First-Year Home Run

September 17, 2010

Name: Zack Persky Class: 2014 From: Cleveland, Ohio Major: Undecided Sport: Baseball Position: Outfield The Sandspur: What made you play for Rollins College? Zack Persky: I came to Rollins and then I tried out for the team and made it. I had played in high school and I figured that I should try out for […]

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Avenged Sevenfold Disturbs Florida

September 17, 2010

It can definitely be said that Florida had been preparing for the arrival of Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed as they played in the 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa, last Labor Day weekend. The major bands played on the Main Stage at the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival. Before the primary bands of the night performed, Halestorm and […]

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Barrymore and Long Go the Distance

September 17, 2010

The litt le girl who started out in E.T. has come a long way since her Reese’s Pieces days. To put it simply, Going the Distance goes the distance. The movie stars Drew Barrymore as Erin, a lovable journalist who works as an intern at a newspaper office in New York. One night at a […]

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Networks Fall Into New Schedules

September 17, 2010

With the summer months finally coming to an end, television stations around the country are undergoing their final preparations for the new fall season. Every year, major networks such as ABC, NBC, and CBS, as well as FOX, and CW, along with a plethora of cable channels ranging from BRAVO to HBO, return with existing […]

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From London With Love

September 17, 2010

Have you ever wanted to visit Buckingham Palace? Enjoy some tea and crumpets? Wander around Trafalgar Square? Well, thanks to the International Program, that opportunity is available! Right now, a handful of Rollins students are enjoying the fall semester in London, England. The Office of International Programs, located in the International House near the tennis […]

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Oral History Archives Expand To Remember Rollins

September 17, 2010

As part of the celebration of the 125th anniversary of Rollins, the Department of Archives and Special Collections in the Olin Library is expanding the Oral History Archive. In 2004, an expert from the state library archive gave an Oral History Seminar for the staff at Rollins. During the summer of 2005, 10 long-standing faculty […]

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Providing For the Homeless

September 17, 2010

After a long week of classes, who really wants to wake up early on the weekend? Each Saturday a small group of Rollins students meet on Mills Lawn at 8 a.m. They pack over 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches onto the J.U.M.P. bus and travel to the downtown Orlando area, for one reason: to […]

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Zumba Fever Hits

September 17, 2010

Imagine going out dancing without caring if your makeup runs, because you are not wearing any. Imagine enjoying yourself while exercising to the point where you actually smile while you do it. Imagine that you have no inhibitions whatsoever because all you want to do is move to the music, which is also much easier […]

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CFAM Hosts Forum

September 17, 2010

Jasper Johns greatly respected Motherwell and also experimented in abstract expression, but they were two very different artists. Though Johns dabbled in abstract expressionism, he became more of a forerunner of pop art, but cannot be placed in any one artistic movement. Unlike Motherwell, Johns does not express many emotions in his art. Rather, he […]

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Rollins Has Rhythm

September 17, 2010

On Sept. 9, the Office of Multicultural Affairs invited Jason Isla and his company, Giving World Percussion, to the Rollins campus. This facilitated drum circle event was a unique opportunity for Rollins students, as they were given a drum and taught to follow the beats of Isla and his crew. Isla has been playing music […]

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