Video produced by Heather MacNiel and Emily Yinger.
Alex Allen, Copy Editor~
On Saturday, April 14, Lynchburg College’s women’s softball team hosted Roanoke College in their annual military appreciation game. The day also doubled as their Code Red game. The double-header ended in a split, with each team taking home a win.
Roanoke won the first game with a final score of 12-7. The Hornets scored two runs in the first inning and five in the last, while Roanoke scored two in the first, seven in the last and one run each in the second, third and sixth innings. Read More
Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I tend to get annoyed when people make the claim that men and women can never be “just friends.” Like, why not? Is there something radically different about men and women that doesn’t allow us to communicate casually or platonically? Are we so attracted to everyone of the opposite sex that we can’t control ourselves? I realize that there are some good examples someone could use to try to argue against my position, but in the end – when you really think about it – the whole idea is just ludicrous. Read More
Emily Yinger, Guest Writer~
Heather MacNeil, Guest Writer~
Lynchburg College held its annual Relay for Life event April 7 from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. The beginning of the event was held on the Dell; however, due to inclement weather, the event was moved to Wake Field House.
Since 2006, 3,465 students have participated in Relay for Life at LC. Similar Relay for Life events are held all over the nation and aim to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Read More
Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~
The office of Equity and Inclusion will be hosting their first Multicultural Gala on April 28, 2018, in the Memorial Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. It is expected to last until 9 pm. Undergraduate students are admitted at no charge, while all other tickets are $5. Tickets are available online at Eventbrite and from the Office of Equity and Inclusion. Read More
Dr. Mike Robinson, LC Communication Studies Professor~
While this edition of the Nerd Factor does not contain spoilers per se, it does reveal information about past Thanos stories that might give something away.
Thanos of Titan is one of the greatest antagonists in the Marvel Universe. That’s not bad for a guy who was, by his creator Jim Starlin’s admission, a rip-off of DC’s Darkseid. Like the best baddies from ole Marvel, Thanos does not see himself as a villain. Oh, he does terrible things, but he often sees these as actions taken for the best. Read More
Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~
This past regular season was arguably one of the most entertaining seasons in NBA history, due in part to the star power in the league. Several players stepped up in big ways on game day, improving the quality of the competition. It was even sweeter to see rookies like Donovan Mitchell, Ben Simmons, and Jayson Tatum make use of their playing time and put up good numbers in their first season. Read More