Archive for April, 2015

Baseball: Ranked #15 in nation

Baseball, Sports April 23, 2015 at 1:25 am 0 comments

After many rescheduled games because of the inclement weather, the Yellow Jackets were revved up to face Virginia Wesleyan. The Yellow Jackets took an early lead as sophomore Jordan Schmeer was able to score on a double by senior Nate Meiners, making the score 1-0. Freshman Cole Migliorini helped putRead More

Yellow Jacket Sportlight: Softball

Sports April 23, 2015 at 1:24 am 0 comments

The Randolph-Macon women’s softball team is off to a great start this season. Last weekend, April 11 and 12, the team traveled to both Guilford and Emory and Henry for two double headers and finished 4-0 for the weekend. At Guilford, R-MC pulled away in two close games, winning theRead More

#MaconNation: Division III Week at R-MC

Sports April 23, 2015 at 1:23 am 0 comments

From Monday, April 6 to Sunday, April 12, the National Colligate Athletic Association (NCAA) celebrated Division III Week. The NCAA introduced this celebratory week in 2010 and plans on continuing it as a tradition for celebrating Division III athletes and athletic programs. Division III Week gives a voice to D3Read More

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul announce their bids for Presidency of the United States

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul announce their bids for Presidency of the United States

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 23, 2015 at 1:22 am 0 comments

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul announced that he will be running for president in 2016. Meanwhile, fellow Republican Ted Cruz drew fire for anti-LGBT remarks. “I am running for president to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government,” Paul stated on his website. Paul attended a rallyRead More

Opinion: New welfare laws are ridiculous

Opinion: New welfare laws are ridiculous

Opinions, Politics and Opinions April 23, 2015 at 1:20 am 0 comments

There’s a nasty stereotype— a skeleton in America’s closet if you will— that doesn’t seem to want to go away. According to this stereotypical view, if you’re poor and on welfare, food stamps or Medicaid, then there’s surely a reason for it. Maybe you’re poor at managing your money, maybeRead More

Indiana and Arkansas legislatures pass controversial religious freedom bills

Indiana and Arkansas legislatures pass controversial religious freedom bills

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 23, 2015 at 1:19 am 0 comments

Indiana and Arkansas legislatures have drawn criticism for “religious freedom” legislation that could be used as a license to discriminate against gender and sexual minorities. Both states have attempted to pass new laws that would apply terms similar to those of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to individualRead More

Obama seeks historic agreement with Iran

Obama seeks historic agreement with Iran

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 23, 2015 at 1:17 am 0 comments

On Thur., April 2, President Barack Obama took to the Rose Garden to announce that his negotiating team is working with the Iranian government to develop a “framework” for a potential deal between the U.S. and Iran. The President came to the negotiating table seeking a reduction in the nuclearRead More

Randolph-Macon welcomes RMC19 on  Accepted Students Day

Randolph-Macon welcomes RMC19 on Accepted Students Day

Features April 23, 2015 at 1:14 am 0 comments

On Sat. April 11, hundreds of prospective students came to our campus to take tours, visit a majors fair, explore a student experience fair and more for Randolph-Macon’s annual Accepted Students Day. Although some people had already made the decision to attend R-MC in the fall, other students considered thisRead More

Look out Trackside, there’s a new burger in town

Look out Trackside, there’s a new burger in town

Features April 23, 2015 at 1:11 am 0 comments

R-MC Students, welcome to the newest section of the Yellow Jacket, where we give you inside information on Ashland’s best, worst, and most average local spots. Know of somewhere special that the student body ought to hear about? Tweet us your local favorites at @YJ_News! If you head past theRead More

Miss. YJ: Managing anxiety

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket April 23, 2015 at 1:10 am 0 comments

Anxiety is something a lot of people deal with. That is why for this week’s article, I want to talk about how to deal with and work through anxiety. Keep in mind that I am not a medical professional as I talk you through this, but this is what IRead More