One Billion Rising

February 14, 2013

The Rollins College Women’s Studies Program and One Billion Rising brought students to Mills Lawn on Thursday, February 14, 2013 to dance together, rejecting hate, violence, and cruelty. The Rollins Dance Team performed at the event.

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Unrequited Love

February 14, 2013

Unrequited love: A feeling of love that is not returned or reciprocated. Some call it selfless and romantic. To others, it’s just seen as an excuse for stalking and moping. We have seen it in a countless number of times in literature, movies and in culture as a whole: Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre […]

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Winter with the Writers: Karen Russell

February 14, 2013

Karen Russell spoke in Knowles Memorial Chapel on Thursday, February 14, 2013 as part of the Winter With the Writers Literary Festival put on by the English Department, Rollins College. Master Class: Reading:    

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Close, and a (Cuban) Cigar!

February 14, 2013

This last week Nilo Cruz’s Anna in the Tropics opened up on the Annie Russell stage. The story opens up in historic Ybor City, Tampa Bay – a hub of cigar production in 1929. An excellent job of casting and direction by Dr. David Charles, Professor of Theatre, lends itself to amazing performances. The set […]

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Simply Film: Broken City

February 14, 2013

Thinking of catching a movie this weekend? Albert lets you know whether or not that $10 movie ticket is worth it. The social atmosphere in which Broken City finds itself upon release is one marked by a general antipathy towards the political sphere with the presidential elections in the US having recently concluded. The raw […]

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Simply Film: The Impossible

February 14, 2013

Thinking of catching a movie this weekend? Albert lets you know whether or not that $10 movie ticket is worth it. Here’s a word to the wise: If for some reason you find yourself in an emotionally compromised state of mind and find the pressures of work and school overwhelming, it is ill advised to […]

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Once Upon a Time

February 14, 2013

“Stories are holy things, they enable us to transcend ourselves,” said N. Scott Momaday during his reading last Thursday night at Knowles Chapel. His reading is the first of five for the annual Winter with the Writers. Earlier, during a master class with Rollins student writers, he remarked, “I feel rusty,” but at seventy-eight years […]

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Cure for the Common Cause

February 14, 2013

Wednesday evening Bob Edgar, President and CEO of Common Cause and the nation’s largest citizen’s advocacy group, spoke in the Galloway Room about the growing necessity of ensuring the accountability and transparency of government. Founded in the 1970s as a watchdog organization, Common Cause has worked to expose corrupt practices in Washington D.C. that taint […]

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue and Gold

February 14, 2013

Find out how to get married in the chapel – just in case Valentine’s Day has you thinking ahead. Up to seventy couples a year marry at Rollins’ Knowles Memorial Chapel. Couples can bring their own minister or priest and must pay $750 for the use of the chapel. The bride or groom must be […]

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Raising the Dead and Raising Debate

February 14, 2013

Sitting in comfortable armchairs, a scene reminiscent of a fireside chat, guests Dr. Marcus Borg and Rev. Charlie Holt held a discussion on Thursday, Feb. 7, titled “Believing in the Resurrection: Was Jesus Actually Raised from the Dead?” A few students were in the audience, but the majority was composed of well-to-do older men with […]

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