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Letter to the Editor

In the early nineties, I was winging my way to Los Angeles while reading an airline flight magazine feature on Earl G. Graves, Publisher of Black Enterprise magazine. I was en route to meet with a number of automotive manufacturing [...]

March 9, 2017 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editorializing the IFC Suspension

The Rollins College campus found out last week that all six fraternities would be temporarily suspended pending investigation of “high risk behaviors” and that Greek Week would be replaced by a series of summits with the aim to “align organizational [...]

March 2, 2017 Editorials, Opinion

A thoughtful pause of fraternity life

Overnight, Rollins College made national news over a decision that we made to temporarily suspend the programming and activities of fraternity life. Since then, we have also received a broad range of feedback, ranging from enthusiastic support of this decision [...]

March 2, 2017 Opinion

Movies so bad…they’re good

We have heard this statement many times before when talking about people’s favorite films. “It’s just so bad that it’s fun.” With the release of Fifty Shades: Darker, this statement stands the test of time. I remember sitting at Sandspur [...]

February 23, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Best of Winter Park, Columns, Nicks' Picks, Opinion, Staff Picks

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