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Gray & Albaugh win big as ODAC Coaches of the Year

Sports August 18, 2014 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

This spring, head coaches Leighann Albaugh of the women’s golf team and Charles Gray of the tennis program were recipients of the ODAC Coach of the Year award. Albaugh received this award for the second consecutive year because of the elections from her fellow peers and coaches. She was recognizedRead More

All R-MC teams earn ODAC honors

Sports August 18, 2014 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

This season, every Randolph-Macon sports team was awarded with multiple ODAC awards, individual and team accolades. The women’s golf team triumphed over many teams, including Bridgewater and Washington and Lee in the ODAC Women’s Golf Championship in April, which they won for the second consecutive year. Among the many achievementsRead More

Freshmen athletes take over ODAC

Freshmen athletes take over ODAC

Sports August 18, 2014 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

This spring, the Randolph-Macon freshmen athletes wasted no time making their mark in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). Several freshmen spring athletes, both on the men’s and women’s sides, received all ODAC honors this year. One such athlete was Susan Snee, a freshman on the Women’s Lacrosse team. AsRead More

Opinion: Georgia’s “guns everywhere” bill is insane, reflects the influence of gun lobby

Opinion: Georgia’s “guns everywhere” bill is insane, reflects the influence of gun lobby

Opinions, Politics and Opinions August 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm 0 comments

Few would question that an overwhelming number of people in the American South love their guns. Conservative districts in the South can often turn into shouting matches for politicians to see which one can proclaim a greater love for the second amendment. A law recently passed in Georgia, however, stepsRead More

Putin honors 300+ pro-Russian journalists

Putin honors 300+ pro-Russian journalists

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 18, 2014 at 9:53 pm 0 comments

On April 22, Russian President Vladimir Putin honored over 300 TV, print and radio journalists for “objective coverage” of the Ukraine crisis, Kyiv Post and Reuters reported. Their true objectivity is thrown into question by the sheer amount of propaganda abounding in Russian media, and by the fact that theRead More

Uninsured rate drops to lowest since 2008

Uninsured rate drops to lowest since 2008

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 18, 2014 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

A Gallup poll reported the population of uninsured Americans has dropped to 13.4 percent, the lowest since 2008. Gallup and the Obama administration credit the Affordable Care Act. More than eight million have signed up for insurance through Obamacare online exchanges, NBC News reported. “The uninsured rate peaked at 18Read More

Senior Spotlight: Junior Features Editor Chelsea Mason

Senior Spotlight: Junior Features Editor Chelsea Mason

Features, Senior Spotlights August 18, 2014 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

Chelsea Mason was born in San Diego, California, but raised in Chesterfield, Va. After deciding to attend Randolph-Macon, Mason became a Communications Studies major and Journalism and Film Studies double minor. Along with being very involved academically, Mason is also in multiple honor societies and organizations. Mason is a memberRead More

Senior Spotlight: Anne Louise Schwabenton

Senior Spotlight: Anne Louise Schwabenton

Features, Senior Spotlights August 18, 2014 at 9:41 pm 0 comments

Anne Louise Schwabenton, a native of Blackstone, Va., is a double major in arts management and studio art. Schwabenton said she chose R-MC because she wanted something similar to her high school experience. “I came from a small town and small high school and wanted to have the same personalRead More

Insect infestations plague R-MC students

Features August 18, 2014 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

During the 2013-2014 school year, several students at Randolph-Macon have encountered insect infestations in their places of residency. The bugs, including bed bugs, cockroaches, and termites, have forced students out of their rooms and caused major health hazards. Three weeks into the school year, junior Chris Hamilton noticed several spotsRead More

Senior Spotlight: Anna DeLoache

Senior Spotlight: Anna DeLoache

Features, Senior Spotlights August 18, 2014 at 9:37 pm 0 comments

Anna DeLoache always knew she wanted to attend a small school in Virginia. Growing up in Burlington, North Carolina and the attending Virginia Episcopal School, Anna started searching for small schools. Her academic advisor, the late Martha Colby, highly recommended Randolph Macon for Anna. The first time Anna visited RandolphRead More