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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 Student Unveils Video Game History Exhibit

Written by Robby Mangum What could be cooler than playing video games and learning? Not much. From November 18-22, an interactive exhibit on history through...

Students Compete in Salem Civic Challenge

Written by Jack Miller On Saturday, Nov. 23, Roanoke College hosted the 2nd annual Salem Civic Challenge. This event was a collaboration among the city...

RC Students Thank Faculty & Staff

Written by Bradley Bommarito In a new and creative way of expressing gratitude during the Thanksgiving season, Rooney’s Brews in Fintel Library unveiled “The Giving...

Candidates Enter and Exit the 2020 Race

Written by Joey Slusher The race for the Democratic nomination has seen major changes this week as the field continues to change and poll numbers...

Students, Faculty Observe November Mercury Transit

Written by Bradley Bommarito On Monday, Nov. 11, the planet Mercury traveled in front of the Sun, resulting in an astronomy event referred to as...

Visiting Theologian Reconciles Christianity with Cosmology

By Jack Miller and Brice Hall On Monday, Nov. 18, RC hosted contemporary Lutheran theologian Dr. Olli-Pekka Vainio of the University of Helsinki for a...

Fowler Lecture Promotes Civil Discourse

Written by Bradley Bommarito On Tuesday, Nov. 12, RC hosted the Henry H. Fowler Distinguished Public Speaker Program’s 2019 program, which was titled, “Can We...

Candidates Clash, Come Together at the 5th Democratic Debate

Written by Joey Slusher On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the top ten candidates seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for President gathered in Atlanta and took to...

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...