Senior Swim Meet a Time to Recollect

January 27, 2011

The last home meet for the Rollins Tars Swim Team was fraught with cool temperatures and chilling winds, but that did not put a damper on the team’s spirit. The Tars swam against the Florida Southern Moccasins on Jan. 22, and though they lost 136-68, the team remained upbeat about themselves and about the season. […]

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SAK Goes for All the Bananas

January 27, 2011

Friday, Jan. 21, SAK Comedy Lab premiered its new show Gorilla Theatre, directed by Rollins’ Dr. David Charles (Dr. D). This fast-paced, short-form improv show pits four players against each other in a contest for the appreciation of the audience. Each player chooses a theme—two of Friday night’s being “truth” and “beginnings”— and on the […]

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Café Raw on Food

January 27, 2011

Imagine this: you have just walked to Whole Foods from Rollins to buy your groceries (a pretty unpleasant 25-minute walk on the cracked sidewalk next to Fairbanks, I might add). Your shoulders and arms are sore, and you are tired and hungry to boot. Where do you go for solace and a much-needed break? Café […]

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Disney’s Fantasyland Gets a Little Bigger

January 27, 2011

On Feb. 12, Toontown Fair at Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom, the happy place where children can meet Mickey Mouse in his own house, will be closing to make way for the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history. The new project will double the size of Fantasyland and include interactive meet and greets with […]

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Rollins Recognizes Favorite Professors

January 27, 2011

The Rollins professors have the dual responsibility of molding their students’ minds and having an influence over their lives, which is why the Professing Excellence Award was created back in 2009. This award is meant to honor the professors who the students believe did an exemplary job teaching them and had the biggest impact on […]

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Fred Stone Hosts Premiere of Student-Written Musical

January 27, 2011

Sophomoric: intellectually pretentious, overconfident, conceited, etc., but immature. “Sophomoric” pretty much sums up the personalities of the four main characters of the show The Sophomores. The musical, which was written by Jonathan Keebler ’11 and his friend Jamie Lee Jacobs, follows the story of two young men from different backgrounds who fall in love with […]

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Jim Shepard Imparts Wisdom to Aspiring Writers

January 27, 2011

I sit in Bush Auditorium like a fly on the wall. I see a sea of interns, Rollins students who helped set up this event, now having the privilege of a professional author examine their own personal writing in a workshop setting to analyze the good, the bad, and the downright comical aspects of each […]

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Brushing Returns to Campus

January 27, 2011

“Blood, sweat, and tears can produce only a single stanza of poetry.” Brushing Art & Literary Journal is the official art and literary journal of Rollins. It is an annual publication that collects the talented works of both writers and artists from all over the campus, including students from the Arts and Sciences (A&S), Holt, […]

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Students Bring Back Football

January 27, 2011

“Rollins College football” is not a term that people hear very often. However, it is making a comeback on campus. Jeff Hoblick ’14, president of the Rollins College Tackle Football Club, gave The Sandspur the initial scoop on the new, upcoming club. The team had its first practice last Sunday and more than 20 of […]

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Rock Climbing Club

January 27, 2011

There are over 80 student organizations at Rollins, each providing the students an opportunity to find their purpose and their place. The Rollins Rock Climbing Club is one of them. For the rock-climbing enthusiasts or just for those who wish to learn more about the sport, the Rock Climbing Club is the perfect way to […]

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