Red Cross blood drive held amid controversy

Red Cross blood drive held amid controversy

September 28, 2014

Almost a year ago today, Dean of Students Grant Azdell issued a statement through the Yellow Jacket concerning a blood drive that was held on campus. There were concerns that the American Red Cross, who the college partnered with to hold the drive, was asking discriminatory questions to gay andRead More

Red Cross blood drive held amid controversy

Red Cross blood drive held amid controversy

September 28, 2014

Almost a year ago today, Dean of Students Grant Azdell issued a statement through the Yellow Jacket concerning a blood drive that was held on campus. There were concerns that the American Red Cross, who the college partnered with to hold the drive, was asking discriminatory questions to gay andRead More

Barthol shows leadership in SGA, DZ, Habitat

Barthol shows leadership in SGA, DZ, Habitat

September 28, 2014

Katherine Barthol, a senior originally from Midlothian, Virginia now calls Okinawa, Japan home. Barthol found Randolph-Macon because she was looking for smaller colleges with smaller classes and more opportunities to feel engaged. After speaking with an admissions counselor at her high school college fair and visiting, she knew that RandolphRead More

Professor Spotlight: Ted Salins, Film Studies

Professor Spotlight: Ted Salins, Film Studies

May 26, 2014

Originally from Washington D.C., Ted Salins has been a professor at Randolph-Macon College for more than seven years. “An opportunity presented itself and I grabbed it,” Salins said about choosing his career at Macon. Known for his hands-on classes in filmmaking and screenwriting, Salins has a Masters in Fine ArtsRead More

Michigan gubernatorial race remains competitive statistically

Michigan gubernatorial race remains competitive statistically

September 28, 2014

The race for the gov­ernor’s mansion in Michigan represents one of the most competitive contests of the 2014 election cycle. A poll by We Ask America identified that 43 percent of likely voters would choose Republican incumbent Rick Sny­der at the polls while another 43 percent would vote for oneRead More

Opinion: On the death of Michael Brown

Opinion: On the death of Michael Brown

September 11, 2014

In the case of Michael Brown, as well as the cases of countless other innocent black men and women in America, there is the question of what to do after the initial backlash in Ferguson, Missouri. Initially, I was saddened and angered by Brown’s murder; I could not talk toRead More

Field hockey team looks for ODAC redemption

September 28, 2014

The Randolph-Macon athletic com­munity is excited to see how the women’s field hockey team will do this year. After finishing 6-2 in the ODACs in the 2013 season, the team advanced to the championship round of the ODAC playoffs where they lost to Lynchburg College by two. However, the endRead More

Opinion: Ray Rice domestic abuse case

September 28, 2014

Roughly 45 percent of the National Football League’s fan base is made up of women, yet the NFL continues to promote the idea that women are not worthy of respect by continuing to employ men who are abusive. Eighty-seven arrests involving 80 players have been made over the last 14Read More

Basketball team prepared for victory

Basketball team prepared for victory

September 11, 2014

Success has never strayed far from R-MC’s basketball team and this season will not be any different. Preparation guarantees success is the motto of this year’s team coming back from a 20-7 overall season and going 14-2 in the ODACS. Coach Nathan Davis, starting his sixth year as head coachRead More

R-MC women’s soccer receives new head coach

September 11, 2014

Just weeks prior to preseason, the Randolph-Macon Women’s Soccer Team received word that they would be coached by a new face in the upcoming 2014 season. Jim Woods, the former head coach of the women’s soccer team, accepted the position as the Assistant Director of Admissions here at Randolph-Macon. SoRead More