Spinnaker talks to Housing Vice President Chief of Staff Tom Serwatka concerning the end of the first-year housing requirement, and how this may impact UNF going forward.
A couple of major changes to the FAFSA submission process have been announced by the U.S. Department of Education. According to the Federal Student Aid website, these changes will take effect starting with the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. The changes are as follows: FAFSA can now be submitted beginning […]
This week’s Senate meeting saw a vote on a bill supporting more strict enforcement of the smoke-free initiative, approval of several funding requests as well as the announcement that Student Health Services will stay on campus. Senate tackles smoking Legislation calling for the enforcement of the smoke-free initiative passed 27-5 […]
It was a back and forth slugfest Monday night, when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded blows at Hofstra University in the first of three presidential debates. What stood out In the year’s most highly anticipated political event, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton duked it out for 90 minutes over […]
Neal D. Buckles, the UNF freshman accused of possessing and sending child pornography, also admitted to sexually exploiting a 4-year-old to investigators, records from St. John’s County officials state. According to the police report, Buckles “made several other admissions to criminal activity involving the sexual exploitation of a 4-year-old child […]
A beige brick building with its hand-painted sign just starting to show its age, stands alone between a car wash turned car lot and a gas station left abandoned from a time before Jacksonville experienced the blessing of suddenly lower gas prices. A man is finishing his cigarette on a […]
Just as OP Director Junine Castin predicted, the Rocky Horror Picture Show Sunday night was a “fun, raunchy, weird affair” — emphasis on raunchy. Osprey Productions presented Rocky Horror Picture Show on Sept. 25, in the Lazzara Performance Hall at UNF, which was open to not only UNF students, but […]
How UNF decides what commercial businesses to bring to campus Students tend to begin and end their day at UNF with a cup of coffee from Starbucks or a meal from Chick-fil-A. Both businesses are well-known on campus for student traffic and being two of the most popular food spots. […]
This week is jam-packed with fun, intellectual and community-building events. Monday, Sept. 26 The T in Equality: Lessons from the Front What: Kasey Suffredini is the Chief Program Officer and Director of the Transgender Freedom Project at Freedom for All Americans. He’ll stop by UNF to discuss LGBT rights […]
Students should expect a “fun, raunchy, weird affair” at the Osprey Productions (OP) presentation of Rocky Horror Picture Show Sunday, said Junine Castin, director of OP. Though the event was cancelled in 2015, Castin said steps have been taken to ensure this year’s show will go on. Last year, OP […]
Jacksonville University’s penalty kick snapped the Ospreys three-game winning streak on Saturday night, at Hodges Stadium. Last season, UNF fell to the Dolphins in the River City Rumble and in a dramatic Atlantic Sun Quarterfinals. Jacksonville leads the all-time series and has not been beaten in the last nine games […]
The Ospreys rallied together to win their first conference game of the season against Jacksonville University in five sets. With this win, they handed the Dolphins their ninth consecutive loss. During the first set, JU jumped out to a 4-1 lead. The Ospreys rallied together, as they chipped away at […]
Four arrested in shooting death of UNF employee UNF employee Jonathan “Joe” Brenton was killed so he couldn’t testify in a two-year-old burglary case, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Dakari Maxwell, 17, has been arrested and is being charged with murder after police say his brother, Jecorian McCray, instructed […]
Stolen Socks A pair of socks were stolen from the UNF bookstore on Sept. 8. The police report states UNFPD was approached about the theft around noon on Sept. 9. According to the report, the suspect took a pair of Nike socks before proceeding upstairs to take off the wrapping […]
UNF student Neal D. Buckles was released from jail Friday morning, and is barred from having unsupervised contact with minors or using the internet.
Video by Jack Drain When Spinnaker broke the news that the freshman housing requirement would end starting Fall 2017, we knew students would have a thing or two to say. We spoke to freshmen outside the Osprey Cafe who had mixed feelings about the news. Jordan Quinn, computer science […]