All posts by Annamarie Carlson

Farewell from the Seniors

I sent in my application and first articles for The Sandspur the summer before my first year, thrilled to finally have the opportunity to work at a newspaper. There is nothing quite like the feeling of seeing your name in [...]

April 24, 2014 Editorials, Opinion

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter expands

“You’re a wizard, Harry.” Whether fans of the Harry Potter books and movies or not, we all know those words. Even if you did not personally read the books or watch the films, you grew up surrounded by people who [...]

April 17, 2014 Features

Award ceremony celebrates students

Faculty and staff recognized students across all years for their academic achievement and service to the school and community. Every department awarded at least one student for their academic achievement in that discipline.  Humanities Classical Studies Award for Outstanding Senior [...]

April 17, 2014 Features

Happy FOX DAY!

President Duncan brought out the infamous Fox statue at 5:59 a.m. on April 10, 2014 ending the long wait for this year’s Fox Day. Check back throughout the day for more photos of Fox Day 2014.   [...]

April 10, 2014 Campus, Events, Media, Photo Galleries

Get Your Résumés Ready

The annual Career & Internship Expo prepares students and alumni to enter the workforce. Who likes networking? Does anyone love the horribly awkward feeling of walking up to a complete stranger, who could be the key to you getting a [...]

April 3, 2014 Campus, Events, Features

April Fools: Beer Solves Budget Burden

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 [...]

March 27, 2014 April Fools, Features

Another Strong Female Leads Divergent

Surprise! It’s time for another young adult book series to be turned into a movie. Fans of The Hunger Games called the Katniss-infused series the next Harry Potter, and fans of Divergent (the newest young adult book-turned-film) call Divergent the [...]

March 27, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

SeaWorld Celebrates 50th Anniversary Despite Blackfish Drama

Despite anger created by the Blackfish documentary, SeaWorld launches new entertainment for the park’s 50th anniversary and prepares to possibly expand internationally. Blackfish be damned: SeaWorld is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the opening of the first SeaWorld park in [...]

March 27, 2014 Features

An Honorary Model

As The Sandspur celebrates its 120th anniversary, Managing Editor Annamarie Carlson ‘14 has collected a series of notable dates and events that mark the publication’s contribution to Rollins. Dec. 20, 1894: Vol. 1 Issue 1 The first issue of The Sand-Spur [...]

March 13, 2014 Features

Budget Update: Faculty Proposed Remedies

As reported last week, Rollins College has a four million dollar deficit. Assistant Vice President of Finance for the college, Bill Short, explained to that reporter, Micah Bradley ’17, that no extensive budget changes or cuts would be needed–each department [...]

February 25, 2014 News