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Citizens United amendment rejected

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 28, 2014 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

On Sept. 11, the Senate vetoed a con­stitutional amendment that would reverse the 2010 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission. This ruling held that money spent by private corporations and individuals on election advertisements fall under the First Amendment right to free speech. This meansRead More

College excludes Carr from Oct. 28 debate

College excludes Carr from Oct. 28 debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 28, 2014 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College will host a debate between two of the candidates for the House of Representatives for Virginia’s 7th district on Oct. 28. The third, Libertarian James Carr, was excluded based on eligibility requirements developed for the debate by Banner Public Affairs, a private communica­tions firm based in Washington, D.C.Read More

Barthol shows leadership in SGA, DZ, Habitat

Barthol shows leadership in SGA, DZ, Habitat

Features, Senior Spotlights September 28, 2014 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Katherine Barthol, a senior originally from Midlothian, Virginia now calls Okinawa, Japan home. Barthol found Randolph-Macon because she was looking for smaller colleges with smaller classes and more opportunities to feel engaged. After speaking with an admissions counselor at her high school college fair and visiting, she knew that RandolphRead More

Bedbugs plague R-MC students

Features September 28, 2014 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

This fall semester, many students at Randolph-Macon have been experiencing bedbug infestations in their dormitories. The infestations have not been limited to a certain dormitory, old or new. They have been reported in several freshman village dorms including Andrews Hall as well as in Thomas Branch dormitory and certain floorsRead More

Cigar club gaining popularity

Cigar club gaining popularity

Features September 28, 2014 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

What do you have going on Thursday at 10:06 p.m.? Which Thursday? Every Thursday. That sweet, smoky air you are breathing in is coming from the chairs just outside the fountain, or “the Quad” as some call it. Grab a cigar and follow your nose over to the gentlemen ofRead More

YikYak: Not all fun and games

Features September 28, 2014 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

YikYak is an app that allows people to anonymously post about other people, organizations, and administrators. This app allows others using the app to see certain posts based on location, and posts are vulnerable to others’ comments, votes, and even reports. YikYak was invented by two Kappa Alpha Order brothersRead More

Fraternities offer scholarships based on involvement, leadership

Features September 28, 2014 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

As Greek life is flooding the campus and more students are enjoying the bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood, many fraternities are offering need-based or academic scholarships. These scholarships can help lighten the load for students, since we do get bombarded with buying textbooks, groceries, and whatever else we all buy.Read More

Agnes of God: Play explores dark psyche

Features September 28, 2014 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

The drama Agnes of God, directed by Kristian Spencer ’15, is a play that takes the audience into the darkest corners of the hu­man psyche. The main character is Agnes, a young tormented woman who is tortured by the demons of her past. Dr. Livingston and Mother Superior are twoRead More

Red Cross blood drive held amid controversy

Red Cross blood drive held amid controversy

News September 28, 2014 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Almost a year ago today, Dean of Students Grant Azdell issued a statement through the Yellow Jacket concerning a blood drive that was held on campus. There were concerns that the American Red Cross, who the college partnered with to hold the drive, was asking discriminatory questions to gay andRead More

Debate between 7th District candidates Trammell, Brat set for Oct. 28 at R-MC

Debate between 7th District candidates Trammell, Brat set for Oct. 28 at R-MC

News, Politics September 28, 2014 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

The 7th District congressional race between Republican candidate David Brat and Democratic candidate Jack Trammell has made R-MC the center of the political universe. From the buzz of Brat’s shocking victory against former majority leader, Eric Cantor, to the news of Trammell’s nomination to the Democratic ticket, Ashland has beenRead More