Author: kaitlyn-alkass

Internships prove worthwhile

August 20, 2014

I guess I should start off by saying congratulations. So, congratulations. No, seriously. Graduating high school is kind of a big deal. You worked really hard for that victorious moment to walk across the stage and receive your diploma. Now here you are, on Rollins campus ,officially a college student. At the risk of sounding […]

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American Girl Takes London Fashion Week

February 23, 2014

This past weekend Sandspur reporter Kait Alkass ’15 had the opportunity to fulfill her dream: attend London Fashion Week. As an accredited broadcaster for Licklemor Productions while studying abroad in London, she had access to catwalk shows and designer showrooms. Here is a quick peek at her adventures as a member of the press. At […]

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A Gap in Communication

December 5, 2013

If there were ever a microcosm of upper-middle class American consumerism, it’s Park Avenue. Complete with high end boutique stores such as Alex and Ani that sell bracelets and bangles at $45 a pop and restaurants such as Luma, one could argue that this is where “the other half” shops and dines.  While the Gap […]

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Academics under Construction

November 21, 2013

Career and Life Planning Committee suggests a required course for A&S and CPS students to cover resumes, internships, networking, and professional etiquette. You did it. You got into college. After countless hours spent taking the SAT/ACT, writing and revising drafts of entrance essays, and filling out applications, you received your acceptance letter and are officially […]

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Bear Creek Music Festival: Weekend of Ecstasy

November 7, 2013

Learn about upcoming local event, Bear Creek Music Festival, from soon-to-attend reporter Kait Alkass.  [tabs tab1=”Important Info” tab2=”Schedule”] [tab id=1] What is it? A five-day music festival. Dates: Nov. 13 – Nov. 17 Times: Wednesday 4 PM – 1:30 AM Thursday 2 PM – 2:30 AM Friday 12 PM – 3 AM Saturday 12 PM – […]

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First TSA Agent Killed on Duty

November 7, 2013

The November 1st shooting at Los Angeles International Airport not only shook the nation but also took the life of a husband and father of two children. Last Friday at approximately 9:20 a.m. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, wearing dark clothing and a bulletproof vest, entered the Los Angeles International Airport, walking past travelers and airline […]

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Photo by Jayel Aheram

Gen Ed Spotlight: Sex, War and Plague

October 31, 2013

Satisfy your “L” credit by learning about medieval vs. modern takes on various social topics. From porn stars to plague scars, you’ll find it hard to be bored in this English course.  If you didn’t think that pre- and post-modern literature could be studied in juxtaposition with one another, think again. Assistant Professor of English […]

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Blind Driving

October 24, 2013

Florida’s new law fails to provide strict regulations on a dangerous driving habit. You’ve seen the horrific PSA’s on television—the deceased’s last words on their phone screen just before they were killed or killed someone else, usually something along the lines of “ttyl” or “C u soon.” Despite the government’s macabre attempts in deterring drivers […]

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Experience Your Future, for Free

October 10, 2013

Paid or unpaid, internships are worth the experience Crap. Well, that was a milder version of the expletive, (okay, maybe an entire string of expletives) that were running through my mind at lightning speed as I watched my Mac desktop go black without any warning. I had barely been the web editorial intern for Destination […]

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Rate Our Professors

October 3, 2013

If you’re like me and are procrastinating reading for class by browsing your Facebook news feed, then you probably saw several of your peers re-posting articles from sources such as the Huffington Post featuring mtvU’s “Highest-Rated Professors and Colleges” list for 2013. My news feed was nothing but link after re-shared link of the same […]

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