Bush’s Payment a Deserved Piece of the Pie

September 24, 2010

Many Rollins students have work-studies and other miscellaneous jobs around campus. We take time out of our hectic schedules to perform our assigned tasks and we get paid to do so. Some of us enjoy our jobs more than others, but that is just life, right? The recent Reggie Bush Heisman Trophy scandal got me […]

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A Fitting Tribute to Fred Astaire

September 24, 2010

Let’s Face the Music: A Tribute to Fred Astaire, the Winter Park Playhouse’s most recent show, had me (and the elderly woman next to me) leaning forward in my red velvet seat, trying not to sing along as lead Roy Alan tapped and waltzed his way into our hearts. About seven years ago, my family […]

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Fitzgerald’s American Dream

September 24, 2010

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, Rollins had the pleasure of hosting Dr. James L. W. West III on our campus to discuss his new book, The Perfect Hour. The book details the relationship between F. Scott Fitzgerald and his first love, Ginevra King. Contrary to the popular belief that Fitzgerald’s wife Zelda was his main inspiration, […]

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Dance to the Drums

September 24, 2010

On Friday, Sept. 17, The Social hosted another great concert, this time with the bands Surfer Blood and The Drums. Both bands are fairly unknown, hidden treasures of the indie music scene with original sounds. Opening for The Drums, Surfer Blood did not disappoint, playing hits from their debut album, Astro Coast, which came out […]

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Phil Collins Rocks Today by Looking Into His Past

September 24, 2010

Phil Collins, one of the most accomplished musicians of his time, has just released his eighth studio album after eight years entitled Going Back. This album is an 18-track “stroll down memory lane” as Collins goes back, if you will, to the music that inspired him when he was a kid. Full of 1960s motown […]

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Metal Legend’s Valiant Return

September 24, 2010

No band of any genre leaves an impression like Blind Guardian. Evoking images of bards, wizards, epic battles and fantasy worlds, Germany’s masters of power metal return with a brand new release, At the Edge of Time. Four years ago 2006’s A Twist in the Myth divided fans due to its accessible and sometimes experimental […]

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Ben Affleck Returns to Crime in The Town

September 24, 2010

Ben Affleck is back in the actors seat with a new movie, entitled The Town. The movie topped the box office it’s debut week with a decent $23.8 million. If you were a fan of Ben Affleck’s directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone you will most likely be impressed with this movie. Affleck plays Doug Mac- […]

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Running Away with Victory

September 24, 2010

On Friday, Sep. 17, the Rollins men’s soccer team played Saint Leo University in a tough competition that went into overtime. Saint Leo entered the contest undefeated, ranking number eight in the nation and number one amongst the Southern NCAA Division II teams. The match began with a wide spread of play, and both teams […]

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World Cup with a Rollins Twist

September 24, 2010

The Rollins World Cup was a remarkably fun experience. Even while lacking the grandeur of a professional soccer game, the games last Thursday were both a reminder of the camaraderie of sports and of the strong attachments the students of Rollins have to their native countries. Taking place Sept. 16 on Mills Lawn, the tournament […]

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Students, Faculty and Staff Support Community Service

September 24, 2010

On Sept. 15 from 2 to 5 p.m., the second annual Rollins College Community Service Fair was held in Dave’s Down Under in the Cornell Campus Center. The Community Service Fair, hosted by the Office of Community Engagement, is an informal opportunity for students to engage with community agencies interested in recruiting volunteers, building community […]

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