Archive for April, 2015

OU SAE chapter suspended for video showing members singing a racist chant

OU SAE chapter suspended for video showing members singing a racist chant

Politics and Opinions April 6, 2015 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

On Monday, March 9, the 100 members of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter were suspended as a result of a video that captured SAE members singing a racist song on a bus, The Washington Post reported.   A video posted by Twitter account @ OU_Unheard, anRead More

Miss YJ

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket April 6, 2015 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Dear fellow Yellow Jackets,   Congratulations! We are halfway through the second semester. So for today’s article, I wanted to share an inspirational message with you on a topic that I hold very dear to my heart.   Recently, I wrote a blog post challenging my readers to smile aRead More

Angler Club offers fishing experiences to students

Features April 6, 2015 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Everyone has a passion they start as a child and continue through adulthood.   It may be collecting coins, reading books or in sophomore Austin Lowman’s case, fishing.   Lowman has been a member of the baseball team and a friendly face around campus. He started fishing when he wasRead More

Big Man on Campus event a success

Big Man on Campus event a success

Features April 6, 2015 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

On March 12, the Delta Zeta sorority hosted the “Big Man On Campus” talent competition at the Ashland Theater. Fourteen men participated in this talent show, each doing their best to earn the titles “Big Man” and “Mr. Congeniality.”   Participants included Baxter Carter, Sam Bowen, PJ Costello, Carrington Wentz,Read More

Jaclyn Oakes: Future Miss VA?

Jaclyn Oakes: Future Miss VA?

Features, Other Spotlights April 6, 2015 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

When you think of a beauty pageant, does the movie Miss Congeniality come to mind? Randolph-Macon junior Jaclyn Oakes has a passion for competing in beauty pageants, and offers insight to break down stereotypes and educate students about her experiences.   Oakes decided to compete in her first local pageantRead More

Professor brings acting experience into classroom

Professor brings acting experience into classroom

News, Professor Spotlights April 6, 2015 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

With R-MC being a liberal arts college, one can guarantee their professors will have experience in their field of teaching. For Professor Foster Solomon, experience in drama not only means teaching acting classes; it also means having been an actor in the nineties, an editor, director, writer, cinematographer and producer.Read More

Student Leadership Conference 2015: Motivating the Middle

Student Leadership Conference 2015: Motivating the Middle

News April 6, 2015 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

On Mar. 14, The Office of Student Life held their 10th annual Student Leadership Conference. This year’s theme was “Motivating the Middle, Fighting Apathy in College Student Organizations”. At the conference, student leaders from different organizations here at R-MC received helpful information on how to better their organizations, strategies toRead More

R-MC opens doors to Sweet Briar students

R-MC opens doors to Sweet Briar students

News April 6, 2015 at 8:29 pm 0 comments

On Feb. 28, Sweet Briar College’s board of directors made the decision to close its doors on Aug. 25 because of financial challenges that have been plaguing the all female college.   “This is a sad day for the entire Sweet Briar College community,” SBC board chair Paul G. RiceRead More