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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.

The Fight for DC Statehood

Written by Joey Slusher Since 1949, with the admission of Alaska and Hawaii to the union, the United States has had a nice and even...

Student Government Sponsors Resolution to Remove Confederate Statue Outside of West Hall

Written by Devon Mitchell From April 26 to the 30, students from the Student Government Association (SGA) sat outside of the Colket Center asking students...

Student Organizations Lead Healing Circle After Derek Chauvin Verdict

Written by Devon Mitchell On Thursday, May 29, student led organizations led a healing circle to discuss the social implications of the Derek Chauvin verdict...

End of Year Olin Exhibit Showcases Students’ Premier Artwork

Written by Jack Miller Starting earlier this month, on Monday, May 3, the college has opened their final art installation of the year. This installation,...

RC Hosts Alumni Weekend 2021

Written by Jack Miller Last weekend, Roanoke College hosted its annual Alumni Weekend. Due to Covid-19 restrictions throughout the state, the college hosted many virtual...

OMA Honors Students, Faculty, and Staff

Written by Devon Mitchell On Friday, April 16, the Roanoke College Office of Multicultural Affairs  (OMA) honored students, faculty, and staff, and alumni for their...

Saying Cheers to Prince Philip

Written by Devon Mitchell On Friday, April 9, Prince Philip, the husband of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, died. On Saturday, April 17, the royal...

Alumni Panel Honors Fulbright Program Participants

Written by Bradley Bommarito On Saturday, April 17, RC’s Office of Alumni and Family Relations hosted an interactive panel about RC student experiences with the...

The Trial of Derek Chauvin So Far

Written by Joey Slusher 2020 was a year full of turmoil. So much so that many of us forget particular headlines and moments which, in...

Roanoke Honors the Slave Labor that Built the College

Written by Devon Mitchell On Thursday, April 8, Roanoke College unveiled two plaques on the front of the Administration building honoring the slave labor that...

RC Launches Program for First Generation College Students

Written by Bradley Bommarito Halfway through the Spring 2021 semester, Roanoke College has launched a groundbreaking program to help RC’s first-generation college students become acclimated...

MCSP Presents: Order Out of Chaos by Dr. Linda Reichl

Written by Jack Miller Last Tuesday, April 6, Roanoke College hosted a conversational event within the the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Conversation...

Alumni Panel Discusses Careers in Law Enforcement

Written by Devon Mitchell On Tuesday, March 23, seven alumni from Roanoke College’s Public Affairs Department spoke to students about their careers in law enforcement...

Pandemic Winds Down, Mass Shootings Wind Back Up

Written by Joey Slusher The Pandemic has changed just about every facet of American life. From going to the store, visiting family for the holidays,...

RC Elderscholar Program Presents: Jazz History in 20 Recordings

Written by Jack Miller Last Tuesday, the March 23, Roanoke College held an event hosted by the Elderscholar Program. The event was titled Jazz History...

Asian American Hate Crimes Spike Amidst Pandemic

Written by Bradley Bommarito Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last March, the Asian American community in the U.S. has experienced a record amount...

Morehead Award Essay Nears Submission Deadline

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College’s Morehead Award submission deadline is coming up! The essay contest is due March 15 by noon. The Morehead award...

The Fight for the Right to Vote

Written by Joey Slusher This past November’s election was defined by a few unexpected states. The Senate and the Presidency were delivered in large part...

Cyber Event Pt. II: The Students

Written by Devon Mitchell The Roanoke College Cyber Event, which took place in mid-December and is ongoing, was a frustrating experience not only for students...

RC Offers New Virtual Healthcare Service

Written by Bradley Bommarito Students this semester may have noticed that RC has partnered with TimelyMD to offer additional healthcare services that will supplement increased...