Events

Individual wins outweigh swim team losses

November 7, 2019

Written by: Julia Taylor In back-to-back meets, the Tars Swim Team pushed to a new level after an intense week of practice. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost to St. Leo University. At Lynn University, the men grabbed an impressive 164-95 win, while the women lost by a close margin.  However, this is a […]

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Women’s basketball sets high goals after winning first game of year

October 31, 2019

Written by: Julia Taylor With bleachers filled to the max, the Women’s Basketball team won their first exhibition game last Friday against Indian River State College. After the 86-65 solid win, Head Coach Glenn Wilkes Jr. is optimistic about the coming season.  “We are way ahead of where we were this time last year,” Wilkes […]

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Walk of Fame inducts first honoree since ’14

October 31, 2019

Rollins honored Pulitzer prize-winning author and Florida resident Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953) by installing her stone in the Walk of Fame, the first stone to be added in five years. The Walk of Fame includes nearly 600 stones placed around Mills Lawn. It was originally established in 1929 by Hamilton Holt, Rollins’ eighth president. Each […]

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Women’s soccer fights for season record

October 31, 2019

Amid wet conditions and frustrating refereeing, the Women’s Soccer Team secured a 2-1 victory against Tampa University at Rollins’ Barker Family Stadium. Goals by Kathryn O’Brien (‘20) and Bailey Tran (‘23) propelled the Tars to their eighth conference win of the season, an unprecedented achievement in the history of the program. “We played really well […]

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Hurricane drive raises more than $1K for relief

October 24, 2019

Caribbean steel drum music filled Mary Jean Plaza as students gathered around tents  that offered jerk chicken, oxtail, and curry chicken. Aromas filled students’ noses and guided them in the direction of the donations box sitting beside Bahamian flags. Several clubs’ effort raised $1,073.19 and over 50 pounds of materials for families in need on […]

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Speaker gives human perspective to immigrant plight

October 24, 2019

Jose Antonio Vargas risks deportation every time he boards a plane to get to his next speaking engagement, .  but the political reporter, documentarian, and activist for undocumented citizens continues to speak, using his position as an undocumented citizen from the Philippines to make people think critically about what makes someone “American.” Vargas wants people […]

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English professor celebrates 50th year teaching

March 27, 2019

Dr. Maurice O’Sullivan’s office is covered in papers and posters—not a single corner of his wooden desk can be seen. Walking into the room is overwhelming at first, but this is the environment that has supported O’Sullivan during his tenure as a professor, which has now reached its 50th year. Forty-four of those years have […]

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Upcoming fashion show integrates ethics, sustainability in clothes

March 20, 2019

As fashion week takes over cities around the world, the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub (the Hub) will host its annual Rethinking Fashion show to educate the campus on ethical and sustainable fashion practices. Its fourth-annual fashion show is set to start on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the […]

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Artist sheds light on migrants’ struggle

February 20, 2019

A Mexican artist and composer who wields objects used by migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will visit the Cornell Fine Arts Museum (CFAM) to blend humanitarian narratives with  political discourse.  Guillermo Galindo will  perform his original composition, “Sonic Borders III,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28.  Some of Galindo’s pieces are currently displayed at the […]

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Dancing dragon rings in Chinese Lunar New Year

February 20, 2019

Courtesy of Li Wei Ten students from the China Club and German Club carried the long, winding dragon through various buildings on campus in celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year. Its lanky red-and-green body flowed in the wind while its fire-breathing mouth and glistening eyes looked deep into the souls of the students it passed.  […]

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