Michio Kaku: Next 20 Years

September 12, 2013

Co-founder of string theory, Dr. Michio Kaku spoke at Alfond Sports Center during the Winter Park Institute event on Thursday, September 12, 2013.

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Attack of Lake Virginia

September 12, 2013

Photo by Carolina Casal Rollins is situated at the banks of beautiful Lake Virginia, but most students have little knowledge of what truly lurks beneath this glimmering landmark. Were you to issue a survey to all of campus asking students what first drew them to apply and then enroll at Rollins College, it would return a […]

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Syria Shakes the Globe

September 12, 2013

For more than two years, perpetual civil war in Syria has grown in intensity and scope. Last month, the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime has sparked international concern, and the possibility of U.S. military intervention has become the subject of national debate.    PRO Amir M. Sadeh Roughly two weeks ago, Secretary […]

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Head Banger’s Ballad

September 12, 2013

The Groove Orient, a band composed of Rollins students and alumni, rocked the audience on September 4th at The Social. Approximately five months since their Fox Fest debut, there I was, at the Back to School Jam, Milk Carton Superstars clearing the stage, anticipating the ever evolving greatness of Orlando based music group, The Groove […]

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Chomp Chomp Pizza

September 12, 2013

About two months ago in early June, Mark Lipten opened Chomp Chomp Pizza, a pizzeria just a few blocks from campus. This may be the best things to have happened to Rollins. Chomp Chomp Pizza is located off of West Fairbanks in the plaza next to Ethos Vegan Kitchen. The outside of the restaurant has […]

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Tako Cheena

September 12, 2013

When I moved back to Orlando, I felt like I’d never have really good food again. Gone were my days in Los Angeles, with more good restaurants than I could count. The only thing Orlando seemed to have was an abundance Applebee’s. I was forced to come to terms with the fact that I had […]

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RCC Spotlight: Freshmen of the Caribbean

September 12, 2013

To kick off the school year, freshmen began their Rollins journey by entering their Rollins College Conference (RCC) Course. Ranging from The Science of Looking Good to Cowboys, Aliens, and Vampires, to Cultures of the Caribbean, there really are no limits to the range of topics covered by RCCs. On top of providing the opportunity […]

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Artwork by Meredith Connelly

RCC Spotlight: Immigration Nation

September 12, 2013

As freshmen kick off their first semester, one RCC explores the perspectives of US immigration policies and citizenship. “Out of the Melting Pot and Into the Fire” isn’t the tagline for the latest thriller movie, but the name of the Immigration in the U.S. Rollins Conference Course. This RCC is one of two offered to […]

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From Baked Goods to Burritos

September 12, 2013

As returning students check out the Cornell Courtyard Café located in the Cornell Social Sciences building, they will notice a huge change in the menu. Once a café that offered snacks, baked goods, small sandwiches, personal pizzas, croissants, and other items, the Cornell Café has transformed into a Mexican grill not unlike the Chipotle restaurants. […]

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Last Book Standing

September 12, 2013

Every year, the entire incoming freshman class is required to read the same book.  Books of recent years include Half the Sky, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, No Impact Man, and G-dog and the Homeboys.  They deal with topics such as women’s rights, stem cell research, eco-friendly living, and gangs.  This year, the required reading […]

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