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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.

Pandemic Winds Down, Mass Shootings Wind Back Up

Written by Joey Slusher The Pandemic has changed just about every facet of American life. From going to the store, visiting family for the holidays,...

RC Elderscholar Program Presents: Jazz History in 20 Recordings

Written by Jack Miller Last Tuesday, the March 23, Roanoke College held an event hosted by the Elderscholar Program. The event was titled Jazz History...

Asian American Hate Crimes Spike Amidst Pandemic

Written by Bradley Bommarito Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last March, the Asian American community in the U.S. has experienced a record amount...

Morehead Award Essay Nears Submission Deadline

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College’s Morehead Award submission deadline is coming up! The essay contest is due March 15 by noon. The Morehead award...

The Fight for the Right to Vote

Written by Joey Slusher This past November’s election was defined by a few unexpected states. The Senate and the Presidency were delivered in large part...

Cyber Event Pt. II: The Students

Written by Devon Mitchell The Roanoke College Cyber Event, which took place in mid-December and is ongoing, was a frustrating experience not only for students...

RC Offers New Virtual Healthcare Service

Written by Bradley Bommarito Students this semester may have noticed that RC has partnered with TimelyMD to offer additional healthcare services that will supplement increased...

Ephemeral Tranquility Debuts in RC’s Olin Gallery

Written by Jack Miller Beginning February 15, Olin Hall has unveiled a new collection of work by various artists, including Kyra Hinton, Kate Shortridge, Amy...

Biden’s One Hundred Days of Challenges

Written by Joey Slusher Since Franklin Roosevelt, the President’s first one hundred days have become a period for the new President to introduce their cabinet...

RC Hosts Virtual International Film Festival

Written by Bradley Bommarito From February 17 through 26, Roanoke College’s Department of Modern Languages hosted its Third Annual International Film Festival (IFF) virtually. These...

An Evening with Yusef Salaam

Written by Devon Mitchell On Tuesday, February 23, Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Central Park Five spoke to the Roanoke College community answering questions from...

Roanoke Experiences “Cyber Event”

Written by Devon Mitchell On Tuesday, December 15, the Roanoke community received an email from the college informing them, Roanoke experienced a ‘cyber event’. Students,...

Student Debt Cancellation Hangs in Limbo

Written by Joey Slusher Our generation, Gen Z, is the most educated generation in American history. In 2019, there were some 19.9 million people enrolled...

Welcome Back: What’s New?

Written by Jack Miller Welcome back Maroons! Many exciting changes have happened on campus since our extended winter break. Many of which include added fun...

Announcements on Title IX Investigations

Written by Devon Mitchell This past Tuesday, on November 17th, the report from the Title IX investigation was released. Following a Roanoke College alum’s public...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Comes to Roanoke

Written by Devon Mitchell On Tuesday, November 10th, Roanoke College students had the opportunity to talk to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Hosted by the...

RC Breaks Silence on Title IX Investigation

Written by Kaelyn Spickler In recent weeks, students grew impatient on receiving an update from Roanoke College regarding the investigation of the Title IX case...

Roanoke Eases up on Covid-19

Written by Jack Miller As of last weekend, students woke up to hear that the college had reached zero positive cases on-campus. This is following...

The 2020 Presidential Election (As of the Afternoon of November 4th)

Written by Joey Slusher Tuesday November 3rd marked the culmination of a long-fought campaign by incumbent, President Donald Trump and the challenger, the former Vice...

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...