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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.

The Newly Renovated Cavern

by Allison Shaw After it closed during the Fall ‘21 semester, students who have been awaiting the reopening of Roanoke College’s quick service restaurant, The...

It’s Time to BeReal!

by Kristi Rolf You’re sitting in a crowded room when suddenly you hear vibrations and everyone is reaching for their phones. What the heck just...

Back to School Tips

by Mia Shelton Welcome back to Sunny Salem!  It has finally approached the time of year when everyone scuffles back to campus for yet another...

Ciao, Italia: Arrivederci

by Kristi Rolf Out of my three-month semester in Italy, I have less than three weeks left! For my final article from this side of...

Farewell Dear Old Roanoke

by Lucy Collins My four years at Roanoke have not been the average four years that a traditional college senior would have experienced. Although every...

End of Semester Pep Talk

by Mia Shelton owards the end of the semester, it’s easy to let motivation slip.  Papers become mundane, quizzes feel silly, and worksheets are a...

On the DC Beat: Sing DC a Song, You’re the Piano Man

by Devon Mitchell It was Friday night; I had just found out that my two-concert weekend was turning into a no concert weekend due to...

Stress Awareness Month

by Marisa Seager Since 1992, the month of April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month. However, we all know that stress doesn’t only occur...

On the DC Beat: Ask Not What the Arts Can Do For You….

by Devon Mitchell  For 50 years the Kennedy Center has served as the capital’s hub for cultural experience through the performing arts. The Kennedy Center...

Spring Cleaning: Mental Health

by Marisa Seager The practice of spring cleaning is thoroughly cleaning your home in the springtime but why not try cleaning your mind? This is...

Ciao, Italia: Two Weeks In

by Kristi Rolf Last month I wrote about my preparations for my semester abroad in Perugia, Italy. Now I’m finally at the Umbra Institute and...

RC Dining Hacks

by Marisa Seager Over my time at Roanoke College and especially as a picky eater, there are a few tips and tricks that I’ve picked...

On the DC Beat: Music to Pie For

by Devon Mitchell The Pie Shop, located on the H Street Corridor of DC, is a swanky spot for anyone looking for good music and...

Midterm Prep

by Mia Shelton T-minus one week until dreaded midterms creep upon us.  The stress lurks upon us in the air as we all struggle to...

The Five Love Languages

by Marisa Seager Love languages are the ways in which we express affection to our significant other on a regular basis. Because love can often...

Crafted with Love

by Mia Shelton Valentine’s Day, a time to express your appreciation for significant others, friends, and family.  Handing out personally made valentines can show extra...

On the DC Beat: Thank You for the Music

by Devon Mitchell 240 miles away from Roanoke College, Washington DC stands as a beacon for American politics, life, and culture. I am fortunate enough...

The Break Up Playlist You’ve Been Looking For

by Lucy Collins Happier Than Ever: Billie Eilish This song starts slow but picks up quickly. It appeals to emotions of sadness, in the...

A Snowy Soundtrack

By Mia Shelton Happy winter!  Snow is falling and the temperature is dropping.  Everyone is bundling up for warmth and enjoying company of friends.  Winter...

Ciao, Italia: Preparation

By Kristi Rolf I am kicking of my fourth semester writing for the Brackety-Ack with a brand-new column, Ciao, Italia! During the next three months,...