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  • On Mother's Day, a mom watches her son graduate

    On Mother's Day, a mom watches her son graduate
    On Mother's Day, Holly Tanyhill sat so high in the bleachers of Rollins College's Warden Arena that the words of the valedictorians and commencement speakers were barely audible: "life's a journey … grow up we must … I encourage you …...
  • Elin Nordegren peppers commencement speech with Tiger Woods jabs

    Elin Nordegren peppers commencement speech with Tiger Woods jabs
    Elin Nordegren has graduated college at the top of her class, and in a commencement speech delivered Saturday in Florida, she got the greatest audience reaction when she slipped in comments referring to her tumultuous divorce from pro golfer Tiger Woods. ...
  • SunRail connects us: New Voices

    SunRail connects us: New Voices
    On Friday, the day after SunRail's launch, I watched as joy riders crowded on trains, and eventually dispersed at the various rail stops, including Park Avenue in Winter Park, to visit, shop and gawk at neighborhoods that were seemingly inaccessible to...
  • Fred Mauk: On pipe organ, he brought music to many

    Fred Mauk: On pipe organ, he brought music to many
    When St. Mark's Presbyterian Church couldn't afford a new pipe organ, Fred Stewart Mauk had an idea: Why not find a used one? Mauk, organist at the Altamonte Springs church, kept his eyes peeled and in 1986 found a used pipe organ for sale at a church...
  • Rollins College hosts 'caffeine' for Orlando's startups

    Rollins College hosts 'caffeine' for Orlando's startups
    Bush Auditorium at Rollins College in Winter Park is the location of a growing event focused on entrepreneurs of all stripes called One Million Cups. The event is part of a national program sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, one of the biggest...
  • Two Central Florida fathers launch toy company

    Two Central Florida fathers launch toy company
    Two Central Florida fathers with backgrounds in engineering and online games are developing a toy to teach math and science skills. Jeremy Scheinberg of Winter Park and Chris Harden of Apopka are both 39 and both have young kids. After participating...
  • Theater review: 'The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare' from Annie Russell Theatre

    Theater review: 'The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare' from Annie Russell Theatre
    So how did you celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday this year? What, you missed it? Wednesday marked the 450th anniversary of the English writer's birth (at least as best as historians can tell; no one's sure of the exact day). That night, I...
  • Big turnout for 1 Million Cups first event at Rollins College

    Big turnout for 1 Million Cups first event at Rollins College
    More than 80 people turned out for the first 1 Million Cups Orlando event at Rollins College’s Bush Auditorium. The entrepreneur networking event hosted two startup companies, Skookoo and Party Tutor, the brainchild of 24-year-old UCF grad Brent...
  • Jackie Robinson's daughter to speak at Rollins: 'Important to remain in struggle'

    Jackie Robinson's daughter to speak at Rollins: 'Important to remain in struggle'
    Sharon Robinson doesn't mind that some people refer to her simply as "Jackie Robinson's daughter." One of three children of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Robinson has written books about her...
  • Jeb Bush for president in '16? Talk ramps up

    A little more than a week ago, Jeb Bush delivered a speech at Rollins College that sounded a lot like a campaign speech. It begin with sweeping promises of cooperation and bipartisanship -- yet led to repeated criticism of the current administration. It...
  • Christopher Houlihan gives free organ concert

    Christopher Houlihan gives free organ concert
    American organist Christopher Houlihan will give a free concert this Sunday, April 13, at Rollins College. Houlihan has been labeled "gifted" (New York Times), "dazzling" (Wall Street Journal), and "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of...
  • Florida teens opting out of drivers licenses

    Florida teens opting out of drivers licenses
    The number of teenagers getting behind the wheel of a car is on a downward slope, as more and more youngsters opt out of obtaining licenses. Broward and Palm Beach counties each had roughly 3,000 fewer licensed drivers aged 15 to17 this year than they...