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Hult prize team to compete in London

This Rollins team, BatterEASE, is one of only 50 selected to compete in an accelerator program in London next August. Out of those, six will be picked to pitch to the U.N. and then only one will get the $1 [...]

April 26, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Biblical feminism, vivid paintings presented by senior art majors

From biblical superwomen to sharing stories of the LGBTQ+ spectrum, seniors’ artworks engage the mind and seduce the senses. In preparation for graduation, the seniors in Rollins’ Studio Art major have their artwork on display at the Cornell Fine Arts [...]

April 19, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Abdul-Jabbar speaks about inequality

The Winter Park Institute recently gave Rollins students and other members of the Winter Park community an opportunity to listen to writer, activist, and Hall of Fame basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speak about current political and social issues. Abdul-Jabbar is [...]

April 5, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

‘On the Verge’ set to open next week

On April 11, the Second Stage Series welcomes their final show of the season: On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning. Directed by Nicole Colangelo ‘18, On the Verge is a witty, comedy-filled excursion for the ages. On the [...]

April 5, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

Sororities steal the show

Photo by Kira Bernhard Alpha Omicron Pi (top) won first place with their “Jail Break” theme, followed closely behind by Non Compic Mentis (middle) with thier “2000s School Dance” theme and Kappa Delta with their “Pirate’s Life” theme.  [...]

March 29, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

#MeToo panel discusses movement’s impacts

Rollins hosted a #MeToo Movement Panel to discuss the movement that has grabbed the nation’s attention. It touched on topics such as sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape culture, and activism. The event was mainly organized by Morgan Gerber ‘18 and [...]

March 29, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

World-class Takács Quartet performs at Tiedtke Hall

(From left to right) Edward Dusiberre, Geraldine Walther, Kåroly Schranz, and Andrås Fejér blend the melodies of Mozart, Shostakovich, and Bach for the Rollins community. Photo above by Robert Torres.  Grounded in Beethoven and Mozart, the Takács Quartet served up conservative [...]

March 22, 2018 Arts & Entertainment

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