Fool’s Paradise brings back the funk

April 13, 2016

Fool’s Paradise celebrated its inaugural year at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on April Fools’ Day weekend with much success. Headlined and hosted by funk superstars Lettuce, the event spanned two days and showcased some of the top names in the funk and jam scenes, as well as on the electronic circuit. Fool’s Paradise left attendees […]

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A taste of Broadway at the Annie

April 13, 2016

The Broadway classic Hello, Dolly! will be playing at Rollins’ very own Annie Russell Theatre beginning April 15.  Closing the Annie Russell Theatre’s 83rd season, this production of the show is being co-produced by the Rollins’ Department of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance. There were numerous reasons why Hello, Dolly! was chosen […]

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Fashion Week a success

April 13, 2016

This past week marked the culmination of Orlando Fashion Week’s fourth year. Lasting from April 6 to April 9, this growing showcase of local fashion design featured seminars, designer talks, television appearances, and the presentations of collections by all of this year’s featured designers. Lori Warren, Ciara Rodriguez, Lisa Nieves, Vanessa Shelley, Gloria Woods, Raul […]

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Hardcore Henry: A first-person trainwreck

April 13, 2016

Sex, drugs, violence, and rock and roll are words that accurately describe Hardcore Henry’s theme. Hardcore Henry, directed by Ilya Naishuller and starring Sharito Copley, Hayley Bennett, Tim Roth, and Danila Kozlovsky, is a psychedelic and violent ride through the eyes of a determined cyborg trying to save his wife from an evil warlord. Along […]

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Talk Back: Playwright discusses Detroit

April 13, 2016

  After the last of the audience members trickled out the doors on opening night, the cast and crew of Detroit settled in for a talk-back session with its award-winning playwright, Lisa D’Amour. Accompanied by a few members of Rollins faculty and the Winter Park community, what ensued was a comfortable conversation between D’Amour and […]

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Anime series that everyone should watch

April 13, 2016

For better or worse, I’ve met most of my friends through anime in one way or another. It’s an interesting subculture, and when you meet someone in the world outside of Shonen Jump with a sticker of your waifu on their computer, it’s pretty easy to form friendships. For those who have yet to jump […]

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Rollins JV Baseball falls to Southeastern

April 13, 2016

The Tars’ junior varsity baseball team is usually an indication of the future team. Many of these players played nervously in last Thursday’s game against Southeastern University, and as a result the team took a hard loss. The first inning when Southeastern came up to bat is where the Tars lost it. Pitcher Peter Finegan […]

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Student Ambassadors lead Presidential Inauguration

April 13, 2016

This past week marked the Inauguration of President Grant Cornwell, the 15th President of Rollins College. In accordance with the theme of student involvement, teachers and faculty nominated several students as Presidential Inauguration Ambassadors. The role of the ambassador was to generate excitement for the inauguration events and ceremonies. Ambassadors were also given the opportunity […]

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Moving Rollins into the future

April 13, 2016

On April 2, 2016, President Cornwell’s Inauguration began with a Day of Service. Not even the rain could damper the spirits of members of the Rollins community as they participated in various projects ranging from the beautification of Central Park, a Habitat for Humanity build-out, and the Welbourne Avenue Nursery clean-up. To exhibit Rollins’ interest […]

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Rollins welcomes philanthropist Adam Braun

April 13, 2016

On April 5, the Winter Park Institute (WPI) hosted social entrepreneur, best-selling novelist, and philanthropist Adam Braun for a discussion on his most recent book The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person can Create Extraordinary Change. The last WPI event of the season and the 70th in total, the talk was received by […]

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