Top notch classes: Cool courses offered in the spring

November 7, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke RFLA 100 / CMC 110: Digital Storytelling TR 2-3:15 p.m. Have you ever been interested in video editing or creating storyboards? This class is usually designed for critical media and cultural studies majors/minors and film minors, but this semester it is also offered as an rFLA humanities course.  Students are given […]

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Stressed students unwind through board games and memes

November 7, 2018

(Photo Credit / Gaby Davenport) Most people would not think that analyzing memes and playing Monopoly are ideal stress relievers. However, for the 15 regular members of the Board Game Club (BGC) games provide stress relief, socialization, and an escape from the rigorous college life. The club was founded about a year ago, but past […]

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Hillel honors Pittsburgh victims

November 7, 2018

Dozens of students and staff gathered in a peaceful moment of prayer to honor the victims of the deadly antisemitic terrorist attack against the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. “May it be your will, Eternal One, Our God, God of our ancestors, that wars and bloodshed be abolished from the world, and bring into […]

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Women’s soccer receives bid to regionals

November 7, 2018

Sophomore wingback Gianna Merigliano drives the ball downfield (Courtesy of Rollins Sports) Although the women’s soccer team was knocked out of the conference tournament by Nova Southeastern University, they were selected as fifth seed for the regional tournament. They will face Lee University on Thursday, a team they faced early in the season which ended in […]

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Future food pantry to aid students in need

November 7, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke The Student Support Foundation, a Rollins student-run organization, is working on the creation of a new food pantry at Rollins to help students in need. The Student Support Foundation assists students with financial needs by providing emergency funding for living or academic expenses. “The main idea of the food pantry is […]

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Ramp added to Campus Center following accessibility concerns

November 7, 2018

Many students depend on the newly accessible entrance to the Campus Center (Photo Credit / Angela Maria Martin) After months of student outcry and complaints to Accessibility Services, a temporary ramp was added at the front entrance of the Cornell Campus Center, finally offering students with accessibility needs a safer way into the building. Accessibility-dependent […]

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Mold and bug concerns reported in McKean

November 7, 2018

Ruiling Gao stands holding her final air quality test in her room (Photo Credit / Zoe Pearson) It started in September for first-year student Ruiling Gao. The McKean Hall resident started experiencing a cough, post nasal drip, and a sore throat. She thought it was the common cold most freshmen catch after moving into a […]

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Rollins celebrates El Día de los Muertos

November 7, 2018

Gaby DavenportFestivities were marked by framed photos of deceased loved ones, food, and colorful decor The patio of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum was adorned with framed photos and a colorful papel picado banner as members of the Rollins community gathered to honor their deceased ancestors in the celebration of El Dia de los Muertos, […]

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Book drive helps increase special needs employment

November 7, 2018

Rollins senior Charles Bonker set out to increase employment opportunities for local people with special needs by creating Love Your Neighbor Books, a benefit corporation that collects book donations. The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub, aka Hub, hosted a book drive to benefit Love Your Neighbor Books as well as their partner organization, Opportunity, Community, […]

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WPRK hosts another successful Fox Fest during Family Weekend

November 7, 2018

Kira BernhardLocal bands graced the stage at WPRK’s Fox Fest, which was from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. WPRK hosted its annual music festival, Fox Fest, offering students and their families a friendly place to mingle while listening to live local bands. The festival was strategically scheduled in conjunction with Rollins’ family weekend, so […]

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