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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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Cru decision imminent: Here’s what you need to know

November 28, 2018

Analise Cutter ‘22 and around 15 other students protested against centrism on the Cru-LGBTQ debate and against changing the non-discrimination policy. (Ellie Rushing) JUST IN: Non-discrimination policy will remain unchanged, no exemption to Cru President Grant Cornwell will announce his decision on whether or not Cru can become a registered student organization at the faculty […]

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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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Women’s golf coach inducted into national Hall of Fame

November 28, 2018

Julie Garner (left) is dedicated to working with her team. Courtesy of Rollins Sports When Women’s Golf Head Coach Julie Garner was announced as the 51st inductee of the Women’s Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the Rollins community was happy, but by no means surprised.  Garner’s glorious career has helped shape the history of Rollins […]

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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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Ramp added to Campus Center following accessibility concerns

November 7, 2018

Many students depend on the newly accessible entrance to the Campus Center (Photo Credit / Angela Maria Martin) After months of student outcry and complaints to Accessibility Services, a temporary ramp was added at the front entrance of the Cornell Campus Center, finally offering students with accessibility needs a safer way into the building. Accessibility-dependent […]

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Mold and bug concerns reported in McKean

November 7, 2018

Ruiling Gao stands holding her final air quality test in her room (Photo Credit / Zoe Pearson) It started in September for first-year student Ruiling Gao. The McKean Hall resident started experiencing a cough, post nasal drip, and a sore throat. She thought it was the common cold most freshmen catch after moving into a […]

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Faculty speaks out against Cru

October 31, 2018

Knowles Memorial Chapel (Photo Credit: Carolina Skillman) To read more about Cru on campus, see some of our previous articles. Faculty and staff members who attended open forums held by the Diversity Council took a firm stance against allowing Cru to become a registered student organization. Last week’s forums were part of a multi-step effort […]

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