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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.

COVEY Launches at RC

Article by Emma Grosskopf Kyle and Edwin Foster seem like your typical college grads, out in the real world, trying to make it on their...

SGA President Ousted in Nonviolent Bloodless Coup

Written by Joe Krzyston In a turn of events widely expected for quite some time, SGA President Leah Weinstein has been ousted in a bloodless...

RC Reckons with its own Confederate Monument

Article written by Paige Stewart St. a Confederate soldier stands atop a stone pedestal. He faces due south, towards home, with a rifle at his...

Theatre Roanoke College’s Winter Production Captivates Audiences

Written by Bradley Bommarito On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Theatre Roanoke College’s winter production, “The Shape of Things,” premiered in Olin Theater.  The play ran through...

Quantico Marine Corps Band Returns to Roanoke

Article by Sarah Joseph As the Quantico Marine Corps band walked into the Cregger Center gymnasium those who served were apparent. They sat a little...

Olivia Kitt and Others Elected President in Campus Election

Written by David Hall In an online election, 441 students cast votes for positions that varies from class representatives to an executive board consisting of...

Jackson: ‘Every Vote Matters’

Article by David Hall Reverend Jesse Jackson, major civil rights leader and former presidential candidate, spoke at Roanoke College in a town hall event sponsored...

New support groups offered for students facing common challenges

Article by Paige Stewart The student health and counseling services office at Roanoke College is launching a series of support group sessions to address a variety...

Res Life Makes Multiple Improvements

Article Written by Paige Stewart Roanoke College students returned to campus this August to find many improvements to their residence halls, from new furniture and...

Former Senator Preaches Cooperation

Written by David Hall Kelly Ayotte, former senator from New Hampshire and noted bipartisan, spoke to a plurality of students, faculty and members of the...

RC Dems Hosts VA Delegate Candidates

Article by Leilani Doneux For Democrats all over the United States, the months since the 2016 presidential election have been an imperfect storm: branding, party goals...

Stress Levels Rise as Finals Week Approaches

Bradley Bommarito As the fall semester comes to an end next Friday, students are faced with a seemingly endless amount of papers to finish, projects...

Brown Hen Shutters Its Doors

Article by Beth Janes The Brown Hen, a polpular breakfast and lunch spot located on the corner of College Avenue and Main Street in downtown Salem,...

RC Quiz Bowl Teams Buzz their way to Tournament

Written by Bradley Bommarito Two teams from RC’s Quiz Bowl club recently competed in a sectional championship tournament in North Carolina. “This past weekend, we represented...

Getting Behind? Get Help.

Article Written by Emma Grosskopf All of us, at one point or another, have looked at a professor like they’ve grown another head. All of us,...

RC Pol. Polls Show Tight Gov Race

Article by David Hall Virginia’s race for governor, which has received national attention for its usefulness as a barometer for national sentiment, is still close...

Whiplash, Nausea

Written by Joe Krzyston The scene at Health Services this Thursday was frantic, with folks of all stripes clamoring for assistance. Athletes, Greeks and decent...

Former Senator to Speak on Campus

Article by Emma Grosskopf Kelly Ayotte, former U.S senator of New Hampshire, will speak in Roanoke’s Bast Center on Monday, Oct. 30 at an event...

Over the Hill: Unauthorized Vehicle Drives onto Campus, Gets Stuck

Written by Bradley Bommarito At around 10:27 p.m. on the cold winter night of January 21, RC Campus Safety received reports from students that a...

Olin Exhibits Highlight Thought-Provoking Art

Written by Madalyn Chapman Two new exhibitions are being displayed at the Olin Galleries: a small portion of the “We Are All Homeless” series by...