Letter from the future editors

August 15, 2015

Dear Randolph-Macon community, We want to say how extremely excited we are to be the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor for the 2015-2016 school year. We want to make this the best year yet and we are going to do everything in our power to keep you informed.   WithRead More

Letter from the future editors

August 15, 2015

Dear Randolph-Macon community, We want to say how extremely excited we are to be the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor for the 2015-2016 school year. We want to make this the best year yet and we are going to do everything in our power to keep you informed.   WithRead More

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

August 15, 2015

Bennie Ashton: “I’ll never stop writing and expressing my opinion. Hopefully that ‘journalistic’ perspective will come in use when I am creating more of a narrative structure or an anecdotal introduction for research papers in political science.” Heather Ramey: “I know my time on staff both as a writer andRead More

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

Good Luck 2015 Yellow Jacket Seniors

August 15, 2015

Bennie Ashton: “I’ll never stop writing and expressing my opinion. Hopefully that ‘journalistic’ perspective will come in use when I am creating more of a narrative structure or an anecdotal introduction for research papers in political science.” Heather Ramey: “I know my time on staff both as a writer andRead More

Miss YJ

August 15, 2015

Dear Fellow Yellow Jackets, The time has come for us to part our ways as the summer is upon us. Many of us are leaving Randolph-Macon knowing that we will not be returning in the fall. Whether that means we are graduating, transferring, or just moving on from college, theRead More

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

August 15, 2015

It’s very early in the 2016 presidential primary season, but many candidates have already made their presence known and have started to make the case for why they should be elected president in 2016. Hillary Clinton will now face challenger Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, and a host ofRead More

Opinion: blinded by the times on marriage

Opinion: blinded by the times on marriage

August 15, 2015

America’s culture is not an artifact preserved in a museum; it is very much alive. As members of the Millennial generation, we have been catalysts for a seismic cultural shift that has taken hold across America. For 54 percent of Americans, no longer is it accepted that Americans can beRead More

VA-7 finances present interesting data

October 30, 2014

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

R-MC softball team finishes strong in ODAC Tournament

R-MC softball team finishes strong in ODAC Tournament

August 15, 2015

To say the Randolph Macon Women’s Softball team did well would be an understatement. The softball team entered the ODAC tournament with a 22-10 record, placing them in the 4th seed. During the ODAC Tournament, the Jackets faced the 5th seed, Guilford College. With the hit by Katie Woody, resultingRead More

Merkel appointed head coach of R-MC Men’s Basketball

Merkel appointed head coach of R-MC Men’s Basketball

August 15, 2015

“No pressure”. This is what was left on the desk of the new Yellow Jackets basketball coach Josh Merkel and the first thing he saw when he first arrived at Randolph-Macon. The note, along with the net from the 2015 ODAC title game was left by none other than formerRead More

The Game Ball comes home to Ashland

The Game Ball comes home to Ashland

November 26, 2014

This year’s edition of “The Game” was nothing less of exciting. Hundreds of R-MC students invaded the town of Farmville in support of the football team. Jam-packed roadways soon became jam-packed stands as the Yellow Jackets took the field to show Hampden-Sydney what football was really about. The atmosphere wasRead More

Yellow Jacket Sportlight: Softball

April 23, 2015

The Randolph-Macon women’s softball team is off to a great start this season. Last weekend, April 11 and 12, the team traveled to both Guilford and Emory and Henry for two double headers and finished 4-0 for the weekend. At Guilford, R-MC pulled away in two close games, winning theRead More