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Farewell from the Seniors

I sent in my application and first articles for The Sandspur the summer before my first year, thrilled to finally have the opportunity to work at a newspaper. There is nothing quite like the feeling of seeing your name in [...]

April 24, 2014 Editorials, Opinion
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Fox Fest 2014

This year, Fox Fest will be held at Mary Jean Plaza from 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. After months of anticipation, some setbacks, and weeks of planning, The Sandspur and 91.5 WPRK FM are more than proud [...]

April 24, 2014 Campus, Events, Features
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Budget Crisis Endangers Study Abroad

Rollins College experienced a budget deficit this year of about four million dollars. One of the reasons for Rollins’ budget issue was the high number of students studying abroad, and now the study abroad programs are facing some cuts, and [...]

April 24, 2014 Features
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Strong Hall Redesigned

 Although the dorm will not be complete by the originally date, the building will have earth-friendly features. The newest addition to the Rollins dorm offerings is nearing completion. I was fortunate enough to recently be given a tour of the [...]

April 24, 2014 Features
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Rollins is a Business, Not a School

Amy Zdon ‘14  believes that Rollins is drifting away from its academic roots and becoming a profit-making machine instead of an educational institution. George Cornell blessed Rollins College with one of the largest personal donations in the history of U.S. [...]

April 24, 2014 Opinion
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New Godzilla Film Brings Deeper Message

With the upcoming Godzilla reboot stomping into theatres May 16 of this year, I thought it would be interesting to look into why we love Godzilla so much. The subject matter is something beyond the typical, mind-numbing destruction porn we [...]

April 24, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Movies
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A Mere Experience: Columnist Takes His Final Bow

Ever since I was a freshman, I always wondered what I would write about for my final article in The Sandspur. After having written more than 70 pieces over the last four years, including the work I have done with [...]

April 24, 2014 A Mere Experience, Columns, Opinion
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Organization Expands Positions, Hosts Festival

WPRK is Rollins College’s radio station, often known as “the voice of Rollins,” operating out of the Mills Building. William DeVito ’16, the station manager, says, “Whether it be through music or discussion, WPRK allows students to express to both [...]

April 24, 2014 Campus, Features, Student Orgs
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Valedictorian Shares Perspective

Zachary Baldwin ’14 is one of this year’s valedictorians. An art history major from Longwood, Florida, Baldwin enjoyed “The Culture and Chemistry of Crime” course with Dr. Emily Russell and Dr. Laurel Goj. For that course, the class read classic [...]

April 24, 2014 Features
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French Movie Sparks Sexuality Controversy

When the French romantic drama Blue is the Warmest Color debuted in Cannes last summer, audiences were blown away by the actors’ engrossing performances and the sensuous cinematography. The Cannes Film Festival jury awarded the two main actresses and the [...]

April 24, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Movies