Women’s basketball ranked first in preseason poll, beats Daytona State

November 2, 2017

As the winter season rapidly approaches, Rollins’ women’s basketball team prepares for their upcoming season. Entering the pre-season as the number-one-ranked team, the Tars kicked off the first of three preseason games, caming out on top against Daytona State 80 to 71. The game, played on Oct. 26, had a slow start at the beginning […]

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Only avid Saw fans would enjoy Jigsaw

November 2, 2017

The Saw horror series, long thought to be dead, has made a shocking return from the grave onto the big screen. While many slasher fans groaned at the thought of another terrible sequel, the die-hard fans of the Jigsaw killer’s games were ecstatic—regardless of the movie’s quality. Even more exciting was the return of Tobin […]

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Holt student opens local indoor skate park

November 2, 2017

Steve Brown is not the average Holt Night School business student– he is a father and husband with a dream that has morphed into a reality: opening an indoor skate park. A few years ago, Brown took his son to a skate park and was touched by the endless joy and pleasure his child received […]

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Another Halloween Howl success

November 2, 2017

It is a bright Saturday afternoon. I hear the hum of air blowers inflating a row of bounce houses while a “Monster Mash” disco remix plays faintly in the distance. I look down Holt Avenue to see a rainbow of costumes bespeckled by orange. A 4-foot-2-inch Boba Fett brushes past my waist as he chases […]

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Livescribe Smartpens to replace note-takers

November 2, 2017

Rollins students who qualify for disability accommodations now have access to Livescribe Smartpens, a new note-taking device. The introduction of the Livescribe Pen is well-intentioned, yet students still dependent on the previous peer note-taking system are experiencing some issues. Since the beginning of this year, the pens have provided free of charge and are moving […]

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Granting the wish for diversity

November 2, 2017

Applications for Diversity Infusion Grants, which are presented by the Diversity Council, are open once again. The grant of $2,000 will be awarded to selected students developing projects with staff members. The available grants provide an opportunity for students to create proposals in collaboration with faculty and staff in order to further the mission of […]

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Harbor House offers support for domestic violence survivors

November 2, 2017

The Harbor House of Central Florida is a transformative resource for survivors of domestic abuse. It also offers volunteer opportunities for Rollins students. In wake of Oct. being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it is vital to the safety and comfort of students and faculty on campus to be well-informed about local resources in the unfortunate […]

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Bouncing for burgers

November 2, 2017

Whether it be at a tailgate or a barbeque, you are pretty much guaranteed to find burgers. However, having the same burger repeatedly can leave your taste buds feeling dull. That is when you know it is time to switch it up and make these salmon and lentil burgers! Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, […]

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History of Break-ins at the softball field

November 2, 2017

Members of the Rollins softball team and community have consistently fallen victim to vehicle break-ins since the team started practicing and playing at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in 2004. The Winter Park Police Department (WPPD) said 17 incidents of criminal activity have been reported in the parking lot over a five-year span. On Oct. […]

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Making homecoming great again

November 2, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted Homecoming Week last week with the goal of progressing the events to be more oriented toward student-to-senate communication. This year’s line-up included FoxFest, Tar Tailgate, Jumangi on Mills Lawn, and Halloween Howl. SGA’s Public Relations chair, Doragnes Bradshaw ‘18HH explained that SGA’s goal was to have “as many activities […]

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