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The best time of the year

December 3, 2014

For many, the holidays are the best time of the year. Gaining give or take five pounds, the bone-chilling cold, and the seeing the distant relatives you are so fond of, really brings out the best in everyone. When it comes to food during this time of year, you now have your favorite drinks and foods […]

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Shows to catch up on over break

December 3, 2014

1. Game of Thrones Winter break will serve as the perfect time to catch up on this tragic, comical, and sensual show. Based on Seven Kingdoms, different families fight to claim their ‘rightful’ place as the ruling family of all the kingdoms. Containing a lot violence, sex, and betrayal, you certainly will not get bored […]

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Embrace the beard, embrace the cause

November 12, 2014

During the month of November, you may notice many men and even some women starting to look a little more stubbly than usual. This is because of an annual event known as No-Shave November, or Movember. Many of us may be familiar with this concept, but may not know how participating contributes to a great cause.No-Shave […]

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5 types of Halloween costumes

November 5, 2014

Playboy bunny, kitty cat, sexy police officer. We have all seen it before. As we know from our favorite quote from our favorite movie, “In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it”  –Mean Girls. Here […]

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Anonymous app makes private thoughts public

October 1, 2014

The digital campus bulletin known as Yik Yak offers an interesting source of amusing community gossip. So some of you may have heard of the app known as Yik Yak recently here at Rollins. Many are avid users, many find it to be frivolous and stupid, and many others have absolutely no clue what it even […]

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Men’s soccer brings victory home

September 10, 2014

And the season has begun! September 4 at 7 pm the stands were filled with supporting Tar’s fans cheering on their Men’s Soccer players for the first game of the season. Playing Anderson University, from South Carolina, the game was a close one with Anderson up 1-0 at halftime with a goal by Brad Du […]

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Freshman Looks Back on First Year

April 24, 2014

The first year of college is full of surprises, new experiences, and adaptation. Samantha Hirsch ‘17 recounts her first impressions while going through the unique and thrilling events of freshman year. Where to begin. Looking back on my freshman year here at Rollins, it is hard for me to believe it is already over. I […]

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Florida Hospital hosts students’ recycling lab

April 17, 2014

Students from the Social Entrepreneurship sector of Rollins College, along with Professor of Social Entrepreneurship & Business Cecilia McInnis-Bowers and Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship & Business Michelle Stecker, went to the Florida Hospital for an innovation lab the weekend of April 4. On three days, different groups of students met in a “secret” […]

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Sorority Recruitment: Rushing Recap

February 6, 2014

Rush… Where to begin!? Let’s start with the first night: January 22, 2014. Day 1: Orientation Night. Two hundred and fifty girls gather in Bush Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. The event began with a few announcements on the overall process of rush, each day’s schedule, voting and bid-day processes. Let’s just say it was a […]

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Surviving Finals

December 5, 2013

With exams around the corner, many may have already started experiencing anxiety for this stressful part of the semester. Although not everyone experiences stress or anxiety for exams, it’s always nice to leave for a holiday vacation knowing you aced your exams. Here is some information about what test anxiety is, what causes it, and how to overcome it. […]

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