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R-MC takes to the field for exit polling

Politics, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:30 am 0 comments

On Nov. 4, R-MC students woke up bright and early to help with an exit poll of Hanover County, a key location in the 7th District race. The leading faculty organizers of the poll were R-MC’s Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Lauren Bell and visiting Professor of Political Science Dr.Read More

Ferguson awaits grand jury’s decision

Ferguson awaits grand jury’s decision

Politics, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:28 am 0 comments

This month, the St. Louis County grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri is expected to announce its decision on whether to bring charges against Officer Darren Wilson. They convened on Aug. 20. Wilson shot Michael Brown Jr. six times on Aug. 9, killing him. This particular grand jury proceeding has beenRead More

Opinion: R-MC perfect setting for VA-07 race

Opinions, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:25 am 0 comments

It had been months since Dr. David Brat’s historic defeat against Majority Leader Eric Cantor and months since Dr. Jack’s Trammell announcement of his candidacy. Randolph-Macon College and the small town of Ashland, VA had been the center of the political universe for long enough and it was time forRead More

Representative J. Randy Forbes visits R-MC

Representative J. Randy Forbes visits R-MC

Politics, Politics and Opinions November 26, 2014 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Congressman Randy Forbes is a Republican from Virginia’s Fourth District and a graduate of Randolph-Macon’s class of 1974. He has served in the House since 2001, and served as a Virginia State Senator from 1998-2001. Representative Forbes currently serves in the House Committee on Armed Services and on the JudiciaryRead More

Miss Jacket #2

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket November 26, 2014 at 12:19 am 0 comments

This week, I wanted to touch on a topic that affects every single one of us, and that topic is confidence. Confidence, as defined by the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary is “a feeling or belief that someone or something is good or has the ability to succeed at something.” When we lookRead More

Fraternity social event policy changes, guest lists explained

Fraternity social event policy changes, guest lists explained

Features November 26, 2014 at 12:18 am 0 comments

Since the beginning of November, Randolph-Macon students have received fraternity party invitations via email from the Randolph-Macon BUZZ website. Fraternities have previously been required to submit guest lists and social registration forms before holding registered weekend parties, but the process has recently become more transparent to the student body. TheRead More

Senior Spotlight: Darius Saunders

Senior Spotlight: Darius Saunders

Features, Senior Spotlights November 26, 2014 at 12:15 am 0 comments

Darius Saunders, a senior and communication studies major from Martinsville, Virgnia, chose to attend Randolph-Macon for its small atmosphere. Saunders knew attending Randolph Macon would challenge him mentally and push him out of his comfort zone, a theme that has been constant throughout his life. Saunders said that one ofRead More

The prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses

Features November 26, 2014 at 12:13 am 0 comments

Sexual assault has become more mainstream lately due to different videos circulating social media dealing with women pretending to be drunk and sober men taking advantage of them as well as women walking down the street and being catcalled. In 2012, The Post Analysis performed a survey of 1,570 collegesRead More

#YesAllWomen

Features November 26, 2014 at 12:11 am 0 comments

Back in May, news of a premeditated killing spree in Isla Vista, California captured our attention. Elliot Rodger, a 22-year-old college drop-out, uploaded a video on YouTube that night, titled “Elliot Rodger’s Retribution”, in which he provided the reasoning behind the actions he would soon carry out. In the video,Read More

Interview with Howard, new guide dog on the block

Interview with Howard, new guide dog on the block

Features November 26, 2014 at 12:09 am 0 comments

Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions with regard to the newest member of the R-MC community. Q: Your dog is so cute! Who is he, and what is he trained to do? A: Thank you! I know I am cute, and I’m glad you’ve finally caught on.Read More