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This week in history at R-MC

Features October 21, 2015 at 5:50 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, October 1931 October 7- A new club called “The Northern Club” is formed on campus in order to “foster aRead More

Students crave Sugar Fix bakery

Features October 21, 2015 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Currently, the cookie craze seems to be dominating the previous donut obsession. Originally, the Randolph-Macon student body found comfort in traveling to Sugar Shack in Richmond for a tasty donut. However, students have now quickly discovered a new way to get their Sugar Fix. In early July, Ashland welcomed theRead More

Don’t miss out on the VA state fair

Don’t miss out on the VA state fair

News October 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

The State Fair of Virginia began last weekend on September 25 and will last until October 4. This year, the event includes all-time fair favorites as well as new attractions, shows, and carnival food. The State Fair of Virginia has been an annual event since 1854, and was first heldRead More

R-MC alumna and professor invited to contribute book chapters

News October 21, 2015 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon College alumna Carlie Pendleton ‘13 and History Professor Anne Throckmorton were invited to contribute chapters to a book that will offer a scholarly critique of Showtime’s “The Tudors,” a historical fiction television series set in sixteenth-century England. The book, “The Tudors,” Sex, Politics, and Power: History, Fiction, and ArtisticRead More

R-MC’s late night buzz

News October 21, 2015 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Have you heard the buzz? Late nights are done the right way here at Randolph-Macon! Every Saturday, from midnight until 2 a.m., Student Life is spicing up the nightlife for the student body with partying done right. There is nothing better than free food, free games, and free music. AfterRead More

Family weekend Oct. 2nd-4th

News October 21, 2015 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon will host its annual Family Weekend from October 2-4 as parents, students, and relatives “buzz” about campus, seeing all that the school has to offer. From the football game to the local farmer’s market, R-MC and its surrounding community will have a lot going on. “I’m excited for myRead More

Freshman Sportlight: Madeline Jackson

Freshman Sportlight: Madeline Jackson

Sports October 30, 2014 at 10:32 pm 0 comments

Every year, each sport team has the ability to gain fresh talent and begin a new direction. Freshman Madeline Jackson is one of the nine new members on the women’s soccer team. Hailing from Chesapeake, Va., Jackson was recruited to R-MC by former soccer coach Jim Woods. After finishing aRead More

Sportlight: Courtney Lowers voted ODAC Player of the Week twice in 2014 season

Sportlight: Courtney Lowers voted ODAC Player of the Week twice in 2014 season

Sports October 30, 2014 at 10:31 pm 0 comments

Junior Courtney Lowers has never been short of success as she has been voted ODAC player of the week two times this season. She has helped lead her team to wins in 17 of their 24 games, and has helped create an atmosphere of excitement for the players and theRead More

Opinion: Ebola far from significant threat to U.S.

Opinion: Ebola far from significant threat to U.S.

Opinions, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

There is a new rumor about Ebola every time I look up. I walk through campus and there are Ebola jokes and t-shirts. I get it; the jokes will not stop and they are okay as long as they stay at a certain level of distaste, but the media continuesRead More

Confusion over Turkey’s role in ISIS conflict

Confusion over Turkey’s role in ISIS conflict

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:27 pm 0 comments

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces are set to march through Turkey in order to aid Syrian Kurdish fighters in embattled Kobani, Syria, which is near the Syrian-Turkish border. Several conflicting reports have made their way out of Turkey as to the details surrounding the reinforcement. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saidRead More