Student Orgs

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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Search underway for director of gender studies program

March 6, 2019

The College is searching for a new director of the Sexuality, Women, and Gender Studies (SWAG) program, adding additional uncertainty to the leadership of the Lucy Cross Center.  Dr. Margaret McLaren, professor of philosophy and chair of the philosophy and religion department, has served in the position for the last three years, which is the […]

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SGA candidates campaign on parking, dining improvements: Nam Nguyen and Harrison Loew

February 27, 2019

Nam Nguyen is running as president of the Student Government Association (SGA) alongside Harrison Loew as her vice president. Nguyen, a junior, and Loew, a sophomore, said that their strong friendship, strong-minded personalities, and self-accountability are what would make them the best pair for the job. Here’s what you need to know about their initiatives […]

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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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