Author: kjoslinrollins-edu

Section Editor, Web Editor, and resident cat-lover at The Sandspur.

Letter to the Editor: Discrimination has no place on campus

September 26, 2018

By Sianna Boschetti (’18) and Kalli Joslin (’19) Graphic by Anastasia Rooke In a March 21, 2013 Sandspur article by Scott Novak (‘16), former Rollins College President Lewis Duncan said, “[InterVarsity] cannot be an official Rollins organization if they do not abide by the institution’s nondiscrimination policy. That doesn’t apply just to them. It applies […]

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Sexism on International Women’s Day

March 23, 2017

What do golf, feminism, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have in common? On March 8, 2017, better known as International Women’s Day, the official Rollins College Instagram (@rollinscollege) posted a picture of Head Women’s Golf Coach Julie Garner. The picture, which you will no longer find if you go onto Instagram looking for it, […]

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Actor, LGBT+ activist George Takei visits Rollins

February 2, 2017

On Thursday, January 19, acclaimed Star Trek actor and social media monolith George Takei visited Rollins to speak about his experiences as an actor, a Japanese-American, and a vocal member of the LGBT+ community. His visit served as the fourth part of Winter Park Institute’s 2016-2017 series. Before his speech, he was kind enough to […]

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Hillary Clinton speaks in Orlando

September 29, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m., former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, spoke to a crowd of roughly 400 people in a temporarily-converted gymnasium at the Frontline Outreach Center in Orlando, FL. The event had been announced just two days before in order to prevent security risks and ensure seating […]

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FSL and Democracy Project partner for voter registration event

September 29, 2016

On Thursday,  Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.,The Democracy Project will be partnering with all of the nine Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) house managers to host a campus-wide voter registration event. Tables will be located in the courtyards of the Non Compis Mentis (NCM) sorority in Mayflower Hall and the Chi Psi […]

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Rollins institutes program to connect minorities

September 8, 2016

While Rollins may at times seem to lack diversity, the fact is that many social and cultural minorities are often overlooked. Not all identities are immediately visible, and some students may feel “whitewashed” or otherwise invalidated by common assumptions made by their professors and peers. With this reality in mind, the Center for Inclusion and […]

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Rollins students collaborate with faculty on research

September 1, 2016

What do physics, sociology, and theatre have in common? Physics, sociology, and theatre, along with a handful of other diverse majors, were all represented by the 40 undergraduate students selected for the 2016 Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Program (SFCRP) at Rollins. These students were funded to conduct six to eight weeks of intensive research over the […]

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