Rollins attends UN Climate Summit for first time

October 3, 2019

Written by Alex Candage Two Rollins administrators accompanied eleven other Central Florida officials to last week’s United Nations (UN) Climate Action Summit in New York City, building relationships for future student attendees. This was the first time a cohort from Central Florida was invited, along with leaders from dozens of countries, to the summit, which […]

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Opinion: College prioritizes construction over students

October 3, 2019

Written by Diana Bookhardt I won’t be able to afford my senior year at Rollins. I don’t “earn” enough in merit-based scholarships, my Florida aid decreases every year while tuition increases at the same pace, and I’m already deep in loans. Over my years here, I’ve seen funds invested into a number of construction projects […]

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Opinion: Trump impeachment inspires call to civic duty

October 3, 2019

Written by Michael McNamara Opinion For only the fourth time in our nation’s history, impeachment proceedings have been initiated against a sitting U.S. President. Credible claims have been brought to light that President Donald Trump has allegedly abused his office and authority by attempting to interfere in the sanctity of American elections, and then (poorly) […]

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Review: #MeToo founder calls for return to movement’s roots

October 3, 2019

Tarana Burke, developer of the #MeToo movement, inspired a Rollins audience with a memorable speech and her powerful voice. She dropped bombshells, and her curated quotations were followed by roaring admiration. She is human, but to everyone in Bush Auditorium, she seemed like something more—a machine able to spit out solutions and make them stick. […]

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Headlining artists coming to Orlando

October 3, 2019

Fall semester is the time to plan some concert dates before your wallet is totally depleted. Here is a list of upcoming concerts in the area across a variety of venues. Luckily for us, Orlando is a hub for popular and up-and-coming artists. Bea Miller Oct. 19, 6 p.m. The Beacham Tickets starting at $22.50 […]

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Students challenge financial discrimination

October 3, 2019

After former Rollins students have transferred due to cost, a group of students are seeking to challenge the high cost of tuition and the social isolation they feel from their peers based on their socioeconomic status. The group was started by Wyatt Deihl (‘21) in a public post on Facebook, where he called for an […]

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Sailing embarks on voyage with new coach

October 3, 2019

With a surge of interest and a new head coach, Rollins Sailing has plenty to look forward to in the new season. Ben Chafee is now the head sailing coach for the Tars, with previous coach Dave Herbster (‘80) serving as Director of Sailing. “The school has shown a great interest to make sure we […]

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