Arts & Entertainment

SGA blends smoothie bar into the gym

January 30, 2019

Students passing through the Alfond Sports Center will soon have the option of purchasing a range of healthy smoothie options.  On Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 3-6 p.m., there will be a pop-up smoothie bar inside the concession area near the entrance of the sports center. This is one of three pop-ups to come throughout February. […]

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‘The Florida Project’s’ Sean Baker on the various lives changed by the film

January 30, 2019

Sean Baker may be known as a director in the world of film, but in Central Florida, he is known as the man who brought critical attention to the area’s affordable housing crisis, which helped a young boy gain a full-ride scholarship to Rollins.  Baker, director of the Orlando-centered film “The Florida Project,” spoke at […]

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Art through undergarments: Student shares survivors’ stories

January 30, 2019

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Please know that there are resources available to you, such as the Wellness Center and Office of Title IX, which is located in Dave’s Boathouse.  As people go about their day, they may not think much about the undergarments they are wearing. For survivors of sexual assault, however, […]

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Review: Cast’s chemistry breathes life into ‘Avenue Q’

November 28, 2018

The Annie Russell Theater’s “Avenue Q” opened with a bang as the powerhouse cast and crew synergistically came together to put on a hilarious and heartfelt satire.  With the arrival of recent college grad Princeton, played by Colin Flaumenhaft ‘22, Avenue Q and its motley crew of residents struggle to get along and fulfill their […]

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Six senior art students showcase powerful pieces

November 28, 2018

Six studio art seniors presented a multimedia exhibition that, while diverse, addressed marginalized elements of society and culture.  The exhibition, titled Et Cetera, took place in a wing of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum that was filled with peers and professors enjoying each piece. The students will use comments gathered from the show to prepare […]

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Annie Russell stages a delightfully vulgar puppet musical

November 14, 2018

The Annie Russell Theatre’s upcoming play “Avenue Q,” which is the cousin of Sesame Street, may take you back to your childhood roots at first. However, this satirical musical uses puppets and songs to tackle taboo subjects like sex, relationships, and racism.  Toting Tony awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best […]

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Plans begin for annual Christmas celebration

October 31, 2018

As people take down their spider webs and pumpkin decorations go down, they replace it with tinsel and garlands. For the Rollins Choir, this also means practicing hymns and carols for the annual Christmas Vespers celebration. Every year since 1933, Rollins hosts a concert of Christmas carols, preceded by a candlelit procession and followed by […]

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Museum’s exhibit explores femininity and power

October 24, 2018

Connecting Dangerous Women’s Renaissance-based messages to today With goosebump-worthy artwork tied to enriching backstories, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s (CFAM) latest exhibition provokes social commentary about the role of women that transcends time, making it a must see for all. The paintings featured were created hundreds of years ago, but their messages about women’s struggles […]

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Rollins hosts concert catered to those with autism

October 3, 2018

People on the autism spectrum will have a chance to experience free, live music in a welcoming environment, as Rollins hosts its third annual concert with a local non-profit on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Teidtke Concert Hall. The concert is hosted by Sharing Harmony and Raising Possibilities (SHARP), a non-profit that […]

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“Twelve Angry Jurors” is still relevant today

October 3, 2018

The reliability of facts, impact of implicit biases, and necessity to question surface appearances are all confronted onstage by Annie Russell Theatre’s “Twelve Angry Jurors.” Captivating, compelling, and tense, this production remains faithful to the tone and message of Reginald Rose’s 1954 television movie, while adding more nuanced layers through directors’ adaptations. Ultimately, the dynamic […]

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