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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.

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...

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...

22 Things… I Love and Will Miss from Roanoke College

Written by Kaelyn Spickler I am now a somewhat-freshly-22-year-old, and after a semester’s worth of eight lists with 22 bullet points, we have come to...

Goodbye Lifestyle

Written by Zach “That Title Sounds Depressing” Dalton Well, here we are. Just a senior about to graduate and a lifestyle page that’s dealt with...

How to Stay Connected After Graduation

Written by Mia Shelton Congratulations class of 2021!  Everyone is so proud of you!  You have made it so far and your life is just...

The Eagle is Taking Off For the Last Time

Written by Kaelyn Spickler To my Roanoke College family: I have thought about this moment- the one where I officially sign off from The Brackety-Ack and...

Setting Goals for Next Time

Written by Zach “Only Credit Me if it Works” Dalton As I have mentioned in previous articles, the end of the semester is nigh. It...

Surviving the Pandemic, One Meme at a Time

Written by Tess Drzymala One of the most difficult aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it has changed many qualities of ordinary life for...

22 Things… Ways to Boost Self-Confidence

Written by Kaelyn Spickler I am now a somewhat-freshly-22-year-old, and unless something crazy happens (which at this point it would have to be really crazy),...

Getting Excited for Summer with a Summer Bucket List

Written by Mia Shelton ello all beauties! Warmer weather is creeping its way to us, and I know we are all anxious to lay out...

22 Things… I’ve Learned from TikTok

Written by Kaelyn Spickler I am now a somewhat-freshly-22-year-old, and unless something crazy happens, this is my last semester writing for the Brackety-Ack. :( With...

Tips We All Need To Hear

Written by Mia Shelton As we are reaching the end of this everlasting semester, there are some things we all might need to hear to...

Best Tips for Selling Your Belongings

Written by Zach "Does Anyone Want a Toaster?" Dalton Well, the time is upon us. The end of the semester. For some it means a...