Top News

Cru decision imminent: Here’s what you need to know

November 28, 2018

JUST IN: Non-discrimination policy will remain unchanged, no exemption to Cru President Grant Cornwell will announce his decision on whether or not Cru can become a registered student organization at the faculty meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 29. Cornwell said that after he announces his decision, he will host an all-campus open forum […]

Read More

Construction forces greenhouse to relocate to Bush rooftop by May

November 28, 2018

The Rollins greenhouse will relocate to the rooftop of the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center’s third floor to make way for the construction of the new lakeside residential hall.  A completely new greenhouse will be constructed starting in April 2019. It will reduce the size of the greenhouse from 2,700 square feet to 2,500 square […]

Read More

Women’s golf coach inducted into national Hall of Fame

November 28, 2018

When Women’s Golf Head Coach Julie Garner was announced as the 51st inductee of the Women’s Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the Rollins community was happy, but by no means surprised.  Garner’s glorious career has helped shape the history of Rollins athletics, and there is something quite solemn about the way she helps her […]

Read More

Hungry but lazy? Dining Services may deliver next spring

November 14, 2018

Students may be able to get their food delivered from Dave’s Boathouse and the Campus Center as soon as next semester, according to Dining Services Director Cristina Cabanilla. Dining Services is putting together an online ordering system for students, which would deliver food to other on-campus locations. Cabanilla said they are at the very beginning […]

Read More

Passersby harass students on Fairbanks

November 14, 2018

Theater students are reporting repeated incidents of verbal harassment from passersby as they walk to their off-campus classroom.  During a History of Musical Theater class taught by Missy Barnes, students touched on the treatment of women in American culture, and in doing so, uncovered the quiet turmoil plaguing the young women of Rollins. Over a […]

Read More

Ramp added to Campus Center following accessibility concerns

November 7, 2018

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 students and their allies started raising concerns in August about the building’s inaccessibility. The only accessible route into […]

Read More

Mold and bug concerns reported in McKean

November 7, 2018

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 new, more crowded environment. “I hadn’t been this sick before I came to Rollins,” she said. She […]

Read More

Faculty speaks out against Cru

October 31, 2018

To read more about Cru on campus, see some of our previous articles. Faculty and staff members who attended open forums held by the Diversity Council took a firm stance against allowing Cru to become a registered student organization. Last week’s forums were part of a multi-step effort to understand the campus climate on President […]

Read More

Everything you need to know about the midterm amendments

October 24, 2018

On the 2018 Florida ballot, 12 proposed amendments to the state constitution are up for public vote. Each amendment must receive 60 percent approval to pass, according to the League of Women Voters of Florida. The Sandspur, with all information courtesy of the League of Women Voters, has compiled a list of the amendments on […]

Read More

Hurricane Michael hits home for two first-year students

October 24, 2018

The roof of the one-story house in Panama City is caving in and splinters of wood poke out. The planks of wood the homeowners used to board up the windows in preparation for the hurricane hang helplessly like loose shutters. Damp pink insulation covers all of the furniture inside. This is what the Panama City […]

Read More
RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Facebook
Google+
http://www.thesandspur.org/category/news/top-news-news/page/2">
Twitter