Is there trouble in the new rFLA system?

February 10, 2016

To those students in new general education courses—the Rollins Foundations in the Liberal Arts (rFLA) Neighborhood courses—I have one question for you: How are you finding the experience? Even if you thought one of your teachers was great, or a course was fun or interesting, do you find that the program furthers your liberal arts […]

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Write Right: Behind the scenes at the Writing Center

February 10, 2016

Bad grammar is all around us. We see it in text messages, Facebook posts, and GroupMe messages. It glares at us from official documents and oversized billboards. Even in colleges and universities full of people who have written for years, non-standard English wriggles its way into academic essays and other assignments where a misplaced punctuation […]

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Class Profiles

February 10, 2016

“Inequality, Diversity, and Democracy” The neighborhood When Cultures Collide specializes in the analysis of cultural conflicts and evolution visible in the United States and the world. A class within that neighborhood, “Inequality, Diversity, and Democracy”, taught by Political Science Professor Donald Davison, looks to analyze the simultaneous increases in income inequality and ethnic diversity within the […]

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Expressive Arts Workshop promotes wellness

February 10, 2016

Some of the most creative individuals on campus work in the Wellness Center pursuing and promoting the nine dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, occupational, financial, environmental, social, creative, and spiritual. On Friday, Jan. 29, the Wellness Center hosted the Color Your Anchor: Expressive Arts Workshop, where participating students created their own memory boxes. Amber […]

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The Push for Diversity

February 10, 2016

Rollins prides itself on its sense of community and great liberal arts education. It seems that the recent push for diversity stems, in part, from Rollins’ new president. The campus is now home to a wealth of movements for inclusion. “Diversity and inclusion have always been ingrained into the ethos of Rollins in various respects, […]

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The method behind the Pantone Matching System

February 10, 2016

Have you ever heard the phrase “Pantone Colors”? Or have you ever noticed how everything in the media, from billboards to magazines, seems to follow common color schemes from year to year? That strange phenomenon is actually the result of careful planning by the organization Pantone, a company that declares a certain color scheme for […]

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Third ‘Kung Fu Panda’ movie is a success

February 10, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3 was a fitting addition to the story of a panda and his superb kung fu and eating skills. When a 500-year-old warrior named Kai (J.K. Simmons) returns from the spirit world to conquer the mortal realm, Po (Jack Black) must learn how to channel the ancient ability of Chi in order […]

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Rollins baseball team bounces back from a tough weekend tournament

February 10, 2016

The Florida Tech Panthers made the trek from Melbourne on what began as a chilly weekend. Thankfully, it soon turned into the perfect weekend for baseball. The number 25 Panthers (2-1, 2-1) entered the series with the Tars riding a long winning streak against the Rollins baseball team, who entered the season looking to right […]

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