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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

Students outline pros and cons of new bookstore

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 [...]

February 9, 2017 Campus, Media, News, Opinion

The future of global citizenship

Although there have been many controversies from the Trump campaign and presidency, none has been so contentious as the infamous “immigration ban.”  The ban raised special concerns in universities across the country with regards to its potential implications; many universities [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, News

Executive order on immigration rallies unites protestors

Women wearing the hijab, chanting while sending smiles to fellow mothers pushing strollers. A man wrapped in a Pride flag offering memorial ribbons to crowds that will later be rallied by a boy sporting the American flag. Union members cheering [...]

February 2, 2017 Beyond Rollins, Opinion

Rollins community analyzes its mission and marketability

A massive campus-wide initiative, called SWOT (the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats exercise), has involved Rollins students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees in order to analyze the college’s mission and marketability. In the fall, over 600 individuals from different areas [...]

February 2, 2017 Features, News

Debate team tackles election

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 [...]

November 10, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Campus, Media, News

It’s Now or Neverglades

The Everglades is a unique treasure to the ecological community of southern Florida. There is nothing like seeing an American alligator rest on the grassland banks while a snowy egret wades a mere 10 feet away. The sun begins to [...]

November 3, 2016 Beyond Rollins, Features

Author Junot Diaz addresses Rollins freshmen

Last Wednesday, Rollins welcomed the incomparable presence of Junot Diaz. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey Diaz has been the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and many others. His [...]

November 3, 2016 Campus, News