Interim president targets deficit and relationship with professors

September 10, 2014

Mcallaster the new acting president of Rollins College aims for transparency and a sustainable budget. With President Duncan stepping down over the summer, the Board of Trustees asked Dr. Craig McAllaster to take over as acting president while they searched for a permanent replacement. McAllaster has three goals for his year as president: develop a […]

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The Porch changes the bar scene

September 10, 2014

The Porch is a game changer for Winter Park.  Since it opened this past summer it has blessed us all with a new spot to eat and, more importantly, drink.  The Porch is much more than your average sports bar, putting the others to shame by doing everything bigger and better.  The inside is spacious […]

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Sexperts: Confessions of a serial monogamist

September 10, 2014

Sexperts David Matteson dispels hook-up culture and relays the difficulties of constantly being in a relationship. While I frequently utilize this column as a space to discuss the issues plaguing the hook-up culture of our generation, I have a confession: in the past five years, I have only been officially “single” and hooking-up for a […]

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Rollins community reflects gender equality

September 10, 2014

Twelve years – that’s how long it has taken for the city of Orlando to pass an amendment to Chapter 57, an ordinance that enacts non-discrimination protections in housing, employment and public accommodations on the basis of gender identity. This ordinance was first proposed in 2002, however this objective was a revision to a 1973 […]

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Lambda Chi (re)joins fraternity and sorority life

September 10, 2014

A striking 36% of the student population is affiliated with Greek life, and this semester, Rollins welcomed a new official chapter to its row of fraternities: Lambda Chi Alpha. The fraternity has roots on campus dating back to 1939 and was active until 1970 when Lambda Chi de-affiliated. After a 40-year-hiatus, the brothers decided to […]

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Student Affairs undergoes realignment

September 10, 2014

Following the SGA retreat last Fall, Student Affairs underwent a reorganization. The Division of Student Affairs went through a major restructuring over the summer, with the goal being to become more accessible to students.  The department divided into three sections focusing on care, community, and career. The Center for Inclusion and Campus Involvement, The Center […]

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Stepping into the past: McCoy’s 9/11 reflection

September 10, 2014

After final beads of August sweat have trickled down from leathered faces, then evaporated, September quickly greets us with thoughts of fall fashion and where to buy cheap textbooks.  Although it marks the fourth quarter of our calendar year, September is a new beginning and fresh start for any student – one I think we […]

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Relentless touring machine invades the House of Blues

September 10, 2014

This past weekend, Umphrey’s McGee, along with Florida natives, the Heavy Pets, played a scorching two-night run at House of Blues Orlando and Janus Live in St. Petersburg. Both nights featured a copious amount musical stylings, multiple genre-defying improvisational jams, seamless rock & roll covers, and progressive rock sequences intense enough to melt your face […]

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Student Media offers involvement opportunities

September 10, 2014

With the end of add/drop nearly a week ago, Fall 2014 classes are officially in full swing. You (hopefully) have your schedule in check and are settling into the rhythm of a new and exciting academic semester. Now that you’ve got some general education and major requirements squared away, it’s time to start focusing on […]

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Where in the world

September 10, 2014

Minsk, Belarus Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have signed a ceasefire to bring an end to nearly five months of fighting. The truce, brokered in the capital city of Ukraine’s neighbor to the north, is based on a twelve-point peace plan. The European Union also announced the addition of more persons to the travel-ban and asset-freeze […]

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