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Senior staffers bid farewell to ‘The Sandspur,’ reminisce on time spent

When I first joined The Sandspur as a freelance writer, it was a way for me to build up my portfolio and gain writing experience for the future. I am happy to say that it has become much more than [...]

April 27, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features

‘God of Carnage’ another Second Stage success

Last weekend, just beyond the peaceful blades of grass swaying in the breeze blowing through Mills Lawn, something violent was brewing—something carnal. Within the walls of the Fred Stone Theatre there was no wind and there were no peaceful blades [...]

February 16, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Virtual reality house premieres at Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights is back this year for the 26th time …and it’s back with a vengeance. The theme for this year is “Chance”—as  in, “You won’t stand a chance against the nightmares that Universal Orlando has brought to life.” [...]

October 6, 2016 Arts & Entertainment

rFLA Students Exhibition

Last Thursday saw the fruition of a semester’s worth of work through “Hannibal Square: an archive,” a student photography exhibition in the Cornell Fine Arts Center. The junior photographers were all members of Spring 2016’s rFLA course, Intro to Photography, [...]

September 1, 2016 Features

Tars pack opening night at Dave’s Boathouse

While Thursday nights are not typically seen as occasions for great festivity, last Thursday brought together a swarm of jubilant students, faculty, and staff to the lower level of the Cornell Campus Center—all celebrating the long-awaited grand opening of Dave’s [...]

November 18, 2015 Features

Free speech honored in slam poetry event


October 30, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Poetry

Swamp Immersion experience memorable and worthwhile

  Campus was empty during Fall Break—one might even have seen a tumbleweed or two roll across Mills Lawn. While some students went home for the weekend and others seized the chance for a micro-vacation, a small group of 10 [...]

October 22, 2015 Features

Summer camp comes to an unexpected close

Rollins has hosted a summer day camp every summer for 48 years—every summer, that is, until now. Most Rollins students may not be aware, but the college usually hosts a summer day camp each June and July for local elementary [...]

October 21, 2015 Local, News

A conversation with Time Stands Still director Sarah Clark ’15

Through my involvement The Sandspur, I’ve come to appreciate the different approaches and experiences that result when a student completely takes charge of—well, anything. The passion and commitment that ensues is always unique to each case. As many of our [...]

February 12, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Dark dramedy: ‘Vandal’ opens Fred Stone

The Vandal explores how individuals behave in the bleak aftermath of a loved one’s death. Each character has lost someone—whether it be mother, a friend, a wife, or a husband. The show pays homage to the fifteenth century morality play [...]

October 22, 2014 Arts & Entertainment, Theater