Moonlight’ redefines LGBT films

December 1, 2016

Moonlight is the ultimate character study in what it is like to be young, black, and gay in an impoverished, drug-ridden neighborhood in Miami. That said, Moonlight is also the type of movie that cannot be put into a single category neatly; it transcends film, and as a member of the audience, I could not […]

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Spotlight on Rollins Coalition for Sustainable Development

December 1, 2016

The reality of climate change, the capability to invest in renewable energy sources, and possible actions that could make Rollins a greener campus are just a few examples of the topics that Rollins Coalition for Sustainable Investment (RCSI) educates the student body about. Scott Novak ’15, started the coalition during the fall of 2015. The […]

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Feast of Funk and Soul Food a rockin’ good time

December 1, 2016

November 19 and 20 marked the debut of the first annual The  Feast of Funk and Soul Food festival, held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. As the title of the festival reveals, this event was not only host to some spectacularly funky shows but also to a menu that alone was worth […]

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Provost Singer sets sights on new goals

December 1, 2016

Hailing from the much colder state of Minnesota, our new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Susan Singer, has been adjusting to the sunshine-filled Rollins life throughout this past semester.  Having sponsored several several “Conversation with the Provost” sessions to get to know a variety of Rollins’ diverse students, Singer has been welcomed […]

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Study abroad: club, cards, and overcommitting

December 1, 2016

Back in Freshers’ Week, we attended the Freshers’ Fair, where clubs—or “societies,” as everyone here calls them—set up tables to recruit new members in the Student Union building. Well, clubs and students advertised inside and outside two buildings, around a field, down by the film building, and pretty much anywhere they could for what must […]

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Fitness center revamps over holiday break

December 1, 2016

As of Nov. 22, Daryl’s Fitness Center in the Alfond Sports Center has been completely closed for renovations. The building itself will not have any changes made to it; the renovators are working with the same amount of space as before. However, when the center reopens in January, it will look like a completely transformed, […]

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‘Last Lecture’ series given at Dave’s Boathouse

December 1, 2016

Prior to rFLA, there was still the Honors neighborhood; while the instatement of four new neighborhoods three years ago might have brought with it a lot of change for Rollins undergraduates, this was not the case for those who enrolled or were planning to enroll in the Honors Program at Rollins.  One of the staples […]

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Human rights concerns under a Trump presidency

December 1, 2016

The purpose of this article is not to discourage people or create fear and distress. It is simply an attempt by two political science students to create awareness about human rights. It is imperative that people be aware of their rights, how they are currently regarded under the Obama administration, and how they will likely […]

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