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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
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‘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
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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
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WWW welcomes two acclaimed writers

Peter Meinke by Morgan McConnell Poet and fiction writer Peter Meinke will be visiting Rollins College to participate in this season of Winter With the Writers. Meinke will teach a Master Class on Thursday, February 9, at 2:00 p.m. in [...]

February 9, 2017 Campus, Events, Features

Suicide Walk

Community. This is what the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) creates for those who have been affected by suicide through their Out of the Darkness Walks. These walks take place all over the country, and on Saturday, February 4, [...]

February 9, 2017 Campus
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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
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Students outline pros and cons of new bookstore

This year, Rollins College is ringing in 2017 with a freshly renovated bookstore. It has moved (again) from the center of campus, across the soccer field, to the outskirts of campus on Fairbanks next to the Career and Life planning [...]

February 9, 2017 Campus, Media, News, Opinion
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Love it or haze it

The spring of my freshman year, I asked a close friend to shave off half of my hair. I spent most of the next day looking like a cross between a punk rocker and Two-Face from Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, Opinion
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The future of global citizenship

Although there have been many controversies from the Trump campaign and presidency, none has been so contentious as the infamous “immigration ban.”  The ban raised special concerns in universities across the country with regards to its potential implications; many universities [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, News
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Zora Neale Hurston festival unites community

The 28th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities events spanned over several days, bringing professors, activists, students, and community members together from across the country to discuss a wide range of topics based around their ongoing [...]

February 2, 2017 Campus, Events, Features