R-MC’s Standing Together Event

News April 21, 2016 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

All for one, one for all. On Saturday, March 6, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Community (VCIC) exercised this statement. In Randolph-Macon’s Blackwell Auditorium, the “Standing Together” event was put on for the Ashland community and the general public. R-MC’s Office of the Chaplain and the Department of Sociology andRead More

Eventful weekend in Richmond

News April 21, 2016 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

Downtown Richmond was the talk of the town last weekend. With seas of green for blocks on end, the festivities were seemingly endless. Live concerts, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and multiple St. Patrick’s Day celebrations all took place in just four days. Thursday through Sunday wasRead More

R-MC announces 2016 Commencement speaker

News April 21, 2016 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College is proud to announce that its speaker for the 2016 Commencement is Haywood A. “HAP” Payne Jr. ’68. “I am delighted to share this wonderful news,” President Lindgren said. “HAP Payne is a successful businessman, a steadfast community leader, and a dedicated alumnus whose meaningful connection to R-MCRead More

Arboreal Form art relocation

News March 22, 2016 at 9:10 pm 0 comments

Lost in a wrinkle of time, a long prevailing piece of art has shown its face once again on our campus. Located adjacent to Fox Hall, facing out towards Caroline Street, is the historic work of modern art that was graciously donated to Randolph-Macon College in 1986. The alumnus ofRead More

Campaign raises $125 million

News March 22, 2016 at 9:08 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College celebrated its success on Friday, February 19 with a gala honoring more than 500 donors who contributed to the historic Building Extraordinary campaign. The campaign, originally a $100 million initiative, surpassed its original goal by reaching $125 million. The initiative was designed to gather the necessary resources toRead More

High-Speed Rail Forum

News March 22, 2016 at 9:07 pm 0 comments

The plan for a high-speed train linking Richmond to Washington, D.C. continues to develop, troubling the residents of Ashland. According to the proposed rail’s website,, the high-speed rail between Richmond and D.C. would exist as part of the Southeast High-Speed Rail (SEHSR) project; a transportation effort to extend theRead More

Study Abroad Photo Winners

News March 22, 2016 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

As mentioned in the last issue of The Yellow Jacket, the new Study Abroad Photo Exhibition in the McGraw-Page Library has been receiving quite a lot of attention. Claiming first place in the 11th Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest with her unique photograph taken on the Northern tip of CubaRead More

Chocolate in Guatemala

News March 22, 2016 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

Chocolate is on the top of mostly everyone’s list of favorite pleasures in life. The infatuation with chocolate has been recognized worldwide for centuries, especially in Santiago de Guatemala, the capital city of colonial Central America. The roots of the modern world’s infatuation with chocolate run much deeper than mostRead More

IIG celebrates intl. holiday

News March 22, 2016 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

The International Interest Group at Randolph-Macon College hosted a celebration in honor of International Mother Language Day on February 21 in order to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity, and multilingualism. In order to promote cultural awareness on campus, the group created a video to highlight just how diverseRead More

Virginia Historical Society

News March 22, 2016 at 8:39 pm 0 comments

Virginia is one of the oldest and most historic provinces of the United states. For countless generations, mankind has evolved, adapted, revolutionized and progressed into the modern society we are today. Specifically, in Virginia, pivotal moments in our past took place that define who we are as a country. ARead More