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Irma brings fire and fury

Crashing, humming, and orange flames are what Erin Crawford, ’20, heard and saw as she looked out her window around 12:30 a.m. Monday. Crawford’s house, located in Chuluota, FL, fell victim to Hurricane Irma’s 110 mph winds when a power [...]

September 21, 2017 News

Harvey Hits Home

Just over a week ago, Hurricane Harvey hit the gulf coast of Texas, killing up to 50 people, destroying nearly 100,000 homes, and breaking the hearts of millions around the country, including those of Rollins students and alum. Despite the [...]

September 7, 2017 Beyond Rollins, News

Big changes in Olin Library’s future

Rumors have been rampant concerning Olin Library’s future. Moving certain programs into the building, moving quiet and loud floors, and construction have all been in question. I sat down with Olin Library Director Dr. Jonathan Miller to understand the renovations [...]

April 20, 2017 Campus, Features, News, Opinion

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly share what it means to be a hero

Some people are born to become heroes, while others find the title thrust upon them by pure circumstance. Former Senator Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, her husband, have had to look death in the eyes on multiple occasions. In [...]

April 13, 2017 Campus, Events, Features, News

SGA and Title IX unite to stand against sexual assault

Sexual Assault Awareness Month began in April. For the past two years, this month has kicked off with the Rally Against Violence, or Day of Action, as NSVRC calls it. The Student Government Association president and the Title IX Coordinator [...]

April 13, 2017 Campus, Features, News

Princeton: Citizen Scientists

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 [...]

April 10, 2017 Campus, Features, Media, News

University of Pittsburgh: Conquering Cold Cases

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 [...]

April 10, 2017 Campus, Media, News

Violence drill intimidates, frustrates students

How can one measure the true cost of violence? Is it summed up in economic disadvantages, lives lost, or fear set within the community afterwards? No one is immune to life’s challenges. One cannot expect ignorance to be bliss in [...]

February 23, 2017 Campus, Features, News

Field studies offer students international perspective

In keeping with Rollins’ mission of global citizenship, there will be several international summer field studies taking place in May and June.  These field studies span a wide range of interests including research, community service, ecology, education, history, theater, and [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, News

Treatment center opens doors in Orlando

When I think of eating disorders, I usually don’t think of college students. I think of teenage females having a difficult time going through high school. This type of thinking is a stigma that needs to be eliminated. Visiting the [...]

February 9, 2017 Beyond Rollins, Features, News