Author: ebriosorollins-edu

Keeping His Dream Alive

February 5, 2012

Martin Luther King Jr. is a man who had the courage to fight for what he believed in and provided a voice for a community that was forced into silence for far too long. On Monday evening, Mills Lawn was filled with both the aroma of southern home cooking and students, faculty and staff dedicated […]

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Katrina Not Forgotten in NOLA

February 5, 2012

Today, most people do not think of New Orleans unless the Saints are playing or there is a tense game between Alabama and LSU, but sadly, New Orleans looks the same way it did six years ago, right after Katrina. The storm washed away thousands of homes and changed people’s lives forever. Since its inception, […]

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What Does the “T” in LGBT Mean?

December 1, 2011

On Nov. 15, Shayla Alamino ’12 hosted her first Diversity Dialogue, “The T in LGBT,” with the support of Pinehurst Cottage and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. This dialogue dealt with the transgender community and the specific issues it faces. Transgender is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity, gender expression, or behavior does […]

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Fighting for Feminism

December 1, 2011

When famed feminist and activist Gloria Steinem, along with numerous esteemed veteran feminists like Patricia Schroeder and Muriel Fox, visited in October, the Rollins community was abuzz with talk of feminism. In order to assess the impression that this diverse group of women made at Rollins, the Lucy Cross Center for Women, along with various […]

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DESI Brings Diwali to Campus

November 17, 2011

A wave of warm, exotic aromas describes my first Diwali experience. As I walked into Darden Lounge on Monday, Nov. 7, I was tantalized by the fragrance of a variety of curries and the colorful array of sarees worn by students, faculty, staff and friends of Rollins. The Diwali celebration was hosted by the cultural […]

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Campus Bites

November 17, 2011

Students Come Together to Fight Hunger The Helping Hands Across America canned food drive is a Rollins College and Sodexo “Stop Hunger“ initiative that is in its fourth year at Rollins. This year, Dining Services surpassed its goal of 20,000 pounds and through monetary and food donations was able to collect 21,474 pounds of food. […]

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Pizza in the Hut

October 20, 2011

On Oct. 13, Rollins’ Jewish Student Union (JSU) celebrated the religious holiday called Sukkot. The celebration began when JSU President Dan Berlinger ‘13 gave a detailed explanation of both the historical and agricultural significance of Sukkot for all the non-Jewish members in attendance. The holiday commemorates the desert wandering of Jews during the Exodus. Sukkot […]

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Where Does Diversity Begin?

September 22, 2011

Where does diversity begin? This was a prevalent question amongst the diversity officers of the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS). The ACS diversity officers come together once a year to share experiences and information about the status of diversity and inclusion on other campuses and on a national level. ACS’s 10 member colleges (Hendrix, […]

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UCF Death Affects Both UCF and Rollins

September 3, 2010

On Aug. 20, a man was found dead in a University of Central Florida parking lot. According to UCF news reports, the man was neither a student nor a staff member and was found near Millican Hall. According to information which has not yet been confirmed, the man was found in a car, with a […]

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