Arts & Entertainment

Global Peace Film Festival: Reviewing the films

September 21, 2018

As part of the Global Peace Film Festival, students will be submitting film reviews at the festival goes on. The films are shown at various Orlando locations, including Rollins College, the Winter Park Library, and Enzian Theater.  Visit the festival’s website for a full schedule, or check the bottom of each review for a time […]

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Race, murder, capital punishment: Annie Russell’s upcoming play

September 19, 2018

Cast rehearsing for “Twelve Angry Jurors” (Gaby Davenport / Staff Photographer) “One man is dead. The life of another is at stake.” This season, the Annie Russell Theatre is putting on “Twelve Angry Jurors.” Opening on Sept. 28, 12 complete strangers will crowd into a hot room to determine the fate of a suspected murderer, […]

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Students help produce Global Peace Film Festival

September 12, 2018

The members of Dr. Denise Cummings’ “CMC 310: Media, Peace, and Justice” course met in the rail car office for a festival planning session. (Nina Streich / Courtesy) For the 13th year in a row, Rollins will be a central part of the Global Peace Film Festival, but it continues with one unique contribution: a […]

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Environmental justice advocate to speak on campus

August 19, 2018

Environmental justice advocate and Peabody Award-winning activist and entrepreneur Majora Carter is set to appear at Rollins in the coming week. She is coming to discuss her work in urban revitalization and social entrepreneurship. Carter is known for her efforts in helping low-income communities gain access to practical infrastructure, green space and recreation, and will […]

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Make some noise for ‘A Quiet Place’

April 26, 2018

A Quiet Place, the latest Hollywood horror film, displays a uniquely riveting plot and beautiful cinematography. The movie stars real-life married couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, as well as Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe. A Quiet Place follows the Abbott family as they try to live in total silence and hide in a post-apocalyptic world […]

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English seniors present best work, moves audience

April 26, 2018

The Senior reading is a place where senior English majors and Writing minors share their best work with fellow students and faculty.  This year’s writers displayed subtlety, wit, and emotion through work ranging from hybrid poetry to performance pieces. Readings began with Sigma Tau Delta President Barbara Padilla, who presented several hybrid poems. One described […]

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Taking a stand against gun violence

April 26, 2018

Students and faculty gathered together on Bush Lawn to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Columbine tragedy. Participants sat to honor those who have lost their lives to gun violence. Many of those gathered there also read  moving speeches, recited poems, or gave performances. The Commemoration of Columbine event was the idea of Jordan Boyd […]

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Hult prize team to compete in London

April 26, 2018

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 million in seed funding.  This year’s Hult competition is based around building a “sustainable social […]

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Biblical feminism, vivid paintings presented by senior art majors

April 19, 2018

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 Museum (CFAM). Many Biblical women are depicted as submissive victims of a brutally misogynistic era; […]

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Nutritious yet delicious spots in Orlando

April 12, 2018

What is on the Campus Center menu today? Unfortunately, it tends to be the same old thing. Despite having access to a range of off-campus restaurants where students can use their R-Cards, the options become boring and it is time to switch things up. That is why I am sharing two of my current favorite […]

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