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Learning in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood

For 31 seasons, Mr. Rogers worked tirelessly to inspire wonder and instill a curious spirit in children all over the world. To celebrate his show’s 50th anniversary, I have reviewed one episode of the show that I watched nearly everyday [...]

March 1, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

National Book Award finalists work with students

The Winter with the Writers 2018 season culminated in fine fashion when authors Lisa Ko and Elliot Ackerman gave master classes and a joint reading. These 2017 National Book Award finalists delved into topics dealing with nationality, culture, and the [...]

March 1, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Rollins takes home victory in Great Debate

This year, the Great Debate discussed the sensitive issue of the #metoo movement, bringing together teams from across the globe and sending Rollins’ team home with a win. While the Rollins team, represented by Sunny Toreihi ‘20 and Whitney Elliott [...]

March 1, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Comfortably discussing interfaith-related issues

Rollins students engaged in conversation that can often be uncomfortable and confusing at last week’s “A Dinner Dialogue: Engaging Cultural Difference and Religious Diversity.” Students discussed inter- and intrafaith-related issues. Besides Rollins students, other members of the local religious community [...]

February 22, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Master tips offered for creative writing and Spanish poetry

The most recent Winter with the Writers visiting authors elaborated on the craft of writing and the challenges of creating poetry in a different language. Rollins welcomed renowned writers Garth Greenwell and Luis Muñoz on Feb. 15. Each writer gave [...]

February 22, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Latest museum exhibit displays rare artwork

Among the several new additions to the Cornell Fine Arts Museum (CFAM), Rollins students can now view one of only two exhibitions of its kind in the entire United States. Many of us have likely seen replicas of Claude Monet’s [...]

February 22, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

‘The Flick’ breathes fresh air into the Fred

As a part of the Second Stage Series, Rollins welcomed The Flick to the Fred Stone Theatre.  Produced by the Rollins Players student theater organization, The Flick was completely directed, designed, marketed, and performed by Rollins students. The Flick, written [...]

February 15, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Rollins music students to play at Park Avenue concert

The Winter Park Institute looks to celebrate its tenth anniversary by giving a free concert on Park Avenue on Feb. 18. The event at Central Park is part of Winter Park’s Weekend of the Arts and will showcase a variety [...]

February 15, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Portraits of grief and love in ‘Lockerbie’

Rollins will present the play The Women of Lockerbie, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Eric Zivot, later this month on the Annie Russell stage. The Women of Lockerbie takes place in the idyllic town of Lockerbie, Scotland seven [...]

February 8, 2018 Arts & Entertainment, Theater

Mudbound: a stark glimpse of the Jim Crow South.

The sun beats down; the black mud sucks at your feet; the cotton fields stretch as far as the eye can see, and you live in a world where you’re told, every day, that you were inferior from the moment [...]

February 8, 2018 Arts & Entertainment