A Place to Nurse

February 10, 2011

Room 322 on the second floor of the Olin Library is much more than just a study room. Just recently, it was also given the dual purpose of providing nursing mothers a place to nurse in private. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was mandated on March 23, 2010. The act stated that employers […]

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Security Update, Boiled Down

February 10, 2011

On Jan. 31, campus security came out with its 2010 Campus Security Report. Contrary to its name, the report covers the offenses from the 2009 calendar years, along with the Rollins College Missing Student Policy and the Environmental, Health, and Safety HEOA Compliance. Also included are Rollins’ fire safety protocols and its definitions of reportable […]

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Attendance Policy Present at Rollins?

February 10, 2011

Did you know that Rollins does not have an official campus-wide attendance policy? Elizabeth Cameron ’11 did not. “I thought there already was one. They all [classes] seem to have the same one,” she said. According to Dr. Barry Levis, professor of history, the only institutional policy that Rollins currently has is “that every faculty […]

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Planning Sutton’s Pool

February 10, 2011

Last semester, The Sandspur reported that the Sutton pool was closed for the 2010- 11 school year. However, Wes Greeley ’11, events chair of the Sutton Hall Council, says that plans are in the works to renovate the pool. At the start of last semester, the council and other Sutton residents thought about the future […]

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Tars Sail Their Way to the Top

February 10, 2011

Last week was exciting for Rollins basketball players and Tars-lovin’ fans, with two thrilling nights of basketball—men’s and women’s—both ending in triumphant victories against the University of Tampa Spartans. The women Tars won 74-66 and the men won 78-65. Both games were intense and close at moments. “The game was shaky at first, but we […]

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Going to the West Side

February 10, 2011

The original Romeo and Juliet starts with large chunks of verbal exposition. Though much of West Side Story mirrors Shakespeare’s classic love story, it is devoid of the verse describing the fate of the star-crossed Venetian lovers from feuding households, West Side Story opens with a nearly dialogue and lyric-free prologue that relies on the […]

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Student Profile: Omar Rachid

February 10, 2011

Omar Rachid ’11 has “a fascination for everything international.” He was recently in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to attend a job fair to find a job as a high school history teacher in an international setting. The fair had nearly 200 schools attending from over 100 countries. As a numismatist, he is able to read numbers in […]

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Farming for Justice

February 10, 2011

With the help of Anna Montoya ’12, Rollins will soon be home to another organization, Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA) of the National Farm Worker Industry (NFWI). The NFWI is an interfaith organization created to support farm workers who are organizing for equality and justice. YAYA’s purpose is to back the national network of […]

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Rollins Embraces Lambda Chi

February 10, 2011

This semester, a new fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha, is coming to campus. Three men working for Lambda Chi moved into Sutton on Jan. 31, and are here to facilitate an expansion process at Rollins for three weeks. Before they arrived, various sororities, suggesting unaffiliated men that would work with this new fraternity, filled out referrals. […]

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Playwright Workshops Rollins Writers

February 10, 2011

Thursday, Feb. 3, Tony award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang conducted both a master class and a reading as part of the Winter with the Writers series. The first playwright to ever have been hosted by Winter with the Writers, Hwang has also been appointed the 2010-2011 Irving Bacheller Professor of Creative Writing by the English […]

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