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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 Alumnus Daniel Ayers to Return in Style

Written by David Hall Recent Roanoke College alumnus Daniel Osborne, also known by his stage name as Daniel Ayers, spent four years making a name...

Roanotes Sound Off in Regional A Cappella Contest

Written by Bradley Bommarito Eleven of Roanoke College’s most talented vocalists competed in the Mid-Atlantic qualifier round of the Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate...

Baseball Throws Opening Pitch With WRKE Jeopardy

Written by Shamira James RC sports are synonymous with many things: athletes, fun, fans and competition, but more recently, sports teams are known for their...

New Honors Executives Board Brings New Ideas to the Table

Written by Bradley Bommarito Last month, students in the RC Honors Program came together as part of the annual General Assembly to elect new leaders...

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...

Contest Now Accepting Applications

Written by Bradley Bommarito From now until Feb. 2, students have the opportunity to submit an idea for Roanoke College’s Shark Tank themed business competition....

Paper Blooms Project Blossoms in Olin

Written by Jessica Shelburne Olin Gallery director Talia Logan said that she wants to incorporate art into the community, and the community into art. The...

Roanoke Women March Downtown with Force, Power and Resistance

Written by David Hall The night before Saturday’s Roanoke’s Women’s March, Freshmen Ava McCartin and her roommate Zoe Manoukian were fraught over what kind of...

RC Buzzes With Excitement as Amanda Knox Shares Story

Written by Bradley Bommarito A harrowing story of murder, police misconduct, and false imprisonment that has captivated millions was shared with an auditorium of Roanoke...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...