Rollins receives award for voting turnout

November 16, 2017

As a part of the national campaign, ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, Rollins College was awarded the Best in Class Award for its phenomenally high student voting rate in the 2016 election. Rollins received this award for having the highest student voting rate within the four-year, medium, private institution category as well as a Silver […]

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Riding towards the Hult Prize Global semi-finals

November 16, 2017

Rollins College held its Final Competition for the Hult Prize, an annual competition in which teams of college students from across the world generate startup ideas to solve critical social challenges. This competition, held on November 9, determined which team will move on to the global semi-finals for a chance to win $1 million to […]

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‘Times’ print subscription cancelled

November 16, 2017

Rollins College has officially terminated its print subscription of The New York Times. To justify, they have provided full-access to the New York Times website to all students, faculty, and staff via computers or hand-held devices. The New York Times is a daily newspaper that is read worldwide and awarded the most Pulitzer Prizes. It […]

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Injured water-skier to recover after full knee reconstruction

November 16, 2017

The Rollins Water Ski team member who suffered critical injuries back in early October is in the process of making a full recovery. After Josh Briant ’18 improperly hit the ramp at the collegiate regionals jump event against FSC, he had to be transported to the hospital by helicopter where he underwent surgery for his […]

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Assessing mental health at Rollins

November 16, 2017

The Wellness Center has sent out an anonymous mental health survey to students to determine the best way to improve mental wellness on campus. Although there is much controversy surrounding the personal nature of the survey questions, the Wellness Center assures students that this information will not be associated with any names and encourages students […]

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Banning Greek life won’t solve the issue

November 16, 2017

All fraternities and sororities at Florida State University have been suspended indefinitely; this is in response to the death of 20-year-old fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey, who was found dead the morning after attending a fraternity party. “I want to send a message that we’ve got a serious problem and we need to deal with it,” […]

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Twenty-six dead in latest mass shooting

November 16, 2017

On November 5, twenty-six people were killed and several others were wounded in a shooting which took place at the Sutherland Spring Baptist Church in Texas. The victims range from being aged 1 to 77. Because the gunman, Devin P. Kelley, spent time in a psychiatric hospital prior to the shooting, some argue that this […]

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Celebrating Native American heritage in Central Florida

November 16, 2017

November is Native American Heritage month, and in Central Florida there is no shortage of ways to celebrate the region’s pre-Columbian occupation. The month of November has been a celebration of America’s native peoples since George H.W. Bush approved a joint resolution to designate it such in 1990. Every year since, the presidential administration has […]

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Bach Festival Society’s ode to the power of piano

November 16, 2017

Sitting at the piano in Tiedtke Concert Hall, the Israeli pianist, Alon Goldstein, marveled at the Scarlatti sonatas as “studies in imagination of all possibilities of writing for the keyboard.” Goldstein’s program for the afternoon recital—presented by the Bach Festival Society—elaborated and authenticated this concise promulgation on the 18th century composer’s body of work for […]

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$5 million in Rice renovations

November 16, 2017

The old Rice Family Bookstore, soon to be known as the Rice Family Pavilion, is undergoing renovations to convert the building into a new medium-sized event space for the campus community. The majority of the renovations taking place are infrastructural in nature and will have little effect on the aesthetics of building’s architecture. Renovations will […]

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