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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.

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...

Pres Ball is Back!

by Devon Mitchell  The 14th annual President’s Ball is this Saturday, March 19th. After a two-year hiatus, students are excited to get back to the...

Graduation Draws Near for Class of ’22

by Jack Miller   As March continues and graduation gets closer and closer, Roanoke is excited to announce that the Final 50 Days celebration is planned...

Ukranians Stall Putin’s Progress

by Edgard Lacayo Putin’s invasion has been slowed down over the past weeks and the war has begun to become static. The feared Russian 40-mile-long...

Protestors at the White House Demand Sanctions on Russia

Devon Mitchell Hundreds of people gathered in front of the White House this Thursday calling on President Biden to take a tougher stance on Russia,...

Florida Legislation Causes Uproar

by Alexis Barton  Recently in Florida, the Parental Rights in Education bill has created uproar on the state and nationwide levels. The bill, also referred...

Judge Leans on Precedent in Libel Case

by Jack Miller Sarah Palin recently appeared in court in Manhattan for a hearing following Palin’s lawsuit against the New York Times for libeling her...

Black History Month Kicks Off at RC

by Alexis Barton February marks the start of Black History Month, a time where our entire community can come together to honor the contributions and...

Shootings Shock Virginia Campuses

by Edgard Lacayo Two recent shootings near or on college campuses have shaken both the local communities and the nation. Both shootings occurred at or...