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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.

Local Virginia Zoo Accused of Animal Abuse

Written by Hannah Guanti Last month, Virginia state investigators seized 96 animals from the Natural Bridge Zoo, on allegations of animal abuse. Since December...

Flash Flood Threats in the South, Winter Mix in the Northeast

Written by Mihdi Agbaw The threat of flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall continued Wednesday in the Southeast, the Gulf Coast, the Mississippi Valley, and...

Current State Affairs within US Economics

Written by Mateo Biggs There is always a status quo within the current economic system that offers discord and discouragement amongst members of society with...

House to vote on George Santos Expulsion

Written by Hannah Guanti At this point, everyone who is even relatively aware of United States politics knows the name George Santos.  The representative for the...

Active Shooter Hoax in Downtown Roanoke

Written by Hannah Guanti The reports of an active shooter at Hotel Roanoke, have been confirmed to be false, with no threat to the city....

Passing of First Lady Rosalynn Carter

Written by Hannah Guanti Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, passed away at age ninety-six on November 19, at her residence in Georgia. The wife of...

Christmas Parade Hitting Salem Streets

Written by Hannah Guanti The 66th Annual Salem Christmas Parade returns tonight, presented by the Kiwanis Club of Salem, filling the town with festive lights,...

Worst Mass Shooting in Maine’s History

Written by Hannah Guanti Last week, an Army reservist killed eighteen people and injured more during a mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine. Noting the worst...

Inauguration Day on Campus

Written by Hannah Guanti On October 27, Roanoke College hosted an event that has only occurred eleven other times in the college’s 181 years, inaugurating...

Interview with Dr. Willingham on the Israeli-Palestine War

Written by Mikaela Gantz Dr. Willingham is an associate professor and chair of the history department at Roanoke College. He is a beloved, well-known, and...

Shushok Post Inauguration Interview

Written by Mateo J. Biggs Q: How did you feel about the inauguration itself? President Frank Shushok: “It’s always one of those things to think...

New Indictment in Tupac Murder Case

Written by Hannah Guanti  A Las Vegas grand jury has made an indictment on Friday in relation to the 1996 murder case of Tupac Shakur....

World Cup Comes to Florida

Written by Mihdi Agbaw ​Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the international governing body of  football, is transferring at least 100 jobs from its headquarters in...

The Legacy of Dianne Feinstein

Written by Mikaela Gantz California Senator Dianne Feinstein died Thursday night in her Washington D.C. home at 90 years old. During her 20 years in...

iOS 17 is finally here!

On Monday, Apple rolled out its latest software update, iOS 17 introducing several new features and improvements to the operating system. Apple also revealed...

The Climate Change “Agenda” is not a hoax

Written by Mikaela L. Gantz There were a lot of things said in the first republican presidential primary that didn’t make much sense. However, that's just...

On-Campus Conference Lifts Up Student Voices

by Alexis Barton For its second year, Roanoke College hosted the Virginia Conference on Race (VCR), a two-day interdisciplinary conference that examines racial issues from...

Tragedy in Nashville: A Letter From the Editor

by Alexis Barton, Editor in Chief Evelyn Diekhaus. William Kinney. Hallie Scruggs. Mike Hill. Cynthia Peak. Katherine Koonce. If you have been following the news...

Dr. Leila Hanafi on The Importance of Women’s Voices

by Hannah Guanti As we reach the end of women’s history month, it is important to showcase the stories of women worldwide. On March 27,...

The Fight for the Right to Abortion

Written by Mikaela Gantz The debate on one of America’s most divisive issues is still making the frontlines almost a year after Roe v. Wade...

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