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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.

Take Back the Night Offers Support and Hope

Written by Lorin Brice Hall On Thursday, Nov. 7, the Roanoke College Health Education Awareness Team (HEAT) and Student Health and Counseling hosted their annual...

RC Hosts Esteemed Indian Director, Producer

Written by Robby Mangum On Oct. 29, RC film buffs got a chance to eat dinner with Pankaj Rishi Kumar, an award-winning director, producer, and...

Blue Wave Rising: Virginia Goes to the Democrats

Written by Joey Slusher Virginia, along with a number of states including Kentucky and Mississippi, held state and local elections last Tuesday. This election was...

RC Theatre Department Presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Written by Kaelyn Spickler The Roanoke College Theatre Department’s hard work over these last few months will soon pay off, with opening night of their...

Health Alert: Flu Season Threatens Health and Wellness

Written by Bradley Bommarito While many of us returned from fall break feeling refreshed and prepared to take on the remainder of the semester, others...

Retired RC Professor and Local Artist Showcases Unique Art

Written by Jack Miller Two weeks ago, retired Roanoke College John P. Fishwick Professor of English Dr. Robert Schultz returned to campus to lead a...

RC and Local Areas Offer a Variety of Halloween Fun

Written by Bradley Bommarito Halloween is coming up fast, falling on next Thursday, Oct. 31 this year. For those eager to start celebrating “Spoopy Szn,”...

Carilion CEO Talks Ethics in Leadership

Written by Brice Hall On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Ms. Nancy Agee delivered a presentation titled “Ethics in Professional Lives” in the Wortmann Ballroom at 7:30...

Across the Aisle: Who is Elizabeth Warren?

Written by Joey Slusher Elizabeth Warren has roots in a low-income, working class family in Oklahoma. She pushed herself through school and ended up becoming...

Father of Supply Side Economics Talks Taxes at RC

Written by Robby Mangum On Thursday, Sep. 26, economist and author Dr. Art Laffer visited Roanoke College to start a dialogue about the present state...

Water Under the Bridge: Monks Spread Sand and Love

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College recently enjoyed the privilege of hosting a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Southern...

RC Launches New Digital Literacy Program

Written by Bradley Bommarito Immediately following fall break, RC will be launching the initial course in its inaugural Digital Literacy and Applications Credential program. The...

Constitutional Scholar Says Legal Accountability is in Short Supply

Written by Bradley Bommarito Last Tuesday marked the 14-year anniversary of the U.S. Constitution Day, a federal holiday during which public schools and government offices...

Across the Aisle: Who is Bernie Sanders?

Written by Joey Slusher Bernie Sanders has become a modern household name. He is synonymous with concepts like free college, universal healthcare, and democratic socialism-...

Olin Unveils Exhibit

Written by Jack Miller Last Friday, the Olin Gallery unveiled two new exhibits: the calm and tranquil Still(ness) by Roanoke alumnus Duane Cregger, as well...

Across the Aisle: the 2020 Primaries So Far

Written by Joey Slusher 2019 marked President Trump’s third year in office. So far the Trump administration has been marked by a number of controversies...

RC CLEI Promotes More Than Entrepreneurship

Written by Bradley Bommarito Last Tuesday, the Roanoke College Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Innovation launched its Fall 2019 speaker series. Dr. Hal Irvin, the...

RC Students Explore Clubs and Activities

Written by Robby Mangum On Friday, August 30, Roanoke College held its biyearly activities fair. Representatives from every type of on-campus organization (including Greek life,...

RC Upgrades the Student Experience

Written by Bradley Bommarito There’s no doubt that the summer is an exciting time for students. For four months out of the year, we have...

RC Students Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

Written by Emily Leclerc April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is a yearly campaign organized to raise awareness about sexual violence and...