Archive for May, 2014

Senior Spotlight: Fred Parks

Senior Spotlight: Fred Parks

Features, Senior Spotlights May 26, 2014 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

Fred Parks, from Buckfield, Maine, is majoring in chemistry and is very much involved in the sciences at Macon. He is the hiking coordinator of Macon Outdoors, was a student researcher in two SURF projects and is the president of Chi Beta Phi honor society for the sciences. Parks saidRead More

Joe Mattys retiring after 14 years at Randolph-Macon

News May 26, 2014 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

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

Marathon Champion: “Wanted to win it for Boston”

Sports May 26, 2014 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

Boston Herald — Boston. By Laurel J. Sweet, Antonio Planas, Richard Weir, Priyanka McCluskey, Adam Kurkjian, Matt Stout and Jack Encarnacao, Boston Herald Writers. American Meb Keflezighi won the men’s title in the Boston Marathon today, kissing the ground and weeping after he crossed the finish line to the roarRead More

Keystone XL delayed

Keystone XL delayed

Opinions, Politics and Opinions May 26, 2014 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

President Obama announced last Friday that the State Department will delay a decision on the completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline indefinitely, The New York Times reported. The proposed pipeline would span 1700 miles, carrying crude oil from Canada to refineries along the Gulf Coast. The decision to delay constructionRead More

New Obamacare numbers bring hope legislation

Opinions, Politics and Opinions May 26, 2014 at 10:15 pm 0 comments

Eight million people have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, which is one million more than expected. However, 5 million Americans still fall into the Obamacare “coverage gap.” These five million make too much for unexpanded Medicaid but not enough for Obamacare. Twenty-four states, Virginia included, tookRead More

Opinion: Don’t listen to hawks, Obama’s strategy in Ukraine will get the job done

Opinion: Don’t listen to hawks, Obama’s strategy in Ukraine will get the job done

Opinions, Politics and Opinions May 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

We have an interesting class of politicians now in the U.S. that still believe in a guns-blazing approach to solving modern international problems. Republican Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain slammed the measures taken by the U.S. and EU to stifle Russia last week, calling the response “laughable.” “TheRead More

Senior Spotlight: Taylor McComb

Senior Spotlight: Taylor McComb

Features, Senior Spotlights May 26, 2014 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

Taylor McComb, from Richmond, Va., is currently finishing up her major in sociology and a minor in women’s studies here at Randolph-Macon College. “I knew I wanted a small school with small classes and easy access to professors,” McComb said. “I wanted to be a name, not just an IDRead More

R-MC Alumnus Spotlight: Andrew Rowe

R-MC Alumnus Spotlight: Andrew Rowe

Features, Other Spotlights May 26, 2014 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

Andrew Rowe, ’13, graduated from Randolph-Macon College with a major in economics and business. Currently, he works in the Admissions Department as an Admissions Counselor. While a student at R-MC, Rowe was an orientation leader, brother of Kappa Alpha Order and a member of Macon Outdoors. Rowe said he wasRead More

Senior Spotlight: Rob Rhoton

Senior Spotlight: Rob Rhoton

Features, Senior Spotlights May 26, 2014 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

Rob Rhoton, a senior from Columbia, MD, is graduating in just a few short weeks but has been very involved on campus since his freshman year. He is double majoring in Accounting and Economics/Business, and has been very active with Greek Life. Rhoton said his neighbor who graduated from Randolph-MaconRead More

Panhellenic Council holds dress drive for the Cinderella Project

News May 26, 2014 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Some little girls dream of being a princess when they grow up. When they reach high school, dreams of being a celebrity can take the place of the princess. Prom is the perfect way to reach celebrity status while still living a normal life. For a lot of young womenRead More