Student Orgs

Students excited to participate in D&D club

September 26, 2019

Over forty students have signed up to participate in the new Dungeons and Dragons club before its first meeting, blowing away the expectations of the new club’s president.  After Board Game Club’s members grew interested in playing Dungeons and Dragons,  a role-playing game, the idea for the club was born. “We had originally estimated less […]

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Voices for Women changes its name to Voices

September 19, 2019

In order to solidify its mission for inclusion, Rollins’ Voices for Women organization now has a new moniker: Voices. Since 1992, this student-led intersectional feminism club has fought for female empowerment and equality. Now, it wants to further embrace its mission for inclusion and acceptance. “I feel like our organization has really been seen and […]

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EcoRollins enlightens students about Amazon

September 19, 2019

Written By Anna Voicu Inspired by the recent Amazon Rainforest fires, EcoRollins taught students the best ways to help preserve the Amazon Rainforest at their club meeting. EcoRollins is an environmental activist organization. The Amazon fires are at their highest since 2010, according to a New York Times article. Unlike California, the Amazon is not […]

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Debate fosters learning environment amid fiery political climate

April 17, 2019

During the recent debate between the Rollins Democrats and Rollins Republicans clubs, students discussed the issues of gun control and immigration, using the moderated environment to promote respectful conversation in a fiery political climate. No winners were announced during the debate, which took place in the Bieberbach Room on Monday, April 8, but students in […]

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Cru, InterVarsity become registered student groups

April 10, 2019

The two evangelical Christian organizations that were denied campus affiliation last fall are now officially registered as student organizations at Rollins. Cru and InterVarsity, two national campus ministry organizations, changed their student leadership selection processes to abide by the College’s non-discrimination policy. The groups were officially established and accepted as registered student organizations in mid-March. […]

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Opinion: Rollins superficially supports women’s programs

April 10, 2019

There were a few things that drove me to choose Rollins over other potential colleges. Rollins promised me inclusivity and an equitable playing field for everyone attending. I was promised rainbows and diversity, with events to match. The reality I experience on campus, however, is very different. I come from a small town in North […]

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Student Government initiatives prove fairly successful

April 3, 2019

To varying degrees, Student Government Association (SGA) President Nagina Chaudhry (‘19) and Vice President Greg Taicher (‘19) have fulfilled their campaign promises, which included providing bathrooms with free sanitary products, bringing a smoothie bar to the gym, and creating a Student Life app. While the sanitary product implementation has been successful thus far, and the […]

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Students use spring break to aid communities in need

March 20, 2019

While some students stuck to the sun and sand for spring break, others spent their time giving back to various communities around the U.S. From working with women in Chicago to removing invasive species in Utah, student groups participated in “Alternative Spring Breaks” as part of Rollins’ Immersion programs, which are community service-oriented programs working […]

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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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Tiny house, big lessons

March 6, 2019

As the Rollins campus expands, one course is teaching students how to downsize.  To learn more about minimalist living, students in “Applied Design Solutions: Tiny Art Houses” are building a tiny house near the shore of Lake Virginia. The structure is aptly named, with the house being about 8 feet by 12 feet, which is […]

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