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The Sandspur is the independent student newspaper of Rollins College. It is published weekly on Thursdays and maintains a circulation of 1,000 print copies.

Our mission is to be the most accurate, thorough and interesting source of news for the students, faculty and overall members of the Rollins community. The Sandspur is committed to diversity and embraces the cultural traditions and beliefs of all individuals in its audience.

Executive Staff

Ellie Rushing, Editor-in-Chief

Ellie is in her second year acting as Editor-in-Chief of The Sandspur. She is a senior double majoring in environmental studies and communication studies and pursuing a career in journalism. She recently completed a summer internship with the South Florida Sun Sentinel working with the Features and Business desks.

Christina Fuleihan, Managing Editor

Christina is in her second year acting as Managing Editor. She is a senior majoring in biology and hopes to attend medical school in the future.

Alex Candage, Head Copy Editor

Alex is in zir second year as Head Copy Editor. Ze is a junior majoring in English and was the interim Editor-in-Chief of The Independent, Rollins’ literary magazine. 

Lya Dominguez, Head Designer

Lya is in her first year as the Head Designer. She is a senior and is the Chief Creative Officer of The Independent.