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Students combat menstrual injustice

October 10, 2018

Left to right: Lizzie Berry, Kenzie Helmick, and Addie Cursey tabling to collect menstrual products. (Kenzie Helmick / Courtesy) Voices for Women,  a student organization that provides support for women and their allies, raised approximately $1,700 during their recent menstrual security drive. This money will help provide menstrual products, such as pads, tampons, and menstrual cups, […]

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Orlando spots to get you in the Halloween spirit

October 10, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke In the midst of midterms, students may forget that October’s Halloween festivities are well under way. Rollins students not only have the chance to be spooked by impending exams, but by the following Halloween Festivities hosted in the Orlando area. The notorious Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort will feature […]

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Lockdown shows security strengths

September 19, 2018

Orange Avenue was blocked off with police tape after a civilian was shot in a robbery-gone-wrong. (Ellie Rushing / Editor) Rollins students were in a “shelter in place” lockdown for almost two hours after a man was shot on Orange Avenue next to the Rollins Alfond baseball stadium, less than a mile from campus. Monday’s […]

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Rollins-tied politicians will face off in November

September 5, 2018

Last week’s primary elections included major headlining victories, with a former Rollins professor and graduate making the list. Come November, Stephanie Murphy, a former adjunct professor, and Mike Miller, a product of the Crummer Graduate School of Business, will compete for a United States congressional seat. In Florida’s seventh congressional district, which encompasses Winter Park, […]

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Juuling at Rollins: Addiction comes in small, black pods

September 5, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke As the popularity of cigarettes declines, more young adults, including Rollins College students, are resorting to a small, handheld vaping device called a JUUL. The JUUL’s original purpose was to help people who were addicted to cigarettes stop smoking. Now, it has become a nationwide trend for young people. “I [use […]

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Rollins outlines hurricane safety plans

September 29, 2016

Many students and staff members alike come from regions in the world where hurricanes are rarely mentioned, much less a real threat to their safety and well-being. However, living in the central Florida area, this is not a luxury the Rollins community can afford. As made apparent with the wrath of this season’s first storm, Tropical […]

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Disability Services takes a step forward

April 6, 2016

The Office of Disability Services recently announced a change in an important accommodation, the Medical Condition Affecting Attendance (MCAA). For students with chronic health conditions that require them to seek treatment at unexpected points in the year, this accommodation increases flexibility in the attendance and due dates policies in classes. MCAA was changed at the […]

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Emergency drill to raise awareness

January 27, 2016

An email was sent out recently to the Rollins community regarding an “Emergency Drill” session that will be held in February. The flyer in the email stated that this session will help raise emergency awareness through a discussion-based drill open to all. The drill is entirely voluntary and discussion questions will be available to faculty and […]

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New Olin Library research system now in session

January 27, 2016

The students have spoken, and Olin has answered. Since some students need a more intensive approach for research help that better adheres to their schedules, the librarians of Olin Library have instated a consultation model that parallels appointments from TJ’s Tutoring Consultation. Though the format and purpose of both consultation networks seem similar now, they […]

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Lucy Cross Center hosts first Stress Relief series

November 17, 2015

In November 2015, The Lucy Cross Center hosted the first Stress Relief series. These events came about through conversations between the director of the center, Dr. Jill Jones, and The Lucy Cross student staff in response to the heavy work and stress that comes with the end of the semester. These small events orchestrated through […]

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