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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...

Royal Watch: Harry and Meghan Tell All

Written by Devon "Duchess of Devonshire" Mitchell For those of you who do not know, I have an unhealthy obsession with the British Monarchy. So,...

St. Patrick’s Day: It’s Not Just for Drinking Anymore

Written by Zach “I Got Irish Heritage” Dalton Well, well, well… here we are yet again, dear reader. Just you, me and a holiday fallen...

Spoiler-Free TV Recommendation: “Twin Peaks”

Written by Jasey Roberts The original “Twin Peaks” (currently streaming on Netflix) was created by TV writer Mark Frost and all-around madman David Lynch. The...

Let’s Get Ce-REAL

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf My roommate and I do a lot together: we watch TV shows (last semester it was Breaking Bad and this semester...

Album Corner: “Rest Without Regrets…”

Written by Zach “Definitely Not a Music Major” Dalton You might remember a few issues back, I wrote an album review on Joji’s “Nectar.” Well,...

A Fresh Perspective on a Classic Romance

Written by Kristi Rolf I’ve never been one to re-read books. The fact that I will never be able to read every great book that...

Este, Danielle, Alana, and Taylor (Swift) Haim

Written by Devon "The Other Long-Lost Haim Sister" Mitchell In case you didn’t know, HAIM, the iconic sister indie rock/pop trio, released a version of...

Valentine’s Day Needs a Rebrand

Written by Kristi Rolf Just when we thought the holidays were over, February brings another celebration saturated with whimsical traditions and consumeristic fever. Valentine’s Day...

The Chiefs Learn Why They Shouldn’t Bet Against Tom Brady

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf Okay, Tom Brady is the GOAT. Come on. After winning last Sunday’s Super Bowl LV (55), Tom single-handedly has more Super...

Biden’s First 100 Days

Written by Devon Mitchell 46th President Joe Biden has made a lot of promises to the American people, hoping to curb COVID-19 spread, return to...

Another Modest Holiday Proposal

Written by Zach "Huge Discounts on the 15th" Dalton Well, here we are. Another semester, another issue and another holiday on the horizon. Let’s talk...

A Little Spring in Your Semester

Written by Zach “We’re Almost There” Dalton The Fall Semester is coming to an end. I have mentioned it before and I’ll mention it again,...

Lyrical Deep Dive: Picture of My Dress

Written by Devon Mitchell Recently a new band has come across my desk. The Mountain Goats, an indie rock/folk band first formed in the early...