News Archive

Recruitment at Rollins

December 7, 2017

What to expect when choosing to rush, along with common misconceptions of Greek life.

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Rollins’ students protest Wendy’s

December 7, 2017

Imagine Justice organizes protest against Wendy’s in support of the Fair Food Program.

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Make some noise for ‘A Quiet Place’

April 26, 2018

A Quiet Place, the latest Hollywood horror film, displays a uniquely riveting plot and beautiful cinematography. The movie stars real-life married couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, as well as Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe. A Quiet Place follows the Abbott family as they try to live in total silence and hide in a post-apocalyptic world […]

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English seniors present best work, moves audience

April 26, 2018

The Senior reading is a place where senior English majors and Writing minors share their best work with fellow students and faculty.  This year’s writers displayed subtlety, wit, and emotion through work ranging from hybrid poetry to performance pieces. Readings began with Sigma Tau Delta President Barbara Padilla, who presented several hybrid poems. One described […]

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Raise your voice

April 26, 2018

Do you make yourself heard? Does the Rollins community know who you are and what your views are? I am on the verge of graduating, and one thing I regret is not using my voice as much as I would have liked to during my time here at Rollins. As an off-campus student, I believed […]

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Taking a stand against gun violence

April 26, 2018

Students and faculty gathered together on Bush Lawn to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Columbine tragedy. Participants sat to honor those who have lost their lives to gun violence. Many of those gathered there also read  moving speeches, recited poems, or gave performances. The Commemoration of Columbine event was the idea of Jordan Boyd […]

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Graduating Sandspur staff members say goodbye

April 26, 2018

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, I am leaving Rollins with mixed feelings. As I prepare for whatever else life may […]

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Athletics seasons filled with hits and misses

April 26, 2018

After a year filled with ups and downs for many Rollins sport teams, athletics looks to the future with optimism and hope to end their season with momentum. Both lacrosse teams are poised to begin conference tournament play this weekend. Women’s lacrosse enters their conference tournament with strength. Their record stands at 14-3 overall. They […]

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Hult prize team to compete in London

April 26, 2018

This Rollins team, BatterEASE, is one of only 50 selected to compete in an accelerator program in London next August. Out of those, six will be picked to pitch to the U.N. and then only one will get the $1 million in seed funding.  This year’s Hult competition is based around building a “sustainable social […]

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Opinion: We demand transparency

April 26, 2018

Greek life is a pervasive characteristic of any college campus. For many, fraternities and sororities are a source of joy and lasting friendships. However, oftentimes, Greek life can be a source of great anxiety. This is no fault of Greek life in and of itself; the Hollywood-fabricated stereotypes of fraternities and sororities just do not […]

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Opinion: Final exam freeloaders

April 26, 2018

It is 10 p.m. and you are still waiting to hear back from the group member you texted yesterday at 11 a.m. You break out in a cold sweat in the library, and you realize that you are also shaking from the two caramel macchiatos that you have already consumed. You start to angrily tell […]

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Phi Delta Theta investigated for Title IX, CSR violations

April 26, 2018

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 Meghan Harte Weyant, the dean of students and assistant vice president of student affairs, the […]

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