Please Don’t Feed the Animals

February 22, 2013

[information] Editor’s Note: Here at The Sandspur, we don’t hate smokers. I promise. But if you read last issue’s “Please don’t feed the animals,” I can understand why you might think otherwise. Reader response has indicated a cloud of confusion – particularly concerning tone and intent – surrounding writer Ryan Lambert’s satirical approach to smokers and […]

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Flaw in Lebron’s Game Exposed During All-Star Weekend

February 22, 2013

To the untrained eye of the casual basketball fan, the NBA’s All-Star Weekend is usually seen as a frivolous break in a season already too long to enjoy watching. But to the more hardcore fan, All-Star Weekend is a canvas for the world’s best basketball player to showcase the artistic side of game increasingly dominated by numbers. In […]

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Simply Film: Identity Thief

February 22, 2013

Thinking of catching a movie this weekend? Albert lets you know whether or not that $10 movie ticket is worth it. The unspoken, modern day conception of the American Dream is to make vast amounts of money very quickly without actually expending equal effort. Deny it all you want, ye champions of rugged individualism and pull-yourself-up- by-the-bootstraps […]

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Simply Film: Stand Up Guys

February 22, 2013

Thinking of catching a movie this weekend? Albert lets you know whether or not that $10 movie ticket is worth it. There was a time when men were men; when a man’s word was inviolate and as good as gold. There was a time long before swag  when panache was supreme. I am of course referring to […]

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Audiences Addicted to Side Effects

February 22, 2013

There’s a certain satisfaction and, to a degree, a sigh of disappointment, when you realize which way the plot of a movie is heading a third of the way into the film.You start looking at your watch to see how long you have to wait until you can leave the theater, resigning yourself to watching the rest of […]

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A Message to Gray

February 22, 2013

“As I go travelling down life’s highway whatever course my fortune’s may foretell I shall not go alone on my way for thou shall always be with me…” Nearly two years ago, I was fortunate enough to be one of several Rollins students to sing these words on the Annie Russell stage. The show was Grease, […]

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Glitter Ball: A Smashing Affair

February 22, 2013

Hosted by Spectrum, the annual Glitter Ball provides LBGT students with a comfortable night of splendor without fear of external prejudices.  There’s a profound sense of sexual freedom that is an inherent part of the coming out process. As LGBT community members can attest, the point at which one accepts their own sexuality is an incredibly liberating moment, both internally […]

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Yoga Revealed

February 22, 2013

Modernized by western culture, the ancient discipline of yoga has seemingly taken over the health scene. Theresia Portoghese, current yoga instructor at Rollins, has boosted student involvement in the art of yoga with great care and authority. Students have not only remarked on the benefits of yoga for the soul and body, but also on how Portoghese is […]

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An Ode to Eloquence

February 22, 2013

It’s Wednesday afternoon, and my easily hushed Music Theory class is antsy in their seats. Music majors and professors are scurrying around, shrieking, and adjusting bow ties. Never has such a pulsing sentiment leaked from within Keene Hall all year. Lines are bustling with both eighty- and eighteen-year old fan girls and boys flowing from […]

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Sexperts: Bringing Fashion into the Bedroom

February 22, 2013

A wise and witty man once said, “Sex is my favorite sport—it’s free and doesn’t require any special shoes.” While this mantra is truly charming, the idea of sex calling for no special attire is hardly the case. Of course I am perfectly aware that the sexual act is performed in the buff, excusing certain endeavors of […]

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