Marketplace reopens following delays

October 31, 2019

Students waited two extra months for the re-opening of the Marketplace, the main cafeteria on campus inside the Cornell Campus Center. The cafeteria, which was originally expected to be completely renovated in August, underwent a $3 million overhaul. Although Rollins is enduring other renovations with the Rollins Hall and Lakeside Residential Complex construction sites, administrators […]

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Stuck on campus? Here’s how to spend spring break in Orlando

March 6, 2019

If you are not going home or hopping on a last-minute flight to an Instagram-worthy island this spring break, do not worry; Central Florida offers plenty of exciting Spring Break options. After all, you are in Florida, one of the country’s top spring break destinations. Florida Strawberry Festival  Did midterms leave a sour taste in […]

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Dining services ditches plastic for reusable, recyclable containers

February 27, 2019

By: Christina Oliviera and Victoria Scott Dining Services cut plastic from the shelves of campus stores and eateries by providing reusable and recyclable alternatives. This is a part of its overarching initative to build a more sustainable consumption model for students. Most plastic-bottled beverages in stores and cafes on campus have been replaced with glass […]

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A place for every date: 5 nearby Valentine’s date ideas

February 6, 2019

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and the pressure is on to plan the perfect date for you and your significant other—or for you and your emotionally unavailable homies.  As college students with limited budgets, we sometimes have to get creative in showing a person how much we care about them without breaking the bank. Here […]

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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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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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Pumpkin spice your dorm life

October 12, 2017

Can you see the leaves turning vivid shades of golden brown and hear the crunch of them as you stroll through campus? Yeah, me neither. Even so, I am still embracing all things fall (and, thus, pumpkin) with this pumpkin mug cake! It is incredibly easy to make and dorm room friendly, if you have […]

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Fall in love with pumpkin pancakes

October 5, 2017

September 22 was the first official day of fall but the weather in Florida has not changed. However, that should not stop us from getting into the fall spirit by cooking with all things pumpkin! Handling an actual pumpkin can be laborious, so reach for some canned pumpkin puree (not to be confused with canned […]

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A tasty breakfast to fuel your day

September 7, 2017

Not all of us have the luxury of a kitchen here at Rollins, so I am letting you in on my go-to breakfast, which only requires a microwave, some ingredients, a bowl and a spoon(ful of delight). If that has not convinced you to make this yet, what about knowing this dish contains 28 grams […]

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Feast of Funk and Soul Food a rockin’ good time

December 1, 2016

November 19 and 20 marked the debut of the first annual The  Feast of Funk and Soul Food festival, held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. As the title of the festival reveals, this event was not only host to some spectacularly funky shows but also to a menu that alone was worth […]

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