Trump vs. Clinton vs. Brexit

November 3, 2016

As we write this, we still await our absentee ballots to vote in the upcoming presidential election. We both filled out and mailed in all the appropriate paperwork, and we obsessively pop into the porter’s office to see if they’ve been delivered. Our fingers are crossed that by the time you are reading this, we […]

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Rollins’ birthday and uncovering the past

November 3, 2016

This Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 marks 131 years since classes first began at Rollins College in 1885. To celebrate and commemorate the birthday of our school, R-Pride hosted Founder’s Day on Tuesday with a fun birthday celebration outside of the Campus Center. However, many layers of history have accumulated during the past century, and there […]

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Tars tie Eckerd in conference qualifier, women triumph over Palm Beach

November 3, 2016

On Tuesday, the men’s soccer team aggressively played Eckerd College. Every five minutes, the referee blew his whistle due to a foul and two red cards were issued. The Rollins Tars and the Eckerd Tritons gave it their all throughout the game. A few players showed off some skilled moves and made the crowd go […]

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Course spotlights for Spring 2017

November 3, 2016

Some of our frequent contributors review their courses and make recommendations for the Spring 2017 semester. ENG 190: Graphic Memoir M 6:45-9:15 p.m. By Katie Pearce Dr. Forsythe will be teaching Graphic Memoir once more next semester. The class is primarily for Holt students, but will have seats open for other interested students. The thoroughly […]

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It’s Now or Neverglades

November 3, 2016

The Everglades is a unique treasure to the ecological community of southern Florida. There is nothing like seeing an American alligator rest on the grassland banks while a snowy egret wades a mere 10 feet away. The sun begins to set, peeking out between the tall, skinny pine trees, casting an orange glow across the […]

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‘Inferno’ follows in steps of ‘Da Vinci Code,’ ‘Angels and Demons’

November 3, 2016

With Oscar Season just around the corner, finding movies in late October that are truly entertaining is a difficult feat. Tom Hanks’ newest film Inferno is the exception. Preceded by The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, this final piece to the movie trilogy could stand alone as its own story. This is the […]

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Tars suffer a loss in first swim meet

November 3, 2016

After months of preparation, the Tars’ men and women’s swim teams entered the 2016-2017 season. In August, Rollins hired Kyle Berg as head coach for the men and women’s teams. Berg felt honored to join the Rollins community and was excited to lead the Tars in pursuit of ultimate athletic and academic success. Last Friday […]

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Author Junot Diaz addresses Rollins freshmen

November 3, 2016

Last Wednesday, Rollins welcomed the incomparable presence of Junot Diaz. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey Diaz has been the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and many others. His novels include Drown, This is How You Lose Her and Rollins’ freshman summer reading book, […]

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The case for Trump

November 3, 2016

As a senior here at Rollins College, a business management major, daughter of a doctor and Ecuadorian immigrant, and a member of the Rollins College Republicans, this election’s results are crucial. Although it seems we are stuck between a rock and a hard place, when it comes to economic stimulation/job creation, taxation, the immigration crisis, […]

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The case for Clinton

November 3, 2016

When November 8th comes, there is only one choice that leads to the United States moving forward and not backward. There is only one choice that is experienced enough to carry the mantle of commander in chief. There is only one choice that will not tarnish this country’s history. Donald Trump has proven countless times […]

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