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This page features engaging stories on noteworthy events on and around the Roanoke College campus. Special events, collegiate awards and accomplishments, administrative announcements, and even local crimes and emergencies are frequently covered.

Fears From Democrats After Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation

Written by Devon Mitchell The Senate confirmed Donald Trump’s third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on October 26th with a 52-48 vote along party...

Resurrecting the Democrats Chances in Texas and Georgia

Written by Joey Slasher For around thirty years Texas and Georgia have been securely Republican states when it comes to presidential elections. In Texas, the...

Maroon Unity in Practice

Written by Devon “One of the MCs for this Event” Mitchell Next week, the Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting their annual Unity Week. Especially...

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Written by Zach “Ghostbusters!” Dalton Nothing says spooky like going to the most haunted spot on Roanoke’s campus. On a weekend in September Dr. Carter’s...

Fall Arrives on Campus

Written by The Ghost of Jack Miller As Fall begins and the days get colder here on campus, the college traditionally holds a ton of...

The Supreme Court: What’s at Stake?

Written by Joey Slusher In a follow to the last edition of Across the Aisle, we’ll take another deep dive into what is really at...

Donald Trump Contracts Covid-19

Written by Jack Miller On Friday morning via Twitter, Donald Trump announced that he had contacted Covid-19 saying: “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for...

Roanoke Opens New Eatery Along Main Street

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College has filled the empty lot that used to be student-loved smoothie stop Fruitions. The College has been making arrangements...

National Changes to Title IX

Written by Devon Mitchell In May the US Department of Education released new regulations on how to handle sexual assault on campuses under Title IX....

Across the Aisle: The Fight for The Supreme Court

Written by Joey Slusher On Friday, September 18th, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away. In her time as a lawyer and as a...

In Memoriam Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Written by Jack Miller Last Friday, The United States was shaken by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg was 87 when...

The State of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Written by Devon Mitchell On July 23rd an anonymous account on Instagram posted a statement about a negative experience she had with Roanoke Dean of...

Mac & Bob’s Is Back in Action

Written by Jack Miller Early last Monday, the Salem Fire Department received a call about a fire on Main Street near College Avenue. 11 units...

Mississippi Selects Design of New Magnolia State Flag

Written by Jack Miller Following the growing desire of the American public to reassess the country’s’ role throughout its history of acts of racial discrimination...

Belarus Protests: A New Beginning or a Brutal End?

Written by Joseph Carrick The small, often overlooked, nation of Belarus, known to history as “White Russia” appears to live up to its name in...

9/11 Annual Tribute Causes Controversy

Written by Devon Mitchell Friday September 11th marks nineteen years since the fatal attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City. For the past...

Who is Kamala Harris?

Written by Joey Slusher As of August 11, 2020, the Democratic party has had its presidential ticket when Vice President Joe Biden nominated Senator and...

Wildfires Rage All Over Northern California

Written by Jack Miller As we shift into the latter half of 2020, California has just begun preparation for its wildfire season. Just as the...

A Reminder on Updated Policy From President Maxey

Written by Devon Mitchell On August 15th, students returned to campus in the first phase of move ins. Amid the pandemic, the Roanoke College administration...

Roanoke College Addresses Confederate Memorial

Written by Jack Miller Following the killing of George Floyd in late May of this year, and the ensuing waves of protests that the country...