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Pool, fitness center among new dorm hall’s amenities

November 28, 2018

McKean’s days are numbered; Rollins is to begin construction on a new residence hall in April 2019.  The residence hall will be located on the shore of Lake Virginia next to McKean and will house upperclassmen, specifically juniors and seniors. It is projected to have over 500 rooms.  The building will feature a large swimming […]

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Construction forces greenhouse to relocate to Bush rooftop by May

November 28, 2018

Courtesy of Alan ChrystTentative plans show a new greenhouse being built on the rooftop of the third floor of Bush. The Rollins greenhouse will relocate to the rooftop of the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center’s third floor to make way for the construction of the new lakeside residential hall.  A completely new greenhouse will be […]

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Festival of Light illuminates Mills with dance and culture

November 28, 2018

Students and community members gathered on Mills lawn to enjoy food, music, and dance. (Curtis Shaffer, Student Photographer) Mills lawn transformed into a decorated and dance-filled festival on Tuesday night in celebration of Diwali, a South Asian holiday that celebrates the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.  The event was hosted by DESI, […]

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Hillel’s holiday events: Lakkahs, candles, bagels

November 28, 2018

Rollins Hillel, the college’s Jewish organization, will be hosting various events in the coming weeks that showcase a growing religious life on campus and include lakkahs, candle lighting, and pre-finals bagels.  Members of Hillel have been planning many exciting religious events that focus on Hanukkah. This year is one of the few times in which […]

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Volleyball team’s loss marks end of rocky season

November 14, 2018

Despite respectable efforts, the volleyball team lost its final game of the season at Saint Leo University. In a match filled with spectacular rallies and an inspiring display of sacrifice, the Tars ultimately fell 15-25, 11-25, and 22-25. “I was mostly pleased with how we finished the third set,” Head Coach Mika Robinson said. “I […]

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Meet Ed Kania, the new VP of business, finance and treasurer

November 14, 2018

Ed Kania, new vice president of business and finance and treasurer, joined Rollins’ staff in June 2018. In this Q&A session, he shared that he is very eager to become a part of and interact with the Rollins community. Kania talked about his educational and professional past, as well as how he hopes to apply […]

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Dining receives A-rating for vegan meal options

November 14, 2018

Kira BernhardNon-vegan and vegan students alike hoped the high Peta2 rating would encourage Dining Services to provide more vegan options. Dining Services was awarded an A rating on their Vegan Report Card for the month of October by Peta2, North America’s largest youth animal rights group. The national organization created the report card to analyze […]

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Stressed students unwind through board games and memes

November 7, 2018

(Photo Credit / Gaby Davenport) Most people would not think that analyzing memes and playing Monopoly are ideal stress relievers. However, for the 15 regular members of the Board Game Club (BGC) games provide stress relief, socialization, and an escape from the rigorous college life. The club was founded about a year ago, but past […]

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Rollins celebrates El Día de los Muertos

November 7, 2018

Gaby DavenportFestivities were marked by framed photos of deceased loved ones, food, and colorful decor The patio of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum was adorned with framed photos and a colorful papel picado banner as members of the Rollins community gathered to honor their deceased ancestors in the celebration of El Dia de los Muertos, […]

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Book drive helps increase special needs employment

November 7, 2018

Rollins senior Charles Bonker set out to increase employment opportunities for local people with special needs by creating Love Your Neighbor Books, a benefit corporation that collects book donations. The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub, aka Hub, hosted a book drive to benefit Love Your Neighbor Books as well as their partner organization, Opportunity, Community, […]

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