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Mortar exhibition in CFAM features senior artists’ mixed media works

April 20, 2017

On April 15, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened its annual senior student exhibition. This year’s exhibition, entitled Mortar, features a variety of mixed media art from the four graduating studio art seniors. The title Mortar unites all the pieces in this year’s senior exhibition, with each student’s art tying back to that title and […]

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Greek week activities resume under theme of FSL unity

April 6, 2017

The time-honored tradition of Greek Week returned this past week, with all fraternities and sororities involved in what the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life has dubbed FSL Unity Week. Events included a mixture of Greek Week staples like dodgeball and events designed around aligning the values of the FSL community with those of the […]

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Solutions Summit pinpoints Greek life problems

March 30, 2017

In the wake of the fraternity suspension, the office of Fraternity and Sorority Life held a Solutions Summit to address recent problems and start a conversation on how to improve the Greek community. The event was held this past Sunday in Bush Science Center, with members from both fraternities and sororities working together to come […]

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Theatre of cruelty: the new neighborhood nightmare

March 30, 2017

In an unsurprising turn of events, changes have recently been made to the Neighborhoods system. More department-specific requirements will be added to the curriculum, which currently requires students to take classes in the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and arts. Students will now have to take one Neighborhood class in the theater, English, and chemistry departments […]

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One editor to rule them all

March 30, 2017

The Sandspur office was recently ravaged by swordfight between current editor-in-chief Lauren Waymire ’17 and production manager/former editor-in-chief Micah Bradley ‘17, who were engaged in a battle for supremacy over the paper. Though the office normally has a relaxed atmosphere, the two Sandspur leaders have been passive-aggressively copyediting each other’s work for weeks. Tensions had […]

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Touring Rollins as a Junior

March 23, 2017

Now that spring break is over, more charismatic students can be found leading around packs of prospective freshmen, showing them all the wonderful things Rollins offers. I remember being in awe during my tour; everything the guide told me felt special and sacred, like she was telling me and only me all the secrets she […]

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Why ‘Moonlight’ deserves attention—and why it does not

March 9, 2017

The only thing that could have possibly overshadowed Suicide Squad’s win for Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 2017 Academy Awards was a shocking mix-up in the Best Picture category. When Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty prepared to read the winner of the Best Picture Oscar, something seemed off—Beatty took just a little too long […]

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Brushing extends submission deadline

March 9, 2017

After a late start this semester, Rollins’ annual literary journal Brushing has extended its deadline from March 1 to March 10. The publication opened its initial call for submissions on December 19 via a campus-wide e-mail. In previous years, the journal has sent out e-mails for submissions starting late in the fall semester, with the […]

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The flaws of Fox Funds

February 9, 2017

For leaders of student organizations, funding events tends to involve one anxiety-inducing yet crucial step: approaching Fox Funds. Though the committee does give organizations the opportunity to plan large-scale events for the entire campus, the process of getting approved for the funds required to put on those events is unnecessarily difficult. According to the Rollins […]

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Study abroad: club, cards, and overcommitting

December 1, 2016

Back in Freshers’ Week, we attended the Freshers’ Fair, where clubs—or “societies,” as everyone here calls them—set up tables to recruit new members in the Student Union building. Well, clubs and students advertised inside and outside two buildings, around a field, down by the film building, and pretty much anywhere they could for what must […]

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