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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.

RC Rock Actually Just Golf Ball Covered in Paint

Joe Krzyston Section Editor One night shortly before break, Dear old Roanoke’s Underground Network for Knowledge and Sedition (DRUNKS, for short) tore a sheet of paint...

Horan Concert Worth the Rainy Wait

Written by Jordan Hanson When my roommate asked me if I wanted to go to a Niall Horan concert with her, I had no idea...

Avoid Hallmate Hookups

Written by Emma Grosskopf When you put a bunch of 20-something year olds together on a small campus, you’re going to have some tension. Sexual...

Let’s Say Something

  Written by Emma Grosskopf On a campus as small as ours, rumors spread like the plague, and it’s hard to gauge their source or their...

Editor Fired for Gross Incompetance

Written by Joe Krzyston Effective next issue, David Hall, longtime editor of the Roanoke College Brackety-Ack, will be fired from the paper for reasons related...
2018 in balloons

New Year Evolutions

Written by Isaac Davis 2018 is the year I’m: losing weight, learning French, working harder, getting better, running faster, saving this, sorting that, starting a...

Stakes Not High Enough in Intro Fiction Story

Written by Joe Krzyston The uneasiness was palpable in a Miller Hall classroom today as Bailey Mann’s short story was analyzed and picked apart for...

California Dreaming in a Southern State of Mind

Written by Leilani Doneux To admit that I was afraid, I would also have to admit that when I committed to Roanoke College, at a...

Alone in the Laundry: Why We’re Eating Soap

Written by Joe Krzyston According to the Washington Post, the first two weeks of 2018 saw thirty-seven teenagers call poison control because they intentionally consumed...

Black History Month: Third Time’s The Charm

Written by Shamira James Though it only lasts for one day, people associate the entire month of February with Valentine’s Day. While I love walking...

Enthusiastic Pledge Defaces Fintel

Written Joe Krzyston Consumed with discernable purpose for the first time in his entire life, one freshman is on a mission to carve the letters...

Miller Hall Smokers Persevere Through Wind and Rain

Written by Joe Krzyston It’s been a rainy week here at Roanoke College, and many of us stuck closely to the shelter of buildings, venturing...

Students Fondly Remember Nudity in Commons

Written by Elizabeth Janes Jan. 31, 2018 is a day that will live on in Roanoke College History. On Wednesday night around 7:30 p.m., student...

Seeing Illness As An Attribute

Written by Isaac Davis It’s that time of the year. Palms are clammy, health services are quarantining and demand for soup and Sudafed has never...

My Favorite Fashion Blogger is Tanking My Country

Written by Leilani Doneux When Chiara Ferragni announced to the world that she and her fiancé, Italian rapper Fedez, were planning to deliver their child in...

Why is Spring Break So Wild?

Written by Isaac Davis As an international student I can attest to the world-wide fame and reputation of the American “Spring Break”. For years I...

A Fair Trade Of Furniture?

Written by Beth Janes The Economics Department is in an uproar following the development of a new barter and trade system for the chairs on...

Students’ Spirits Soar in Warmth

Written by Joe Krzyston The situation was dire. Students and staff across campus were on the brink of losing it. Everybody knew this, but nobody...

Students Shirk Duties Due to Sun

Written by Joseph Krzyston Across campus, students are starting to reconsider commitments of time and emotion that they made in the bleak midwinter. When life...

I’m the Hottest In the Street, Know You Probably Heard of Me

Written by Shamira James RC is offering students a chance to write the influential and moving speeches that the freshmen hear during convocation. Yes, RC...