Grinding Gears

January 30, 2014

Differing in focus from culture to social change, these degrees  accommodate students seeking diverse business careers, despite the  rocky start to the implementation of the new curriculum. To review a history of why International Business was put in the College of Professional Studies in the first place, look at the background section and timeline at […]

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The Boys Are Back in Town

January 30, 2014

After a semester of re-focusing their intentions on school, community, and brotherhood, TKE has been reinstated as a fraternity on Rollins campus. When The Sandspur reported on Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) last semester, it was to tell the story of a fraternity on the verge of disappearing.  Upon eviction from their on-campus house, Pugsley Hall, […]

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A Great Opening for the New Curator

January 30, 2014

Dr. Amy Galpin, former Associate Curator at the Art of the Americas at the San Diego Museum of Art, makes a good impression during her first semester as CFAM Curator. Amy Galpin, in her first semester as the curator for the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, is hitting the ground running. With new exhibits like the […]

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Matisse Exhibition Ventures to Rollins

January 30, 2014

Rollins has the honor to present French artist Henri Matisse’s works at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. The exhibition was brought to our campus by curator Jay Fisher, an admirer of the impressive prints. Henri Matisse, world-renowned French painter and sculptor, has long held a special place in my art-fanatic heart. For as long as […]

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Quality Café with Creativity

January 30, 2014

When Anthropologie meets Urban Outfitters décor and hand-blended teas, this artsy café offers quality service paired with a unique hippie-chic vibe. Infusion Tea is not your typical café, and it is not your generic Starbucks-style coffeehouse. It’s a unique, down-to-earth café that offers a simple vegan/vegetarian fare that’s all about the tea. My first impression […]

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English Major: Just Starbucks and Scrutiny?

January 30, 2014

The first time I told my high school economics teacher that I was planning on becoming an English major, his reply was: “Ha! Good luck with that! You’re going to be broke.” I, of course, took great offense to his remark. Yet, it wasn’t until my first year in college that I had any idea […]

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Tinsel Talk: We R Who We R

January 30, 2014

Sarafian gives his opinion on the buzz surrounding body image frenzies and disorders within Hollywood culture, specifically in regards to the recently rehabilitated pop artist, Ke$ha. Earlier this month, tabloids and gossip blogs announced that singer-songwriter Ke$ha had decided to check into the Timberline Knolls treatment center for body image issues and an eating disorder. […]

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Where in the World

January 30, 2014

Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine — Following months of civil unrest, protesters seized the regional government offices in the city of Ivano-Frankivsk in western Ukraine. Protests were sparked in November when President Yanukovych abandoned a proposed association and free-trade agreement with the European Union. Activists cite the prolonged violence and demonstrations, as part of the fight against extensive […]

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Marijuana Moves to Florida Ballot: What Does That Mean for Rollins?

January 30, 2014

As most people know, Colorado and Washington both legalized marijuana for recreational use effective on January 1, 2012. Since then, the marijuana industry has grown at a shocking rate. Legal marijuana stores are now selling marijuana to individuals who are 21 or older. As a result, these states have become popular tourist destinations and some […]

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Netflix Show Puts Viewers behind Bars

January 30, 2014

Written by Piper Kerman, an American memoirist, Orange is the New Black recounts her experience of the thirteen months she spent in a women’s federal prison. The show starts with introducing two main characters Piper Chapman and her partner Alex Vause. The two are involved in the illegal transportation of drug money across international borders. […]

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