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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.

Monica Lewinsky Talks of Shame and Humiliation

Written by Devon Mitchell In January 1998, a 24-year-old White House intern’s life was forever changed when her personal life was thrust under a media...

What in the Malarkey Happened in Iowa???

Written by Joey Slusher The Iowa Caucuses took place on Monday, February 3. The Iowa Caucuses signal the official start of primary season during a...

RC Hosts Fanchon Glover to Honor King’s Legacy

Written by Jessica Shelburne On Monday evening, a lecture was presented on campus to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr....

Leadership Roanoke Kicks Off with Emerging Leaders Summit

Written by Bradley Bommarito On Saturday, January 23, Leadership Roanoke and RC Student Activities hosted the Emerging Leaders Summit (ELS). This event was a day...

Impeachment Trial Lurches to a Shaky Start

Written by Joey Slusher American politics has recently become dominated (for good reason) by the presidential impeachment proceedings. Whatever it is people may believe about...

Hope Springs Eternal at RC

Written by Devon Mitchell On Thursday, Jan. 16, RC’s Kickin’ It Live program hosted a musical guest to help teach students about music throughout the...

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...