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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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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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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the building is expected to be a hub for student activity and a full representation of Rollins’ mission; however, its outdated structure and former purpose as a library prevents it […]

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Rollins fraternity temporarily suspended

March 29, 2018

Phi Delta Theta, a fraternity chapter within Rollins, is currently on an “interim administrative hold.” The presidents within respective Greek Life organizations were notified about the hold and Phi Delta Theta was not allowed to participate in Greek Week. As outlined by the Code of Community Standards, an interim administrative hold is put into place […]

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CSS renovations planned after mold issues

March 29, 2018

Two professors were relocated from their offices in Cornell Hall for the Social Sciences (CSS) due to mold growth, while others are packing up in preparation to move out for the summer. This is the result of ongoing difficulties with controlling the moisture and humidity in CSS. Significant renovations will be done to CSS over […]

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Dealing (with) Xanax on campus

March 29, 2018

Editor’s note: Names and identities have been changed. It started at Thanksgiving dinner: screaming, crying, punching. At least that is what they think happened; their evidence was the bruises left behind. What they knew for certain was that Selena and her mom engaged in one of their worst fights ever—and all because they drank alcohol […]

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Res Life addresses mold in Gale

March 29, 2018

Tests done in Gale Hall by Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), a local environmental engineering firm called in by Rollins, show that mold growth was found in multiple rooms within the building, including the Chapter Room and three residents’ rooms. Before spring break, PSI was brought in to conduct further air-quality testing and to assess […]

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On-campus housing prices change

March 22, 2018

Residential Life and Explorations recently changed on-campus residential hall pricing to be tiered and based on the style of bathrooms in the dorms. Starting next semester, a single with a private bathroom is the most expensive option, which costs $6,000. Prices lower as the housing option is in less demand and are per person, per […]

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Changes to campus infrastructure and faculty positions announced

March 8, 2018

After the Board of Trustees visit, President Cornwell gave updates on strategic planning, the financial overview of the school, ongoing and upcoming capital projects, upcoming upheavals and displacements, and on recent major gifts to Rollins’ capital campaign. During the strategic initiative update, Dr. Toni Holbrook of Strategic Planning elaborated on the institution’s goals for the […]

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