Tars overcome by Cougars

March 1, 2018

Despite showing resilience in the first two matchups, Rollins baseball fell to the Columbus State Cougars. In Friday’s series opener, the Tars showed promise. They clung to a one-run lead for several innings, with Cameron Enck ‘19 making a solid effort from the mound, allowing just two runs in seven innings. It was the ninth […]

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Protein Peanut Butter Pancakes

March 1, 2018

I have created some protein-packed peanut butter pancakes to celebrate it also being National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Did I mention this stack does not have protein powder’s artificial taste? If you do not trust me, I urge you to try this recipe and see for yourself! You will not be disappointed. Servings: 1 Time: […]

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Psychology of gossip

March 1, 2018

On any given day at Rollins, I am likely to hear at least two rumors about students that I have never met before, none of which I actively seek out. Rollins is a place where rumors reign supreme, and I endeavored to find out why. “Well, it’s advantageous for everyone [in a community] to know […]

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Letter to the Editor Re: Mold in Residential Halls

March 1, 2018

Re: Mold in Residential Halls Dear Editor, After reading the recent article on mold concerns in Rollins-owned residential buildings, I was left with the feeling that the whole picture wasn’t being presented accurately. Some factual data was glossed over in the article, leaving unnecessary questions in the reader’s mind. Campus Safety is tasked with responding […]

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Learning in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood

March 1, 2018

For 31 seasons, Mr. Rogers worked tirelessly to inspire wonder and instill a curious spirit in children all over the world. To celebrate his show’s 50th anniversary, I have reviewed one episode of the show that I watched nearly everyday throughout my early childhood, to evaluate and understand the techniques Mr. Rogers used to fertilize […]

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Alfond Scholarships multiply

March 1, 2018

The Alfond Inn is doing far better than expected; this is promising news for prospective Rollins students as it means the college is offering more Alfond Scholarships than ever. Typically, the college invites about 40 students to Scholar’s Weekend. This year, there were 55 in attendance, all of whom have been offered Dean scholarships, one […]

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National Book Award finalists work with students

March 1, 2018

The Winter with the Writers 2018 season culminated in fine fashion when authors Lisa Ko and Elliot Ackerman gave master classes and a joint reading. These 2017 National Book Award finalists delved into topics dealing with nationality, culture, and the permeability of physical and psychological borders. Ko is a first-generation American, born in Queens, N.Y. […]

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Rollins takes home victory in Great Debate

March 1, 2018

This year, the Great Debate discussed the sensitive issue of the #metoo movement, bringing together teams from across the globe and sending Rollins’ team home with a win. While the Rollins team, represented by Sunny Toreihi ‘20 and Whitney Elliott ‘21, were declared the victors of the debate, this event was clearly much more than […]

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Important safety information for Rollins community

March 1, 2018

The recent incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School brought to the forefront concerns about gun safety and campus security on all school campuses. With Rollins’ open campus, Campus Safety is well-equipped to handle any potential threats; however, the success of their strategies relies on the proactiveness of the Rollins community. Ken Miller, assistant vice […]

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Graduate receives highest scholarship award

March 1, 2018

When Rebecca Charbonneau ‘16 graduated, she was headed off to earn her master’s from Oxford University. This was enough of a shock for her, as she believed only “polished geniuses” got to study there. However, even today she continues to surprise herself. Charbonneau has recently been named one of only 35 U.S. students to receive the […]

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