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Preview of The Laramie Project Ten Years Later

September 19, 2013

The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later is a poignant play that is the sequel to the original Laramie Project that was first performed in 2000. From September 27th until October 5th the Rollins theater department is performing this piece. The play is directed by Thomas Ouellette and will be shown in the Annie Russell Theatre […]

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Lightness and Weight – Response to Fall 2013 Orientation’s Issue The Sandspur

September 5, 2013

[information]This article is in response to the Fall 2013 Orientation Issue of The Sandspur.[/information] The difference between the journalist and the common citizen is simple: the common citizen has the right to ask questions in the spirit of true freedom of opinion, while the journalist has the right to demand an informed answer. The Franco-Czech […]

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Changes in Liberal Arts Not so Liberating

April 19, 2013

Don’t bite off more than you can chew, my mom used to say when I was growing up. Specifically, I refer to the unbelievable amount of incoming freshman and the small amount of on-campus housing and the executive decision of creating online courses from Rollins College. First of all, why does Rollins choose to use […]

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Self-Designed Majors: A Pointless Pursuit

April 13, 2013

Last week I received the dubious honor of having my proposal for a Self-Designed Major rejected by the Academic Affairs Committee. An idea can be born dead or can be born to be fruitful. But for me, ideas are born strong. The idea of designing my own major had its inception during Discover Rollins back […]

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Straight Thinking with Olin’s New Free Speech Column

April 4, 2013

Let’s use the metaphor of an ancient sacred temple as an embodiment of literature. In it we can see a quirk in the architectural plan. It is sustained oddly by only two columns; one is more modern than the other, the other one is more realistic in its design. It might be important to note […]

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Not Just Another Cookie Cutter Boy Band

March 21, 2013

Musical maturity—that is what Stereophonics worthily embraced this year when they released their eighth and newest album Graffiti on the Train March 4. But why now? Evidently because of recent decisions regarding musical direction and band chemistry. This is the first album that has been autonomously produced by Kelly Jones (lead singer) and Jim Lowe […]

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LASA Holds Latin Night

March 31, 2012

On Friday, March 30, the Latin American Student Association (LASA) held the Rollins Latin Night. This event was visited by 80 people, 10 from the Hope Community Center and the rest being Rollins faculty and students. Be it for extra credit in a Spanish class or to have fun dancing Salsa, Merengue, or Reggaeton, the […]

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Campus MovieFest: 44 TEAMS, 7 DAYS, 1 WINNER

March 2, 2012

2012 Winners Best Picture: “Losing Our Heads” Featuring: Chase Jennings, Ben Zitsman, Clark Sprinkel, Brandon Sollins, & Lora Levison Best Drama: “The Necklace” Director: Clementine Leger Filmed By: Billy Yates Best Comedy: “What My Grandfather Left Us” Featuring: Ryan Lambert, Brian Hatch, Chelsea Swearington, & Christian Kebbel Best Actor: John Smith in “Stage 4” Best […]

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The Profitable Social Network: How Facebook Turns You Into Money

March 2, 2012

Facebook, one of the most important social networking companies of all time, and estimated to be worth more than $50 billion, will now become public, which means that shares and stock options will be available for purchase by anyone, anywhere. But what does this mean for its users? Will their information be traded like any […]

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You Can Step Into the Same River Twice

February 10, 2012

When the complete list of nominees for the 84th Annual Academy Awards was released Jan. 25, I could not help but find myself wondering about the decisions that the Academy made this year. I could not figure out what has happened to the categories of Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, Directing, Original Score […]

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