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The lifestyle page has a little bit of everything and could be considered “magazine-like.” Popular topics discussed on this page range from relationships, style guides, and aspects of student life all from a fresh and light perspective.

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Spring into Crafting

by Karen Kohler Spring is here and this is the season for sitting outside and engaging in activities that aren’t those piling assignments.  Some of...

Allergic to Spring?

by Marisa Seager Spring may come with flowers and blooming trees, but it also comes with allergies. If you’re like me then it also means...

Comic-Con Survival Guide

by Marisa Seager Last month I attended the Big Lick Comic-Con, which was my very first con experience. When I went I wasn’t exactly sure...

Changing Clothes like the Seasons

by Allison Shaw With the season changing, so are the trends, and as the weather warms up there's no better excuse to get some new...

First Concert Expectations

by Karen Kohler It’s safe to say concerts are back in full swing, with countless artists currently on the road or announcing their tour.  This...

Coffee vs. Chai Tea

by Marisa Seager Most people cannot deny their need for an extra boost in the morning, but what kind of caffeine should you consume? To...

A Playlist to Match the Weather

by Karen Kohler With this unseasonably warm weather we have been getting, it is time to break out an upbeat playlist to match.  One that...

Wondering What to Do in Roanoke?

by Allison Shaw If you have never explored the Roanoke area, then you are missing out! From museums to the Mill Mountain star, to the...

Setting Realistic Goals

by Karen Kohler As the semester starts just a couple weeks into the new year, it’s easy to want to aim high and finally do...

Staying Motivated in the Spring Semester

by Allison Shaw For some students, the spring semester can feel like trudging through muck, and despite being similar in length to the fall semester,...

New Year, New Playlist

by Mia Shelton 2023 deserves a new soundtrack to keep motivation and spirits up. The cold wintery season can be a challenging and lethargic time...

Final Semester Thoughts

by Marisa Seager It’s hard to believe that this is my last semester here at Roanoke College before I go out into the “real world.”...

Happiness is Hot Chocolate

by Marisa Seager Last year I wrote an article titled “Chai You’ve Gotta Try”, but this year I’m switching it up to yet another favorite...

Finals Survival Guide

by Kristi Rolf It’s the most wonderful time of the year… or is it? For Roanoke students, holiday cheer will be on the back burner until...

Friendsgiving

by Allison Shaw Thanksgiving has the unfortunate fate of being sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas, and therefore typically is seen as a buffer holiday, which...

Maroons Give Thanks

by Kristi Rolf Thanksgiving is quickly approaching! To mark the holiday this year, I anonymously polled Maroons to see what is on their minds during...

Bargaining on Black Friday

by Marisa Seager Thanksgiving this, Thanksgiving that. I’m ready for Black Friday. Below are some tips that I’ve compiled to help you get the best...

Spooktacular Crafts

 by Mia Shelton BOO! Don’t be too scared. Halloween vibes are parading through the air as this spooky day awaits us.  This year Halloween has...

Haunted by Daylight

 by Marisa Seager Although playing Dead by Daylight year-round can be pretty spooky at times, the chosen annual Halloween event brings it to another level....

The Brackety-Yik Yak

by Kristi Rolf The latest edition of the Brackety-Yik Yak takes us through midterms, fall break, and the first days back in class.  Halloween is quickly...

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