Archive for March, 2016

Women’s Lacrosse rising to win

Lacrosse, Sports March 22, 2016 at 9:29 pm 0 comments

Since 2014, the Women’s Lacrosse team has come a long way from being considered a good team to being one of the most competitive and strongest teams in the ODAC conference. The team has prepared during the fall and winter to face the competition with a fierce, undaunted spirit andRead More

The end of an era for Moore

Basketball, Sports March 22, 2016 at 9:28 pm 0 comments

One of the best eras in Randolph-Macon Basketball history is closing its book. With their loss to Virginia-Wesleyan in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament, the 2015-2016 season has come to a close and Lamont Moore has played his final game in a Yellow Jackets uniform. Three NCAA Tournaments, twoRead More

Washington Capitals continue to advance

Sports March 22, 2016 at 9:27 pm 0 comments

We are witnessing one of the most dominating sports performances in history, and no, the team is not the Golden State Warriors. Despite how great Stephen Curry and company have looked on the court, the Washington Capitals are just as much the real story in sports right now. The CapitalsRead More

On the campaign trail: Super Tuesday

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:25 pm 0 comments

As the name certainly suggests, Super Tuesday is a big day in the American political system, and the results of Tuesday’s primaries are certain to affect the terrain on the 2016 campaign trail. On the first of March, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia allRead More

Georgia state senate passes house bill 757

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

The state of Georgia recently became the latest addition in a trend that has come to characterize the frantic efforts of many state legislatures following The Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling on June 26, 2015. Georgia’s House Bill 757, which passed after extensive debate in the Senate by a marginRead More

U.S. and Russia agree on ceasefire in Syria

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

Just days ago, members of negotiating parties in Washington and Moscow came to an agreement of a cease fire in parts of Syria. United States Secretary of State John Kerry made the announcement following days of lethal violence across Northern Syria. The cease fire brought forth a relative calm toRead More

Trump endorsed by former KKK leader

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:18 pm 0 comments

The always unpredictable real estate mogul and presidential hopeful Donald Trump managed to find his way onto the front page again recently. Trump received an endorsement this past week from former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, a white supremacist from Louisiana that claimed it would be an act of “treasonRead More

Senior Spotlight: Steven Lohrey

Senior Spotlight: Steven Lohrey

Features, Senior Spotlights March 22, 2016 at 9:16 pm 0 comments

Many individuals make the effort to avoid mathematics and science related courses. However, some, like Steven Lohrey, decide to go the extra mile by pursuing a career within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) related fields. As a Physics major and Mathematics minor, Lohrey is heavily involved within bothRead More

Senior Spotlight: Bar Hass

Features, Senior Spotlights March 22, 2016 at 9:13 pm 0 comments

As many may be aware, there are several students within the Yellow Jacket family that are active members on campus. However, some of these students are also staff members of The Yellow Jacket newspaper. Amongst these hard working individuals on The Yellow Jacket staff is senior Bar Hass. Hass inRead More

Senior Spotlight: Austin Wash

Features, Senior Spotlights March 22, 2016 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

One of the greatest things about The Yellow Jacket newspaper is the incredibly talented and hardworking staff, which includes senior Austin Wash. Throughout his years at Randolph-Macon, Wash has participated in several organizations on campus. Previously, Wash served as the Sophomore Class Senator for SGA. In addition, he spent timeRead More