Senior Spotlights

Senior Spotlight: Sam Cameron

Senior Spotlight: Sam Cameron

Features, Senior Spotlights September 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Who said computer geeks were not cool? As many are well aware, computer engineering is a male-dominated industry. However, Samantha Cameron—better known as “Sam”—had the opportunity to experience this world first hand. This past summer, Cameron decided to take her Computer Science major and Math minor to another level asRead More

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

Bennie Ashton: “I’ll never stop writing and expressing my opinion. Hopefully that ‘journalistic’ perspective will come in use when I am creating more of a narrative structure or an anecdotal introduction for research papers in political science.” Heather Ramey: “I know my time on staff both as a writer andRead More

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Managing Editor: Katrina Zurasky

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Managing Editor: Katrina Zurasky

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

Most people who read the newspaper do not realize all of the late nights and endless hours that are put into the paper, but managing Editor, Katrina Zurasky, knows this reality all too well. She spent much of her time on The Yellow Jacket staff making sure pictures were edited,Read More

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Editor in Chief: Naoko Branker

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Editor in Chief: Naoko Branker

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

Naoko Branker, the 2014-2015 Editor-in-Chief, was a member of the Yellow Jacket staff for all four of her years at Randolph-Macon. She served as a staff writer, the Senior News Editor, and Editor-in-Chief. Looking back on her time as Editor-in-Chief, she realized that one of her favorite memories actually occurredRead More

Senior Kylie Wash has J-Term fun interning at the National Aquarium

Senior Kylie Wash has J-Term fun interning at the National Aquarium

Features, Senior Spotlights February 26, 2015 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon’s unique “January Term” is a time many students use to explore future career paths by taking advantage of the college’s Bassett Internship Program, studying abroad, or taking intensive courses on campus. Senior Environmental Studies major Kyle “Kylie” Wash spent her J-Term in Baltimore at the National Aquarium. According toRead More

Senior Spotlight: Darius Saunders

Senior Spotlight: Darius Saunders

Features, Senior Spotlights November 26, 2014 at 12:15 am 0 comments

Darius Saunders, a senior and communication studies major from Martinsville, Virgnia, chose to attend Randolph-Macon for its small atmosphere. Saunders knew attending Randolph Macon would challenge him mentally and push him out of his comfort zone, a theme that has been constant throughout his life. Saunders said that one ofRead More

Senior Spotlight: Chris Leggett, musician and student

Senior Spotlight: Chris Leggett, musician and student

Features, Senior Spotlights October 30, 2014 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

If you go to Randolph-Macon, chances are one of your favorite local musicians is senior arts management major Chris Leggett. Leggett has been performing and writing music since a young age and often plays shows locally at fraternity houses or bars in the Ashland/Richmond area. Leggett chose to attend R-MCRead More

Kelsey Hall looks toward future, veterinary school

Kelsey Hall looks toward future, veterinary school

Features, Senior Spotlights October 19, 2014 at 2:54 am 0 comments

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

Barthol shows leadership in SGA, DZ, Habitat

Barthol shows leadership in SGA, DZ, Habitat

Features, Senior Spotlights September 28, 2014 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

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

Senior Spotlight: Junior Features Editor Chelsea Mason

Senior Spotlight: Junior Features Editor Chelsea Mason

Features, Senior Spotlights August 18, 2014 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

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