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Your choice, your health

Rollins coach and Director of Health Education, Dr. Richard Morris, is thrilled to have published his health & wellness textbook, “Your Choice, Your Health.” The textbook focuses on helping people make educated decisions about their health, instead of just telling [...]

February 8, 2018 Arts & Entertainment, Books

Between two worlds

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is a powerful set of essays describing the life of a black man in America, and the struggles that that entails. The essays are written to his son, in an effort to [...]

October 12, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Books

A review of Lord of Shadows

Lord of Shadows, Cassandra Clare’s newest novel in her massive, three-series collective universe of The Shadowhunter Chronicles, took a turn from the previous books in that it directly takes on politics. The government, in the form of the ominous Clave, [...]

September 28, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Books

Olin removes books from Language and Literature

If you’ve been in the library recently, you may have noticed the sea of green tags popping out of the tops of some books. This paper ocean may have been a bit alarming to you, since it is especially dense [...]

March 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Books, Features

Write Right: Dr. Nordstrom talks poetry

“How do I know what I think until I see what I say?” Dr. Alan Nordstrom often asks himself this question—originally posed by E.M. Forester—before writing a poem. Every morning, Nordstrom pours a cup of coffee, meditates or prays, and [...]

March 10, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Books, Poetry

Winter With the Writers: Chase Twichell

Renowned poet Chase Twichell was the third guest to visit Rollins College for the 89th annual Winter With The Writers Festival this month. Twichell is a poet originally hailing from New Haven, Connecticut with many awards and published works including [...]

February 24, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Books

Love for anything but the norm

From her Spring 2015 Mysteries and Marvels class “Gruesome Anatomy” to the 400-level “Humor in Literature,” Dr. Emily Russell of the English Department teaches some of the most unique classes on campus. Now in her ninth year at Rollins, she [...]

November 11, 2015 Books, Campus, Classes, Features, Readers' Choice

Sheri Fink’s ‘Five Days at Memorial’

The general consensus among audience members at Dr. Sheri Fink’s Oct. 5 lecture seemed to be that she was a great choice to start off the second year of the Rollins Health Forum series. Holt School Dean Dr. David Richard [...]

October 21, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Books

Rollins to hosts two National Book Award finalists

Each year the National Book Foundation (NBF) brings together the American literary community to recognize excellent writing in four different genre categories and merit those authors with the National Book Awards (NBA). For the past 10 years the National Book [...]

September 4, 2015 Art, Arts & Entertainment, Books, Local, News

Rollins professors, students publish illuminative book on Winter Park history

The latest installment of the Images of Modern America series, which catalogues America’s towns through photographs, beautifully explores the rich history of the Winter Park area. History professors Claire Strom and Jim Norris, Sydney Marshall ’15, and Danielle Johnson ’16, [...]

September 4, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Books