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French Club and MECCA collaborate on Le Cultural

On Wednesday, March 1, Rollins’ French Club and Middle Eastern Cultural and Cuisine Association (MECCA) teamed up to create a new event ‘Le Cultural,’ a weekly convening of students interested in Middle Eastern and French affairs. Lead by French Club [...]

March 9, 2017 Campus, Features, Student Orgs

Rollins hosts champion debaters from Jamaica, South Korea

Debate is well-recognized as scholastic discourse at its finest. It is neither passive learning nor a mere acknowledgement of simple facts. Proper debate presents itself as a swift and rapid exchange of ideas in a search for academic and social [...]

March 2, 2017 Features, Student Orgs

Fraternities suspended until further notice

The fraternity presidents, the Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC), and at least one delegate from every organization voted unanimously to agree to the suspension of all six fraternities on campus on Tuesday, February 21, at a typical weekly meeting. The other option? [...]

March 2, 2017 Features, Greek Life, Student Orgs

IFC Suspension

Tuesday night around 10:30 pm, students and faculty received an email from Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Dr. Meghan Harte Weyant. The email was subject titled “Fraternity Life Temporary Suspension Notification.” With the contents being [...]

February 23, 2017 Campus, Features, Uncategorized

SWOT analysis leads to potential change in curriculum

Rollins recently underwent an evaluation commonly known as SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) to rethink the college’s future academic policies. As part of this endeavor, the school came up with twelve strategic question, each of which was assigned a [...]

February 23, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, Media

What’s up with the wi-fi?

In the world we live in today, it is pretty difficult not to be attached to technological devices. Everywhere we go, people can easily be seen with phones in their hands and laptops on their lap, especially within the walls [...]

February 23, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features

Violence drill intimidates, frustrates students

How can one measure the true cost of violence? Is it summed up in economic disadvantages, lives lost, or fear set within the community afterwards? No one is immune to life’s challenges. One cannot expect ignorance to be bliss in [...]

February 23, 2017 Campus, Features, News

Events struggle to attract students

At several well-known speaker events recently, I have noticed a distinct lack of the one key ingredient that any college event needs: students. Even George Takei’s recent talk didn’t fill the gym completely, and lesser-known speakers often have even sparser [...]

February 16, 2017 Campus, Features

‘God of Carnage’ another Second Stage success

Last weekend, just beyond the peaceful blades of grass swaying in the breeze blowing through Mills Lawn, something violent was brewing—something carnal. Within the walls of the Fred Stone Theatre there was no wind and there were no peaceful blades [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus

CFAM exhibits offer insight into historical black culture

Currently, there are two exhibitions at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum (CFAM) that explore black representation and imagination throughout history. The “AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the American Experience” exhibit, which lasts until April 2, 2017, will be followed [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features