student clubs and organizations

Black Student Alliance hosts first-ever Conference on Social Justice in Education

Black Student Association members pictured with the speakers, Ghislaine Lewis '05 and Noliwe Rooks

Randolph College’s Black Student Alliance (BSA) hosted its first-ever Conference for Social Justice in Education on Saturday. The theme was “Being Black in the Diaspora,” and the program featured panel discussions, workshops, and a keynote by Noliwe Rooks, an Africana studies professor at Cornell University. The conference was designed to provide an opportunity for educators,... READ MORE >>

Randolph students join national walkout to protest gun violence

Students, faculty, and staff gathered in front of Main Hall

Randolph students organized a walkout this morning to remember the lives of 17 students killed in the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and to show support for increased gun control. More than 100 Randolph students, faculty, and staff gathered in front of Main Hall for 17 minutes for a... READ MORE >>

Randolph student to deliver presentation on evolution of blues music

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Nathan Heinicke-Peart ’17 will give the lecture “From Blues to Pop,” at the Legacy Museum of African American History in Lynchburg Sunday at 3 p.m. During his presentation, Heinicke-Peart will illustrate and demonstrate classic blues’ influence on modern-day pop music. In addition, he will trace the history of blues, ragtime, and jazz, specifically various Delta... READ MORE >>

Students create podcasts expounding Greek myths

Randolph students are taking the study of ancient mythology to another level with a series of podcasts that tell the varied stories of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and epic adventures. Amy Cohen, a classics professor and the director of the Center for Ancient Drama, assigned students in her Classical Mythology class to research lesser-known... READ MORE >>

Rise of the Worm

Fall 2009 has seen the resurgence of WWRM The Worm: Student Radio. Student deejays host more than 25 on-air shows from their glass booth in the Main Hall Student Center. Under the leadership of General Manager Sarah Krieger, WWRM has become a formidable source of student entertainment, news and information and social events. Uncensored student-created... READ MORE >>