Students have options for combating sexual assualt

Students have options for combating sexual assualt

October 19, 2014

Every 21 hours, there is a rape on an American college campus. Even though students may not see sexual assault visibly on their campus, it still happens. Thirty-four percent of completed rapes and 45 percent of attempted rapes take place on campus, with most rapes occurring on the weekends. TheseRead More

Students have options for combating sexual assualt

Students have options for combating sexual assualt

October 19, 2014

Every 21 hours, there is a rape on an American college campus. Even though students may not see sexual assault visibly on their campus, it still happens. Thirty-four percent of completed rapes and 45 percent of attempted rapes take place on campus, with most rapes occurring on the weekends. TheseRead More

Kelsey Hall looks toward future, veterinary school

Kelsey Hall looks toward future, veterinary school

October 19, 2014

Among the many involved students at R-MC, senior Kelsey Hall has distinguished herself for her continuous involvement here as a former swimmer, a sorority member, and as a resident assistant. First recruited by the college by the swim coach, Hall was flown out from Port Orchard, Washington to Ashland toRead 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

Warner and Gillespie go on the offensive

Warner and Gillespie go on the offensive

October 19, 2014

Virginia Senate candidates are intensifying attack ads as Mark Warner’s lead narrows. Incumbent and Democrat Warner is polling ahead of Republican candidate Ed Gillespie by nine points, according to Quinnipiac University. An earlier poll from the Watson Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University found the former governor aheadRead More

Opinion: why deny climate change?

Opinion: why deny climate change?

October 19, 2014

In the Colorado governor’s race, Republican Bob Beauprez was asked two questions about climate change: are humans contributing significantly to climate change, and can we reverse it? He answered both with a resounding no. Thirty-five thousand walruses beg to differ. In a hearing of the Committee on Science in theRead More

Southern Living: Contest Update

October 19, 2014

Recently, Southern Living Magazine conducted a poll on their website asking readers to vote on the South’s biggest rivalry. The magazine picked the top 26 rivalries of the South and offered opportunities for prizes to those who voted. For weeks, the link to the voting page was constantly present onRead 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