Technology Breeds New Financial Threats

February 13, 2014

In light of Target’s breach in security, the reveal of personal information and possibility of credit card fraud is becoming more likely to occur. The news has been rampant lately with stories of credit card fraud and compromised personal information. The recent wave of fraud started in December with the popular chain store Target. The […]

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Fraternity Recruitment: Play by Play

February 13, 2014

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ― Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul. First I would like to thank all of the fraternities at Rollins for hosting and entertaining the new class of pledges this rush […]

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Unveiling a Musical Genius

February 13, 2014

Winter Park Institute speaker Terry Teachout uncovers Duke Ellington behind his jazz persona while commemorating his iconic compositions. A biographer’s task is to tell the story of another. Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal theatre critic and author, faced difficulty when telling the story of a renowned jazz musician, who “never talked about his personal life […]

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Night Students Wish to See Daylight

February 13, 2014

While Rollins claims to be an inclusive institution, some Holt Students feel segregated from the day benefits the college offers. Health services and Fox Day are clear examples of the isolation. When I began attending Rollins in Fall 2011, as many students do every year, I went to Rollins Health Services to make an appointment. […]

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Annie Welcomes the Clean House

February 13, 2014

Annie Russell Theater presents The Clean House. The play, written by Sarah Ruhl, promises to captivate the public and stir emotions. Right around the corner is the opening night for our first main-stage production of the semester: The Clean House! This delightfully comedic drama, by American playwright Sarah Ruhl, shows us the tale of a […]

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Tinsel Talk: The Wanted Drowns on Booze

February 13, 2014

The Wanted claim to split due to “conflicting personal lives.” However, the ongoing tension between the band and One Direction says otherwise. A boy band’s lifeline doesn’t stretch far across the palm. This past January, it was announced that British pop sensation, The Wanted, has decided to split after their tour later this year. So, […]

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Abortion Rate on the Decline

February 13, 2014

Attributed to economic distress, accessibility of contraceptives, and higher awareness of the dangers of unprotected sex, the abortion rate is the lowest since Roe v. Wade. In and amongst all of the various topics of sociopolitical controversy in our country, there is one where the numbers have begun to read in favor of a more […]

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Plugging in and out with Technology in the Classroom

February 13, 2014

While many of us have grown accustomed to typing instead of writing our notes, it’s possible that technology, by providing access to the Internet in class, hinders our learning process. I am sitting in my class with Professor Smaw, when the girl in front of my desk pulls out her laptop, the way she does […]

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Where in the World

February 13, 2014

Tasmania, Australia Scientists are currently trying to classify a new, giant species of jellyfish that washed belly-up on the shores of Tasmania last month. The jellyfish, about five feet wide, is one of three species of the largest kind of “jellies” and is only found off the coast of southern Tasmania. Cyanea, the genus that […]

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Connections between Sports and Breakups

February 13, 2014

I remember my first boyfriend like it was yesterday. His name was Trae, and he was the cutest, most obnoxious boy I think I have ever met in my life. Second semester, junior year of high school, he asked me out at our Swimming States after party. Although I was playing hard-to-get at first, I […]

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