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Change is hard to swallow

The following represent differing opinions on the new dining experience implemented by Rollins. For the changes, by Emma Morgan ’21 Food is such an integral part of quotidian conversations that it has become “the buzz” around campus due to a [...]

September 7, 2017 Campus

BYOB and BBQ at the FSL tailgate

This past Thursday, FSL held a tailgate to gather students for the upcoming women’s lacrosse game. The different fraternities and sororities partnered up to help out with the event, as well as to make sure students were present and participating. [...]

April 27, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features

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

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 [...]

April 27, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features

Big changes in Olin Library’s future

Rumors have been rampant concerning Olin Library’s future. Moving certain programs into the building, moving quiet and loud floors, and construction have all been in question. I sat down with Olin Library Director Dr. Jonathan Miller to understand the renovations [...]

April 20, 2017 Campus, Features, News, Opinion

Fighting political apathy in millennials

Tuesday, April 11, Rollins hosted a panel titled Entrepreneurship and Politics in the 21st Century, which was accompanied by California’s District 15 Congressman Eric Swalwell and Florida’s very own District 7 Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy.  As advertised, the panel centered on [...]

April 20, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features

RCCM and MECCA co-host second Table Manners event

Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, Women of Islam, Interfaith Dialogue, and Immigration Law. These topics are not typically brought up at the dinner table. Table Manners 2.0 was an event hosted by the Middle Eastern Culture and Cuisine Association (MECCA) and the Rollins [...]

April 20, 2017 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Features

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly share what it means to be a hero

Some people are born to become heroes, while others find the title thrust upon them by pure circumstance. Former Senator Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, her husband, have had to look death in the eyes on multiple occasions. In [...]

April 13, 2017 Campus, Events, Features, News

SGA and Title IX unite to stand against sexual assault

Sexual Assault Awareness Month began in April. For the past two years, this month has kicked off with the Rally Against Violence, or Day of Action, as NSVRC calls it. The Student Government Association president and the Title IX Coordinator [...]

April 13, 2017 Campus, Features, News

President lauds student engagement in light of recent controversy

Dear Students, The academic integrity of your college has been called into question of late by spurious digital media posts and the social media virus that ensued.  I write to share some of what I have learned, and what I [...]

April 13, 2017 Campus, Features

Duke: Grow With Nigeria

A Duke medical student’s NGO aims to expand career development options in science, technology engineering and math for youth in Nigeria. Teminioluwa Ajayi, a third-year medical student at Duke, co-founded Grow with Nigeria three years ago after moving to the United States [...]

April 10, 2017 Campus, Features