Archive for October, 2014

Brat catches up with YJ staff after debate

Brat catches up with YJ staff after debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

Candidate Dave Brat took a few minutes after the debate to talk with The Yellow Jacket about preparing for the debate and to clarify some of the responses that he gave during the main event. Brat noted that although he had worked with his opponent Jack Trammell for 15 years,Read More

Miss Yellow Jacket: How to get involved on campus

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket October 30, 2014 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

In the last few weeks or so, I have heard people saying one of two things: that they are crammed with schoolwork and studying, and that they are overwhelmed with all of the free time they have. For all of you who feel like you are always working, I knowRead 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

Fall fashion forecast: What’s in this season?

Features October 30, 2014 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

October is here and its time to say goodbye to rompers and high-waisted shorts. Hello fur vests, sweaters, and boots! This fall we are going to be seeing a lot of prints, reds, and greens as well as some classic trends like vests and sweaters. My personal favorite, animal printRead More

Warner Legislative Advisor Marvin Figueroa visits R-MC, talks to Political Science classes

Warner Legislative Advisor Marvin Figueroa visits R-MC, talks to Political Science classes

Features, Politics October 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm 0 comments

Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Marvin Figueroa directed a college counseling program in Richmond, CA. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Vanderbilt University and his master’s degree at Harvard University. Figueroa is currently the legislative advisor in Senator Mark Warner’s Washington D.C. office. On Oct. 14, R-MC students attendedRead More

Delta Zeta held alcohol awareness week Oct. 20-23

News October 30, 2014 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

The week of Oct. 20 – 23 was Delta Zeta’s national “I Have a Choice” week, which is an initiative to support National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. Throughout this week, Delta Zetas from around the nation hold different events each day to provide information to the students on their collegeRead More

Third annual Stop Hunger Now event Nov. 9

Third annual Stop Hunger Now event Nov. 9

News October 30, 2014 at 9:33 pm 0 comments

The Service Fellows will be sponsoring the third annual Stop Hunger Now food packaging event on Nov. 9. According to Service Fellows Director of Finances Caroline Rhodes ’15, the international organization distributes food along with life-saving aid to countries worldwide in an effort to end world hunger in our lifetime.Read More

Southern Living: Contest Update

Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:16 am 0 comments

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

Bowling: Picking up where she left off

Bowling: Picking up where she left off

Golf, Other Spotlights, Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:15 am 0 comments

These past two weeks have been electrifying for two-time ODAC player of the year, junior Olivia Bowling, as she has been swarming through the competition. Starting the golf season off with a bang, Bowling has been consistently recognized for winning an individual title at the NYU Invitational tournament, achieving ODACRead More

Carmichael finds home in R-MC dance team

Carmichael finds home in R-MC dance team

Other Spotlights, Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:10 am 0 comments

At R-MC, when someone says they are from outside of Virginia, the first question is, “How did you hear about Randolph-Macon?” The stories never seem to lack interest, and each story is unique; the same is true for sophomore Ashley Carmichael, a dancer on the R-MC dance team. Hailing fromRead More