April Fools

President revealed as three small children in a trench coat

April 1, 2018

This week, the students and faculty of Rollins discovered the shocking truth about their very own President Cornwell. After taking a tumble during one of his usual strolls around campus, surrounding students and staff found that he was not one man, but three children in disguise. The children, whose real names are being kept secret […]

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Rollins receives alumni donation to repaint Mills Lawn

April 1, 2018

In addition to Rollins’ numerous ongoing capital campaigns, the school has recently received a $40 Million donation to repaint every single blade of grass on Mills Lawn the world’s most luxurious shade of green. The donation comes from an anonymous alumnus who hopes to attract more students to the school. The lawn, sorry, the green, […]

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New Black Box Theatre to be just an actual black box

April 1, 2018

After the Fred Stone Theatre was officially condemned last weekend, it has been decided by Facilities and the upper administration that the Theatre department’s new black box theatre will just be a 3’x3’x6’ cardboard refrigerator box that will be spray painted black sometime in the next 5 to 10 years. This decision has been met […]

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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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Rollins students fight for new newspaper title

April 6, 2016

First drafted by two starry-eyed freshmen, the recent petition to rename The Sandspur is in full swing.  Much to our editor-in-chief’s chagrin, the students at Rollins College seem never to have heard of the motto “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” In all honesty, some of our newer readers have complained of extreme discomfort […]

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Ward burglars scurry off with precious valuables

April 6, 2016

The reign of terror recently unleashed on Ward Hall in the forms of vandalism, burglary, and vomit has finally ended. From puke-filled bathrooms to stolen iPads, residents have suffered a wave of difficulties but managed to endure. Ward Hall has been violated in numerous ways, from lost wallets and missing watches to mismatched socks, single […]

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ROLLINS MAKES DANK MEME MAJOR

March 31, 2016

Following Rollins’ recent decision to offer several career-oriented majors, such as one focused on memes, students and professors alike are terrified about students actually being able to find jobs after graduation. “I just don’t know what I will do, like, without the liberal arts it will be so difficult for me to follow any career […]

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Sorority girl gets “too turnt”, turns into mannequin

March 31, 2016

Once upon a time, Dogwitch O’Spooky ‘∞ was just your average sorority girl, gossiping with her friends and hanging out on her sorority house’s balcony. However, after one “too-turnt” night out with her sisters, O’Spooky found herself feeling faker than usual. Little did she know, her excessive drinking along with the vibrations coming from the […]

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New President Eliminates Fox Day

March 26, 2015

      Though the faculty, administrators, and students of Rollins College were originally supportive of the decision of Grant Cornwell as the next president, his recently announced plans have made many reconsider. Most shockingly, Cornwell plans to get rid of Fox Day to save the campus money. “Fox Day is the best. I cannot […]

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