Merton pushes team towards success

February 8, 2018

With over 3,585 minutes played, 1,500 points made, and 500 rebounds collected, there is no question as to why Jeffery “Jeff” Merton ‘18 is considered an invaluable player to the Rollins men’s basketball team. The Naples, Fla. native has nailed two buzzer-beaters for the team this season, with the most recent feat being against Lynn […]

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Questioning the place of Business majors in the liberal arts college

February 8, 2018

Rollins offers over 30 majors, an appropriate medley for a liberal arts college, yet one department has a noticeable presence on campus: the business department. There is a total of 461 students within the department—almost a quarter of the undergraduate population. But given the rigidity of the requirements for the business majors, it is questionable […]

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Portraits of grief and love in ‘Lockerbie’

February 8, 2018

Rollins will present the play The Women of Lockerbie, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Eric Zivot, later this month on the Annie Russell stage. The Women of Lockerbie takes place in the idyllic town of Lockerbie, Scotland seven years after Pan Am Flight 103 crashed into the town in 1988 due to a […]

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Mudbound: a stark glimpse of the Jim Crow South.

February 8, 2018

The sun beats down; the black mud sucks at your feet; the cotton fields stretch as far as the eye can see, and you live in a world where you’re told, every day, that you were inferior from the moment you were born. This is the story told by director Dee Rees’, Mudbound, a film […]

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Disrupted Puerto Rican students find a home at Rollins

February 8, 2018

This semester the Rollins community welcomes three students from Puerto Rico who will continue their college education in the face of the damages caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Renzo Lemos ‘21 was only in college for two months before Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico, majorly disrupting their new beginning in college life. For roughly […]

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Your choice, your health

February 8, 2018

Rollins coach and Director of Health Education, Dr. Richard Morris, is thrilled to have published his health & wellness textbook, “Your Choice, Your Health.” The textbook focuses on helping people make educated decisions about their health, instead of just telling students what’s bad and how to stop doing it like most health textbooks do. During […]

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EcoReps, coming to a bin near you

February 8, 2018

The Rollins Sustainability Program recently introduced EcoReps, a new peer-based recycling education initiative. The EcoReps, identified by their distinctive buttons and decals that read “EcoRep: ask me about recycling,” are a group of about 30 student volunteers trained to guide their fellow students about recycling at Rollins The program is the brainchild of Rollins’ students […]

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Sorority vs. fraternity recruitment

February 8, 2018

Some of Rollins’ women-aligned students returned to school this semester a week early. They were excited to go through the sorority recruitment process, which involved following a strict schedule and engaging in semi-scripted small talk. Meanwhile, guys in search of a fraternity enjoyed a more casual process. They visited each chapter at their convenience and, […]

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Crummer students work with NASA-patented technology

February 8, 2018

Six Crummer students are investigating a NASA-patented technology that could help clean contaminated soil. MBA ‘18 students Ari Davis, Walker Haymaker, Liz Cvercko, Rubens Vianna, Valerie Camille, and Damien Adams are group members for a project in their “NASA Capstone” Crummer class. They first got the idea for the project when looking for ways to […]

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Campus deserves more information about reported incidents

February 8, 2018

Everyone can name at least one time that they’ve seen police cars or ambulances on campus, from as recent as outside Sutton Apartments at the end of January to as far back as outside the Chapel after Candlewish last semester. To a student, all of this activity can be concerning, especially since the amount of […]

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