Archive for October, 2015

Clinton testifies to Benghazi committee

Clinton testifies to Benghazi committee

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2015 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

The  past  few  weeks  have  been  very eventful  for  the  Democratic  Party.  Vice President  Joe  Biden  put  to  rest  rumors  of a  presidential  run,  party  hopefuls  Lincoln Chafee and Paul Webb dropped out of the race, and the Party had their first debate. The  debate  brought  to  the  forefront PartyRead More

Men’s golf refining game in fall

Golf, Sports October 21, 2015 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

The Randolph-Macon men’s golf team has tee’d it up and are preparing for their ODAC season. After a 3rd place finish at the ODAC Championship Tournament last season, the men are back and looking stronger than ever. Returning a majority of their lineup, the team will be looking to improveRead More

A decade of the dynamic duo

Sports, Volleyball October 21, 2015 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

Friendships in sports are not an uncommon aspect of playing on a team. Friendships are the product of athletes bonding together towards the goal of winning and building a stronger team. Sometimes, however, those friendships can blossom and become a permanent part of an athlete’s life. Seniors Riley Martin andRead More

Ravens falling flat to start 2015 season

Football, Sports October 21, 2015 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

This is certainly not how the Baltimore Ravens fans were expecting to start off their season after making it to the divisional playoff game. Many of the experts saw the Baltimore Ravens starting the season strong, making a statement win against an aging Peyton Manning in Denver, a mop upRead More

Lynx and Fever to faceoff in WNBA finals

Lynx and Fever to faceoff in WNBA finals

Basketball, Sports October 21, 2015 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

The WNBA 2015 playoffs are coming to a tremendous close as the Minnesota Lynx will play against the Indiana Fever in a best out of five series. The two teams have had an incredible playoff run mixed with close, tense games and phenomenal individual performances. With Maya Moore leading theRead More

Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush

Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

What’s the Republican Presidential Nomination without another Bush running for a presidential bid? Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is determined to set himself apart from his brother’s and father’s legacies by highlighting his own achievements and goals for the White House.   Bush attended the University of Texas at Austin andRead More

John Boehner to resign as house speaker

John Boehner to resign as house speaker

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

House Speaker and Leader of the GOP, John Boehner, resigned on Friday. Adding to what was already a historic day following the Pope’s address to Congress, Boehner announced in a press conference that he would be stepping down from his seat as Speaker of the House. Boehner had held theRead More

OpEd: Have we forgotten?

OpEd: Have we forgotten?

Opinions, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

“Never forget.” Every year we rally around these simple words to show our support for the thousands of innocent civilians, first responders, and military personnel who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. We all remember where we were when we first heard the news. I remember watching the TVRead More

Pope Francis addresses a joint congress

Pope Francis addresses a joint congress

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Many people made more of a fuss, perhaps, over the Pope’s polite refusal of lunch with the United States’ foremost political figures than they did over the content of his address to Congress. Others, however, accurately noted that his prior obligation to lunch with the homeless instead of politicians wasRead More

Dr. Torrence wins math award

Dr. Torrence wins math award

Features, Professor Spotlights October 21, 2015 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

From July 29th to August 1st Randolph-Macon Math Professor Eve Torrence, who has been with the college since 1994, attended the International Bridges Art and Mathematics Conference for the fourth time. Previously, the conferences were held in Portugal, Maryland, and South Korea, but this year the conference returned to MarylandRead More