Archive for April, 2015

HD Fitness comes to R-MC campus

HD Fitness comes to R-MC campus

Features April 23, 2015 at 1:09 am 0 comments

Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity regardless of your age, sex or physical ability are hard to ignore. Seniors Hope Ward and Darius Saunders realized the benefits and are soRead More

Students, faculty discuss Charlie Hebdo attacks

Students, faculty discuss Charlie Hebdo attacks

News April 23, 2015 at 1:06 am 0 comments

On April 2, Randolph-Macon hosted a discussion of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris that occurred in January. According to Professor of History Dr. Michael Fischbach, the event was successful in its attempt to facilitate conversation between students and faculty. “The event was very well attended by both students andRead More

Randolph-Macon hosts annual blood drive

Randolph-Macon hosts annual blood drive

News April 23, 2015 at 1:05 am 0 comments

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Randolph-Macon College organized a visit from the American Red Cross to receive blood donations from students and staff on April 2. This event had the highest number of students donate to a blood drive that was held on R-MC’s campus than ever before, andRead More

Men’s Basketball successful season comes to an end

Basketball, Sports April 6, 2015 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

A sold out crowd of fans greeted the Yellow Jackets as they entered the sixteenth round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament. Coming off a victory against Virginia Wesleyan to attain the ODAC championship and a 78-65 victory against Catholic University, the team was ready to start theRead More

Men’s Golf hopes to win ODAC title this season

Golf, Sports April 6, 2015 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

The R-MC men’s golf team had a great start to their year in the fall season with a third place finish at the Tom Kinder Memorial Tournament at Lakeview Golf and Country Club in Harrisonburg, VA, and a second place finish in the home invite at the Ted Keller MemorialRead More

Women’s Golf looks ahead to spring season

Women’s Golf looks ahead to spring season

Golf, Sports April 6, 2015 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

During their fall season, the team had a great run and placed well in the NYU Invitational at Spook Rock golf course in Suffern, NY. The team finished fourth and Junior Olivia Bowling won individual medalist while scoring her personal best 72-70, going 2-under for the whole tournament. The teamRead More

Syracuse program hit by NCAA sanctions

Syracuse program hit by NCAA sanctions

Basketball, Sports April 6, 2015 at 8:50 pm 0 comments

Syracuse’s legendary Coach Jim Boeheim has been suspended from the first nine games of the ACC of the 2015-2016 season, and 108 wins of his career record have been stripped. The NCAA has been conducting an investigation on the Syracuse basketball program for nearly a decade. Some of the infractionsRead More

Opinion: Republicans continue to shoot themselves in the foot with foreign policy

Opinion: Republicans continue to shoot themselves in the foot with foreign policy

Opinions, Politics and Opinions April 6, 2015 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

It has become clear: Republicans are not content with being “the party of no” only on domestic policy measures. They are also determined to obstruct President Obama’s foreign policy initiatives at any cost, even if that means embarrassing the United States. Instead of constructively participating in negotiations with Iran regardingRead More

Two police officers shot in Ferguson, MO

Two police officers shot in Ferguson, MO

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 6, 2015 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

Two St. Louis County police officers were shot during demonstrations in Ferguson last week, ABC News reported. The shootings were condemned by both the family of Michael Brown Jr. and protest leaders. Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. called the attack “senseless,” blasting “stand-alone agitators” who they say attempted toRead More

Gates and Clinton foundations reveal new worldwide data about gender equality

Gates and Clinton foundations reveal new worldwide data about gender equality

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 6, 2015 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

A joint effort by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows significant gains and losses in gender equality worldwide.   The Gates and Clinton Foundations collected over one million data points across dozens of areas to form The Full Participation Report, availableRead More