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College hosts panel on felon voting rights

October 10, 2018

Discussion on Amendment 4 featured previous imprisoned people Amendment 4, which will be featured on the upcoming primary election ballot in Florida, is a proposed state constitutional changes that would, if passed, restore voting rights to non-violent felons who have completed their sentences and probation. A panel was recently held at Rollins featuring previously imprisoned […]

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Students combat menstrual injustice

October 10, 2018

Left to right: Lizzie Berry, Kenzie Helmick, and Addie Cursey tabling to collect menstrual products. (Kenzie Helmick / Courtesy) Voices for Women,  a student organization that provides support for women and their allies, raised approximately $1,700 during their recent menstrual security drive. This money will help provide menstrual products, such as pads, tampons, and menstrual cups, […]

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Hard liquor banned at Chi Psi, SAE parties in 2019

October 3, 2018

Starting Sept. 1, 2019, Rollins fraternities Chi Psi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) will no longer be allowed to serve hard liquor at their parties. Due to the recent rush of reports on hazing deaths, the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) established a policy that bans hard liquor in the “common areas in fraternity houses and […]

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Student Government welcomes new officers

September 26, 2018

Rollins’ Student Government Association (SGA) election results are in. Votes have been cast and counted for new Executive Board members, Holt senators, senate representatives for each student year, and senators who will represent campus offices and organizations.      The SGA Executive Board, which consists of chairs who represent different departments of the school, such […]

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Conference teams bring end to soccer’s win streak

September 26, 2018

(Curtis Shaffer / Staff Photographer) Damian Clarke (‘19) showcases his awareness by intercepting an unsure backpass from a Barry University defender. The keeper is forced to raise his boots and Rollins is awarded a penalty, the golden opportunity to level the score as the men’s soccer team trails 0-1 heading into the final minutes. The […]

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Winter Park celebrates Asian culture

September 26, 2018

The Rollins China Club meets to discuss plans for their upcoming event, the Moon Festival. this is just one way students can embrace South Asian culture in Winter Park. (Curtis Shaffer / Staff Photographer) A number of events related to various Asian cultures are coming to the Winter Park area. These events will give students […]

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Voting simulator familiarizes students

September 26, 2018

With midterm elections approaching, students will have the opportunity to test out their vote through the first ever Living Learning Community (LLC) Voting Simulator. Coming to campus Oct. 2, the simulator will provide information about voter registration and the voting process, and offer information on the candidates that will be on the ballot in November.  […]

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Volleyball raises over $1600 for pediatric cancer

September 19, 2018

(Rollins Sports / Courtesy) Although the Rollins volleyball team lost Saturday’s match to Eckerd College, their event to support pediatric cancer, accompanied by a growing student section, was a success. Groups of supportive parents, students and community members sporting gold shirts, representing pediatric cancer awareness, filled the stands for the “Colorful and Courageous” event. Players […]

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Academic Honor Council uses education to lessen honor code violations

September 19, 2018

Across the Rollins campus, plaques adorn the walls and pledges are signed reminding students to obey and uphold the Academic Honor Code. From seminars during orientation to helping violators learn from their experiences, the Academic Honor Council is using education to help reduce violations. Of the nine honor code violations, plagiarism and unauthorized collaboration are […]

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New LGBTQ+ club seeks to educate

September 19, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke This year, LGBTQ students and their allies will be given more opportunities for social activism in the form of a new organization called Rollins College Queer and Allies, shortened to Q + A. The new group has different purposes than Spectrum, another LGBTQ organization on campus. Zoe Ryan (‘19), Queer and […]

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