Author: dudellrollins-edu

New Godzilla Film Brings Deeper Message

April 24, 2014

With the upcoming Godzilla reboot stomping into theatres May 16 of this year, I thought it would be interesting to look into why we love Godzilla so much. The subject matter is something beyond the typical, mind-numbing destruction porn we have grown accustomed to in films like Transformers, 2012, and Man of Steel. It is […]

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Rollins’ Debaters Argue Drone Strikes

March 27, 2014

On March 19, the prestigious Cambridge University Debate Team flew in to compete against our very own Rollins Debate Team, number three in the nation. The subject of the debate was the use of drone strikes abroad, providing a difficult and fascinating side to argue for both teams. Passions were high in the packed Bush […]

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April Fools: Bush Goes Back Down

March 27, 2014

Science portables replace Bush Science Building. Due to recent budget cuts, Rollins College has officially decided to tear down the new Bush Science Center, again, deciding the old system of portables awkwardly situated in between Holt Hall and the Sutton Apartments as being a far superior option in regards to yearly cost and efficiency. The […]

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April Fools: Stoner Students Offered New Marijuana Major

March 27, 2014

In light of the expected legalization of medicinal marijuana in Florida later this year, Rollins College is preparing a new “Herbology and Business” major. The launch of the new major is designed to better prepare students for an increasingly competitive job market in the sales and management of legalized marijuana. Although the Rollins Greenhouse near […]

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The Ageless Music of Sting and Paul Simon

March 20, 2014

All my life I’ve known both my parents had more-than-mild music-boners for Sting. My dad would swoon every time Sting would hit a specific pitch or note and would repeatedly tell us, as if we had never heard him declare it before, how phenomenal his voice was. And phenomenal it was. And phenomenal it still […]

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Campus Safety Director Talks Sexual Safety

March 13, 2014

I recently interviewed Ken Miller, Director of Campus Safety, regarding general policy and preparedness at Rollins College. Although we mostly talked about gun-related safety and policy, toward the end of our conversation, I asked him, if he were to have complete autonomy over all the policy stuff here at Rollins, what would be one thing […]

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AfroFuture Fighting for a Better Comic Book World

February 6, 2014

Artistic duo Jack Kirby plays with superhero’s images to promote an AfroFuture artistic image. The bold combination may be a new way to fight racism and discrimination. Black Kirby is the eccentric artistic duo of John Jennings, Professor of Visual Culture at SUNY Buffalo, and Stacy Robinson, one of John Jennings’ students and a distinguished […]

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A Grave Wake up Call

February 6, 2014

A false alarm puts a family relationship into perspective. Today my bubbi called me while I was eating lunch. I immediately asked if I could call her back in a few hours once class and work were done–she said that would be fine, but it had to be before eight that night because she had […]

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Go Greek in Greece

October 10, 2013

Studying abroad often comes with culture shock, but students who embrace the culture, language and food find their experience to be a dream come true. I keep waking up every morning and having to remind myself I’m on the other side of the world. It’s really bizarre. Landing in Athens, Greece, I had to convince […]

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The Dead Rise Again: Revival in Quality Horror

April 13, 2013

Horror fans rejoice! The long drought is over. If over-the-top scares and gross-out effects are your calling, then Evil Dead is Halloween come early. Not since Cabin in the Woods have I had such a blast watching a horror movie. Don’t fret that it’s a remake—this is a film that you can enjoy even if […]

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