Paradise

September 19, 2013

[information]Read the beginning of Ben’s struggle with adderol addiction.[/information] 1. This, you sometimes have to remind yourself—this is paradise. Rollins is. The live oaks, older than you’ll ever know and knowing more than you’ll ever live to see. The hanging moss draped languidly from their branches. The lake—wide, warm, still. Its water: tobacco-spit brown, opaque […]

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Photos Courtesy of Alfond Inn

Rollins Real Estate Goes Ritz

September 19, 2013

With a rooftop pool and a fitness center, the Alfond Inn is a luxurious addition to the Winter Park community. Opening its doors on August 18th, the Alfond Inn has quickly become a hot new destination for visitors and Rollins students alike. Boasting 112 guest rooms, a fine dining restaurant, Hamilton’s Kitchen, and amenities such […]

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From Tijuana to Praga with the LGBT

September 19, 2013

Humble activist paints a global picture for LGBT equality   “We are all equal,” was the message that stuck with the audience after Stuart Milk’s presentation at Rollins College. This motto was first promoted by his uncle, Harvey Milk, and now continues to be applied to present-day issues. The Harvey Milk Foundation is well known […]

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Dr. Kaku, The Science Salesman

September 19, 2013

First, let me say one thing about The Winter Park Institute: they have done a great job of bringing in excellent guest speakers, whom I have enjoyed greatly. Dr. Donald C. Johanson and Dr. Jane Goodall have been two of my favorites so far. I was bummed about the cancellations of Elie Wiesel and especially […]

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Student Interview with Michio Kaku

September 19, 2013

[information]For more photos of this event, view our gallery. Also, read one reporter’s review of the WPI talk.[/information] This past Thursday I had the pleasure to sit down with physicist and futurist Michio Kaku. A prominent media figure, Dr. Kaku is known for co-founding String Field Theory, and his bestselling books about the future of mankind have been […]

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Two Number Ones?

September 19, 2013

Rollins College is ranked #1 in the South again, but this time, Rollins shares the spotlight with Elon University. Rollins is Number One in the South again! Well sort of… If you have come across R-Net, Rollins 360, The Sandspur Facebook page, or anything else Rollins-related, you probably have heard that for the ninth consecutive […]

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The Speakers that Don’t Show Up

September 19, 2013

Rollins faces schedule problems that interfere with bringing the big-shot speakers to Winter Park. Ah! It’s another Thursday night and there is a renowned speaker meandering to Tiedtke Hall or The Alfond Sports Center. Whether you know them or not they will be there. It’s another event put on by the Winter Park Institute – […]

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Cell Phone Addiction: Text, Tweet, Like, Repeat

September 19, 2013

Within a five-minute period of taking a simple stroll around campus I was able to point out eight people who were glued to their phones. They looked as though the only way someone could possibly distract them from it was if a flare gun was shot in their general direction; even then, there is still […]

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Sexperts: Get Your ‘F’ in Dirty Talk

September 19, 2013

Dirty talk can get weird fast, but one sexpert investigates the right time for those oh so wrong words. While reading for a class on the topic of ethnomusicology, I recently learned of the importance of maintaining a cohesive relationship between vocals and instrumentals. Together, this creates a work that is appealing to the ear. […]

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Ward Can’t Hang, but McKean Can’t Sleep

September 19, 2013

Ward Hall or McKean? Which one is better? Well, that depends on who you ask. I, myself, am in Ward Hall. As much as I love the hardwood floors and the perfect window glass, sometimes I just want to turn the volume on my Jambox to maximum and rock out like the true college student […]

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