Don’t Ask, Don’t Vote

October 8, 2010

On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Senate voted against a bill that would allow for the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. The policy restricts the United States military from efforts to reveal closeted gay, lesbian, or bisexual service members, while barring those who are openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual from serving in the […]

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Easy A Earns an A+

October 8, 2010

Easy A is an excellent movie for most college-age students, blending drama, comedy and romance. Along with its comedic presentation, Easy A is a social commentary on the dangers of what many students consider norms and how harmful these norms can be to everyone on campus. The main character, Olive, played by Emma Stone, is […]

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A Return to Wall Street

October 8, 2010

Many businessmen remember the old days of Wall Street, days when brokers made millions of dollars and lived like Gordon Gekko in the original Wall Street. But those days are long gone. That is where Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps begins. Young Jake Moore, played by Shia LaBeouf, works hard on his company and even […]

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Murder, Intrigue and Laughs Abound in 39 Steps

October 8, 2010

Do you want intrigue? Are you ready for excitement? Or do you want humor to lighten your day? Perhaps some suspense to keep you at the edge of your seat? If so, you need to see The 39 Steps at the nearby Orlando Shakespeare Theater. This play has been creating a buzz around campus. The […]

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In the Wake of Prop Eight

October 8, 2010

SunTrust Auditorium was filled so far past capacity on Thursday, Sept. 30 that students and even staff sat on the floor along the walls and in the front of the room. It was the first Diversity Dialogue of the school year called “In the Wake of Prop 8.” Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, […]

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A Free Lunch with a Brazilian Flavor

October 8, 2010

If you are a frequent reader of this paper, you likely noticed last month’s advertisement by the Winter Park dining establishment Nelore. The Brazilian churrascaria’s ad off ered Rollins students a free lunch — an offer I eagerly bit into on more than one occasion. Churrascaria, roughly translated from the Portuguese word, means “barbecue,” but […]

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Students Puzzled by C-Store Prices

October 8, 2010

Almost everyone has complained about the price of food on campus at least once. Is the price of on-campus food really that much more expensive? Is it really worth the price of driving to the local Walmart or Target, approximately four to six miles away, instead? Or does the price in gas make up the […]

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Climate Refugees Not True to Green Roots

October 8, 2010

On Sept. 24, I attended the showing of Climate Refugees at the Global Peace Film Festival. This documentary depicted places that will be affected by climate change in the near future. The producers of this movie traveled around the world to document how increased temperatures are already having destructive effects in certain countries and how […]

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Grayson Goes Too Far with Slander

October 8, 2010

Former President Bill Clinton once said, “[Politics] is a contact sport.” This seems to be the case in light of a new campaign advertisement from Rep. Alan Grayson from Florida’s 8th district, seeking re-election this November. The new ad, attacking the supposed beliefs of rival Sen. Daniel Webster has taken a life of its own […]

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Facebook Imposing its Values

October 8, 2010

It used to be that people could only join Facebook if they were in college. It was a strictly collegiate resource and was created for the sole purpose of communication. However, today Facebook is used not just for connecting people but also for publicity, business, stalking and of course common interest groups. It seems, in […]

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