Where in the world

October 8, 2014

Hong Kong, China Demonstrations continue on as thousands protest the current governance in Hong Kong. The masses flocking to the streets are protesting for a pro-democracy government. China blocked Hong Kong’s potential move to full democracy on August 31 of this year, sparking the protest movement. Talks were scheduled to take place between students and […]

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‘TransFormations’ sheds light on transgender struggles

October 8, 2014

Staff writer Ariana Simpson takes us behind the scenes into the Lucy Cross Centers’ one-actor show called “TransFormations.” Written by Martie van der Voort, the performance explores the life of transgendered people. “Transgender. Trans-cender. Gender bender. Gender-blender…” These jumbled terms are some of the many terms Mark communicated through spoken word at an open meeting […]

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Tattooed students face daily stigmas

October 8, 2014

“You would be so pretty if you didn’t have all those tattoos!” an older woman remarked to me at the store the other day. Her tone was solemn, as if I had been marked for an early death. The only thing that prompted this comment was the fact that I was knelt down reaching for […]

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Breaking the norms: redefining queer

October 8, 2014

In the academic arena of a liberal arts campus, there is nothing more provocative – at the very least, in my opinion – than an argument in class, particularly the type that leaves you dwelling long after the fact. But certain arguments cannot simply be…dismissed – with class.  There are some things that we say […]

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Students SAE “yes” to new fraternity

October 8, 2014

After a long process of review and approval, SAE officially becomes Rollins’ sixth fraternity. On September 25, the Rollins community received news that Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, Florida Omicron chapter became officially recognized by the Rollins Interfraternity Council (IFC). While the Florida Omicron chapter was nationally recognized as a colony in 2010 and then received […]

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Exhibit challenges, engages the narrative

October 8, 2014

Now through Jan. 4, CFAM is presenting a vast array of stimulating contemporary artworks in a show thematically entitled, Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage. Each work, whether created by an established or emerging artist, attempts to challenge the viewer by seeking response to an array of political, cultural, and psychological issues. Those familiar with […]

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Parking garage stalker disturbs Rollins

October 8, 2014

A strange man followed a girl outside the parking garage, a little before six o’clock on September 9. “Once I passed he began to follow me. I quickly crossed the street and he followed behind. Once I crossed he told me he ‘had been following me for a long time now,’” described Reagan Campbell ’18. […]

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Southern eatery herds crowds downtown

October 8, 2014

​Thornton Park has a brand-new eatery called SOCO, opened on September 17. SOCO has a beautiful patio area where we were initially seated, but it was too muggy to really be enjoyable. It will be perfect when fall comes around. After beginning to sweat almost immediately, we moved into the dining room. ​Once seated in […]

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Quest for the overhyped virginity

October 8, 2014

So, I was riding this massive penis in Minneapolis this past summer. I am not kidding, this thing was huge. And before you start rolling your eyes at my vulgarity (I mean this is a sex column, have a bit more grace, you know?), the gargantuan penis in question was in fact a mechanized ride, […]

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