Student life

President Grant Cornwell’s response to upholding the non-discrimination policy

December 4, 2018

Grant Cornwell has been the president of Rollins College since June 2015. (Photo by Scott Cook) Editor’s note: For more information and coverage on the issue President Grant Cornwell is addressing, please see the bottom of this article.  Thank you for your patience and participation as we have endeavored to navigate the tricky issues surrounding […]

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Non-discrimination policy will remain unchanged, no exemption to Cru

November 29, 2018

Analise Cutter ‘22 and around 15 other students protested against Cornwell changing the non-discrimination policy. (Ellie Rushing) President Grant Cornwell announced that the College’s non-discrimination policy will remain unchanged and that religious organizations will not be exempt from following it when selecting student leaders. “We will keep the current non-discrimination policy unchanged because that is the […]

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Sexual assault reports decreased by 42% in 2017

November 28, 2018

A recent report from Campus Safety showed a 42 percent decrease in reports of sexual offenses from 2016 to 2017.  While official numbers for 2018 have not been published yet, the lack of an official director of the Office of Title IX, which oversees gender discrimination and sexual assault, has created cause for concern. This […]

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Pool, fitness center among new dorm hall’s amenities

November 28, 2018

McKean’s days are numbered; Rollins is to begin construction on a new residence hall in April 2019.  The residence hall will be located on the shore of Lake Virginia next to McKean and will house upperclassmen, specifically juniors and seniors. It is projected to have over 500 rooms.  The building will feature a large swimming […]

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Construction forces greenhouse to relocate to Bush rooftop by May

November 28, 2018

Courtesy of Alan ChrystTentative plans show a new greenhouse being built on the rooftop of the third floor of Bush. The Rollins greenhouse will relocate to the rooftop of the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center’s third floor to make way for the construction of the new lakeside residential hall.  A completely new greenhouse will be […]

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Volleyball team’s loss marks end of rocky season

November 14, 2018

Despite respectable efforts, the volleyball team lost its final game of the season at Saint Leo University. In a match filled with spectacular rallies and an inspiring display of sacrifice, the Tars ultimately fell 15-25, 11-25, and 22-25. “I was mostly pleased with how we finished the third set,” Head Coach Mika Robinson said. “I […]

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Dining receives A-rating for vegan meal options

November 14, 2018

Kira BernhardNon-vegan and vegan students alike hoped the high Peta2 rating would encourage Dining Services to provide more vegan options. Dining Services was awarded an A rating on their Vegan Report Card for the month of October by Peta2, North America’s largest youth animal rights group. The national organization created the report card to analyze […]

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Hungry but lazy? Dining Services may deliver next spring

November 14, 2018

Students may be able to order food from Dave’s Boathouse starting next spring. (Photo by Kira Bernhard) Students may be able to get their food delivered from Dave’s Boathouse and the Campus Center as soon as next semester, according to Dining Services Director Cristina Cabanilla. Dining Services is putting together an online ordering system for […]

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Passersby harass students on Fairbanks

November 14, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Theater students are reporting repeated incidents of verbal harassment from passersby as they walk to their off-campus classroom.  During a History of Musical Theater class taught by Missy Barnes, students touched on the treatment of women in American culture, and in doing so, uncovered the quiet turmoil plaguing the young women […]

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Top notch classes: Cool courses offered in the spring

November 7, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke RFLA 100 / CMC 110: Digital Storytelling TR 2-3:15 p.m. Have you ever been interested in video editing or creating storyboards? This class is usually designed for critical media and cultural studies majors/minors and film minors, but this semester it is also offered as an rFLA humanities course.  Students are given […]

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