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Hillel honors Pittsburgh victims

November 7, 2018

Dozens of students and staff gathered in a peaceful moment of prayer to honor the victims of the deadly antisemitic terrorist attack against the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. “May it be your will, Eternal One, Our God, God of our ancestors, that wars and bloodshed be abolished from the world, and bring into […]

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Ramp added to Campus Center following accessibility concerns

November 7, 2018

Many students depend on the newly accessible entrance to the Campus Center (Photo Credit / Angela Maria Martin) After months of student outcry and complaints to Accessibility Services, a temporary ramp was added at the front entrance of the Cornell Campus Center, finally offering students with accessibility needs a safer way into the building. Accessibility-dependent […]

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Mold and bug concerns reported in McKean

November 7, 2018

Ruiling Gao stands holding her final air quality test in her room (Photo Credit / Zoe Pearson) It started in September for first-year student Ruiling Gao. The McKean Hall resident started experiencing a cough, post nasal drip, and a sore throat. She thought it was the common cold most freshmen catch after moving into a […]

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Rollins celebrates El Día de los Muertos

November 7, 2018

Gaby DavenportFestivities were marked by framed photos of deceased loved ones, food, and colorful decor The patio of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum was adorned with framed photos and a colorful papel picado banner as members of the Rollins community gathered to honor their deceased ancestors in the celebration of El Dia de los Muertos, […]

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Book drive helps increase special needs employment

November 7, 2018

Rollins senior Charles Bonker set out to increase employment opportunities for local people with special needs by creating Love Your Neighbor Books, a benefit corporation that collects book donations. The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub, aka Hub, hosted a book drive to benefit Love Your Neighbor Books as well as their partner organization, Opportunity, Community, […]

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WPRK hosts another successful Fox Fest during Family Weekend

November 7, 2018

Kira BernhardLocal bands graced the stage at WPRK’s Fox Fest, which was from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3. WPRK hosted its annual music festival, Fox Fest, offering students and their families a friendly place to mingle while listening to live local bands. The festival was strategically scheduled in conjunction with Rollins’ family weekend, so […]

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WPRK back on air following antenna issues

October 31, 2018

Graphic provided by WPRK For the past few months WPRK, Rollins’ very own college radio station, has been triumphantly broadcasting over the airwaves after overcoming many challenges caused by Hurricane Irma. WPRK officially returned to air on Aug. 17 after 11 months of online streaming. “Our antenna was damaged [by Irma] and had to be […]

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Construction issues delay Rice Pavilion repairs

October 31, 2018

Curtis ShafferThe Rice Family Pavilion will be an event venue once it’s finished. Renovations to the Rice Family Pavilion had a rocky start and have been delayed due to construction issues caused by the building’s age. The Pavilion is now expected to be open by the start of the next semester. Although it is opening […]

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Political clubs reveal their endorsements

October 31, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Rollins Democrats Endorsements:  Florida House District 47: Anna Eskamani  Since the 2016 election, we have seen the shocking rise of voter registration rates across our nation. In June of 2017, I had the honor of attending City Hall, where Anna Eskamani announced her candidacy for Florida House District 47. After introducing myself […]

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IT to replace Blackboard with new system

October 24, 2018

IT looks into possible replacements for Blackboard. (Carolina Skillman / The Sandspur) Many changes are coming to the way Rollins students will manage their classes. The Office of Information and Technology (IT) will be replacing Blackboard with a new educational technology system, as well as rolling out a new class-scheduling system on FoxLink. Rollins is […]

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