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R-MC softball team finishes strong in ODAC Tournament

R-MC softball team finishes strong in ODAC Tournament

Sports August 15, 2015 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

To say the Randolph Macon Women’s Softball team did well would be an understatement. The softball team entered the ODAC tournament with a 22-10 record, placing them in the 4th seed. During the ODAC Tournament, the Jackets faced the 5th seed, Guilford College. With the hit by Katie Woody, resultingRead More

Merkel appointed head coach of R-MC Men’s Basketball

Merkel appointed head coach of R-MC Men’s Basketball

Basketball, Sports August 15, 2015 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

“No pressure”. This is what was left on the desk of the new Yellow Jackets basketball coach Josh Merkel and the first thing he saw when he first arrived at Randolph-Macon. The note, along with the net from the 2015 ODAC title game was left by none other than formerRead More

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

It’s very early in the 2016 presidential primary season, but many candidates have already made their presence known and have started to make the case for why they should be elected president in 2016. Hillary Clinton will now face challenger Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, and a host ofRead More

Congress considers TPP despite criticism

Congress considers TPP despite criticism

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

President Obama visited Nike’s headquarters in Oregon on April 8 to speak about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The speech represents one of his most expansive defenses of the trade deal. Obama has faced opposition from within his own party over TPP, and his speech at Nike addressed fellow Democrats aboutRead More

Opinion: blinded by the times on marriage

Opinion: blinded by the times on marriage

Opinions, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

America’s culture is not an artifact preserved in a museum; it is very much alive. As members of the Millennial generation, we have been catalysts for a seismic cultural shift that has taken hold across America. For 54 percent of Americans, no longer is it accepted that Americans can beRead More

Huckabee, Carson, and Fiorina join crowded race for Republican presidential nomination

Huckabee, Carson, and Fiorina join crowded race for Republican presidential nomination

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

Earlier this month, candidates Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina formally announced that they would be running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee is poised to jump back into the American political spotlight after announcing on Tuesday, May 5 his intentRead More

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

Bennie Ashton: “I’ll never stop writing and expressing my opinion. Hopefully that ‘journalistic’ perspective will come in use when I am creating more of a narrative structure or an anecdotal introduction for research papers in political science.” Heather Ramey: “I know my time on staff both as a writer andRead More

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Managing Editor: Katrina Zurasky

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Managing Editor: Katrina Zurasky

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

Most people who read the newspaper do not realize all of the late nights and endless hours that are put into the paper, but managing Editor, Katrina Zurasky, knows this reality all too well. She spent much of her time on The Yellow Jacket staff making sure pictures were edited,Read More

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Editor in Chief: Naoko Branker

Yellow Jacket Senior Spotlights – Editor in Chief: Naoko Branker

Features, Senior Spotlights August 15, 2015 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

Naoko Branker, the 2014-2015 Editor-in-Chief, was a member of the Yellow Jacket staff for all four of her years at Randolph-Macon. She served as a staff writer, the Senior News Editor, and Editor-in-Chief. Looking back on her time as Editor-in-Chief, she realized that one of her favorite memories actually occurredRead More

Miss YJ

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket August 15, 2015 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

Dear Fellow Yellow Jackets, The time has come for us to part our ways as the summer is upon us. Many of us are leaving Randolph-Macon knowing that we will not be returning in the fall. Whether that means we are graduating, transferring, or just moving on from college, theRead More