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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.

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...

Resurrecting the Democrats Chances in Texas and Georgia

Written by Joey Slasher For around thirty years Texas and Georgia have been securely Republican states when it comes to presidential elections. In Texas, the...

Maroon Unity in Practice

Written by Devon “One of the MCs for this Event” Mitchell Next week, the Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting their annual Unity Week. Especially...

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Written by Zach “Ghostbusters!” Dalton Nothing says spooky like going to the most haunted spot on Roanoke’s campus. On a weekend in September Dr. Carter’s...

Fall Arrives on Campus

Written by The Ghost of Jack Miller As Fall begins and the days get colder here on campus, the college traditionally holds a ton of...

The Supreme Court: What’s at Stake?

Written by Joey Slusher In a follow to the last edition of Across the Aisle, we’ll take another deep dive into what is really at...

Donald Trump Contracts Covid-19

Written by Jack Miller On Friday morning via Twitter, Donald Trump announced that he had contacted Covid-19 saying: “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for...

Roanoke Opens New Eatery Along Main Street

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College has filled the empty lot that used to be student-loved smoothie stop Fruitions. The College has been making arrangements...

National Changes to Title IX

Written by Devon Mitchell In May the US Department of Education released new regulations on how to handle sexual assault on campuses under Title IX....