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Graduating Sandspur staff members say goodbye

Cameron Ochse My final year at Rollins has been far from easy, and the consistent migraine that I have felt stems from the bombardment of questions like, “What are your plans after graduation?” or “Are you excited to leave?” Honestly, [...]

April 26, 2018 Features

Phi Delta Theta investigated for Title IX, CSR violations

For the third time in three years, Rollins fraternity Phi Delta Theta has been put on an interim administrative hold. The hold stems from an investigation after reports of Title IX and Community Standards & Responsibility (CSR) violations. According to [...]

April 26, 2018 Features

ADHD research wins Olin Library award

The first ever Olin Library Prize for Undergraduate Library Research was recently awarded to Ada Spahija ‘18. The $500 prize is a research award for students who demonstrate excellence in a sophisticated use of library collections for a research project. [...]

April 19, 2018 Features

Violence rally features domestic abuse survivor, issues call to action

Rollins held its fourth-annual Rally Against Violence which encouraged students and faculty to stand in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault, not just at the rally, but always. It featured a local survivor of domestic violence and abuse. The rally, [...]

April 19, 2018 Features

Student athletes fight to keep Anchor-R logo

In an effort to create uniformity and consistency across the Rollins brand, the Office of Marketing and Communications proposed to remove the anchor from the athletics logo; however, the majority of students, especially student athletes, are not happy with this [...]

April 19, 2018 Features

Dr. Greenberg’s ‘The Body in Religion’

Dr. Yudit Greenberg is proud to have published her own textbook, The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives.  Previously, her class had no textbook, as there used to be no one work analyzing religions in reference to the human form. At [...]

April 12, 2018 Features

Sustainability event fights clothing waste, unethical working conditions

Next week, the Rollins Sustainability program will host their semi-annual Swap and Shop in celebration of Earth Month. This event will combat harmful “fast fashion” trends that result in factory abuse and fuller landfills. The Swap and Shop is just [...]

April 12, 2018 Features

Dr. Chambliss’ bittersweet farewell

After working at Rollins for 15 years, History Professor Dr. Julian Chambliss is leaving Rollins in August. He was offered a very unique opportunity at Michigan State University: the duties of a full professor with a joint appointment in English [...]

April 12, 2018 Features

Financial aid now available for summer internship opportunities

This year, Rollins is having its first summer semester of the Center for Career and Life Planning’s Internship Funding Program. The purpose of the Internship Funding Program is to increase access of high-impact internships for students who can not fund their [...]

April 12, 2018 Features

Maymester class gives students in-depth look at archeology

Many Rollins students will continue their studies after finals in early May by taking one- to two-month-long Maymester courses. Central Florida Archaeological Field School is one of the Maymester classes being offered. It is taught by Dr. Zachary Gilmore, assistant [...]

April 5, 2018 Features