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Questioning DeVos’s ability as Secretary of Education

President Donald Trump has, yet again, allowed an extremely controversial and unqualified individual to weasel past the Senate and steal a very important position. Betsy DeVos is a woman who has never run, taught in, attended, or sent a child [...]

February 16, 2017 Opinion

Students outline pros and cons of new bookstore

This year, Rollins College is ringing in 2017 with a freshly renovated bookstore. It has moved (again) from the center of campus, across the soccer field, to the outskirts of campus on Fairbanks next to the Career and Life planning [...]

February 9, 2017 Campus, Media, News, Opinion

Love it or haze it

The spring of my freshman year, I asked a close friend to shave off half of my hair. I spent most of the next day looking like a cross between a punk rocker and Two-Face from Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark [...]

February 9, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features, Opinion

Executive order on immigration rallies unites protestors

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 [...]

February 2, 2017 Beyond Rollins, Opinion

Study abroad: club, cards, and overcommitting

Back in Freshers’ Week, we attended the Freshers’ Fair, where clubs—or “societies,” as everyone here calls them—set up tables to recruit new members in the Student Union building. Well, clubs and students advertised inside and outside two buildings, around a [...]

December 1, 2016 Columns, Opinion, Tars Abroad

Human rights concerns under a Trump presidency

The purpose of this article is not to discourage people or create fear and distress. It is simply an attempt by two political science students to create awareness about human rights. It is imperative that people be aware of their [...]

December 1, 2016 Opinion

Seeing the world through Tiffany glass

It’s the year 2016. A made-for-TV reality-idiot has been elected president. He is flanked by the white supremacy vote and the corporate oligarchy, demonizing regulation. Global warming is an ever-present threat and he is a denier. This is the commentary [...]

November 18, 2016 Art, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Trump vs. Clinton vs. Brexit

As we write this, we still await our absentee ballots to vote in the upcoming presidential election. We both filled out and mailed in all the appropriate paperwork, and we obsessively pop into the porter’s office to see if they’ve [...]

November 3, 2016 Columns, Tars Abroad

The case for Clinton

When November 8th comes, there is only one choice that leads to the United States moving forward and not backward. There is only one choice that is experienced enough to carry the mantle of commander in chief. There is only [...]

November 3, 2016 Campus, Media, Opinion

Millennials faced with tough choice for president

Voting has long been a symbol of maturity, responsible citizenship, and democracy. It is as much our duty to vote as it is our honor. For new voters, however, voting is also a right of passage symbolizing our entrance into [...]

November 3, 2016 Features, Opinion