Arts & Entertainment

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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Abdul-Jabbar speaks about inequality

April 5, 2018

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 a six-time NBA champion and the NBA’s only six-time MVP. Aside from basketball, he has […]

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‘On the Verge’ set to open next week

April 5, 2018

On April 11, the Second Stage Series welcomes their final show of the season: On the Verge. Directed by Nicole Colangelo ‘18, On the Verge is a witty, comedy-filled excursion for the ages. On the Verge was written by Eric Overmyer and debuted in 1985 at Baltimore’s Center Stage. Now, Rollins welcomes On the Verge to […]

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Sororities steal the show

March 29, 2018

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. 

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#MeToo panel discusses movement’s impacts

March 29, 2018

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 attracted a significant number of people. Panelists included Dean of Religious & Spiritual Life Rev. […]

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