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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.

Tragedy Strikes at Astroworld

Written by Jack Miller Last weekend, the Astroworld Festival was held in Houston’s NRG Park. The music festival was showcasing many popular musicians and was...

The PLACE Helps Students Find Their Place

By Devon Mitchell Roanoke’s Career Services is going through big changes, beginning with its name change. Helping students find Purpose, Life, and Career Exploration is...

Coach Ken Carter on Leadership and Accountability On and Off the Court.

Written by Edgard Lacayo As part of its speaker series, Pi Lambda Phi invited Coach Ken Carter to give a talk on leadership and accountability...

Student Government Heads Clothing Drive Contest

Written by Devon Mitchell Fifteen student organizations competed in a clothing drive contest sponsored by the Student Government Association the weeks before fall break. Clothing...

RC Community Remembers James Buriak

Written by Alexis Barton On August 31st, Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class James Buriak tragically passed away in a helicopter crash off the coast of...

Gabby Petito Investigation Sparks Conversation About DV

Written by Jack Miller Over recent weeks, particularly over social media, hashtags like #justiceforgabby or #whereisgabby began cropping up as a peculiar case started to...

Roanoke Marches Against Reproductive Injustice

Written by Devon Mitchell On Saturday, October 2nd, more than 600 marchers took to the streets of Roanoke amid worries of the recent abortion laws...

Family Weekend Returns to Roanoke!

Written by Jack Miller Family weekend is back at Roanoke! After a year in which in-person events had been sadly limited due to the spread...

Roanoke College students & the German federal election

Written by Edgard Lacayo On September 21st Roanoke College held a panel discussion on the 2021 German federal election. It was held in the Wortman...

The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

Jack Miller This past Thursday, the College was visited by Dr. Sylvester A. Johnson, the assistant vice provost for the humanities and founding director of...

North Korea’s Display of Nuclear Capability

Edgard Lacayo   This past Wednesday, North Korea launched two missiles from a train-based launch pad. South Korea responded three hours later by launching its own...

Roanoke “Resets” Tuition

Devon Mitchell On September 15th, Roanoke College made the announcement that they would be “resetting” the price of tuition for Fall 2022. At a reduction...

President Maxey Set to Retire In August

Alexis Barton In an email sent out to the College community on Thursday, September 23rd, Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey announced that he would...

New Spiritual Programming on Campus

Written by Alexis Barton   Following a year of social distancing and too many Zoom meetings to count, both new and returning students at Roanoke are...

Maroons Hopeful for Healthy School Year

Written by Jack Miller As students return to campus, and in-person activities begin to resume after a year of remote activities, Roanoke College continues to...

A New Semester for SGA

Written by Devon Mitchell   The Student Government Association Senate is back in session after the summer recess. The Senate meets Thursday, September 9th to welcome...

Congratulations to the Retiring Class of 2021

Written by Devon Mitchell As the Roanoke College Class of 2021 moves their tassels to the left side of their cap, some of their beloved...

Roanoke College Recognizes Seniors with Department Awards

Written by Jack Miller As the end of this school year wraps up and our Class of 2021seniors get ready for graduation, RC’s many departments...

RC Unveils Class of 2021 Commencement Plans

Written by Bradley Bommarito Though graduation is typically held each spring on Roanoke College’s breathtaking front quad, commencement plans for this year include a few...

RC’s Most Memorable Spring 2021 Events

Written by Bradley Bommarito Since the explosion of the pandemic across the globe in early 2020, the past year and a half of our lives...