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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.

Key Race Spotlight: Arizona

by Mikaela Gantz With just under two weeks remaining until election day, November 8th, there are many very competitive races across the country to keep...

Virginia Students Walk Out in Protest of Youngkin Policy

by Mikaela Gantz Governor Glenn Youngkin is pushing for new school board policies that would reverse major protections for transgender students. The policy reversal outlined...

Students Meet with Delegate As Healthcare Bill Heads to Richmond

by Alexis Barton On September 30, Roanoke students Lily Harmison and Tim Hofstaetter had the opportunity to meet with a legislative champion in preparation for...

Unions and Corporations Clash on the Rails

by Alexis Barton Early in September, unions of railroad workers across the country came close to an all-out strike. The issue at hand for many...

Family Weekend 2022

by Mikaela Gantz Family Weekend 2022 is quickly approaching. This exciting weekend brings plenty of events for students and their families to attend. For families...

Graham’s Abortion Bill Reveals GOP Agenda

by Mikaela Gantz Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, announced a new 15-week abortion ban bill during a recent press conference on Capitol...

Biden Claims End to Covid

by Alexis Barton In a recent interview, President Joe Biden stated simply that the COVID-19 pandemic has come to an end in the United States....

Democracy Needs Voters

by Mikaela Gantz Though it may not seem like it, the 2022 midterm elections are right around the corner. All 435 seats in the House...

Queen Elizabeth II Passes Away at 96

by Alexis Barton On September 8, the Buckingham Palace placed a heartbreaking announcement on its gates, which read, “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this...

Class of 2026 Settling In

by Alexis Barton On August 27, Roanoke’s new class of freshmen officially moved to campus to start their new academic journey. Hailing from many different...

“PowHERFul” Alumna Making A Difference Across Virginia

by Alexis Barton Recent graduate Katherine Clatterbuck ‘22 devoted much of her time at Roanoke to studying the effects of representation and the influence of...

The Return of Alumni Weekend

by Jack Miller ‘22 April 22-24 marks the return of Roanoke College’s Alumni Weekend. This Alumni Weekend will be President Maxey’s last and will include...

The Maxey Legacy

by Devon Mitchell For 37 years, President Michael C. Maxey has served the Roanoke community in various roles, and in that time he has imprinted...

Decades of Dedication from Retiring Faculty

 by Alexis Barton With a combined 75+ years of service to the College, three distinguished faculty are joining the Class of 2022 as quasi-graduates. Dr....

Honoring Madeleine Albright

by Devon Mitchell  Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State, passed away on March 23. During her 84 years of life, Secretary Albright paved...

NATO Talks Aid and Sanctions

by Edgard Lacayo It has been a little over a month since Russia has invaded Ukraine. They have made some gains, but have not achieved...

College Names 12th President

by Alexis Barton Last semester, President Michael Maxey announced that after 35 years of service to the College, he would be retiring in the summer...

Hearing the Case for Historic SCOTUS Nominee

by Jack Miller On Friday, February 25, President Joe Biden announced his nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court. Jackson would be...

Students and Faculty Work to Destigmatize Menstruation

by Alexis Barton Dr. Carrie Murawski and Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris are working in collaboration with their INQ 120 students to raise awareness for period poverty...

SHRM Newsletter

courtesy of Indeya Paige On Thursday, February 17th the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Student Chapter of Roanoke College hosted the Professional SHRM Chapter...