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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.

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...

Steve Keene Brings Truckload of Art

Article by Emma Grosskopf On Friday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m., the Olin Gallery was bustling with over 200 people who were there to admire...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Hollins and Roanoke Students to Run 5K for Hurricane Victims

Article by David Hall Community members will join students from Roanoke College and Hollins University to participate in a 5K this Saturday to benefit victims...

Cassullo Announces Million Dollar Donation to Roanoke Arts

Written by David Hall   A collection of work that spans time and genre and includes greats like Andy Warhol surrounded a crowd of trustees of...

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...

What’s Happening? Roanoke Celebrates 500th Reformation Anniversary

Written by Bradley Bommarito Roanoke College celebrated the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation with a bang, reenacting Martin Luther’s posting of...

Events Shed Light on Monterey Slave Quarters

Written by Emma Sliwinski A national expert on the history of slavery, a slave food specialist and a professional storyteller all are visiting Roanoke College...

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...

RC Basketball Teams Head-to-Head in Family Feud Face-Off

Written by Shamira James The men and women of the RC basketball program had a family-oriented approach to get the students and faculty riled up...

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...

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...

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...

McGill, RC honor those “Behind the Big House”

Written by Emily Searles In an effort to provide agency for those enslaved who served the Monterey house, Roanoke college brought Joseph McGill, a public...

RC Theatre Presents Comedy “Scapin”

Written by Emma Grosskopf and Shamira James The auditorium in Olin Hall was transformed into 17th century Paris for the RC Theatre production of “The...