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Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly share what it means to be a hero

Some people are born to become heroes, while others find the title thrust upon them by pure circumstance. Former Senator Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, her husband, have had to look death in the eyes on multiple occasions. In [...]

April 13, 2017 Campus, Events, Features, News

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

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

Actor, LGBT+ activist George Takei visits Rollins

On Thursday, January 19, acclaimed Star Trek actor and social media monolith George Takei visited Rollins to speak about his experiences as an actor, a Japanese-American, and a vocal member of the LGBT+ community. His visit served as the fourth [...]

February 2, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Events, Spotlights

‘Last Lecture’ series given at Dave’s Boathouse

Prior to rFLA, there was still the Honors neighborhood; while the instatement of four new neighborhoods three years ago might have brought with it a lot of change for Rollins undergraduates, this was not the case for those who enrolled [...]

December 1, 2016 Campus, Classes, Events, Features, Spotlights

Rollins merges into College of Liberal Arts

In the beginning of November, Rollins College finalized the decision to change its name from the College of Arts and Sciences and The College of Professional Studies to the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). Dr. Emily Russell, an associate professor [...]

November 18, 2016 Campus, Events, Features

November Immersion stresses importance of nature

Dr. Ray stopped for what felt like only a second to admire the flora we had just planted and said, “She’s gonna be beautiful” and on that note, just walked away. A big smile spread across my face in that [...]

November 18, 2016 Campus, Events, Features

Rollins’ birthday and uncovering the past

This Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 marks 131 years since classes first began at Rollins College in 1885. To celebrate and commemorate the birthday of our school, R-Pride hosted Founder’s Day on Tuesday with a fun birthday celebration outside of the [...]

November 3, 2016 Campus, Events

Trio Solisti performs with heart, emotion

The Bach Festival Society’s 2016-2017 visiting artist series began on Sunday afternoon with a remarkable performance by Trio Solisti on campus at Tiedtke Concert Hall. Founded in 2011, the trio consists of Maria Bachmann, violin; Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello; and [...]

October 20, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Events, Music

Fred Stone season opens with ‘Dying City’

Dying City, the first of four Fred Stone Theatre productions at Rollins College this academic year, opened on Wednesday Oct. 19 and will run through this Saturday, Oct. 22.  Fred Stone Theatre showings are free to all members of the [...]

October 20, 2016 Campus, Events, News, Spotlights