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The blissful struggle of overcommitment

This has been an article I have been meaning to write for most of the semester. Given that the theme of this piece is overcommitment, there is a certain irony involved in knowing that the delay may have been caused, [...]

April 27, 2017 Opinion

Big changes in Olin Library’s future

Rumors have been rampant concerning Olin Library’s future. Moving certain programs into the building, moving quiet and loud floors, and construction have all been in question. I sat down with Olin Library Director Dr. Jonathan Miller to understand the renovations [...]

April 20, 2017 Campus, Features, News, Opinion

Defining customer service in a capitalist culture

It seems that with every passing controversy, new abuse of company policies, or manipulation of current government legislation, the world’s discontent with capitalism grows.  Our culture is rooted in capitalist aims, and it is human nature to want to get [...]

April 20, 2017 Features, Opinion

Touring Rollins as a Junior

Now that spring break is over, more charismatic students can be found leading around packs of prospective freshmen, showing them all the wonderful things Rollins offers. I remember being in awe during my tour; everything the guide told me felt [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion

Sexism on International Women’s Day

What do golf, feminism, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have in common? On March 8, 2017, better known as International Women’s Day, the official Rollins College Instagram (@rollinscollege) posted a picture of Head Women’s Golf Coach Julie Garner. The [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion, Uncategorized

X-Club advisor speaks out about suspension

It is well known by now to the Rollins community that, on February 21, all six Rollins fraternities were suspended in response to six separate reports that had been submitted to the Dean of Students on February 20. The traditional [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion

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