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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.

Look Out, It’s Engagement and Wedding Season

Written by Kaelyn Spickler The temperatures and rising, the sun is shining (or at least trying to), and the flowers are blooming. With that comes,...

Spring Flings Are Canceled

Written by Kaelyn Spickler, Chris Harrison's Future Replacement COVID-19 has certainly flipped everyone’s world upside down. It has impacted so many things, and so many...

What You’re Made Of

Written by Kaelyn Spickler Whether they be August 2019 graduates, December 2019 graduates, or May 2020 graduates, there will be 428 Roanoke College students eligible...

A Playlist for Weekend Shenanigans

Written by Emma Grosskopf Have you ever wanted to be in a musical? For most of us, going out on the weekends is an EXPERIENCE....

Living My Best Life: High Fives and Sex Drives

Written by Emma Grosskopf Let’s talk about sharing. This is a small school. It seems that everyone knows everyone here, and while that makes for...

Find Local Selfie Spots to Improve Your ‘Gram Game

Written by Shamira James We all know what it takes to make a good Instagram worthy pic - the caption, the filter, even the location...

The Brackety-Ack Presents: Holiday Party Survival Guide

While many people are preparing for a holly, jolly holiday, college kids like us are panicking about our futures, and it doesn’t help when...

Sebastian Salazar

All of the girls love him, all of the guys want to be him! Sophomore Sebastian Salazar, a business administration major originally from Lima,...

Expand Your Online Vocabulary With New Twitter Lingo

Written by Shamira James As someone who is an active member of Stan Twitter (which sounds super cringey having to say it out loud), it...

Social Media Overload: Chains, Challenges, and Quizzes

Written by Kaelyn Spickler In the last week there has been an overload of social media posts, trends, and memes. For some, this may be...

Living My Best Life: I Am Confusion

Written by Emma Grosskopf Being confused isn’t a new concept to me, okay? I took a stats class. I swear, something new confuses me every...

Wing Night VS College Night

Written by Emma Grosskopf and Aeryn McMurtry If it’s ever 10:45 p.m. on a Wednesday and you have an itch that only hot wings from...

Highway to the…FriendZone?

Written by Shamira James The friend zone. In a nutshell, it’s when someone feels like they had a shot with someone romantically, but it’s quickly...

This Spring, Embrace Darty SZN: Get Your Day Drink On With These Tips

Written by Caisi Calandra When you think of darties, the first thing that might come to mind are the cute outfits and pics for the...

Are YOU Your Brothers’ Keeper?

Written by Shamira James Picture this; a group of college girls are out for the night, and they’re dressed to the nines, and even the...

Oops, We Did It Again: Hookup Stories

Written by Emma Grosskopf “Someone called campo on us because the music we were using was too loud. Apparently it was loud enough to block...

Bringing Babe Home For the Holidays: Holly Jolly or Ho-Ho-Hopeless?

Written by Caisi Calandra It’s that time of year again! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ōmisoka -- anything, really -- the holidays are meant...

Hi Shishters: Here’s the Basis for A Good Foundation

Written by Caisi Calandra Even though there’s technically not a specific age at which children can start playing with makeup, most start at a young...

Living My Best Life: New Year, Better Me (Hopefully)

Written by Emma Grosskopf I don’t like to make New Year’s resolutions. To be honest, I feel like people always fall off the wagon around...

The Importance of Immediacy

Written by Madalyn Chapman, Coffee Connoisseur If COVID-19 has taught us anything, one of the most important things should be the importance of immediacy. College...