Joe Mattys retiring after 14 years at Randolph-Macon

May 26, 2014

Professor Joe Mattys, a beloved drama professor here at Randolph-Macon, has decided to retire at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. R-MC, while not the first institution for Mattys to teach at, is a place where he said he was able to help students experience the dramatic arts. “IRead More

Joe Mattys retiring after 14 years at Randolph-Macon

May 26, 2014

Professor Joe Mattys, a beloved drama professor here at Randolph-Macon, has decided to retire at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. R-MC, while not the first institution for Mattys to teach at, is a place where he said he was able to help students experience the dramatic arts. “IRead More

Senior Spotlight: Katie Umberger

Senior Spotlight: Katie Umberger

May 28, 2014

Katie Umberger, from Hershey, Pa, is an art history major who is very active on the Randolph-Macon campus with her involvement in various activities such as concert choir, the Leadership Fellows Program, and being a recent inductee into Phi Beta Kappa. Umberger said she first decided to come to R-MCRead 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

Rice rescinds invitation to speak at Rutgers U

Rice rescinds invitation to speak at Rutgers U

May 30, 2014

After being scheduled to speak at Rutgers University for commencement, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice rescinded her invitation to speak after Rutgers students protested her appearance, CNN reported. Rutgers students expressed concerns over having Rice speak because of her involvement with the war in Iraq. “Rice signed offRead More

Opinion: Unions long overdue for athletes

Opinion: Unions long overdue for athletes

May 30, 2014

At a glance, the idea of college athletes unionizing might seem a little silly. In the minds of the American public, we link unions with “Big Labor”: established industries with thousands (or millions) of employees that keep our economy running on all cylinders. Currently, however, many student-athletes are devoting timeRead 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

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