Archive for March, 2016

Arboreal Form art relocation

News March 22, 2016 at 9:10 pm 0 comments

Lost in a wrinkle of time, a long prevailing piece of art has shown its face once again on our campus. Located adjacent to Fox Hall, facing out towards Caroline Street, is the historic work of modern art that was graciously donated to Randolph-Macon College in 1986. The alumnus ofRead More

Campaign raises $125 million

News March 22, 2016 at 9:08 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College celebrated its success on Friday, February 19 with a gala honoring more than 500 donors who contributed to the historic Building Extraordinary campaign. The campaign, originally a $100 million initiative, surpassed its original goal by reaching $125 million. The initiative was designed to gather the necessary resources toRead More

High-Speed Rail Forum

News March 22, 2016 at 9:07 pm 0 comments

The plan for a high-speed train linking Richmond to Washington, D.C. continues to develop, troubling the residents of Ashland. According to the proposed rail’s website, dc2rvarail.com, the high-speed rail between Richmond and D.C. would exist as part of the Southeast High-Speed Rail (SEHSR) project; a transportation effort to extend theRead More

Study Abroad Photo Winners

News March 22, 2016 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

As mentioned in the last issue of The Yellow Jacket, the new Study Abroad Photo Exhibition in the McGraw-Page Library has been receiving quite a lot of attention. Claiming first place in the 11th Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest with her unique photograph taken on the Northern tip of CubaRead More

Season for the record books

Basketball, Sports March 22, 2016 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

The star studded senior class has made this one exciting season for the Women’s Basketball program. Guard Hannah Livermon and Forward Katie Anderson have gone on and broken the Randolph-Macon records for 3-pointers and for rebounds, respectively. While the program has had some stellar teams and classes throughout their history,Read More

Johnny Football spiraling out of control

Football, Sports March 22, 2016 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

Football star Johnny Manziel has had a rollercoaster ride of a career up to this point in his life. Manziel, current quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, has been involved with yet another off-the-field incident, and this time it was with his ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley. Dallas Police have reported that ManzielRead More

OpEd: Be the change you want to see

Opinions, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

There is a possible political revolution brewing. This revolution will not be led by a man wearing a white wig. Although these candidates also have questionable hair styles, this revolution may be led by a 74 year old Jewish, Democratic socialist senator from Brooklyn named Bernie Sanders. Or, quite possibly,Read More

GOP candidates clash in Feb. 13 debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

Taking place only hours after news had broken of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, it was not surprising that the matter of his replacement began the most recent GOP debate in South Carolina. Given that the Republican Debate began with this matter, it was also not surprising that theRead More

On the campaign trail: February

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

As the election year finally begins, new developments on the campaign trail have dominated the news cycle. In previous issues of The Yellow Jacket, we spotlighted several candidates and gave our readers more in-depth information about their campaigns. Now, The Yellow Jacket is going to focus on the new andRead More

Justice Antonin Scalia dies at age 79

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:55 pm 0 comments

In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on February 13, 2016, President Obama solemnly observed, “He will no doubt be remembered as one of the most consequential judges and thinkers to serve on the Supreme Court. Justice Scalia dedicated his life to the cornerstone of our democracy:Read More