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What did you overcome to get to Rollins? Tell us your story.

March 20, 2019

Are you a first-generation or low income student at Rollins? The Sandspur wants to hear your story. After the FBI’s investigation uncovered the lengths wealthy families go to get their children into prestigious universities, it has shown how much harder first-generation and low-income students must work to earn a college degree. After being inspired by […]

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5 female leaders making Rollins a better place

March 20, 2019

As March is Women’s History Month, we look to the women of Rollins College who balance roles as professors, committee members, mothers, leaders, and students; women who inspire each other and the next generation of women.  Every year, The Sandspur presents different women who embody these qualities. This year, they are Dr. Joan Davison, professor […]

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Students use spring break to aid communities in need

March 20, 2019

While some students stuck to the sun and sand for spring break, others spent their time giving back to various communities around the U.S. From working with women in Chicago to removing invasive species in Utah, student groups participated in “Alternative Spring Breaks” as part of Rollins’ Immersion programs, which are community service-oriented programs working […]

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Upcoming fashion show integrates ethics, sustainability in clothes

March 20, 2019

As fashion week takes over cities around the world, the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub (the Hub) will host its annual Rethinking Fashion show to educate the campus on ethical and sustainable fashion practices. Its fourth-annual fashion show is set to start on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the […]

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Tiny house, big lessons

March 6, 2019

As the Rollins campus expands, one course is teaching students how to downsize.  To learn more about minimalist living, students in “Applied Design Solutions: Tiny Art Houses” are building a tiny house near the shore of Lake Virginia. The structure is aptly named, with the house being about 8 feet by 12 feet, which is […]

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Search underway for director of gender studies program

March 6, 2019

The College is searching for a new director of the Sexuality, Women, and Gender Studies (SWAG) program, adding additional uncertainty to the leadership of the Lucy Cross Center.  Dr. Margaret McLaren, professor of philosophy and chair of the philosophy and religion department, has served in the position for the last three years, which is the […]

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Students confront campus accessibility issues

March 6, 2019

By Hannah Butcher and Zoe Pearson Accessibility issues are gaining visibility on campus as students and faculty address problems that have plagued the college for generations through meetings and forums. In the past two weeks, faculty held open meetings on accessibility initiatives; a new club, Disability Alliance, formed to raise awareness of related campus issues; […]

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SGA candidates campaign on parking, dining improvements: Nam Nguyen and Harrison Loew

February 27, 2019

Nam Nguyen is running as president of the Student Government Association (SGA) alongside Harrison Loew as her vice president. Nguyen, a junior, and Loew, a sophomore, said that their strong friendship, strong-minded personalities, and self-accountability are what would make them the best pair for the job. Here’s what you need to know about their initiatives […]

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Opinion: Parking cuts disproportionately harm students with disabilities

February 27, 2019

My teacher struggles as she shuffles hurriedly into the room, 15 minutes late to my music lesson. At only five feet tall she epitomizes the term “little old lady,” and her most recent knee procedures make simple tasks like walking painfully difficult. After taking a seat by the window, she tries to laugh off how […]

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Fred Stone Theater plans in action

February 20, 2019

Construction of the new Fred Stone Theater will begin this summer.  The new black box theater will include many more features compared to the one-room space it used to be, increasing five times in size, according to Scott Bitikofer, assistant vice president of Facilities Services. The building is projected to be completed by the start […]

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