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Modern Meets Mozart at Junior Recital

March 21, 2013

Featuring a stunning vocal performance by duet partners, the music recital put a modern spin on a musical classic. This weekend featured another amazing junior recital out of the Rollins College Music Department. This one featured Emily Newton ’14 and Alexandra Martinez ’14. Their program featured some amazing pieces and featured the two sopranos’ voices […]

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No Child Left Behind

March 21, 2013

Spring Break 2013 was quite the adventure for many Rollins students. Through Rollins Immersion trips, a service component is emphasized during the week of Spring Break out in the community in Florida or in the greater US. In recent years, Alternative Spring Breaks have become the norm here at Rollins College. One particular trip this […]

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Political Tap Dance

February 22, 2013

Recently Marco Rubio (Florida United States Senator) has been making headlines as the new young and charismatic leader of the Republican Party. Time magazine has even gone as far as to make him the cover topic, calling him “the savior” of the Republican Party. Perhaps in light of this national spotlight Rubio was selected to deliver the […]

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Close, and a (Cuban) Cigar!

February 14, 2013

This last week Nilo Cruz’s Anna in the Tropics opened up on the Annie Russell stage. The story opens up in historic Ybor City, Tampa Bay – a hub of cigar production in 1929. An excellent job of casting and direction by Dr. David Charles, Professor of Theatre, lends itself to amazing performances. The set […]

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Too Gay to Lead?

February 14, 2013

Discriminatory membership policy to be amended, providing an all-inclusive organization. This last week the Boy Scouts of America considered amending their policy on the ineligibility of gay scouts and leaders to serve as part of the organization. The push to change the policy came from the development of support for gay scouts and several petitions […]

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GOP Must Shift Its Borders on Immigration Issues

February 7, 2013

Recently President Obama has announced a broad plan for an ambitious liberal agenda. One of these items is immigration. This particular issue is resonating for the GOP. In the last election Latinos gave President Obama 71% of their votes. That’s quite a large group that probably tipped the balance in some states, particularly our home […]

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The Annie Russell Labours in Love

April 26, 2012

Love is in the air, and the lords and ladies must labor long and hard to woo their counterparts before all is lost. This week marked the debut of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost on the Annie Russell stage. The show features the quest for love between a set of men and women. The lords […]

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A Spring Break Away from the Ordinary

A Spring Break Away from the Ordinary

March 2, 2012

Lounging on beaches or catching up on zzz’s back home are just two of the ways students typically spend the nine glorious days of spring break. But for some Rollins students, spring break 2012 presents the opportunity to spend some time actively engaged in global citizenship as well as the chance to bridge the gap […]

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Feeding Burma’s Democracy from Thai Borders

February 5, 2012

Halfway across the world, 16 students witnessed firsthand life in a country just establishing its democracy this winter intersession. The field study class “Human Rights in Burma” examined the growth and democratization of the country, though the participants stayed in Thailand, which borders Burma. Burma had been controlled by a military dictatorship until recently, when […]

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Bottoms up?

April 21, 2011

A Resolution Approves a Proposal for the Creation of a Campus Pub Ever wanted to kick back with your friends or even your professors somewhere on campus and enjoy a few beers while you talk about your paper for class? You may be able to do so in the future. Rollins’ Student Government Association (SGA) […]

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