dorm Style

Written by Kaelyn Spickler Are you trying to cut your meal plan down? Maybe you have cut your meal plan down, and you keep running...

RC Students Sound Off On International Mental Health

Written by Jessica Shelburne Emotional and psychological disorders affect humans everywhere. No one is exempt from the mental pressures that accompany this life regardless of...

The Difference Between French and American Cuisine

Written by Alexandra Gautier When imagining fancy food and fine dining, the mental picture of sitting along the Seine river at a table with an...

The Mentality Behind Loving your Body

Written by Aeryn McMurtry It is a fact of human nature that a person’s physical appearance is the first thing that other people notice about...