Box Office Blunders: Worst Films of 2012

February 1, 2013

At a certain point, I draw the line. While it is true that many films slink off quietly to die in the grey swamps of mediocrity, and every now and then a truly exceptional specimen will break the surface of stagnation like a glittering marlin, it is also true that a special recognition must be […]

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Cigar Rolling in Cuba

February 1, 2013

The cast and crew of Anna in the Tropics have been steeped in culture and history in preparation for the opening of this Pulitzer Prize winning show. Nilo Cruz, the playwright, was born in Cuba but fled with his parents in the sixties to America. With his cultural background, Cruz was inspired to write a […]

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A Once in a Lifetime Performance

February 1, 2013

Sitting in the front row of a mildly-packed Fred Theatre, right across from the Child Development Center and Holt Hall, I listen as upbeat song after another blasts through the sound system, getting us all pumped for what is sure to be a rebel-rousing performance. The word “Expectation” is written on the dry-erase board in […]

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Gangster Squad Fulfills Boyish Fantasies

February 1, 2013

Welcome to the post-New Year’s cinematic dearth, when many people are looking for a convenient way to relieve stress, no doubt after having been subjected to way too much ‘family time.’ It is in this social climate that the therapeutic powers of Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad may be welcomed with open arms. Featuring the talents […]

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Book Deal Puts Madow on Map

February 1, 2013

The culmination of drafts, edits, and manuscripts has led to this defining moment; the hard work and patience has paid off. The dream has now become a reality, and the young author cannot contain her excitement. She has being waiting for this day for five years, her first publishing deal. After much anticipation, Rollins alum, […]

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PangeaSeed Back in Action

February 1, 2013

PangeaSeed Rollins has renewed its fight on shark finning and is eager to start putting an end to this horrific practice. PangeaSeed was started in Japan in 2009 with the ultimate goal of ending shark finning all over the world. Shark finning is the removal and retention of shark fins and often times the shark […]

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The Final Countdown: Seniors Reflect

February 1, 2013

Less than four months until our seniors will leave Rollins, and with them they will take their experiences of how to handle life on campus. That’s why five seniors are going to tell you how they grew at Rollins, how they overcame challenges and what they would do differently if they could. “I got used […]

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SURVIVING RUSH

February 1, 2013

ORIENTATION We were first herded into a room full of women. “Just be yourself!” a bubbly voice chimed from the podium, a voice whose advice rippled through the crowd of eager women, most fitted in signature Lilly Pulitzer prints and Jack Rogers sandals, the expected attire. “Be an individual,” said another voice, again addressing the near-identical faces, each whose eyebrows […]

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New Sidewalk Saves Shoes

February 1, 2013

We’d like to take a moment to express our sincerest gratitude to Rollins for replacing the dirt path with a new sidewalk by the Bush Science Center. You all know this patch of dirt we’re talking about: the diagonal strip that you cut through walking from the parking garage to campus. There was a sidewalk there already, of course. But it was in a perpendicular arrangement, and since […]

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Dance Hall Drug

February 1, 2013

As the recreational use of prescription drugs rises in popularity across college campuses, Suarez investigates the root of the addictive, and often lethal, trend. We are all aware of the dangers of marijuana, alcohol and tobacco products that lurk among every college campus. However, there is an even darker, and more lethal epidemic carousing its way across campuses: prescription drugs—and they’re legal. Drugs such as […]

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