Archive for November, 2014

The Game Ball comes home to Ashland

The Game Ball comes home to Ashland

Football, Sports November 26, 2014 at 12:40 am 0 comments

This year’s edition of “The Game” was nothing less of exciting. Hundreds of R-MC students invaded the town of Farmville in support of the football team. Jam-packed roadways soon became jam-packed stands as the Yellow Jackets took the field to show Hampden-Sydney what football was really about. The atmosphere wasRead More

Sportlight: John Byrd

Sportlight: John Byrd

Sports November 26, 2014 at 12:35 am 0 comments

Running back John Byrd, ’16, has been bulldozing through linemen since his freshmen year. This year has been a little different for Byrd as he was recently named the ODAC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against Shenandoah on November 1. Byrd has helped lead the way inRead More

R-MC vs. H-SC: The rivalry continues

R-MC vs. H-SC: The rivalry continues

Football, Sports November 26, 2014 at 12:34 am 0 comments

“The Game” resonates in the minds of all R-MC students and alumni when the topic of R-MC football is discussed. The leaves are falling and the wind chill is getting a little colder, that means it is football season and the best way to conclude the season is by defeatingRead More

R-MC students attend Model U.N.

R-MC students attend Model U.N.

Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:31 am 0 comments

R-MC’s Model United Nations passed several resolutions at the National Model UN (NMUN) in Washington, D.C. Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. R-MC Model UN represented the Islamic Republic of Iran. The ten students divided into five sections each composed of two people. These sections, or committees, handled the issues ofRead More

R-MC takes to the field for exit polling

Politics, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:30 am 0 comments

On Nov. 4, R-MC students woke up bright and early to help with an exit poll of Hanover County, a key location in the 7th District race. The leading faculty organizers of the poll were R-MC’s Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Lauren Bell and visiting Professor of Political Science Dr.Read More

Ferguson awaits grand jury’s decision

Ferguson awaits grand jury’s decision

Politics, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:28 am 0 comments

This month, the St. Louis County grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri is expected to announce its decision on whether to bring charges against Officer Darren Wilson. They convened on Aug. 20. Wilson shot Michael Brown Jr. six times on Aug. 9, killing him. This particular grand jury proceeding has beenRead More

Opinion: R-MC perfect setting for VA-07 race

Opinions, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:25 am 0 comments

It had been months since Dr. David Brat’s historic defeat against Majority Leader Eric Cantor and months since Dr. Jack’s Trammell announcement of his candidacy. Randolph-Macon College and the small town of Ashland, VA had been the center of the political universe for long enough and it was time forRead More

Representative J. Randy Forbes visits R-MC

Representative J. Randy Forbes visits R-MC

Politics, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Congressman Randy Forbes is a Republican from Virginia’s Fourth District and a graduate of Randolph-Macon’s class of 1974. He has served in the House since 2001, and served as a Virginia State Senator from 1998-2001. Representative Forbes currently serves in the House Committee on Armed Services and on the JudiciaryRead More

Miss Jacket #2

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket November 26, 2014 at 12:19 am 0 comments

This week, I wanted to touch on a topic that affects every single one of us, and that topic is confidence. Confidence, as defined by the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary is “a feeling or belief that someone or something is good or has the ability to succeed at something.” When we lookRead More

Fraternity social event policy changes, guest lists explained

Fraternity social event policy changes, guest lists explained

Features November 26, 2014 at 12:18 am 0 comments

Since the beginning of November, Randolph-Macon students have received fraternity party invitations via email from the Randolph-Macon BUZZ website. Fraternities have previously been required to submit guest lists and social registration forms before holding registered weekend parties, but the process has recently become more transparent to the student body. TheRead More