Archive for September, 2015

This week in history at R-MC

Features September 23, 2015 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

After searching through The Yellow Jacket archives in Randolph-Macon’s Special Collections, The Yellow Jacket shares what was newsworthy at this time of the year throughout the decades. The Yellow Jacket, September 1925 Specific rules are drawn up by the Stu-dent Council for freshman students to follow. These rules include attendingRead More

Ashland Museum enhancing access with Inside Out

Ashland Museum enhancing access with Inside Out

Features September 23, 2015 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

ASHLAND, VA–Town Council learned about the future of Ashland’s history at its Aug. 18 meeting. Roseanne Shalf, president of the Ashland Museum, spoke to the council about Ashland Museum Inside Out and what benefits the museum’s new program will bring to the table for this historically significant town. The missionRead More

International Students take R-MC

News September 23, 2015 at 6:40 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon is happy to welcome twelve new international students to campus this school year. R-MC has gained three new students from Vietnam, two students from France, two students from Spain, one student from the comarca of Lea in Spain, and one student from each of the following countries: Ireland, Italy,Read More

Welcoming the class of 2019

Welcoming the class of 2019

News September 23, 2015 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

Every student can remember taking hours to get their hair just right, charge their phone for pictures, and put on shoes that were a little too uncomfortable to wear for any other occasion. Unfortunately, this year students could not even begin to plug in the hair dryer to start theirRead More

Volleyball team will strike again with seven seniors

Volleyball team will strike again with seven seniors

Sports, Volleyball September 14, 2015 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

The Yellow Jacket Volleyball team has never looked so dangerous and confident in a single play. After several intense contested seconds in the second set, a N.C. Wesleyan player flies to spike, only to be greeted by the wall sophomore Colleen Beaver and senior Courtney Lowers have set. The JacketsRead More

Laux looks to turn heads

Laux looks to turn heads

Soccer, Sports September 14, 2015 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

It hasn’t been the best of times for the Randolph-Macon Men’s Soccer Program since Joshua Laux left the program in 2003 to coach at Hampden-Sydney. The Yellow Jackets haven’t seen a winning season since 2005 and have seen double digit numbers in the losses column 7 out of the lastRead More

Harper struggles to carry MVP candidacy

Harper struggles to carry MVP candidacy

Baseball, Sports September 14, 2015 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

There was no doubt Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals was going to win the National League MVP award midway through the season. The MVP candidate has been putting up incredible statistics in his best season yet, batting a .332 average and hitting 31 homers. The Nationals ended the firstRead More

Will Redskins’ RGIII keep pace in NFC East this season?

Will Redskins’ RGIII keep pace in NFC East this season?

Football, Sports September 14, 2015 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

The Redskins came out of the 2014 season with more questions than answers. After a grueling 4-12 season, more often than not those questions circled around the quarterback position with many people pointing fingers at Robert Griffin III. After getting benched for backup Colt McCoy and an off-season of reportsRead More

Meet the Candidate: GOP’s Bobby Jindal

Meet the Candidate: GOP’s Bobby Jindal

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 14, 2015 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

As we hear constant news about Hilary Clinton’s emails or Donald Trump’s startling remarks, it is important to also be informed about the other twenty candidates running for their parties’ nomination and, of course, the Presidential nomination. In this series, “Meet the Candidate,” the Yellow Jacket will take a lookRead More

Reporter Shooting Continues Gun Debate

Reporter Shooting Continues Gun Debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 14, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

As reported by CNN, two journalists from WDBJ-TV in Moneta, Virginia were shot the morning of August 26 while conducting a live interview. According to police, cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Allison Parker were both fatally shot by a suspect named Vester Lee Flanagan II. Flanagan, who also goes byRead More