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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.

Campus Culture Shock

By Kristi Rolf Roanoke College is a different place in September 2021 than it was in May. During the last school year, I grew accustomed...

Living on the Dance Floor Ten Years Later

By Devon Mitchell   It’s been ten years since the iconic moms and daughters of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, took the dance stage by storm with the premiere...

Good Mythical Morning!

By Chamberlain Zulauf I’ve been waking up to that phrase since I was 11 years old. If you aren’t also a Mythical Beast, you probably...

Farewell to the Class of 2021

Written by Kristi Rolf As commencement quickly approaches, we at the Brackety-Ack are feeling especially grateful for the wonderful seniors on our staff who have...

To the Class of 2021, From RC Faculty

Written by Devon Mitchell Dear Seniors, congratulations on making it to the end! It’s been a windy, twisty, rocky kind of road but, here you...

Zach “Big Fish 2k21” Dalton

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf What is there to say about Zach Dalton that hasn’t already been written about in the Brackety-Ack? It was easy to...

Con Te Partiò

Written by Zach “Wow I Can’t Believe I Did This Bit for a Whole Year” Dalton The title is Italian for “With You, I Shall...

Kamala’s First 100 Days

Written by Devon Mitchell Kamala Harris is making history as the first female, Black American, South Asian Vice President. Not only can she hold claim...

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,...