Archive for October, 2015

Senior Spotlight: Tracy Moriconi

Senior Spotlight: Tracy Moriconi

Features, Senior Spotlights October 21, 2015 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

College is a time for learning how to maintain regularity and balance obligations. However, for students like Tracy Moriconi, it is second nature. Moriconi believes that managing how to stay occupied has helped her to become the person she is today. “I attribute my academic success to my extracurricular activitiesRead More

This week in history at R-MC

Features October 21, 2015 at 5:50 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, October 1931 October 7- A new club called “The Northern Club” is formed on campus in order to “foster aRead More

Students crave Sugar Fix bakery

Features October 21, 2015 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Currently, the cookie craze seems to be dominating the previous donut obsession. Originally, the Randolph-Macon student body found comfort in traveling to Sugar Shack in Richmond for a tasty donut. However, students have now quickly discovered a new way to get their Sugar Fix. In early July, Ashland welcomed theRead More

Don’t miss out on the VA state fair

Don’t miss out on the VA state fair

News October 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

The State Fair of Virginia began last weekend on September 25 and will last until October 4. This year, the event includes all-time fair favorites as well as new attractions, shows, and carnival food. The State Fair of Virginia has been an annual event since 1854, and was first heldRead More

R-MC alumna and professor invited to contribute book chapters

News October 21, 2015 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College alumna Carlie Pendleton ‘13 and History Professor Anne Throckmorton were invited to contribute chapters to a book that will offer a scholarly critique of Showtime’s “The Tudors,” a historical fiction television series set in sixteenth-century England. The book, “The Tudors,” Sex, Politics, and Power: History, Fiction, and ArtisticRead More

R-MC’s late night buzz

News October 21, 2015 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Have you heard the buzz? Late nights are done the right way here at Randolph-Macon! Every Saturday, from midnight until 2 a.m., Student Life is spicing up the nightlife for the student body with partying done right. There is nothing better than free food, free games, and free music. AfterRead More

Family weekend Oct. 2nd-4th

News October 21, 2015 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon will host its annual Family Weekend from October 2-4 as parents, students, and relatives “buzz” about campus, seeing all that the school has to offer. From the football game to the local farmer’s market, R-MC and its surrounding community will have a lot going on. “I’m excited for myRead More

Schaefer scores “wondergoal” in 7 seconds

Soccer, Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

It is becoming the goal heard around the campus, as moments after the opening kick-off against FDU Florham University, Andrew Schaefer stole a weak pass headed for a defender, took a couple touches to his right, and fired home a shot straight out of the Barclay’s Premier League into theRead More

Unified and focused, field hockey team blasts off

Unified and focused, field hockey team blasts off

Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

The R-MC Women’s Field Hockey team is well-versed with the tale of the rabbit’s race against the turtle, and they are keeping a cool head while starting ahead of the pack. While they are off to a great start, the team knows that in order to continue their pace, theyRead More

Mayweather retirement better for sport

Mayweather retirement better for sport

Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:19 pm 0 comments

On September 12th, Floyd Mayweather won his 49th fight against Andre Berto and officially retired from the sport of boxing. The fight had low ratings, which was well-deserved in light of Mayweather’s recent performances. Over the past two decades, Mayweather transformed from a vicious speed demon in to a cautiousRead More