Good Chemistry is a Recipe for Success

January 21, 2011

The Rollins Tars Women’s Basketball team is gearing up for its upcoming game against Florida Southern on Saturday, Jan. 22. The Tars will meet Florida Southern at home as fifth in the conference, with a season record an astounding 15-2. After their gut-wrenching loss to Eckerd by only one point, the Tars dropped five spots […]

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Bookmark Cafe to Receive Exclusive Rollins Tea Blend

January 21, 2011

When the Bookmark Café opened in the Olin Library a few years ago, it was not expected that it would soon be making Rollins history. Circulation Specialist Shawne Keevan ’01 and Barbara Burke are currently designing a brew that will be unique to Rollins. Burke explained, “I thought it would be advantageous to have its […]

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Rollins Uses Intersession to Help New Orleans

January 21, 2011

While many students returned to Rollins from break for intersession, 15 students, one staff member and a faculty member traveled to New Orleans for a week to work with Habitat for Humanity. Sam Barns and Danielle Ford led the trip organized through the student organization, Rollins Relief, as they celebrated their 10th trip to New […]

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Kids Appreciate the Past

January 21, 2011

“Close your eyes and think about this question – ‘What would you do to change the world?’” Elementary school student Destiny Nichols wants to go to Harvard and become a doctor. Middle school student Fedline Germain wants to stop violence worldwide. Middle school student Natasha Adkins wants to be the first female president of the […]

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Teens Discuss Discrimination in U.S.

January 21, 2011

As part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend celebration, on Saturday, Jan. 15, students from the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Community Affairs spent the night with youth from the Boys and Girls Club and the Winter Park Community Center’s teen program. About 40 elementary, middle, and high school students experienced […]

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EPOC to Raise Moral Standard for Sweatpants

January 21, 2011

Ever wonder where your Rollins t-shirt comes from? Many students would simply answer, “It comes from the bookstore,” but they would be wrong. It actually comes from one of several companies who have factories all over the world, ranging from Honduras to China. But it does not end just there. Ever thought about the thread […]

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Maya Angelou Resource Library Opens

January 21, 2011

Susan Montgomery had a busy summer; during the hot summer months, she devoted hours to organizing the resources for the Maya Angelou Research Library. The library’s theme, which was established in 1989 during one of Angelou’s visits to Rollins, is multiculturalism and equality. There are now over 250 resources in the library surrounding this theme. […]

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Service Trip to Apopka Proves Successful

January 21, 2011

On the morning of Saturday, Jan. 14, approximately 30 students boarded a bus at 8 a.m. leaving for a morning of service in Apopka. The Martin Luther King, Jr. week incorporated the Apopka Farmworker Association as part of its week of celebration and giving back to the community. Students, faculty and staff learned about the […]

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Spoken Word Speaks Out

January 21, 2011

As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebratory week, this past Sunday Rollins hosted a spoken word event in his honor. Spoken word is a national poetry movement that is similar to slam poetry, but more geared toward issues. Meghan Thomas ‘11, part of the MLK committee, organized the event. She first came across […]

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Mental Health Ignored as Root Cause of Shooting

January 21, 2011

On Jan. 8, Jared Loughner opened fire in Tucson, Arizona at a local grocery store where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was doing a meet and greet with the Tucson locals. Loughner killed six people and wounded 13, including Giffords, who is still in serious condition at an area hospital. Loughner, who has a history of mental […]

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