April Fools: Beer Solves Budget Burden

March 27, 2014

In a shocking turn of events, after recent administration disgruntlement at the idea of a pub replacing Dave’s Down Under, the college has embraced the idea of serving alcohol to students. The Rollins Food and Drink Administrative Board made an announcement yesterday morning that the Cornell Campus Center will be replacing the little-used gluten-free station […]

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April Fools: Online Classes Outweigh Professors by Fall 2017

March 27, 2014

As of fall 2017, Rollins College will move all classwork online; in the following years, professors, and classrooms will become obsolete. All classes will be held solely on Blackboard and in other “virtual classrooms.”  Nick Maple ‘16 is enthralled with the coming change. “I hate sitting in boring old classrooms all day. Ya’ll need to […]

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Duncan Defends Budget Cuts

March 27, 2014

College president clarifies plans for addressing the deficit. Rollins’ four million dollar deficit is a topic which is still being talked about and debated by faculty, students, and administrators.  Many people are concerned, not only about our budget for this year, but for future years. President Duncan makes an important clarification on the budget issue.  […]

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Fern Creek Closes School Doors

March 27, 2014

Due to OCPS rezoning, an elementary school and mentorship outlet for Rollins students will shut down. Just over a month ago, the news broke that Fern Creek Elementary, a school very dear to the Rollins community, would be closing its doors in the next few years. The college and the elementary school have sustained a […]

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“The Doms Collective” Introduces Traveling Theatre

March 27, 2014

Theatre student Somar Lanh ‘14 writes and directs “The Doms Collective” a play that will be performed at several locations all across campus in the style of site-specific theatrics. This Friday and Saturday, March 28-29 at 8 p.m., a more modern-kind of theater show is coming to the Fred Stone Theatre in the form of […]

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Rollins Climbing Club Creates Adventurous Atmosphere

March 27, 2014

As a freshman I never imagined that I would spend my weeknights suspended 40 feet from the ground, kept alive by a snag of rope. What I expected was the normal barrage of college activities; nights spent composing papers and dishing out cab fare. Instead, I found the Rollins Climbing Club, which took me out […]

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Letter to the Editor

March 27, 2014

Rollins alumnus shares her experience working with the Philadelphia Health Corps. At 4:30 on a Thursday afternoon, Rachel and I were wrapping up for the day and heard a knock on our office door.  One of our patients, CeCe (patient’s real name was hidden due to HIPPA regulations)*, came into our office, sat on our […]

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Where in the World

March 27, 2014

Jerusalem According to The New York Times, the Israeli military has discovered a sophisticated tunnel system running from Gaza into southern Israel. While Hamas, the militant Palestinian faction that currently controls the Gaza Strip, has downplayed the significance of the discovery, the Israelis have deemed it a “substantial” find. Several kidnappings and attacks in the […]

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April Fools: Rollins Sells Its Dorm Rooms and Classroom Seats

March 27, 2014

Widely known on the Rollins College campus exists a fiscal deficit that must be addressed in the next few years, if the school is to avoid major repercussions. While an earlier issue of The Sandspur discussed proposed solutions to the issue, we now have confirmation on some of the ways in which the administration will […]

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Tinsel Talk: Lady Gaga Revives Dying Career

March 27, 2014

Sarafian provides an analytical breakdown of Lady Gaga’s latest music video, “G.U.Y”, as he defends the pop-stars’ fluctuating trends in popularity. After weeks of anticipation, Little Monsters were blessed with the music video accompaniment for Lady Gaga’s latest single, “G.U.Y.” Glazed with Greek mythology and modern art aesthetics, the eleven-minute-mini film comes packed with stellar […]

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