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Feminist expression through monologues

Featured in The Tartan, Radford University’s student newspaper. Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu “Vagina,” junior Kaitlin Clarke said during the introduction of the show. “Doesn’t matter how many times you say it, it never sounds like a word you want to say.” Last week, Radford University hosted its 4th annual production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” … Continue reading

New River Valleys sees the first, and possibly only, snowy day

After weeks of surprisingly spring-like weather, the New River Valley has finally faced its first snowstorm. With snow accumulations ranging from five to, almost, ten inches, residents all over the region experienced a snowy end to their weekend. Word spread throughout last week that the weekend would bring snow to the NRV but considering that … Continue reading

Quadfest tradition lives on at Radford University

Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu The weekend of April 22-24, 2011 marked Radford University students’ annual off-campus party that is widely known as Quadfest. The four-day celebration of the end of the semester always occurs two weekends before exam week, but this year it also fell on the same weekend as Easter. “While both Quadfest and … Continue reading

The Bridge spreads ‘National Bohemian’ vibes and music at Awful’s Blacksburg

Contributed by Natalie Del Castillo The Bridge has brought the funk back to Blacksburg again. Fans of all ages filled up Awful Arthur’s on Tuesday night to hear the eclectic act from Baltimore. The band picked Blacksburg as the first stop on a tour to support its new CD, “National Bohemian.” “The people and the vibe … Continue reading

Celebrities can use fame to fund hope

Natalie Del Castillo ndelcast@radford.edu Today in our society, you can be famous for just about anything from making a scandalous home video with your ex to writing a song about what days come before and after Friday. It’s sad that so many people are making ridiculous amounts of money for no good reason. While there … Continue reading