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VA-7 finances present interesting data

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

When deciding to run for Congress, there are a few questions that potential candidates are forced to ask themselves: Do I have the right kind of character for this job? Do I have the time for this job? Who am I going to be running against? Perhaps the most importantRead More

Opinion: VA-7 ads take different approaches

Opinions, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

Both Dave Brat and Jack Trammell have released new advertisements in the final push to the Nov. 4 election. I decided to conduct a brief analysis of their approaches to advertising to see if I could determine any differences in campaign strategy between the two candidates. I have tried toRead More

Debate gets audience talking from start to finish

Debate gets audience talking from start to finish

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

When the candidates entered Blackwell Auditorium at 7:25pm, the effect was immediate. The entire room stood up, eager to show their appreciation for Professors Brat and Trammell from Randolph-Macon, who have given much to the college as faculty and have been participants in the exhausting campaign cycle since June. ForRead More

Opinion: Choose Brat in November for VA-7

Opinions, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

“I am an economist,” proclaimed Professor Dave Brat at numerous points during the debate on Tuesday night. While many students poked fun at this frequently stated phrase on Twitter, it holds great meaning at a time where the national debt is around $17 trillion and the economy continues to struggle.Read More

Opinion: Trammell for Virginia’s 7th district

Opinions, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:18 pm 0 comments

Virginia’s 7th District is currently facing a choice: vote for moderation and well founded ideas, or accept the ideological extremism that has brought activity in our current Congress to a standstill. While Jack Trammell has presented ideas that are both popular and well-founded, his opponent, Dave Brat, has continued toRead More

Trammell talks issues with Yellow Jacket

Trammell talks issues with Yellow Jacket

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:17 pm 0 comments

With just a few days left between now and the election, it is a wonder that Jack Trammell would be able to respond to the copious amounts of emails and phone calls his campaign receives daily, let alone have time to sit down for an interview with The Yellow Jacket.Read More

Brat catches up with YJ staff after debate

Brat catches up with YJ staff after debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

Candidate Dave Brat took a few minutes after the debate to talk with The Yellow Jacket about preparing for the debate and to clarify some of the responses that he gave during the main event. Brat noted that although he had worked with his opponent Jack Trammell for 15 years,Read More

Miss Yellow Jacket: How to get involved on campus

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket October 30, 2014 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

In the last few weeks or so, I have heard people saying one of two things: that they are crammed with schoolwork and studying, and that they are overwhelmed with all of the free time they have. For all of you who feel like you are always working, I knowRead More

Senior Spotlight: Chris Leggett, musician and student

Senior Spotlight: Chris Leggett, musician and student

Features, Senior Spotlights October 30, 2014 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

If you go to Randolph-Macon, chances are one of your favorite local musicians is senior arts management major Chris Leggett. Leggett has been performing and writing music since a young age and often plays shows locally at fraternity houses or bars in the Ashland/Richmond area. Leggett chose to attend R-MCRead More

Fall fashion forecast: What’s in this season?

Features October 30, 2014 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

October is here and its time to say goodbye to rompers and high-waisted shorts. Hello fur vests, sweaters, and boots! This fall we are going to be seeing a lot of prints, reds, and greens as well as some classic trends like vests and sweaters. My personal favorite, animal printRead More