Athletes take no days off over spring break

March 22, 2018

While much of campus was gone, Rollins’ student athletes played conference teams and traveled across the country. Here is what you missed last week in Rollins athletics: Women’s lacrosse won all three games, improving to 8-2 overall. Baseball won six out of seven games, improving their record to 16-8 overall. Men’s lacrosse won two out […]

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Rollins celebrates Women’s History Month

March 22, 2018

Women’s History Month spans throughout March and gives recognition to the women who helped shape and build today’s America and its surrounding countries. From Susan B. Anthony, a pioneer for women’s voting rights, to Ella Baker, a backbone of the Civil Rights Movement, women have been and continue to be changemakers for a better society. […]

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World-class Takács Quartet performs at Tiedtke Hall

March 22, 2018

(From left to right) Edward Dusiberre, Geraldine Walther, Kåroly Schranz, and Andrås Fejér blend the melodies of Mozart, Shostakovich, and Bach for the Rollins community. Photo above by Robert Torres.  Grounded in Beethoven and Mozart, the Takács Quartet served up conservative selections. But if part of the role of the modern-day string quartet is to revitalize […]

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Tropical Smoothie

March 22, 2018

I know March 22 is World Water Day, but sometimes we need to switch up our liquids so they do not get too boring! This tropical smoothie is easy to make, packed with protein, and refreshing. Do not be scared by the ingredients—you cannot taste the spinach, and the cottage cheese only adds to the […]

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Does supporting Uber challenge Rollins’ mission?

March 22, 2018

Rollins and Uber recently joined forces to allow students to pay for the company’s transportation services using their TarBuc$ accounts. By doing so, Rollins is contributing to and supporting a company whose practices include abusing their workers, skirting and ignoring the law, spending a large portion of their revenue fighting labor and transportation regulations, and […]

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Women’s history is everyone’s history

March 22, 2018

Many people perhaps mistake Women’s History Month as a gallery of exceptional cases; rather, the most important purpose the month serves is to give a spotlight to great women throughout history. The women honored during the month would be household names like their male contemporaries in the field had history been kinder to them. History, […]

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Upcoming Festival of Light looks to unite campus

March 22, 2018

Throughout alumni weekend on March 23-25, Rollins will host reunions, dinners, presentations, and other events to honor its alumni. The Festival of Light will be yet another festivity. The college will host the Festival of Light on March 24 from 8:30-11 p.m. as a part of the reunion-filled weekend. According to Dr. Laurie Kyle Houck, […]

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On-campus housing prices change

March 22, 2018

Residential Life and Explorations recently changed on-campus residential hall pricing to be tiered and based on the style of bathrooms in the dorms. Starting next semester, a single with a private bathroom is the most expensive option, which costs $6,000. Prices lower as the housing option is in less demand and are per person, per […]

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Fox Day is coming

March 22, 2018

As students revel in the afterglow of spring break and sigh at the thought of finals week looming ahead, one thing is on everyone’s minds: Fox Day. While keeping a lookout for the infamous Fox statue, The Sandspur gathered students’ predictions on the date of Fox Day. In a poll conducted by The Sandspur, most […]

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