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Students combat menstrual injustice

October 10, 2018

Left to right: Lizzie Berry, Kenzie Helmick, and Addie Cursey tabling to collect menstrual products. (Kenzie Helmick / Courtesy) Voices for Women,  a student organization that provides support for women and their allies, raised approximately $1,700 during their recent menstrual security drive. This money will help provide menstrual products, such as pads, tampons, and menstrual cups, […]

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Historically black sorority rejoins recruitment

October 3, 2018

While Rollins sororities are overwhelmingly white, Sigma Gamma Rho, which is a historically black sorority, is looking to diversify Greek life by engaging in January’s upcoming sorority recruitment.  Although Sigma Gamma Rho has been on campus for 20 years, this will be the first time in around about four years that the organization will engage […]

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Athletics to receive mental health training

October 3, 2018

Months after the tragic suicide of a baseball player, the Wellness Center is working with student athletes to gain a better understanding of their mental health needs and offer suicide prevention training. The Wellness Center’s main priority is to work on suicide prevention through the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) program, a national suicide prevention training […]

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Student Government welcomes new officers

September 26, 2018

Rollins’ Student Government Association (SGA) election results are in. Votes have been cast and counted for new Executive Board members, Holt senators, senate representatives for each student year, and senators who will represent campus offices and organizations.      The SGA Executive Board, which consists of chairs who represent different departments of the school, such […]

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Students still unhappy with meal plan

September 26, 2018

Students can swipe in multiple times each time block. (Maria Cedeño / Staff Photographer) Campus dining has gone through a whirlwind of changes in the last two years, but according to a Sandspur survey, students are still unhappy. In a campus-wide survey of 128 students, 60 percent of students had a negative view of the […]

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Breaking down SGA’s budget

September 12, 2018

Nagina Chaudhry, left, and Greg Taicher, right, are the respective President and Vice President of SGA. (Nagina Chaudhry / Courtesy) The Rollins Student Government Association (SGA) has an annual budget of $74,550, but how is it all distributed? Well, for starters, nearly 80 percent of the budget goes towards other student organizations. This section, called […]

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Corpse plant raises a stink

September 5, 2018

Within a span of 48-hours, the corpse plant went from a sealed plant (left) to a fully-opened pollination machine.(Douglas Jackson (left) and Kira Bernhard / Staff Photographer) If you passed by the campus greenhouse over the weekend you may have noticed a wretched scent of rotting flesh. Fear not, it was only the blooming of […]

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Oriana Jimenez, Title IX coordinator leaves Rollins

August 29, 2018

Oriana Jimenez speaking at the Rally Against Violence, one of Title IX’s main events last spring. (Kira Bernhard / Staff Photographer) After 13 years at Rollins, Oriana Jimenez is stepping down as the Title IX Coordinator to start her own business as a mindset and relationship coach. From starting in human resources, Jimenez worked her […]

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No more campus hurricane housing after college spent $450K during Irma

August 29, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Rollins will no longer offer housing to students, faculty, or staff in the case of a hurricane or other extreme weather emergency. This change comes after the college spent up to $450,000 to house 125 students and 60 staff members during Hurricane Irma last September. The costs included housing, meals, labor, […]

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Opinion: Final exam freeloaders

April 26, 2018

It is 10 p.m. and you are still waiting to hear back from the group member you texted yesterday at 11 a.m. You break out in a cold sweat in the library, and you realize that you are also shaking from the two caramel macchiatos that you have already consumed. You start to angrily tell […]

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