Mr. Rogers’ music essential to campus climate, brings hope

November 7, 2019

Written by: Clara Ivanoff The music department’s performance, “Mister Rogers: The Musician,” will spread Rogers’ message of compassion and kindness—something we should all be doing in today’s divisive and disdainful climate. Rollins is an especially important place to do so because this is where Rogers grew from a student to a talented musician, and on […]

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Individual wins outweigh swim team losses

November 7, 2019

Written by: Julia Taylor In back-to-back meets, the Tars Swim Team pushed to a new level after an intense week of practice. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost to St. Leo University. At Lynn University, the men grabbed an impressive 164-95 win, while the women lost by a close margin.  However, this is a […]

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Graduates report better well-being than US average

November 7, 2019

Gallup, a company that compares the national poll results of college students, revealed that Rollins graduates are more likely to earn advanced degrees, but they are also less likely to say their education was worth the cost. Approximately 55 percent of graduates earn an advanced degree, which is higher than the national average of 36 […]

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‘At Rollins one person can make a difference’

November 7, 2019

Written by: Clara Ivanoff Following his death, faculty and staff remember Dr. Thaddeus Seymour, former professor and college president, for his acts of kindness and contributions to Rollins College and Winter Park. “Dr. Seymour was an accessible, student-oriented, and engaging person,” said Dr. John Sinclair, chair of the music department. “He called me over the […]

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5 new positions created in SGA

November 7, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) saw an increase in underclassmen interest this year, leading them to create five new organizational senator positions in addition to the 11 existing organizational senator positions, 18 class senator positions, and 13 other positions, including the executive board. Newly represented offices include Holt Graduate Programs, Sustainability, Campus Safety and Security, […]

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