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This page offers articles of a humorous nature, opinion pieces, social and political commentaries, and even rants. If you're down for a laugh or hear a side this is the page to go to.

COVID-19,20,21….

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf It has been well over a year since COVID-19 first appeared in the United States. Since then, our country has gone...

Gen Z: What the Hell are You Saying?

Written by Zach “Is ‘Yeet’ Still Cool?” Dalton  Every generation has some sort of hip lingo that they often time use at nauseum. For our...

My Job is Super Cool and I Love It

Written by Jasey “Bring Out the Guillotines” Roberts For those that don’t know, when I’m not disappointing my parents, I am usually working in a...

The Need for Support

Written by Kristi Rolf Earlier this semester, I wrote about the state of the campus community as we approached the midway point in another semester...

The Harder They Paul the Harder They Fall

Written by Chamberlain "Zach is Wrong" Zulauf Tom Brady, Kevin Durant, Neymar… Jake Paul. No one wants to hear it, but these four legends have...

Vaccinated & Opinionated

Written by Kristi Rolf Today, one of the most popular topics on the internet is the vaccines for COVID-19 that are currently being distributed in...

Jake Paul: The Little Boxer that Could

Written by Zach “Chamberlain is Wrong” Dalton  On Saturday, April 17 a circus of a boxing match happened between the notorious Jake Paul and not...

Pelosi Talks of “Sacrifice”

Written by Devon Mitchell The trial of the Minneapolis police officer who suffocated and killed an unarmed black man back in May 2020 came to...

Vaccination Disappointments

Written by Devon Mitchell In case you didn’t hear, Virginia has moved into phase 1c of their vaccination program. This means employees of higher education...

Three Poems

Written by Jasey Roberts Text from My Mother, 3:09pm Can you run Roomba and make sure she gets under the bed where the dust collects, and I cannot reach?...

Hammock Hotspots

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf It’s warming up, and just like a bear in the springtime, Roanoke College is showing signs of life after a cold,...

News at the Speed of Social Media

Written by Kristi Rolf I’m not great at following the news. Compared to some of my friends, who regularly read and listen to news outlets,...

A Hell of a Week for Lil Nas X

Written by Zach Dalton   Rapper Lil Nas X released his newest single, “MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)” on March 26th. The film Call Me...

The 21st Century Bob Dylan

Written by Devon Mitchell I was faced with an interesting question that I have been deeply pondering since asked. The question being, is Taylor Swift...

March Madness: Is It Really Important?

Written by Chamberlain "Zach Dalton" Zulauf Let me start by saying this: that title is bogus. This is a continuation of my series of crusades...

Meditation Might Just Be Vital

Written by Jasey Roberts Last semester, I took a meditation class with Dr. Dane Hilton. My preconception of the practice was Adam, my annoyingly well-put-together...

Remembering Women in Psychology

Written by Kristi Rolf Two years ago, I took a psychology class that first ignited my passion for the topic. In this intro-level class, I...

Repost Media Informs Millions

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf Asian American hate was undeniably real on March 16th with the targeted massacre of 8 people (mostly of Asian American descent) at...

Spring Without a Break

Written by Kristi Rolf One year ago, the Roanoke College community was reeling from the difficult decision made to transition to online-learning as the COVID-19...

Daylight Savings > St. Patty’s Day

Written by Chamberlain "I Got Seasonal Depression" Zulauf Where will you be at 2 a.m. on Mar. 14?  Most Maroons will probably be asleep. What...