Graduates report better well-being than US average

November 7, 2019

Gallup, a company that compares the national poll results of college students, revealed that Rollins graduates are more likely to earn advanced degrees, but they are also less likely to say their education was worth the cost. Approximately 55 percent of graduates earn an advanced degree, which is higher than the national average of 36 […]

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Princeton: Citizen Scientists

April 10, 2017

By 1 p.m. Monday, March 6, over 500 university affiliates had packed Princeton’s Frist Campus Center. By the end of the day, 64 teach-ins occurred, 13 university and community organizations promoted their respective causes and nearly 1,500 people participated in the campus-wide Day of Action, according to organizer Sébastien Philippe. A fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in mechanical and aerospace engineering, […]

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University of Pittsburgh: Conquering Cold Cases

April 10, 2017

On a Wednesday night in February, Rachel Feil stands at a whiteboard in room 232 of David Lawrence Hall, tapping a red Expo marker on her chin as she studies what she’s scribbled on the surface. “I don’t know,” she tells the man standing next to her. “I don’t think that works. We need more […]

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SWOT analysis leads to potential change in curriculum

February 23, 2017

Rollins recently underwent an evaluation commonly known as SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) to rethink the college’s future academic policies. As part of this endeavor, the school came up with twelve strategic question, each of which was assigned a task force for discussion. The task force split into two parts: the first committee focused […]

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Students outline pros and cons of new bookstore

February 9, 2017

This year, Rollins College is ringing in 2017 with a freshly renovated bookstore. It has moved (again) from the center of campus, across the soccer field, to the outskirts of campus on Fairbanks next to the Career and Life planning Center and across from the Hamilton Holt Evening School. Their hours of operation throughout the […]

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Applications open soon for Rollins Writer’s Conference

November 17, 2016

Summer 2017 marks the first Rollins Writers Conference, which will provide participating students and Winter Park community members the opportunity to attend a six-day conference filled with manuscript reviews, readings, and workshops. The conference will run from May 18 to May 21, 2017, with a key faculty consisting of well-established writers such as Billy Collins, […]

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Debate team tackles election

November 10, 2016

The debate team knew that, with election day growing closer and the highly contested campaigns for the presidency nearing the ends of their sixteen-month-long journies, it would be difficult to avoid the overpowering dialogue about the presidential election.  However, to close out the first day of Rollins Family Weekend, on November 4, the world-renowned Rollins […]

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The case for Clinton

November 3, 2016

When November 8th comes, there is only one choice that leads to the United States moving forward and not backward. There is only one choice that is experienced enough to carry the mantle of commander in chief. There is only one choice that will not tarnish this country’s history. Donald Trump has proven countless times […]

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Best of Enemies kicks off Global Peace Film Festival

September 15, 2016

Inspiration for films can come in many forms. For Robert Gordon, a pirated DVD copy of old debates did the trick. Gordon (55), a writer and filmmaker, was instantly captivated as he watched footage of Gore Vidal and William Buckley, two opposing political figures that changed the face of public debate during the late 1960s. […]

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Fashion Week a success

April 13, 2016

This past week marked the culmination of Orlando Fashion Week’s fourth year. Lasting from April 6 to April 9, this growing showcase of local fashion design featured seminars, designer talks, television appearances, and the presentations of collections by all of this year’s featured designers. Lori Warren, Ciara Rodriguez, Lisa Nieves, Vanessa Shelley, Gloria Woods, Raul […]

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