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Letter to the Editor

In the early nineties, I was winging my way to Los Angeles while reading an airline flight magazine feature on Earl G. Graves, Publisher of Black Enterprise magazine. I was en route to meet with a number of automotive manufacturing [...]

March 9, 2017 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Response to article in Issue 16: Meghan Harte Weyant

Dear Editor, On Wednesday, February 17, The Sandspur published Professor O’Sullivan’s opinion piece about Rollins’ multicultural efforts and more specifically the College’s upcoming Summit on Transforming Learning and the nationwide conversation on the Black Lives Matter movement. The premise of [...]

March 9, 2016 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Response to article in Issue 16: Abby Hollern

Dear Editor, After reading the opinion piece “Professor questions Rollins’ multicultural efforts,” I thought about an event that the Center for Inclusion and Campus Involvement hosted in November. After the protests at the University of Missouri, we held a Tars [...]

March 9, 2016 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Response to article in Issue 16: Micki Meyer

Dear editor, Dr. Maurice O’Sullivan, professor of English, wrote a provoking piece headlined “Professor questions Rollins’ multicultural efforts” for the February 18 issue of The Sandspur. This article inspired discussion of race, culture, and privilege across campus. I thank Dr. [...]

March 9, 2016 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Response to article in Issue 16: Dr. Jill Jones

It has come to my attention that my friend and colleague, Professor Socky O’Sullivan, has written an article that has caused some concern on campus. While I question the wisdom of Professor O’Sullivan taking umbrage at the scheduling of a [...]

March 9, 2016 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Response to article in Issue 16: The Rollins Diversity Council

The Rollins Diversity Council is an organization representative of both faculty and staff. While the council has existed in different forms on and off throughout the past 20+ years, it has had a steady and influential presence in the campus [...]

March 9, 2016 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Rollins alumnus shares her experience working with the Philadelphia Health Corps. At 4:30 on a Thursday afternoon, Rachel and I were wrapping up for the day and heard a knock on our office door.  One of our patients, CeCe (patient’s [...]

March 27, 2014 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Response to Budget Article

Dear Editor, The article on the update to the budget reductions was helpful in letting everyone know that the faculty is involved in the process.  However, because it lacks context (and did not seek to find out the context from [...]

March 7, 2014 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Orlando’s Compassionate Wunderkind Lands a Promotion

Dear editor, My lifelong friend (since our Rollins days), Bonnie Manjura, passed away leaving a Central Florida legacy few can match.  She was instrumental in putting Orlando on the tourism map internationally (fluent in four languages), successfully lobbied Congress for [...]

December 11, 2013 Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor: The Rollins Samaritan

Dear Editor, It was a first-time-in-my-life experience on a recent Sunday in the student dining hall at Rollins College. My wife Sally Luther and I usually park our car in a handicapped parking space two hours prior to the Bach [...]

December 5, 2013 Letters to the Editor, Opinion