A letter from the editor

March 9, 2016

Dear Readers, The Sandspur has recently received several opinion pieces and letters to the editor from members of our community regarding the upcoming Annual Summit on Transformative Learning which was critiqued in an article we published by Dr. Maurice O’Sullivan in our February 18 issue of The Sandspur. Dr. O’Sullivan’s article, entitled “Professor Questions Rollins’ […]

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Response to article in Issue 16: Meghan Harte Weyant

March 9, 2016

Dear Editor, On Wednesday, February 17, The Sandspur published Professor O’Sullivan’s opinion piece about Rollins’ multicultural efforts and more specifically the College’s upcoming Summit on Transforming Learning and the nationwide conversation on the Black Lives Matter movement. The premise of the piece called to question the sensitivity of the College in hosting a debate on […]

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Response to article in Issue 16: Abby Hollern

March 9, 2016

Dear Editor, After reading the opinion piece “Professor questions Rollins’ multicultural efforts,” I thought about an event that the Center for Inclusion and Campus Involvement hosted in November. After the protests at the University of Missouri, we held a Tars Talk about the topic of race on campus. In an effort to respond and promote […]

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Response to article in Issue 16: Micki Meyer

March 9, 2016

Dear editor, Dr. Maurice O’Sullivan, professor of English, wrote a provoking piece headlined “Professor questions Rollins’ multicultural efforts” for the February 18 issue of The Sandspur. This article inspired discussion of race, culture, and privilege across campus. I thank Dr. O’Sullivan for this opportunity to elevate conversation about the complexities of our liberal arts environment. […]

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Response to article in Issue 16: Dr. Jill Jones

March 9, 2016

It has come to my attention that my friend and colleague, Professor Socky O’Sullivan, has written an article that has caused some concern on campus. While I question the wisdom of Professor O’Sullivan taking umbrage at the scheduling of a Summit on Race on St. Patrick’s Day, I can’t help but believe that he was […]

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Response to article in Issue 16: The Rollins Diversity Council

March 9, 2016

The Rollins Diversity Council is an organization representative of both faculty and staff. While the council has existed in different forms on and off throughout the past 20+ years, it has had a steady and influential presence in the campus community since 2008. The Diversity Council seeks to foster and model a campus environment that […]

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