Author: hberjirollins-edu

GPFF exposes pain and heartbreak around world

September 29, 2016

Newtown Newtown was an extremely emotional film that left viewers in tears, with a rawness in their hearts for a tragedy that occurred more than three and a half years ago. It was a remarkable documentary that tracked the effects of the Sandy Hook shooting on the Newtown, Connecticut community after the murder of twenty […]

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Restaurant review: Austin’s Coffee

March 17, 2016

The first thing you notice is the denim everybody’s wearing. I’m talking Brooke Shields, “Nothing comes between me and my Calvins,” high-waisted denim. The second thing that hits you is the funky red, orange, and purple décor. The last thing you see is the coffee. If it weren’t for the bags of micro-roasted beans and […]

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Polarization leads to devastating consequences

February 6, 2015

In light of the recent attack on the satirical Parisian magazine, Charlie Hebdo, different spheres of cultural, religious, political, and social dialogue have merged together to create a clump of confusing questions about what the attack represents. How can we prevent such attacks from happening? How can we ever know we are completely safe when […]

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French Movie Sparks Sexuality Controversy

April 24, 2014

When the French romantic drama Blue is the Warmest Color debuted in Cannes last summer, audiences were blown away by the actors’ engrossing performances and the sensuous cinematography. The Cannes Film Festival jury awarded the two main actresses and the director the prestigious Palme D’or (the Golden Palm); it also received the Cesar award for […]

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Curator Cures Student Apathy

April 3, 2014

The Rollins community seldom takes advantage of CFAM’s resources. CFAM plans to generate enthusiasm about the museum to students of all disciplines, not just art majors. Sketches from Picasso and Cezanne, prints from Matisse, and a collection that ranges from 14th-century antiquity to modernist and contemporary art… That image only skims the surface of what […]

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English Major: Just Starbucks and Scrutiny?

January 30, 2014

The first time I told my high school economics teacher that I was planning on becoming an English major, his reply was: “Ha! Good luck with that! You’re going to be broke.” I, of course, took great offense to his remark. Yet, it wasn’t until my first year in college that I had any idea […]

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Club for Introverts Going Extinct

November 14, 2013

Introverts may be the latest club to die out, but two student’s efforts mark a quiet journey. In the corner of the Lucy Cross Center for Women and their Allies in Chase Hall sits a single member of the most elusive club on the Rollins College campus—Introverts United. The rest of the space is empty […]

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