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Movies so bad…they’re good

We have heard this statement many times before when talking about people’s favorite films. “It’s just so bad that it’s fun.” With the release of Fifty Shades: Darker, this statement stands the test of time. I remember sitting at Sandspur [...]

February 23, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Columns, Nicks' Picks, Opinion, Staff Picks

The flaws of Fox Funds

For leaders of student organizations, funding events tends to involve one anxiety-inducing yet crucial step: approaching Fox Funds. Though the committee does give organizations the opportunity to plan large-scale events for the entire campus, the process of getting approved for [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Features

Actor, LGBT+ activist George Takei visits Rollins

On Thursday, January 19, acclaimed Star Trek actor and social media monolith George Takei visited Rollins to speak about his experiences as an actor, a Japanese-American, and a vocal member of the LGBT+ community. His visit served as the fourth [...]

February 2, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Events, Spotlights

Winter With the Writers returns for Spring 2017

As the 8th president of Rollins College, Hamilton Holt established Winter With the Writers as an idea to support the literary arts and those thriving within them. Since 1927, Rollins College has hosted Winter With the Writers to support and [...]

February 2, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park

PRIDE

Rollins College has Pride. Pride in the school, of course, but also pride in each individual and who they are. The practical demonstration of that Pride took place this past Saturday Nov. 12 at Lake Eola Park for the Come [...]

November 17, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus

Debate team tackles election

The debate team knew that, with election day growing closer and the highly contested campaigns for the presidency nearing the ends of their sixteen-month-long journies, it would be difficult to avoid the overpowering dialogue about the presidential election.  However, to [...]

November 10, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Media, News

Acclaimed artist visits Rollins

This past Wednesday, artist Hank Willis Thomas visited Rollins College to discuss some of his work currently on display at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. The event was held in Bush Auditorium and was sponsored by the Thomas P. Johnson [...]

March 31, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Events

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

Makis Place brings fresh new food and atmosphere

Nachomaki. I cannot believe I live in a world where that exists. Makis Place, a relaxing little restaurant on Park Avenue, seems to be garnering a decent amount of attention. Makis Place is a Temakeria, a place that specializes in the [...]

November 3, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus

Festival sparks art, music

Last Saturday April 11 Fox Fest celebrated music, art, and the Rollins community. The event had a last minute venue-change to Dave’s Down Under due to predicted thunderstorms, but that did not stop the Fox Fest team from throwing one [...]

April 16, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Features