The Pillowman

September 22, 2011

The name Pillowman lends itself to a happier, freer spirited story. That is not necessarily the case with Martin McDonagh’s play The Pillowman. While the play is partially about children’s stories, these stories are not the traditional fairy tales. Instead, the show is about a writer, Katurian, in a totalitarian state who is brutally interrogated […]

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Study Programs Prove All Roads Lead to Rollins

September 22, 2011

One of the best parts about going to Rollins is the numerous opportunities to study abroad. From Sydney to Shanghai, Rollins students can travel virtually anywhere in the world during their time here. In fact, there are so many different programs offered, it can get a little confusing. To make things easier, here is a […]

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Conquer Your Campus Cravings

September 22, 2011

Do you have silent face-off s with those gooey iced cookies at the C-Store or daily appointments with a caramel macchiato that you just cannot bear to cancel? Does The Grille staff know you by name? Do you impulsively attend every event that offers free food? Learning how to control cravings can be a daily […]

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Egypt: The Story Behind The Revolution

September 22, 2011

This year’s Global Peace Film Festival is set to include numerous films which discuss issues of international concern, with one of the most highlighted documentaries being Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution, directed by first time filmmaker Khaled Sayed. Sayed has been in the USA since 2000, but was born in Alexandria, Egypt, and lived […]

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Where Does Diversity Begin?

September 22, 2011

Where does diversity begin? This was a prevalent question amongst the diversity officers of the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS). The ACS diversity officers come together once a year to share experiences and information about the status of diversity and inclusion on other campuses and on a national level. ACS’s 10 member colleges (Hendrix, […]

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An Afternoon with Your Administrator

September 22, 2011

A chance to play and eat Domino’s for free? Who could ask for more? But wait— there is more: a chance to speak up about issues at Rollins that you would like the administration to address, and free food and games. On Sept. 7, Vice President of Planning and Dean of the College Laurie Joyner […]

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Debating Henrietta Lacks

September 22, 2011

On Sept. 15, the long-awaited The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Debate took place in the Alfond Sports Center on the many issues raised in the summer reading text for first-year students. The debate focused on the issues of medical ethics, compensation and consent. The book centers on the story of a poor African American […]

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Get Involved in Student Life

September 22, 2011

Part 1: New SGA To usher in the new school year, the Rollins Student Government Association (SGA) has officially reconvened. Throughout the past few weeks, SGA President Allie Mozzicato ’12 and Vice President Samuel Pieniadz ’14, along with members of the executive board, have been diligently working behind the scenes to help bring the new […]

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In the Midst of Threat

September 22, 2011

“No one knew what was going on. I was scared.” Courtney Bianculli ’13 learned via Facebook early Monday, Sept. 19 that a gunman was loose on campus. In the next 30 minutes, students expressed their confusion, fear and anger online. Was there one man? Two? Three? Did someone actually have a gun? Was the campus […]

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