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Phi Delta Theta investigated for Title IX, CSR violations

April 26, 2018

For the third time in three years, Rollins fraternity Phi Delta Theta has been put on an interim administrative hold. The hold stems from an investigation after reports of Title IX and Community Standards & Responsibility (CSR) violations. According to Meghan Harte Weyant, the dean of students and assistant vice president of student affairs, the […]

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English Department hosts gun violence-themed poetry contest

April 19, 2018

The Off-campus Student Association and the English department have worked together to spread gun violence awareness on campus through a haiku poem contest that leads into a commemoration event of the Columbine shooting. The English department and the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society held a haiku contest with gun violence as its theme. Jordan […]

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Science students receive stipend to research cell trafficking, computer chemistry

April 19, 2018

Two science students, Catherine Deuchler ‘18, a Biochemistry and Molecular Bio major, and Papaa Kodzi ‘20, a Pre-Engineering major, will work alongside faculty this summer as a part of the Student-Faculty Collaborative Scholarship program. Rollins offers the program  every summer and it gives students the chance to learn from their professors, conduct publishable reserach, and […]

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ADHD research wins Olin Library award

April 19, 2018

The first ever Olin Library Prize for Undergraduate Library Research was recently awarded to Ada Spahija ‘18. The $500 prize is a research award for students who demonstrate excellence in a sophisticated use of library collections for a research project. Out of 14 total entries, Spahija won the award for her biology paper, “The Genetics […]

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Violence rally features domestic abuse survivor, issues call to action

April 19, 2018

Rollins held its fourth-annual Rally Against Violence which encouraged students and faculty to stand in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault, not just at the rally, but always. It featured a local survivor of domestic violence and abuse. The rally, which has been an ongoing project of Title IX Coordinator Oriana Jimenez, took place on […]

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Student athletes fight to keep Anchor-R logo

April 19, 2018

In an effort to create uniformity and consistency across the Rollins brand, the Office of Marketing and Communications proposed to remove the anchor from the athletics logo; however, the majority of students, especially student athletes, are not happy with this idea. Kiera McMeekan ‘19 created a change.org petition that received over 500 signatures in only […]

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Financial aid now available for summer internship opportunities

April 12, 2018

This year, Rollins is having its first summer semester of the Center for Career and Life Planning’s Internship Funding Program. The purpose of the Internship Funding Program is to increase access of high-impact internships for students who can not fund their own experience over the summer. It is run by Liz Bernstein, the assistant director of […]

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Maymester class gives students in-depth look at archeology

April 5, 2018

Many Rollins students will continue their studies after finals in early May by taking one- to two-month-long Maymester courses. Central Florida Archaeological Field School is one of the Maymester classes being offered. It is taught by Dr. Zachary Gilmore, assistant professor of anthropology. Dr. Gilmore’s course is a four-week field study where, “students will work […]

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Fred Stone deemed uninhabitable

April 5, 2018

Rollins Department of Facilities Management officially condemned the Fred Stone Theatre. The department determined that the building posed significant safety risk to students, classes, Rollins Improv Players shows, and the upcoming Second Stage Series production of On the Verge. As a result, all theater and dance activities that would have taken place in this building […]

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Mills renovation plans announced

April 5, 2018

Rollins is about to embark on several years of capital projects, starting with a complete renovation to Mills Memorial Hall. As the center of campus, the building is expected to be a hub for student activity and a full representation of Rollins’ mission; however, its outdated structure and former purpose as a library prevents it […]

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