Health students design young adult grief program

October 31, 2018

New Hope for Kids has a large facility with multi-use rooms, including an art room and many areas for children and families to come together and grieve. (Curtis Shaffer) Students enrolled in  a health communications class are partnering with a local non-profit to develop a curriculum that will provide young adults in Central Florida with […]

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Opinion: Journalist’s murder shows depth of America-Saudi relations

October 31, 2018

It was 2 a.m., and Hatice Cengiz anxiously paced the Turkish street outside the Saudi Arabian consulate. She wondered where her fiancé, Jamal Khashoggi, could possibly be. Hours ago, he had told her to wait for him outside. He then entered the building to receive the documents they needed to get married, but he never […]

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Plans begin for annual Christmas celebration

October 31, 2018

Courtesy of Scott Cook As people take down their spider webs and pumpkin decorations go down, they replace it with tinsel and garlands. For the Rollins Choir, this also means practicing hymns and carols for the annual Christmas Vespers celebration. Every year since 1933, Rollins hosts a concert of Christmas carols, preceded by a candlelit […]

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Upcoming forum looks at future of Central Florida city planning

October 31, 2018

Winter Park officials gather to examine city’s sustainability Rollins will host an event featuring prominent Winter Park officials to showcase the Winter Park community as an environmental planning model for the future of Central Florida. The event is called “Winter Park and Florida’s Next Golden Age,” and it will be hosted in the Suntrust Auditorium […]

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Still undefeated at home, women’s soccer’s journey continues

October 31, 2018

Chynna McGirt, No. 7, scored the game-winning goal against Florida Tech on Monday, Oct. 29. (Rollins Sports) Women’s soccer continued their season’s success with a 1-0 win over Florida Institute of Technology, propelling them into this Thursday’s conference semifinals. When asked about the team’s first win in the conference playoffs, the typically serious Head Coach Alicia […]

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Jewish student reflects on Pittsburgh shooting

October 31, 2018

Congregants of the Tree of Life synagogue peacefully welcomed the Sabbath on Saturday morning when Robert Bowers, armed with at least three handguns and an AR-15, burst into the temple. The aftermath of the malicious attack and intense shootout left 11 Jewish congregants dead and six police wounded. According to the Anti-Defamation League, this assault […]

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Faculty speaks out against Cru

October 31, 2018

Knowles Memorial Chapel (Photo Credit: Carolina Skillman) To read more about Cru on campus, see some of our previous articles. Faculty and staff members who attended open forums held by the Diversity Council took a firm stance against allowing Cru to become a registered student organization. Last week’s forums were part of a multi-step effort […]

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WPRK back on air following antenna issues

October 31, 2018

Graphic provided by WPRK For the past few months WPRK, Rollins’ very own college radio station, has been triumphantly broadcasting over the airwaves after overcoming many challenges caused by Hurricane Irma. WPRK officially returned to air on Aug. 17 after 11 months of online streaming. “Our antenna was damaged [by Irma] and had to be […]

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Construction issues delay Rice Pavilion repairs

October 31, 2018

Curtis ShafferThe Rice Family Pavilion will be an event venue once it’s finished. Renovations to the Rice Family Pavilion had a rocky start and have been delayed due to construction issues caused by the building’s age. The Pavilion is now expected to be open by the start of the next semester. Although it is opening […]

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Political clubs reveal their endorsements

October 31, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Rollins Democrats Endorsements:  Florida House District 47: Anna Eskamani  Since the 2016 election, we have seen the shocking rise of voter registration rates across our nation. In June of 2017, I had the honor of attending City Hall, where Anna Eskamani announced her candidacy for Florida House District 47. After introducing myself […]

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