Immersed in Occupy: the Movement from the Inside

November 17, 2011

On Oct. 23, I spent two hours with the Occupy Orlando group. It was its eighth day of occupying the Senator Beth Johnson Park in front of the Orlando Chamber of Commerce. The group is the local version of the seminal Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. I arrived at the park, unsure of […]

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Occupy Wall Street Occupies the Country

November 17, 2011

On the night of Tuesday, Oct. 25, Oakland riot police used so much tear gas to disperse protesters that they created a hazy cloud that remained in the air until Wednesday morning, according to The New York Times. The New York Times also posted pictures of protesters who were bruised and bleeding from wounds caused […]

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Getting Your Money’s Worth

November 17, 2011

“Lambert’s articles are far superior to Nunn’s — he is the vanguard of this campus.” —Ryan Lambert ‘13 I’ve heard it said time and time again: Rollins is an expensive school to attend. I wouldn’t know — I have my team of butlers take care of all my expense reports — but it has a […]

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Death of Dennis Ritchie

November 17, 2011

The second that the mass media reported that Steve Jobs had passed away on Oct. 5, his death was mourned and his life praised by Apple’s dedicated consumers, fans, and competitors such as Bill Gates. Unquestionably a national icon, Jobs was considered the Thomas Edison of the modern era due to the various technological advancements […]

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Volleyball Season Enters Tournament Stage

November 17, 2011

The Rollins volleyball team won seven of its last 10 games as it entered the fi nal week of regular-season competition. On Nov. 4, the team won against the Lynn Knights in four sets (25-19, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18) at Warden Arena. The next day, the Tars beat yet another team, the Barry Buccaneers, winning three […]

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Rollins Takes Conference but Loses Championship

November 17, 2011

The men’s soccer team has been playing solidly since the beginning of the season. At the writing of this article, the players have only lost to four teams and are ranked 18th in the conference. Unfortunately, the losses came at a large cost because they were in conference play, so Florida Tech and Lynn are […]

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Java Joints: Sleeping Moon Cafe

November 17, 2011

A 15-minute bike ride or six-minute car ride down Aloma Avenue can find you at Sleeping Moon Café, located behind the Aveda Institute. A large square room with matching pub tables and chairs and a few couches, too, the ambiance is a little more sophisticated than Austin’s holein- the-wall casual atmosphere, but Sleeping Moon still […]

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The Front Bottoms Deliver a Catchy DIY Sound

November 17, 2011

As I waited for my interview with the up-andcoming indie punk/pop act The Front Bottoms, I met one of their die-hard fans. “I saw them in Jacksonville and I’m obsessed. I want to go to their Atlanta show too,” says the Orlando native. This is impressive considering that The Front Bottoms hail from New Jersey […]

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DESI Brings Diwali to Campus

November 17, 2011

A wave of warm, exotic aromas describes my first Diwali experience. As I walked into Darden Lounge on Monday, Nov. 7, I was tantalized by the fragrance of a variety of curries and the colorful array of sarees worn by students, faculty, staff and friends of Rollins. The Diwali celebration was hosted by the cultural […]

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Little Shop Allures Audience

November 17, 2011

It is not often that one gets the opportunity to listen to a giant plant belt out a musical number. It is even more rare that one has the opportunity to watch the giant plant also move and talk. However, this is the norm in the rock musical Little Shop of Horrors, based on the […]

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