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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.

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...

Visiting IT Professor Talks Machine Learning

Written by Robby Mangum On April 10, Dr. Caleb Bradberry, assistant professor of Information Technology at Radford University, hosted an MSCP conversation about the ethics...

Top 10 RC Moments of the 2018-2019 Year

Written by Kaelyn Spickler Flood in October The talk of Hurricane Florence making her appearance on the East Coast scared many, but the effects of...

Notre Dame de Paris Goes Up in Flames

Written by Emma Grosskopf A massive fire shook the Ile de La Cité on Monday when the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris went up...

Alumni Weekend Offers Opportunities for Reconnection, Rejoice

Written by Brice Hall Alumni Weekend 2019 kicks off on Thursday, April 4, with an Alumni Career Fair that could help modern fledgling Maroons get...

RC Alum, English Prof. Talks Love, Shares Her Book

Written by Robby Mangum Roanoke College alumna Mandy Len Catron spoke to students about her book How to Fall in Love with Anyone on...

Distinguished Presidential Historian, Author Visits RC

Written by Bradley Bommarito On Thursday, March 28, writer and journalist Jon Meacham visited Roanoke College as a guest speaker in the Henry H. Fowler...

L.A. Rapper Murdered Suddenly in Gang Shooting

Written by Shamira James Rapper Ermias Asghedom, known professionally as Nipsey Hussle, was gunned down in front of his Los Angeles store, Marathon Clothing, this...

Riverfest Promises Food, Fun, Music for a Good Cause

Written by Bradley Bommarito Next month, RC students, staff, and faculty as well as local community members will have the opportunity to get food and...

RC Celebrates International Women’s Day

Written by Emily Leclerc On Tuesday, March 12, Roanoke College hosted a luncheon and forum about women’s sexuality around the globe. “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was...

RC’s Model Arab League Earns Distinctions at Regional Conference

Written by Jordan Hanson Last weekend, Roanoke College’s Model Arab League attended the South Eastern Regional Model Arab League (SERMAL) conference in Spartanburg, SC. SERMAL...

RC Alum Explores the Evolution of Schizophrenia

Written by Robby Mangum On Feb. 11, Dr. Cullen Truett, an RC alum and psychiatry resident at the University of Virginia’s Department of Psychiatry and...

RC Public Affairs Department Professors Discuss Federalism

Written by Hunter Haskins Dr. Justin Garrison, assistant professor, and Dr. Bryan Parsons, associate professor, of the RC Public Affairs Department helmed the provocatively-named “Is...