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Senior staffers bid farewell to ‘The Sandspur,’ reminisce on time spent

April 27, 2017

When I first joined The Sandspur as a freelance writer, it was a way for me to build up my portfolio and gain writing experience for the future. I am happy to say that it has become much more than that.From freelance writer to staff member, I’m honored to have been a part of such […]

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Stars align for cast of ‘Constellations’

February 9, 2017

Constellations (directed by Kathleen Capdesuñer ’17) is the story of an ordinary British couple set in a universe of infinite possibilities. The third show in this year’s Second Stage Series, Constellations played at the Fred Stone Theater from February 1-4, 2017.  Constellations is not a show for the casual, inattentive viewer. Brianna Barrett ’19 and […]

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Celebrating the life of Will Hauver

April 20, 2016

Despite ominous clouds hanging overhead, little could dampen the high spirits of those who turned out for the Paint It Forward event on Saturday, April 16. Students, parents and faculty gathered to celebrate the life of Rollins student Will Hauver, whose sudden passing last year left our campus deeply grieved. The event was the brainchild […]

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Talk Back: Playwright discusses Detroit

April 13, 2016

  After the last of the audience members trickled out the doors on opening night, the cast and crew of Detroit settled in for a talk-back session with its award-winning playwright, Lisa D’Amour. Accompanied by a few members of Rollins faculty and the Winter Park community, what ensued was a comfortable conversation between D’Amour and […]

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Detroit play ends with a bang

April 6, 2016

This week, the Fred Stone Theatre opened its doors for Detroit, the final installment in its 2015-2016 Second Stage Series. Starring Chloe Brewer ‘17 and Duncan Hon ‘19 as the married couple Mary and Ben, Detroit follows the pair’s exploits as they attempt to liven up their dull, suburban lives. As the average middle-class tale […]

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‘Becky Shaw’ wows its audience

February 12, 2016

On Feb. 3, the Fred Stone Theater opened its doors to a crowd of eager theatergoers gathered for the opening night of Becky Shaw. Brimming with family and friends of the cast and crew, the show opened to a full house that enjoyed a thoroughly entertaining evening. A romantic comedy that includes the oft-forgotten comedic […]

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Annie Russell bringing new plays to Rollins

February 3, 2016

The Annie Russell Theatre has forever been a staple for any theatre-lover at Rollins, especially due to its attractive ticket prices (free for all students). Whether one goes to support a friend or simply as a self-proclaimed “theatre-geek,” a night at the Annie is a night well-spent. This spring semester, the second half of the […]

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Explore the world with summer field studies

February 2, 2016

Summers provide a perfect opportunity for resume building, and what better experience than a summer field study? Led by Rollins staff and faculty, groups of students venture forth into the world every summer, in pursuit of first-hand knowledge. Field studies travel far and wide, even to the other side of the globe. This year, the […]

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