Tiny house, big lessons

March 6, 2019

As the Rollins campus expands, one course is teaching students how to downsize.  To learn more about minimalist living, students in “Applied Design Solutions: Tiny Art Houses” are building a tiny house near the shore of Lake Virginia. The structure is aptly named, with the house being about 8 feet by 12 feet, which is […]

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Search underway for director of gender studies program

March 6, 2019

The College is searching for a new director of the Sexuality, Women, and Gender Studies (SWAG) program, adding additional uncertainty to the leadership of the Lucy Cross Center.  Dr. Margaret McLaren, professor of philosophy and chair of the philosophy and religion department, has served in the position for the last three years, which is the […]

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Stuck on campus? Here’s how to spend spring break in Orlando

March 6, 2019

If you are not going home or hopping on a last-minute flight to an Instagram-worthy island this spring break, do not worry; Central Florida offers plenty of exciting Spring Break options. After all, you are in Florida, one of the country’s top spring break destinations. Florida Strawberry Festival  Did midterms leave a sour taste in […]

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Rollins alum could be India’s next prime minister

March 6, 2019

Rollins alumnus Rahul Gandhi (‘94), from Delhi, India, is running to be India’s next prime minister, putting pressure on the incumbent who has been seen as “unbeatable.” Current Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking re-election after a landslide victory in 2014. He was seen as “unbeatable” heading into this election, but his Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya […]

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Equestrian team lands invitation to regionals

March 6, 2019

For most students, spring break marks a long-awaited intermission, but for the Rollins Equestrian Team, it marks a historical moment. For the first time since its reinstatement, five members have been invited to the regional tournament. Re-created by a group of five girls in 2016, the equestrian team has grown to about 15 members. The […]

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Cybercriminals impersonate college officials, scam staff

March 6, 2019

Cyber-scammers have started impersonating upper-level staff members of the college with the intent to steal money from students and staff. While phishing email scams have always been a problem, the attackers have become more strategic. Most recently, Dr. Justin Paul, visiting professor of international business and marketing, received an email from someone impersonating Dr. Timothy […]

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Students confront campus accessibility issues

March 6, 2019

By Hannah Butcher and Zoe Pearson Accessibility issues are gaining visibility on campus as students and faculty address problems that have plagued the college for generations through meetings and forums. In the past two weeks, faculty held open meetings on accessibility initiatives; a new club, Disability Alliance, formed to raise awareness of related campus issues; […]

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