Archive for February, 2015

Boehner invites Israeli P.M. Netanyahu to speak to Congress without Obama’s approval

Boehner invites Israeli P.M. Netanyahu to speak to Congress without Obama’s approval

Politics, Politics and Opinions February 26, 2015 at 7:19 pm 0 comments

A Huffington Post/YouGov poll shows that most Americans think it was a breach of protocol for Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress without White House approval. Nevertheless, 46 percent of Americans want their congressmen to attend the talk,Read More

Jon Stewart announces he’s leaving the desk of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart announces he’s leaving the desk of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”

Politics, Politics and Opinions February 26, 2015 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

On Tues. Feb. 10, comedian Jon Stewart broke the news to his fans that he would be leaving the desk of “The Daily Show.” The popular satirical news show has maintained its appeal during Stewart’s 16 years as host by providing humorous angles to lighten otherwise heavy political issues, oftenRead More

Miss Yellow Jacket: New semester, new you

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket February 26, 2015 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

Hello my fellow Yellow Jackets, let me start by saying, welcome back. I hope you all enjoyed your short break and are ready for the second semester. As the second semester is now under way I just want to remind you to keep your priorities in check and to stayRead 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

Hampden-Sydney students fall ill

Features February 26, 2015 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

On January 31, Hampden-Sydney College announced that they would be closing the college until February 4 due to a fast spreading virus called NoroVirus. The virus is a gastrointestinal virus that causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and sometimes fevers. It spreads easily by coming into contact with contaminated surfaces. Even thoughRead More

Freshman Spotlight: Q&A with Julia Warren, Director of Celebrate! RVA

Freshman Spotlight: Q&A with Julia Warren, Director of Celebrate! RVA

Features, Other Spotlights February 26, 2015 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

If you have seen an active student running around campus trying to get her work done, grab a bite of food or make it to meetings, chances are that you have seen Julia Warren. Warren is a freshman and already the founder and executive director of a foundation called celebrate!Read More

Kappa Sigma hosting Sets for Vets April 11 2015

Kappa Sigma hosting Sets for Vets April 11 2015

Features February 26, 2015 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Raw silence and anticipation fill the warm spring air. A single pin drop can be heard as the fierce competition reaches its peak. POW, a hard serve soars over the net with a spinning velocity great enough to slay a small bird. The anxiously awaiting team sees the ball flyingRead More

Kappa Alpha Theta holds chocolate rose event to raise money for Theta Foundation

Features February 26, 2015 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

The Kappa Alpha Theta chocolate rose sale was held just before Valentine’s Day in an effort to contribute to the sorority’s philanthropy while also creating a fun way for students and faculty to celebrate the “season of love”. Each individual who bought a rose was able to write a personalizedRead More

Don’t let ‘Girl’s Night Outs’ get the best of your wallet

Features February 26, 2015 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

“Chinese or pizza? What about Mexican?” Chances are that a majority of college students can acknowledge having asked these questions at one point or another. And, of course, they give way to the long decision making process that follows. More and more, college students in particular find themselves spending moneyRead More

Late Night Buzz events continue through May

News February 26, 2015 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

There are many events for students to attend this spring semester, which are sponsored by on-campus organizations on Saturday nights from 10:00pm – 2:00am mainly in the Brock Commons. The Office of Student Life has allowed organizations to sponsor these events to reach out to the college community, have funRead More