Beyond Rollins

New data shows career planning pays off

October 10, 2018

Approximately 80% of graduates are employed within 18 months of graduation According to Rollins data from the graduating class of 2015, 75 percent of graduates are engaged in the workforce, grad school, or volunteer service 12 months after graduation. After 18 months, this figure rises to 81 percent. This data is the most recent information […]

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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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Students debate Kavanaugh allegations

October 3, 2018

The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh are at the forefront of the nation’s conversation. As the three allegations all reference incidents involving partying and alcohol during Kavanaugh’s high school and college years, Rollins students are left to navigate the seemingly familiar, yet controversial, instances surrounding the topic. “Sexual assault has […]

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Hard liquor banned at Chi Psi, SAE parties in 2019

October 3, 2018

Starting Sept. 1, 2019, Rollins fraternities Chi Psi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) will no longer be allowed to serve hard liquor at their parties. Due to the recent rush of reports on hazing deaths, the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) established a policy that bans hard liquor in the “common areas in fraternity houses and […]

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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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Harvey Hits Home

September 7, 2017

Just over a week ago, Hurricane Harvey hit the gulf coast of Texas, killing up to 50 people, destroying nearly 100,000 homes, and breaking the hearts of millions around the country, including those of Rollins students and alum. Despite the country’s aid and preparation for the tropical storm in Texas, the damage to the state […]

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Treatment center opens doors in Orlando

February 9, 2017

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 Renfrew Center has reminded me of the effect that eating disorders have on a wide […]

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Executive order on immigration rallies unites protestors

February 2, 2017

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 into megaphones; five-year-olds coloring their first protest signs on the floor of a nightclub; a […]

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It’s Now or Neverglades

November 3, 2016

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 set, peeking out between the tall, skinny pine trees, casting an orange glow across the […]

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