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Senior Spotlight: Sonny Murphy

Senior Spotlight: Sonny Murphy

Features, Senior Spotlights October 5, 2015 at 7:02 pm 0 comments

One of the best parts about attending Randolph-Macon is discovering the amazing things that the student body has accomplished. For senior Sonny Murphy, achieving his unique goal has become a reality. Since October of last year, Murphy has taken on the admirable task of becoming a volunteer firefighter with theRead More

This Week In History at R-MC

Features October 5, 2015 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

After searching through The Yellow Jacket archives in Randolph-Macon’s Special Collections, The Yellow Jacket shares what was newsworthy at this time of the year throughout the decades. The Yellow Jacket, September 25, 1930 The administration is happily surprised that 246 students enroll for the 1930-1931 school year. With the country’sRead More

Senior Class Gift Committee

Senior Class Gift Committee

News October 5, 2015 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Every year, as members of the Randolph-Macon senior class embark on their final year at college, many of them come to the realization that they will soon be considered R-MC alumni. With an alumni mindset in place, many of them take advantage of the opportunity to give their first giftRead More

Will the Pope take the U.S. to task during his visit

Will the Pope take the U.S. to task during his visit

News October 5, 2015 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

The world’s holiest diplomat arrives in the U.S. on Tuesday to begin his highly anticipated visit to the world’s most powerful country – a place that in many ways embodies the antithesis of everything the charismatic Pope Francis has stood for during his two-year papacy. Francis this year has beenRead More

Restaurant owners complain about ‘ghost town’ atmosphere during bike race

News October 5, 2015 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

RICHMOND, VA–Many of Richmond’s restaurant and bar owners say the UCI Road World Championships have been a “change of pace” for them, but not in the way they had expected. “We had a 20 to 25 percent drop-off in what our normal sales would be this time of year,” saidRead More

SGA blood drive successful

News October 5, 2015 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon’s Student Government Association, commonly referred to as “SGA,” hosted its first blood drive of the year on September 17th, 2015. During the drive, SGA exceeded their goal of usable units, making the Randolph-Macon community excited for its success. Every year, R-MC partners with the American Red Cross to hostRead More

Southern Living: Contest Update

Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:16 am 0 comments

Recently, Southern Living Magazine conducted a poll on their website asking readers to vote on the South’s biggest rivalry. The magazine picked the top 26 rivalries of the South and offered opportunities for prizes to those who voted. For weeks, the link to the voting page was constantly present onRead More

Bowling: Picking up where she left off

Bowling: Picking up where she left off

Golf, Other Spotlights, Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:15 am 0 comments

These past two weeks have been electrifying for two-time ODAC player of the year, junior Olivia Bowling, as she has been swarming through the competition. Starting the golf season off with a bang, Bowling has been consistently recognized for winning an individual title at the NYU Invitational tournament, achieving ODACRead More

Carmichael finds home in R-MC dance team

Carmichael finds home in R-MC dance team

Other Spotlights, Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:10 am 0 comments

At R-MC, when someone says they are from outside of Virginia, the first question is, “How did you hear about Randolph-Macon?” The stories never seem to lack interest, and each story is unique; the same is true for sophomore Ashley Carmichael, a dancer on the R-MC dance team. Hailing fromRead More

USA falls to Europe in 2014 Ryder Cup

USA falls to Europe in 2014 Ryder Cup

Golf, Sports October 19, 2014 at 3:09 am 0 comments

In 1991, The Charleston News stated the following regarding the Ryder Cup: “The teams are playing for their countries, their families, their teammates, Uncle Sam, The Queen, Mom and Dad, the Fatherland and the legends of the leprechaun, all rolled into three days of golf.” The Ryder Cup is notRead More