Student Orgs

Students and children cultivate Spanish literacy

February 6, 2019

Learning at Rollins is for all ages. Dr. Patricia Tomé, Hispanic Studies director and associate professor of Spanish, is adding to this narrative through a course that facilitates early Spanish learning in local children.  Tomé’s students in “SPN 301: Advanced Spanish, Literature, and Film” will engage with the children at the Hume House Child Development […]

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Hillel and Psychology dept. walk in support of suicide prevention

February 6, 2019

Last weekend, members of the Rollins community participated in Orlando’s 12th annual Out of the Darkness community walk in aid of suicide prevention. The Department of Psychology and Hillel, the Jewish student organization, both created teams to join the walk.  The Rollins chapter of the National Honors Society in Psychology, Psi Chi, represented the department’s […]

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Festival of Light illuminates Mills with dance and culture

November 28, 2018

Mills lawn transformed into a decorated and dance-filled festival on Tuesday night in celebration of Diwali, a South Asian holiday that celebrates the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.  The event was hosted by DESI, a student organization at Rollins that celebrates South Asian culture, as the final event of Rollins’ International […]

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Hillel’s holiday events: Lakkahs, candles, bagels

November 28, 2018

Rollins Hillel, the college’s Jewish organization, will be hosting various events in the coming weeks that showcase a growing religious life on campus and include lakkahs, candle lighting, and pre-finals bagels.  Members of Hillel have been planning many exciting religious events that focus on Hanukkah. This year is one of the few times in which […]

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Volleyball team’s loss marks end of rocky season

November 14, 2018

Despite respectable efforts, the volleyball team lost its final game of the season at Saint Leo University. In a match filled with spectacular rallies and an inspiring display of sacrifice, the Tars ultimately fell 15-25, 11-25, and 22-25. “I was mostly pleased with how we finished the third set,” Head Coach Mika Robinson said. “I […]

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Stressed students unwind through board games and memes

November 7, 2018

Most people would not think that analyzing memes and playing Monopoly are ideal stress relievers. However, for the 15 regular members of the Board Game Club (BGC) games provide stress relief, socialization, and an escape from the rigorous college life. The club was founded about a year ago, but past members had trouble setting up […]

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Rollins celebrates El Día de los Muertos

November 7, 2018

The patio of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum was adorned with framed photos and a colorful papel picado banner as members of the Rollins community gathered to honor their deceased ancestors in the celebration of El Dia de los Muertos, aka the Day of the Dead. Rollins students gathered alongside the anthropology and Spanish departments, […]

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WPRK back on air following antenna issues

October 31, 2018

For the past few months WPRK, Rollins’ very own college radio station, has been triumphantly broadcasting over the airwaves after overcoming many challenges caused by Hurricane Irma. WPRK officially returned to air on Aug. 17 after 11 months of online streaming. “Our antenna was damaged [by Irma] and had to be removed before the students […]

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Political clubs reveal their endorsements

October 31, 2018

Rollins Democrats Endorsements:  Florida House District 47: Anna Eskamani  Since the 2016 election, we have seen the shocking rise of voter registration rates across our nation. In June of 2017, I had the honor of attending City Hall, where Anna Eskamani announced her candidacy for Florida House District 47. After introducing myself to her, we quickly […]

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Students to walk a mile in refugees’ shoes

October 24, 2018

Student-led effort highlights challenges faced by migrants and refugees with an interactive experience Only one percent of the 21 million refugees worldwide are ever resettled after registering at a refugee camp, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Students can experience what this process of migration and resettlement feels like in the upcoming […]

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