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Opinion: are constitutional conventions sacred?

Opinion: are constitutional conventions sacred?

Opinions, Politics and Opinions March 3, 2015 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

Earlier this month, the Virginia General Assembly tried to invoke a sacred part of the Constitution. So sacred, in fact, that it has never been successfully employed in the going on 228 years since the U.S. Constitution was written. Sponsors Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter and Ryan T. McDougle tried unsuccessfullyRead More

Chris Christie and Jeb Bush early hopefuls in 2016 Republican primary race

Chris Christie and Jeb Bush early hopefuls in 2016 Republican primary race

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 3, 2015 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush seeks favor with Independents; meanwhile, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces new controversy, Reuters and New York Times reported. Both are vying for the Republican nomination in 2016 and stand out in the unusually large field of GOP Bush, who is the brother of formerRead More

Boehner invites Israeli P.M. Netanyahu to speak to Congress without Obama’s approval

Boehner invites Israeli P.M. Netanyahu to speak to Congress without Obama’s approval

Politics, Politics and Opinions February 26, 2015 at 7:19 pm 0 comments

A Huffington Post/YouGov poll shows that most Americans think it was a breach of protocol for Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress without White House approval. Nevertheless, 46 percent of Americans want their congressmen to attend the talk,Read More

Jon Stewart announces he’s leaving the desk of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart announces he’s leaving the desk of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”

Politics, Politics and Opinions February 26, 2015 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

On Tues. Feb. 10, comedian Jon Stewart broke the news to his fans that he would be leaving the desk of “The Daily Show.” The popular satirical news show has maintained its appeal during Stewart’s 16 years as host by providing humorous angles to lighten otherwise heavy political issues, oftenRead More

Miss Yellow Jacket: New semester, new you

Features, Miss Yellow Jacket February 26, 2015 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

Hello my fellow Yellow Jackets, let me start by saying, welcome back. I hope you all enjoyed your short break and are ready for the second semester. As the second semester is now under way I just want to remind you to keep your priorities in check and to stayRead More

Senior Kylie Wash has J-Term fun interning at the National Aquarium

Senior Kylie Wash has J-Term fun interning at the National Aquarium

Features, Senior Spotlights February 26, 2015 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

Randolph-Macon’s unique “January Term” is a time many students use to explore future career paths by taking advantage of the college’s Bassett Internship Program, studying abroad, or taking intensive courses on campus. Senior Environmental Studies major Kyle “Kylie” Wash spent her J-Term in Baltimore at the National Aquarium. According toRead More

Hampden-Sydney students fall ill

Features February 26, 2015 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

On January 31, Hampden-Sydney College announced that they would be closing the college until February 4 due to a fast spreading virus called NoroVirus. The virus is a gastrointestinal virus that causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and sometimes fevers. It spreads easily by coming into contact with contaminated surfaces. Even thoughRead More

Freshman Spotlight: Q&A with Julia Warren, Director of Celebrate! RVA

Freshman Spotlight: Q&A with Julia Warren, Director of Celebrate! RVA

Features, Other Spotlights February 26, 2015 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

If you have seen an active student running around campus trying to get her work done, grab a bite of food or make it to meetings, chances are that you have seen Julia Warren. Warren is a freshman and already the founder and executive director of a foundation called celebrate!Read More

Kappa Sigma hosting Sets for Vets April 11 2015

Kappa Sigma hosting Sets for Vets April 11 2015

Features February 26, 2015 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Raw silence and anticipation fill the warm spring air. A single pin drop can be heard as the fierce competition reaches its peak. POW, a hard serve soars over the net with a spinning velocity great enough to slay a small bird. The anxiously awaiting team sees the ball flyingRead More

Kappa Alpha Theta holds chocolate rose event to raise money for Theta Foundation

Features February 26, 2015 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

The Kappa Alpha Theta chocolate rose sale was held just before Valentine’s Day in an effort to contribute to the sorority’s philanthropy while also creating a fun way for students and faculty to celebrate the “season of love”. Each individual who bought a rose was able to write a personalizedRead More