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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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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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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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Dining receives A-rating for vegan meal options

November 14, 2018

Kira BernhardNon-vegan and vegan students alike hoped the high Peta2 rating would encourage Dining Services to provide more vegan options. Dining Services was awarded an A rating on their Vegan Report Card for the month of October by Peta2, North America’s largest youth animal rights group. The national organization created the report card to analyze […]

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Hungry but lazy? Dining Services may deliver next spring

November 14, 2018

Students may be able to order food from Dave’s Boathouse starting next spring. (Photo by Kira Bernhard) Students may be able to get their food delivered from Dave’s Boathouse and the Campus Center as soon as next semester, according to Dining Services Director Cristina Cabanilla. Dining Services is putting together an online ordering system for […]

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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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Driving students to the polls

October 24, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke The Democracy Project at Rollins has registered over 250 students this semester.  Through voting simulations, tabling events, and attending classes, this non-partisan political organization is gearing up for the upcoming midterm elections.  They hope to reach their goal of having 50 percent of the student body make it to the polls […]

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New data shows career planning pays off

October 10, 2018

Approximately 80% of graduates are employed within 18 months of graduation According to Rollins data from the graduating class of 2015, 75 percent of graduates are engaged in the workforce, grad school, or volunteer service 12 months after graduation. After 18 months, this figure rises to 81 percent. This data is the most recent information […]

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College hosts panel on felon voting rights

October 10, 2018

Discussion on Amendment 4 featured previous imprisoned people Amendment 4, which will be featured on the upcoming primary election ballot in Florida, is a proposed state constitutional changes that would, if passed, restore voting rights to non-violent felons who have completed their sentences and probation. A panel was recently held at Rollins featuring previously imprisoned […]

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