Buying Your Way through the Holidays

December 5, 2013

I think it is safe to say consumerism is at an all time high this year as a largely anticipated “Black Friday” has come and gone. I know this because I am one of many retail workers (worse, a manager) who consider herself a “victim” of the holiday season greed. But ‘tis the season! It […]

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From India to Rollins

December 5, 2013

New exchange program plans for students from Jindal Global University in India to spend two years on campus. Rollins College is planning a new program that would allow students from India to attend Rollins for their final two years of undergraduate education; their first two years would be at Jindal Global University (JGU).  The program […]

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Where in the World

December 5, 2013

Glasgow, United Kingdom — A helicopter crashed into a crowded pub on Friday evening, injuring 32 people and killing at least 3. Only one death has been officially confirmed, but Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, stated, “People must prepare for fatalities.” There were approximately 120 people inside the Clutha bar at the time of the […]

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Rollins Could Use More like Moore

December 5, 2013

Rollins Professor Dr. Thomas Moore was recently named Florida’s 2013 U.S. Professor of the Year, and his students understand why. Recently, Rollins College was ranked number 8 on RateMyProfessors.com due to the superior quality of its faculty. Now Dr. Thomas Moore, professor in the Physics department, was named the Florida winner of the 2013 U.S. […]

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Esquire Couple Teaches on Top of the World

December 5, 2013

When someone thinks of practicing law, few imagine Mount Everest or the rolling plains of India. But in the beautiful country of Nepal, you’ll find Rollins College and University of Miami School of Law alumna Leah Statkus Mueller, with her husband, Jake Mueller, using their legal education every day at work.  “We love living abroad […]

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Tanyhill Earns UPCEA Continuing Education Student Award

December 5, 2013

The Rollins College Hamilton Holt School is pleased to announce that Holly Tanyhill, a senior in Communications Studies at the Hamilton Holt School was presented with the 2013 University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Continuing Education Student Award at their annual conference in Birmingham, Alabama on October 17, 2013.  Tanyhill won the award based […]

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Letter to the Editor: The Rollins Samaritan

December 5, 2013

Dear Editor, It was a first-time-in-my-life experience on a recent Sunday in the student dining hall at Rollins College. My wife Sally Luther and I usually park our car in a handicapped parking space two hours prior to the Bach Festival concerts, which we regularly attend. We used to arrive just in time for the […]

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Café for Hipsters: Stardust Cafe

December 5, 2013

If you are looking for a quaint atmosphere, Stardust café is the right place. With indie music and ironically named food, you are guaranteed an experience you will want to repeat. Granted, the building was made of concrete and not celestial matter, but the place is still out of this world. When I want to […]

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Tis’ the Season to Give Back

December 5, 2013

As the end of the semester approaches, students are cramming for finals, working hard to get some extra cash for Christmas gifts, and getting into the holiday spirit. After a long and stressful semester, its easy to see why giving back may be last on some students’ to-do lists. But for others, it may be […]

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When Preparedness Becomes Dangerous

December 5, 2013

The following story is a fictional account created by the author to prove his point; these events did not actually happen at Rollins College.  Jenny was climbing out of her car when the text alert vibrated her iPhone. When she saw the Rollins ID she was annoyed, and dismissed it without reading it, then continued […]

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