Winter with the Writers – N. Scott Momaday

February 7, 2013

The first writer, N. Scott Momaday in the annual Winter With the Writers Literary Festival event put on by the English Department, Rollins College read in Knowles Memorial Chapel on Thursday, February 7, 2013. Master Class (Photos by Ivan Moreno) Reading (Photos by Hongjin Du & Annamarie Carlson)  

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Was Jesus Actually Raised from the Dead?

February 7, 2013

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, Marcus Borg, a leading liberal theologian representing an “emerging paradigm” of Christianity, and Reverend Charlie Holt, the rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lake Mary, Florida, participated in a public discussion entitled, “Believing in the Resurrection: Was Jesus Actually Raised from the Dead?”.

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The Last Word

February 7, 2013

Rollins seniors never get commencement speaker bragging rights. Will a big name ever give the address to graduates? Last May, Steve Carell gave the commencement address at Princeton. “You are young,” he said to the crowd of last year’s graduates. “And because of that, you are wrong.” His other words of advice? “Remember that the words ‘regime’ and ‘regimen’ are not interchangeable. And when you eat out, tip […]

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GOP Must Shift Its Borders on Immigration Issues

February 7, 2013

Recently President Obama has announced a broad plan for an ambitious liberal agenda. One of these items is immigration. This particular issue is resonating for the GOP. In the last election Latinos gave President Obama 71% of their votes. That’s quite a large group that probably tipped the balance in some states, particularly our home […]

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#Winning

February 7, 2013

I laughed, I cried, I was on the edge of my seat the entire time. At least the second half of the game I was. This years Super Bowl was one of the most exciting football games I have watched in a long time. Some of the commercials were great, while others were just ok. […]

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Muschietti’s Mama Refreshes Horror Genre

February 7, 2013

The year 2012 was rough for the horror genre, with the only real contenders being Cabin in the Woods, The Collection, and perhaps V/H/S if you’re feeling especially generous. Even then, Cabin in the Woods, the standout of the three, can be more accurately described as a brilliantly refreshing satire than an honest-to-god horror flick. […]

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Bob Edgar: Good Government is Everyone’s Common Cause

February 7, 2013

Bob Edgar, President and CEO of Common Cause, a national nonpartisan, non-profit organization, spoke in the Galloway Room on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. He discussed the growing tidal wave of special-interest money’s corrupting influence on politics.

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Untold and Uncensored

February 7, 2013

On the evening of Jan. 31, Rollins College was joined by Beijing Foreign Studies University’s Jin Limin, Professor of English and Vice Dean, and Teng Jimeng, Professor of English and American Studies. The guests engaged in an open discussion and lecture on renowned writer, Mao Yan, and the controversy surrounding his recent receiving of a […]

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Marcus Borg “The Truth and Limits of Contemporary Atheism”

February 7, 2013

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Biblical and Jesus Scholar, Marcus Borg, presented on “The Truth and Limits of Contemporary Atheism” in the Knowles Chapel.

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Cool Name, Cool Sound

February 7, 2013

A hole-in-the-wall bar/musical showcase venue, Will’s Pub was the last place I expected to be immersed in the mesmerizing progressive folk rock of local band, Mojave Wilde, last Thursday. Then again, this is the same dingy yet homey joint where I discovered profound local progressive-ish band Bellows. Alex Stringfellow, Rollins graduate student and member of […]

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