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Rollins students weigh the pros and cons of gun ownership

By Kara Wagstaff kwagstaff@rollins.edu The second amendment right to bear arms was created to protect us as American citizens from our own government, in case our government and its leaders become too powerful and overtake or infringe upon our rights [...]

October 12, 2017 Opinion

Staff shakeups at Accessibility Services

For many, Grace was the first person they connected with at Rollins. Madelyn Wilson, 20 remembers, “I met her before I came to Rollins and she was one of my first impressions of Rollins.” Nicole Lindenberg, 20 shares the same [...]

October 5, 2017 Opinion

Consent Week needs more publicity

While Rollins puts forth their best effort in teaching and discussing consent, more could be done to ensure that consent is defined more clearly and a target audience is reached. Last week during common hour staff and students tabled outside [...]

October 5, 2017 Opinion

Is it disrespectful to protest during the national anthem?

There has been a lot of controversy concerning the current protest of NFL athletes, in which many players are choosing to kneel during the National Anthem to bring attention to racial inequality in the United States. Black athletes using their [...]

October 5, 2017 Opinion

Six must-haves for any kitchen

Now that a couple of weeks have gone by since school started, hopefully we are beginning to settle into our new living situations. Whether you are living on or off campus, I think we could all benefit from having some [...]

September 28, 2017 Columns, Opinion

What could Trump’s decision about DACA mean for America?

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American Immigration Policy that was implemented by the Obama administration. Recently, it has been making headlines due to President Trump’s decision to end DACA. This decision has been noted as a deeply [...]

September 28, 2017 Opinion

Protecting the perpetrator: Title IX’s new guidelines

Approximately 20 percent of women and 5 to 6 percent of men in college will be victims of sexual assault. More than 50 percent of these assaults occur on campus. To bring these numbers into perspective, calculated for Rollins College, [...]

September 28, 2017 Opinion

Six things I learned from Irma

1 Nature can gather itself into forces that dwarf human concerns, things, and plans.  It doesn’t really care about our schedules, projects, or priorities.  It can be sublime in the scope of its power: awe-inspiring and frightening even as it [...]

September 21, 2017 Editorials, Opinion

“Stuck” on campus: or were they?

By Lodovica Dal Monte Sleeping on the floor never sounded so good! Well, it still has limits but for sure I cannot complain. When I packed up from Italy a few weeks ago to get here, I thought I was [...]

September 21, 2017 Opinion

Fashion freedom for freshmen

College is commonly referred to as the four-year time slot in a young person’s life during which one is given the opportunity to discover who they are in deeper ways than ever before. It is also rather common for freshman [...]

September 7, 2017 Opinion