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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
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Spotlight on Rollins Coalition for Sustainable Development

The reality of climate change, the capability to invest in renewable energy sources, and possible actions that could make Rollins a greener campus are just a few examples of the topics that Rollins Coalition for Sustainable Investment (RCSI) educates the [...]

December 1, 2016 Campus, Spotlights, Student Orgs
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Provost Singer sets sights on new goals

Hailing from the much colder state of Minnesota, our new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Susan Singer, has been adjusting to the sunshine-filled Rollins life throughout this past semester.  Having sponsored several several “Conversation with the Provost” [...]

December 1, 2016 Campus, Spotlights, Staff
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‘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
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New English faculty welcomed with reading

On Tuesday Nov. 1, the Rollins English Department officially welcomed four faculty members to their new positions by hosting a reading of their selected works. Vidhu Aggarwal, Associate Professor of English, gladly received them in the Faculty Club as hard-working [...]

November 10, 2016 Campus, Spotlights, Staff
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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
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Greek Week: Is it worth it?

For Greek Week, all my classes were cancelled, and someone covered all my shifts at work so I could attend every event easily and without stress. That is not true, nor can it ever be true for any intensive, weeklong [...]

March 31, 2016 Campus, Events, Greek Life, News, Opinion
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Showstopping Lip Sync kicks off Greek Week

This past Sunday, Rollins students gathered in the Alfond Sports Center to watch the 2016 LipSync competition. For those who are not sure of what exactly LipSync entails, it is an event during Greek Week that gathers fraternities and sororities [...]

March 23, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Events, Greek Life
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Love for anything but the norm

From her Spring 2015 Mysteries and Marvels class “Gruesome Anatomy” to the 400-level “Humor in Literature,” Dr. Emily Russell of the English Department teaches some of the most unique classes on campus. Now in her ninth year at Rollins, she [...]

November 11, 2015 Books, Campus, Classes, Features, Readers' Choice
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Rollins’ relationship with hazing

Hazing. What is it? Why do we do it? But more importantly, how do we prevent it? If one were to ask these questions to the Rollins student body today they would be met with a variety of answers ranging [...]

October 6, 2015 Campus, Features, Greek Life