Roanoke College in the News

Roanoke College faculty, staff, students and alumni are frequently featured or quoted in the news media. Whether a story features a faculty author or expert, an outstanding student research project, the latest Maroon sports accomplishments or an interesting alumni story, this news coverage shows what’s best about Roanoke’s classic experience and how it prepares people to make an impact. Below you will find some of the latest stories featuring Roanoke College and its outstanding people. Please note that some media Web sites may require a subscription to log into their stories.

January 2016

January 17, 2016 - WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg
Caldwell Perfect in Roanoke Mens Hoops Win Over Randolph-
The Basics Score: Roanoke 91, Randolph-Macon 85 Records: Roanoke 13-2, 5-1 ODAC / Randolph-Macon 7-8, 3-3 ODAC Location: Salem, Va. / C. Homer Bast Center The Lead: No. 20 Roanoke survived a hot-shooting first-half by Randolph-Macon as the Maroons improved its record 13-2 with a 91-85 ODAC victory over the Yellow Jackets on Saturday. How it Happened?Randolph-Macon shot a blistering 71.4% in the fi

January 16, 2016 - Roanoke Times
Freshman Caldwell has perfect day, helps Roanoke to men's basketball win
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January 14, 2016 - Roanoke Times
Women's basketball: Roanoke College recovers to beat Emory & Henry
Roanoke 62, Emory & Henry 54, OT Cary Beahm had 23 points, Bridget Holleran scored six of her 14 points in overtime and Anna Carter scored all six of her points in the extra frame as the Maroons squandered a big first-quarter lead but recovered to defeat the Wasps. Guilford 65, Hollins 54 Lauren Ramsey netted a game-high 21 points and Anais Weatherly chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds as

January 12, 2016 - Roanoke Times
Roanoke College announces January events
The new year brings a fresh slate of events to Roanoke College??(tm)s campus. Here is January??(tm)s lineup: Performing Arts Series: American Shakespeare Center??(tm)s ???The Importance of Being Earnest??? Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. (Pre-Show at 7 p.m.), Olin Theater Tickets are $12 adults/$8 seniors/non-RC students. Tickets available at www.roanoke.edu/events or call 540-375-2333. Oscar

January 12, 2016 - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Roanoke College Maroons on a 12-game winning streak
It's a big week on the court for the Roanoke College Maroons. Page Moir's team is 12 and 1 overall, 4 and 0 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, all alone in first place in mid January.

January 8, 2016 - Christian Science Monitor
The tyranny -- and opportunity -- of a "selfie" election
As the 2016 presidential campaign swings into full gear, candidates can embrace or ignore supporters' photo opportunities ? otherwise known as ?selfies? ? at their own risk.

January 8, 2016 - The Roanoke Times
Roanoke County calls for public input in community strategic plan
Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2016 3:00 pm Over the next several months, Roanoke County will be seeking input from its residents to help develop a five-year community strategic plan. When complete, the plan will provide a direction for the county that reflects the core values of the community, as well as a framework for policies, operations and service delivery decisions. Residents can take p

January 7, 2016 - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Roanoke College celebrates 11th-straight win beating Washington and Lee
The Roanoke College men on the road at Washington and Lee. The Maroons putting their 10-game win-streak on the line against the 7 and 3 Generals.

January 7, 2016 - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Roanoke College ladies win fifth-straight beating Shenandoah
Roanoke women held down the fort at home tonight in the Bast Center, beating up on ODAC foe Shenandoah.

January 8, 2016 - The Guardian
American students in Scotland (with video)
10 undergraduate students from the USA came to study at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. They spent five weeks in Scotland, where they had a packed programme of lectures, seminars and study visits on the theme of ?Scotland: identity, culture and innovation?. Watch the video to find out the highlights of their visit to Scotland, of Glasgow specifically.

January 18, 2016 - Christian Science Monitor
From resignation to determination: Obama's evolution on guns
From Fort Hood, Tex. and Tucson, Ariz., to Aurora, Colo. and Newtown, Conn., President Obama has addressed mass shootings more than a dozen times since he took office in 2008. In that time, his comments on guns have evolved markedly, from "thoughts and prayers" offered in the wake of a 2009 shooting in Binghamton, N.Y., to expressions of healing, anger, and finally, calls for political action o

January 5, 2016 - Christian Science Monitor
From resignation to determination: Obama's evolution on guns
From Fort Hood, Tex. and Tucson, Ariz., to Aurora, Colo. and Newtown, Conn., President Obama has addressed mass shootings more than a dozen times since he took office in 2008. In that time, his comments on guns have evolved markedly, from "thoughts and prayers" offered in the wake of a 2009 shooting in Binghamton, N.Y., to expressions of healing, anger, and finally, calls for political action on

January 5, 2016 - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Analyzing the Executive Orders: What do they mean for individual sellers?
SALEM, Va. - A big question many people are asking after today's announcement: what will the president's actions mean for private individuals who sell guns on their own? In describing the president's executive action, a statement from the The White House reads "If you're in the business of selling firearms, you must get a license and conduct background checks." "How do you def

January 4, 2016 - WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg
Ten in a Row! Roanoke College Hoops Scores 90-84 Win Over
The Basics Score: Roanoke 90, McDaniel 84 Records: Roanoke 10-1, McDaniel 5-4 Location: Salem, Va. The Lead: The Roanoke College Men's Basketball team won its 10th game in a row by downing McDaniel 90-84 in the championship game of the 2016 Morris Cregger New Year's Classic in Salem. How it Happened?Tournament Most Outstanding Player Carter Wright led five Maroons in double-figures with 21 points.

January 3, 2016 - Roanoke Times
Roanoke wins Cregger Classic behind Wright's 32 points
Twenty-four hours after colliding hard into the Bast Center's metal bleacher seats and being helped off the court with a banged-up right knee, Roanoke College guard Carter Wright erupted for a career-high 21 points to lead the Maroons to a 90-84 victory over McDaniel in Sunday's championship game of the Cregger Classic. Wright, who played his high school ball at Hidden Valley, showed he's one tou


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