All posts by Christina Oliveira

Maymester class gives students in-depth look at archeology

Many Rollins students will continue their studies after finals in early May by taking one- to two-month-long Maymester courses. Central Florida Archaeological Field School is one of the Maymester classes being offered. It is taught by Dr. Zachary Gilmore, assistant [...]

April 5, 2018 Features

Abdul-Jabbar speaks about inequality

The Winter Park Institute recently gave Rollins students and other members of the Winter Park community an opportunity to listen to writer, activist, and Hall of Fame basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speak about current political and social issues. Abdul-Jabbar is [...]

April 5, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

#MeToo panel discusses movement’s impacts

Rollins hosted a #MeToo Movement Panel to discuss the movement that has grabbed the nation’s attention. It touched on topics such as sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape culture, and activism. The event was mainly organized by Morgan Gerber ‘18 and [...]

March 29, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Upcoming Festival of Light looks to unite campus

Throughout alumni weekend on March 23-25, Rollins will host reunions, dinners, presentations, and other events to honor its alumni. The Festival of Light will be yet another festivity. The college will host the Festival of Light on March 24 from [...]

March 22, 2018 Features

Purim Carnival celebrates Jewish life on campus

Rollins College Hillel celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim with an on-campus carnival that features free food, bounce houses, and campus engagement in Jewish culture and life. Emily Block, the associate director of Jewish student life and member of Hillel [...]

March 8, 2018 Features

Rollins remembers Mr. Rogers

Posters adorning Mr. Rogers’ iconic smiling face and red cable-knit sweater can now be found around campus. These are directional markers for the self-guided tour celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the original airing of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood on the Public [...]

March 1, 2018 Features

Comfortably discussing interfaith-related issues

Rollins students engaged in conversation that can often be uncomfortable and confusing at last week’s “A Dinner Dialogue: Engaging Cultural Difference and Religious Diversity.” Students discussed inter- and intrafaith-related issues. Besides Rollins students, other members of the local religious community [...]

February 22, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Rollins music students to play at Park Avenue concert

The Winter Park Institute looks to celebrate its tenth anniversary by giving a free concert on Park Avenue on Feb. 18. The event at Central Park is part of Winter Park’s Weekend of the Arts and will showcase a variety [...]

February 15, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Love languages provide relationship insight

The five love languages are physical touch, words of affirmation, acts of service, quality time, and gifts. Although these may appear to be generic or simple, knowing the love language of your friend, family member, significant other, and even yourself [...]

February 15, 2018 Opinion

Portraits of grief and love in ‘Lockerbie’

Rollins will present the play The Women of Lockerbie, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Eric Zivot, later this month on the Annie Russell stage. The Women of Lockerbie takes place in the idyllic town of Lockerbie, Scotland seven [...]

February 8, 2018 Arts & Entertainment, Theater