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Curator gives talk on African American art

Sarah Kelly Oehler is the Curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, and she came down to Rollins to speak about Southside Lives: African American Art in Chicago 1920-1950. Dr. Oehler is extremely passionate about African American art and the [...]

February 16, 2017 Art, Arts & Entertainment

Valentine’s Day woes

The rose petals have been swept, the chocolates devoured,  the candlelit dinner stacked in Tupperware. Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone and what have we gained from it? A pretty sizeable hole in our wallets. I have never been [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment

Field studies offer students international perspective

In keeping with Rollins’ mission of global citizenship, there will be several international summer field studies taking place in May and June.  These field studies span a wide range of interests including research, community service, ecology, education, history, theater, and [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, News

‘God of Carnage’ another Second Stage success

Last weekend, just beyond the peaceful blades of grass swaying in the breeze blowing through Mills Lawn, something violent was brewing—something carnal. Within the walls of the Fred Stone Theatre there was no wind and there were no peaceful blades [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus

CFAM exhibits offer insight into historical black culture

Currently, there are two exhibitions at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum (CFAM) that explore black representation and imagination throughout history. The “AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the American Experience” exhibit, which lasts until April 2, 2017, will be followed [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features
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Stars align for cast of ‘Constellations’

Constellations (directed by Kathleen Capdesuñer ’17) is the story of an ordinary British couple set in a universe of infinite possibilities. The third show in this year’s Second Stage Series, Constellations played at the Fred Stone Theater from February 1-4, [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Theater

The flaws of Fox Funds

For leaders of student organizations, funding events tends to involve one anxiety-inducing yet crucial step: approaching Fox Funds. Though the committee does give organizations the opportunity to plan large-scale events for the entire campus, the process of getting approved for [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Features

Love it or haze it

The spring of my freshman year, I asked a close friend to shave off half of my hair. I spent most of the next day looking like a cross between a punk rocker and Two-Face from Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, Opinion
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The future of global citizenship

Although there have been many controversies from the Trump campaign and presidency, none has been so contentious as the infamous “immigration ban.”  The ban raised special concerns in universities across the country with regards to its potential implications; many universities [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, News

Actor, LGBT+ activist George Takei visits Rollins

On Thursday, January 19, acclaimed Star Trek actor and social media monolith George Takei visited Rollins to speak about his experiences as an actor, a Japanese-American, and a vocal member of the LGBT+ community. His visit served as the fourth [...]

February 2, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Events, Spotlights