Archive for October, 2015

Cowboys surviving without Romo and Dez

Cowboys surviving without Romo and Dez

Football, Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

It has not exactly been the start to the NFL season that the Dallas Cowboys and their fans had hoped for.   Not including the playoffs, it has already been two weeks into the grueling 17 week long campaign, and “America’s Team” has already lost their top wide receiver, Dez Bryant,Read More

Meet the candidate: Scott Walker

Meet the candidate: Scott Walker

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

Aside from his participation in the most recent Republican debate, one of Scott Walker’s biggest claims to recent fame are his thoughts on the status of the American labor force. Indeed, his curious plans for American labor reform, including his most important goal to eliminate the National Labor Relations Board,Read More

EU searching for answers as crisis escalates

EU searching for answers as crisis escalates

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

The European Union faces the increasingly difficult task of accepting more than 11 million Syrian people into their member countries during what Mercy Corps calls “the worst humanitarian disaster of our time.” The Syrian refugee crisis has not come without warning. The Syrian Civil War has been brewing for years.Read More

OpEd: Kim Davis on marriage

Opinions, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

Wrong – Jordon Lee ’16, Junior Politics/Opinions Editor Kim Davis was publicly elected as a county clerk in Kentucky to fulfill many duties, including issuing marriage licenses. The Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015) that it is the fundamental right for same-sex couples to be married under theRead More

Fiorina takes the second debate

Fiorina takes the second debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

The stage was set in Simi Valley, California at the Ronald Reagan Library when the top 11 Republican nominees took the stage. All eyes were on Donald Trump as many were expecting him to make blunt comments on a variety of issues, such as immigration or the passing of theRead More

Hoedown for Hope

Hoedown for Hope

Features October 5, 2015 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

The Wings of Hope Ranch has devel-oped a program to help unite rescued horses and children facing conflicts so that they can learn how to trust and love together. With 32 children attending ranch sessions, 16 youth leaders, 26 adult volunteers, and 8 rescued horses, Wings of Hope is flourishing.Read More

ISU students vist R-MC

ISU students vist R-MC

Features October 5, 2015 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

The Randolph-Macon community has done it again! As most students already know, the Yellow Jacket family is a welcoming bunch. Just recently, R-MC had the opportunity to welcome a group of visiting students from Ishinomaki Senshu University (ISU) in Japan. After four Randolph-Macon students and their advisors visited the ISURead More

Senior Spotlight: Sonny Murphy

Senior Spotlight: Sonny Murphy

Features, Senior Spotlights October 5, 2015 at 7:02 pm 0 comments

One of the best parts about attending Randolph-Macon is discovering the amazing things that the student body has accomplished. For senior Sonny Murphy, achieving his unique goal has become a reality. Since October of last year, Murphy has taken on the admirable task of becoming a volunteer firefighter with theRead More

This Week In History at R-MC

Features October 5, 2015 at 7:01 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 25, 1930 The administration is happily surprised that 246 students enroll for the 1930-1931 school year. With the country’sRead More

Senior Class Gift Committee

Senior Class Gift Committee

News October 5, 2015 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Every year, as members of the Randolph-Macon senior class embark on their final year at college, many of them come to the realization that they will soon be considered R-MC alumni. With an alumni mindset in place, many of them take advantage of the opportunity to give their first giftRead More