Archive for May, 2015

Coach Davis steps down after six seasons

Sports May 16, 2015 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

One hundred and forty one wins in six seasons, three ODAC championships, six NCAA tournament appearances and a contender in the NCAA Division 3 Final Four. Those are the some of the highlights that Coach Nathan Davis has achieved in six seasons as the head coach of the men’s basketballRead More

R-MC Cheerleading and Dance teams win National Championships at Jamfest

R-MC Cheerleading and Dance teams win National Championships at Jamfest

Sports May 16, 2015 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

On Sat. April 19, the Randolph-Macon College Dance and Cheer Teams both separately competed at the two day Jamfest Nationals at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and both teams proudly and deservingly walked away with National Titles. The Dance team won the title of “Grand Champions in the D2 CollegeRead More

Opinion: Demonizing Baltimore rioters/protesters completely misses the point

Opinion: Demonizing Baltimore rioters/protesters completely misses the point

Opinions, Politics and Opinions May 16, 2015 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

It has become a familiar scene: burning buildings and stores being looted by incensed Americans. Some of these individuals are unable to express their anger in any other way, and others are crass opportunists promoting violence and theft at a sensitive time in our nation’s history. If we choose toRead More

Chicago’s Officer Dante Servin acquitted

Chicago’s Officer Dante Servin acquitted

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 16, 2015 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

Chicago police officer Dante Servin was acquitted on a technicality on April 22, a decision that had the courtroom and civil rights activists in an uproar. Servin was charged with involuntary manslaughter, reckless conduct and reckless discharge of a firearm in connection with the death of Rekia Boyd in MarchRead More

Congress considers Pres. Obama’s Iran deal

Congress considers Pres. Obama’s Iran deal

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 16, 2015 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

On April 24, an Iranian negotiator told Reuters that a nuclear deal is being drafted and that progress is steady but slow. Diplomats hope to fill gaps in the April 2 framework and are holding to a June 30 deadline. The April 2 framework would check Iran’s nuclear program inRead More

With Clinton’s arrival, Dems’ primary is on

With Clinton’s arrival, Dems’ primary is on

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 16, 2015 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

On April 12, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton officially announced that she would be seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2016. Clinton’s announcement came in the form of a campaign kick-off video where the candidate was featured alongside different groups of Americans expressing their stories. “Everyday AmericansRead More

The inch worms return to R-MC campus

The inch worms return to R-MC campus

Features May 16, 2015 at 3:23 pm 0 comments

“Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!” The five D’s of dodgeball are slowly making their way on campus. Students are dodging mid-walk, ducking in the middle of the streets, dipping out of sight, and diving away from trees. Any stranger driving through campus could see a handful of students warpingRead More

Miss Yellow Jacket: Finals Survival Guide

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket May 16, 2015 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

Okay Yellow Jackets, it is officially crunch time. We have three weeks to go until finals, and it is time to start preparing for all of the final exams, papers and projects. Thus, here is Miss Jacket’s Finals Survival Guide. Step One: First and foremost, you need to turn offRead More

Letter to the Editor

Features May 16, 2015 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

First, I would like to personally thank every person and organization that expressed displeasure at Kappa Alpha Order’s return (“Postponed”) to campus a few weeks ago. Randolph-Macon received backlash on 4/14/15 when an email from Student life announced the return of Kappa Alpha Order which was suspended 1 year ago.Read More

Letter to the Editor

Features May 16, 2015 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

In the fall of 2015, the fraternity Kappa Alpha had been granted access to return to Randolph-Macon’s campus. Upon knowledge of the fraternity’s speedy comeback after making national news for discriminatory and prejudicial practices, I asked myself: “why?” I asked myself “why would Randolph-Macon bring back a fraternity that overtlyRead More