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Is Rollins as diverse as it claims it is?

Rollins recently held its second annual Diversity Fair, where students were offered a fresh glance at the wide range of cultures and people present on our campus. From Spectrum to the Muslim Student Union to the Latin American Student Association, [...]

March 8, 2018 Opinion

Reflecting on alerts of an “active shooter”

By Emily Anness: This incident was a wake-up call to many. When students received the “An armed person is on campus,” text, especially in class, professors and staff were either prepared, or were not. In light of other recent gun-related [...]

March 8, 2018 Opinion

Mildew and silence continue to grow

It was fall of 2017 when I first looked up at the ceiling of my room and noticed something strange. There were dots and clumps of a green-black substance beginning to grow. Immediately, I thought it had to be mold [...]

March 8, 2018 Opinion

Protein Peanut Butter Pancakes

I have created some protein-packed peanut butter pancakes to celebrate it also being National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Did I mention this stack does not have protein powder’s artificial taste? If you do not trust me, I urge you to [...]

March 1, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Psychology of gossip

On any given day at Rollins, I am likely to hear at least two rumors about students that I have never met before, none of which I actively seek out. Rollins is a place where rumors reign supreme, and I [...]

March 1, 2018 Opinion

Letter to the Editor Re: Mold in Residential Halls

Re: Mold in Residential Halls Dear Editor, After reading the recent article on mold concerns in Rollins-owned residential buildings, I was left with the feeling that the whole picture wasn’t being presented accurately. Some factual data was glossed over in [...]

March 1, 2018 Opinion

To honor lives lost in Parkland shooting, the government must act

Valentine’s Day for the people of Parkland, Fla. will forever be haunted by memories of spilled blood and vulnerability, instead of candied hearts and love. Seventeen lives were mercilessly and tragically ended on Feb. 14, 2018. Looking at the pictures [...]

February 22, 2018 Opinion

Is a Journalism major necessary?

For students wanting to study journalism like myself, Denise Cetta’s career sounds like a dream come true. Denise Schrier Cetta, writer and producer for CBS’s 60 Minutes, travels the world writing long form news on people like Bill and Melinda [...]

February 22, 2018 Opinion

The price of moldy dorms

If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that if I am paying close to $60,000 per year to go to college, my environment should be healthy. Not just the kind of healthy that passes the tests, [...]

February 22, 2018 Opinion

Getting your dollar’s worth in NYC

It is no secret: New York City is a foodie’s paradise. On the other hand, everyone also knows that the city is not among the cheapest. While the city boasts a seemingly never-ending list of Michelin-starred restaurants, having a memorable [...]

February 22, 2018 Opinion