R-MC website redesign will launch in the fall

August 18, 2014

Next fall, when people log on to Randolph-Macon College’s website, they will see a completely new design. The Yellow Jacket Newspaper spoke to Director of Marketing and Communications Anne Marie Lauranzon on their plans for the new website, logo and reasoning behind the changes. The last update of the schoolRead More

R-MC website redesign will launch in the fall

August 18, 2014

Next fall, when people log on to Randolph-Macon College’s website, they will see a completely new design. The Yellow Jacket Newspaper spoke to Director of Marketing and Communications Anne Marie Lauranzon on their plans for the new website, logo and reasoning behind the changes. The last update of the schoolRead More

Senior Spotlight: Junior Features Editor Chelsea Mason

Senior Spotlight: Junior Features Editor Chelsea Mason

August 18, 2014

Chelsea Mason was born in San Diego, California, but raised in Chesterfield, Va. After deciding to attend Randolph-Macon, Mason became a Communications Studies major and Journalism and Film Studies double minor. Along with being very involved academically, Mason is also in multiple honor societies and organizations. Mason is a memberRead 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

Putin honors 300+ pro-Russian journalists

Putin honors 300+ pro-Russian journalists

August 18, 2014

On April 22, Russian President Vladimir Putin honored over 300 TV, print and radio journalists for “objective coverage” of the Ukraine crisis, Kyiv Post and Reuters reported. Their true objectivity is thrown into question by the sheer amount of propaganda abounding in Russian media, and by the fact that theRead More

Opinion: Georgia’s “guns everywhere” bill is insane, reflects the influence of gun lobby

Opinion: Georgia’s “guns everywhere” bill is insane, reflects the influence of gun lobby

August 18, 2014

Few would question that an overwhelming number of people in the American South love their guns. Conservative districts in the South can often turn into shouting matches for politicians to see which one can proclaim a greater love for the second amendment. A law recently passed in Georgia, however, stepsRead More

Gray & Albaugh win big as ODAC Coaches of the Year

August 18, 2014

This spring, head coaches Leighann Albaugh of the women’s golf team and Charles Gray of the tennis program were recipients of the ODAC Coach of the Year award. Albaugh received this award for the second consecutive year because of the elections from her fellow peers and coaches. She was recognizedRead More

The Masters: 20 year old Jordan Spieth almost makes history, Bubba Watson wins his second Masters title

The Masters: 20 year old Jordan Spieth almost makes history, Bubba Watson wins his second Masters title

May 26, 2014

The Masters is the first of the major four golf tournaments played every year. The Masters has been around for many years, and the legacy of it will continue for centuries. In 1931, cofounders Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts bought Fruitland Nurseries, now the site of the Augusta National GolfRead More

Old face, new position: Gray promoted to director of both tennis teams

May 30, 2014

This spring, Randolph-Macon College’s long-time assistant tennis coach, Charles Gray, was promoted to director of tennis for the men’s and women’s teams. Coach Gray has been here for over nine years with the tennis program and has worked in every aspect of the program, including recruiting, scheduling, planning and runningRead More

Baseball returns from ODAC tournament, but may recieve an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament

May 30, 2014

The Randolph-Macon Yellow Jacket baseball team finished their 2014 season last week with a 24-15 overall record and a 14-6 record in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). The team continued their success this year with the highest overall winning percentage since 1987 and their best finish (third) in theRead More