Cru decision imminent: Here’s what you need to know

November 28, 2018

Analise Cutter ‘22 and around 15 other students protested against centrism on the Cru-LGBTQ debate and against changing the non-discrimination policy. (Ellie Rushing) JUST IN: Non-discrimination policy will remain unchanged, no exemption to Cru President Grant Cornwell will announce his decision on whether or not Cru can become a registered student organization at the faculty […]

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Sexual assault reports decreased by 42% in 2017

November 28, 2018

A recent report from Campus Safety showed a 42 percent decrease in reports of sexual offenses from 2016 to 2017.  While official numbers for 2018 have not been published yet, the lack of an official director of the Office of Title IX, which oversees gender discrimination and sexual assault, has created cause for concern. This […]

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College education should reflect changing climate

November 28, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Things are getting worse quickly. Though it does not have to be that way, we cannot make it better by ignoring it all—and it kind of feels like we are. All around us are signs that our current way of life is unsustainable, and educating ourselves to fit that way of […]

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Pool, fitness center among new dorm hall’s amenities

November 28, 2018

McKean’s days are numbered; Rollins is to begin construction on a new residence hall in April 2019.  The residence hall will be located on the shore of Lake Virginia next to McKean and will house upperclassmen, specifically juniors and seniors. It is projected to have over 500 rooms.  The building will feature a large swimming […]

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Media fixates on zombie philosophy class

November 28, 2018

Smaw compares fictional characters to real-life killers in his class. (Courtesy of Scott Cook) Dr. Eric Smaw, professor of philosophy, sits on a desk at the front of his brimming classroom, leading a discussion on Adolf Hitler in his class titled, “Zombies, Serial Killers, and Madmen.”  In the past month, the course has received statewide and […]

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Construction forces greenhouse to relocate to Bush rooftop by May

November 28, 2018

Courtesy of Alan ChrystTentative plans show a new greenhouse being built on the rooftop of the third floor of Bush. The Rollins greenhouse will relocate to the rooftop of the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center’s third floor to make way for the construction of the new lakeside residential hall.  A completely new greenhouse will be […]

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Review: Cast’s chemistry breathes life into ‘Avenue Q’

November 28, 2018

The Annie Russell Theatre will show its latest play, “Avenue Q,” until Dec. 1. (Courtesy of J.D. Casto) The Annie Russell Theater’s “Avenue Q” opened with a bang as the powerhouse cast and crew synergistically came together to put on a hilarious and heartfelt satire.  With the arrival of recent college grad Princeton, played by […]

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Six senior art students showcase powerful pieces

November 28, 2018

Alicia Sales ‘19 produced digital prints that combined classically-styled images, like Venus and ouroborus, with bright colors from the 2000s and 1960s.  (Dawn Roe) Six studio art seniors presented a multimedia exhibition that, while diverse, addressed marginalized elements of society and culture.  The exhibition, titled Et Cetera, took place in a wing of the Cornell […]

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Festival of Light illuminates Mills with dance and culture

November 28, 2018

Students and community members gathered on Mills lawn to enjoy food, music, and dance. (Curtis Shaffer, Student Photographer) Mills lawn transformed into a decorated and dance-filled festival on Tuesday night in celebration of Diwali, a South Asian holiday that celebrates the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.  The event was hosted by DESI, […]

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Hillel’s holiday events: Lakkahs, candles, bagels

November 28, 2018

Rollins Hillel, the college’s Jewish organization, will be hosting various events in the coming weeks that showcase a growing religious life on campus and include lakkahs, candle lighting, and pre-finals bagels.  Members of Hillel have been planning many exciting religious events that focus on Hanukkah. This year is one of the few times in which […]

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