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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.

Keeping Up With March Madness: From Someone Who Doesn’t Keep Up to Someone Who...

Written by Zach "Busted Bracket" Dalton We are now a full week into the NCAA’s March Madness Tournament, and if you are anything like me then...

April Fools!

Written by Mia Shelton Hello all you silly geese! Who is ready for April Fool’s Day!?! Your excitement is leaping through the paper! April Fool’s...

The Concert Comeback of 2021

Written by Marisa Seager I don’t know about you, but the one thing I’ve missed the most since the start of the pandemic has been...

22 Things… Women’s History Month

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

Irish Dishes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Written by Zach "Chef" Dalton March 17th is a day widely known for the fondness of the color green. Many people will want to go...

Friday, March 13-Friday, March 12

Written by Mia Shelton Deep breath in, deep breath out- we made it through one whole year of COVID-19! It’s crazy to think that it...

22 Things… Learned Since the Pandemic Started

Written by Kaelyn Spickler With the one year anniversary of COVID here, I took some time to reflect on the last 365 days. There’s been...

Spring Bucket List

Written by Mia Shelton O la la spring is finally makin’ its way to us! We are all so excited for the beautiful warm weather!...

22 Things… “The Bachelor” Observations

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

Say Goodbye to Maskne

Written by Kaelyn Spickler Now that we are well into 2021, the distribution of the vaccine provides a light at the end of the tunnel...

Less Than 100 Days Left for Seniors

Written by Zach "It's Been Four Years Already?" Dalton The one thing Roanoke College students look forward to, aside from graduation, is the 100 Days...

22 Things… That Represent “An Epic Love”

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

A Blueprint for a Healthy Relationship

Written by Zach "I'm Not Certified" Dalton ​I want to preface this article by saying this: I am not a certified relationship “guru” or “expert;”...

What Last Minute V-Day Gift Should You Get Your Partner?

Written by Kaelyn Spickler How long have you been together?  This is the first date We’ve gone out for a few months 8 months-a year 2+ years   What is a...

Hot Girl Valentines

Written by Mia Shelton Welcome back beauties!  You have been missed immensely.  It’s good to have you back at Roanoke!   Let’s get straight to the point-...

The Best COVID-19 Friendly Friendsgiving

Written by Mia Shelton Pass the mash and gravy! Are you just dying to get home to finally get your hands on a home-cooked meal,...

How to Celebrate the Semester’s End

Written by Zach “the End is Only the Beginning” Dalton  Here we are, Maroons. The end of the semester. I mention in my opinion piece...

How to Secure Your “Holidate” Via Online Dating Apps

Written by Kaelyn Spickler Netflix recently released Holidate where a woman, bitter about being single for the holidays, runs into a man who is tired...

How to Avoid Hot Topics Around the Dinner Table

Written by Kaelyn Spickler The holidays are here, and if you think the usual small-talk you have with your second cousin at the table during...

Which Taylor Swift Era Are You?

Written by Kaelyn Spickler As of November 1, the icon herself- Taylor Swift- could begin re-recording her first five albums in order to take ownership...