New data shows career planning pays off

October 10, 2018

Approximately 80% of graduates are employed within 18 months of graduation According to Rollins data from the graduating class of 2015, 75 percent of graduates are engaged in the workforce, grad school, or volunteer service 12 months after graduation. After 18 months, this figure rises to 81 percent. This data is the most recent information […]

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College hosts panel on felon voting rights

October 10, 2018

Discussion on Amendment 4 featured previous imprisoned people Amendment 4, which will be featured on the upcoming primary election ballot in Florida, is a proposed state constitutional changes that would, if passed, restore voting rights to non-violent felons who have completed their sentences and probation. A panel was recently held at Rollins featuring previously imprisoned […]

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Let’s be frank: The Rollins gym is gross

October 10, 2018

As you walk into the Alfond Sports Center’s Daryl’s Fitness Center, there is an overwhelming sense of humidity (regardless of the insufficient air conditioning) mixed with sweat and bad body odor. The atmosphere feels moldy and reeks of dirty towels. The floor is downright dirty. I do not recommend you try this because it is […]

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Defining sexual assault

October 10, 2018

Controversy around Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation brings up difficult questions like how to define acts of sexual violence  It seems as if we look at sexual assault on a spectrum, with rape being the worst offense, punishable with the most severe consequences. However, this point of view does not take into account that every act […]

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Professors police Juuling

October 10, 2018

Students Juul on campus, that is no secret. But now it is becoming popular inside buildings and even in classrooms, and professors are not happy about it. “Some faculty and staff have expressed their concerns that they were seeing students vaping/Juuling in campus buildings,” said Maeghan Rempala, director of the Office of Community Standards & […]

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Accessibility offers new notetaking aid

October 10, 2018

Rollins Accessibility Services has added a new voice-dependent note-taking tool called Sonocent, a software that records lectures in easily categorized phrases. Sonocent has sent Rollins 25 trial licenses for their software. According to Whitney Horton, director of Accessibility Services, the 2018 fall semester will serve as a trial period. Horton also said that eleven of […]

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Students combat menstrual injustice

October 10, 2018

Voices for Women,  a student organization that provides support for women and their allies, raised approximately $1,700 during their recent menstrual security drive. This money will help provide menstrual products, such as pads, tampons, and menstrual cups, to underprivileged people in the Central Florida area.  The drive—the fourth at Rollins—sought to raise awareness about the […]

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Parking appeals now under SGA

October 10, 2018

As construction across campus limits available parking spaces, Campus Safety continues to distribute parking tickets. With each ticket usually comes an appeal, which will now be handled by a Student Government Association-sponsored student parking committee. Parking tickets issued on campus are abundant, with an average of 250 to 300 tickets issued each month. With multiple […]

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Orlando spots to get you in the Halloween spirit

October 10, 2018

In the midst of midterms, students may forget that October’s Halloween festivities are well under way. Rollins students not only have the chance to be spooked by impending exams, but by the following Halloween Festivities hosted in the Orlando area. The notorious Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort will feature five  scare zones, 10 […]

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Women’s soccer secures second place in SSC

October 10, 2018

Efficient, tenacious, victorious—such was the women’s soccer team that stepped onto the Cahall-Sandspur Field for Saturday’s game against conference foe, Palm Beach Atlantic University. The 1-0 win means that Rollins now sits second on the Sunshine State Conference Table.  Although the team’s only goal was scored in the first half, the Tars’s defense was strong […]

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