FSL population projected to soar

September 4, 2015

Student organizations are a central part to many university communities, especially here at Rollins. The #FindYourAnchor movement is heavily aimed at helping students find an organization that they can call theirs. Greek Life is one of the many types of organizations that students join during their college years. Currently, Rollins College hosts 12 Greek Organizations—six […]

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New exhibits come to CFAM

September 4, 2015

As a new school year begins, first year students arrive on campus, long lines at the Campus Center return, and new exhibitions at our own Cornell Fine Arts Museum have come. Two new art exhibitions and one smaller collection have recently opened at CFAM, displaying artistry of two very different kinds. “Fashionable Portraits in Europe,” […]

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Making strides in gender-neutral housing

September 4, 2015

Gender-neutral housing, on the Rollins website, is “defined as a housing option in which two or more students mutually agree to share a multiple-occupancy apartment, regardless of sex or gender identity or expression.” This practice allows students to base roommate choices solely on compatibility, unrestricted by sex or gender. Gender-neutral housing was made initially available […]

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Rollins to hosts two National Book Award finalists

September 4, 2015

Each year the National Book Foundation (NBF) brings together the American literary community to recognize excellent writing in four different genre categories and merit those authors with the National Book Awards (NBA). For the past 10 years the National Book Awards has been bringing its finalists to colleges around the nation, and this year the […]

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Future entrepreneurs find fountain of wisdom in alumni advice

September 4, 2015

Forbes magazine recognized Rollins College as the #11 Most Entrepreneurial College in America for 2015. Rollins has the distinction of being the only college in Florida to rank in the top 50. College is not only a place of academic education, but also an endless source for new ideas to prosper. The campus embraces social […]

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Freshman provides positive opinion on orientation process

September 4, 2015

Our parents will remember Freshman Orientation as the beginning of our academic careers. Those brave women and men who hauled boxes across Mills Lawn while fighting tears were undoubtedly moved by Convocation. They called their children on the phone, begging them to wear something nice for Candlewish. They saw finding the perfect shirt to send […]

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ portrays NWA

September 4, 2015

Straight Outta Compton is one of the best ways to close off the summer film block. Directed by F. Gray Gary and starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Jason Mitchell, and Corey Hawkins, the movie takes place in the mid 1980s where five young men from Compton create the revolutionary rap group NWA. The film focuses on […]

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Rollins professors, students publish illuminative book on Winter Park history

September 4, 2015

The latest installment of the Images of Modern America series, which catalogues America’s towns through photographs, beautifully explores the rich history of the Winter Park area. History professors Claire Strom and Jim Norris, Sydney Marshall ’15, and Danielle Johnson ’16, the book’s coauthors, provide an inside perspective into Winter Park culture and history. The photos […]

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Women’s soccer secures top rank in preseason poll

September 4, 2015

Women’s soccer will enter the 2015 season ranked second in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The high preseason ranking results from the Tars successful last season, where we were the 2014 SSC Tournament Champions as well as the 2014 National Runner-up. Rollins was picked second only behind Barry University, who received 59 total […]

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Floridian gives fall fashion advice

September 4, 2015

As a Florida girl, born and raised in the blistering heat, one would think my wardrobe would be filled with shorts, tanks, and a whole manner of tropical outfits. In actuality, upon going through my closet, I counted over 20 sweaters, 8 pairs of pants, 15 scarves, 7 pairs of boots—I could go on, but […]

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