Former president Bill Clinton spoke on a wide range of issues at the Jacksonville Public Library Thursday, including Hillary Clinton’s plans to create jobs through infrastructure, combat student debt, reform the criminal justice system and facilitate health care expansion. “We love Hillary,” said Alexis Peterson, a local nonprofit worker standing […]
Author: Audrey Carpenter
UNF is one of the top schools for LGBT students, and continuously supports bills like the expanded Human Rights Ordinance, which was presented last Spring by Jacksonville city councilman Tommy Hazouri. The Human Rights Ordinance prohibits discrimination on housing, employment, and business. Hazouri’s bill would have added sexual orientation and […]
Sunday night’s debate opened up in full battle mode but ended on a lighter note when the candidates gave one aspect of the other they respected. The second presidential debate was held at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. The questions were asked directly by the audience in town-hall-style, with […]
The Counseling Center looks to receive up to half a million dollars following a request by the Florida university system’s Board of Governors.
Jacksonville Sings is a unique three-day event offered by UNF’s School of Music that brings aspiring high school choir students to campus and provides entertainment for the rest of the college community. Dr. Cara Tasher, Director of Choral Studies, created it six years ago to introduce our campus to kids […]
UNF’s College Republicans and College Democrats are strongly supporting their parties respective candidates, despite the unfavorable public opinion centered around the upcoming election. With the possibility of Hillary Clinton, a woman president, or Donald Trump, a complete political outsider, this year’s election will be historic, and things are getting heated. […]
A warning in uppercase bright red font was posted on the dorm room doors for residents of Landing from UNF Housing and Residence Life in response to the trash that’s been piling up around the Osprey Landing. The notice said that if residents fail to clean up the trash […]
An ominous shadow of the clouds could not stop the mass of college students in plaid shirts and boots who made their way into the UNF Coxwell Amphitheater Saturday night for UNF’s highly-anticipated “Welcome to the Nest” Festival showcasing Samuel Herb and Rodney Atkins.
UNF Housing and Residence life is taking new measures to ensure student safety and prevent fires. They are testing a new type of stovetop burner called Smart Burners. Director of Housing and Residence Life, Bob Boyle, said they would test the burners out this semester in the community kitchen in […]
With the Pokémon theme song setting the mood, hundreds of people crowded around the Osprey Plaza Friday night as they prepared for the start of UNF’s Pokemon Go tournament. UNF College of Computing director Dr. Sherif Elfayoumy worked with graduate students to put the event together. Nearly 2,200 people registered […]
Video by Brittany Moore and Audrey Carpenter The stray cats on campus are part of UNF’s diverse wildlife, and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety wants to keep it that way. Many students enjoy interacting with the stray cats that live on campus, but the department says students should […]
The UNF Field House was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The building becomes one of 14 others on UNF’s campus committed to ensuring environmental quality for the university and the land it resides on. The Field House, formerly the Aquatic Center, […]
UNF is offering Masters of Public Administration classes at the Jesse Ball DuPont Center in the upcoming fall and spring semesters.
The sound of country music and the smell of fresh hamburgers and french fries filled the air surrounding the Osprey Plaza Tuesday night during the annual Summer B Cookout.
UNF’s beach volleyball team is hoping to expand practice facilities by installing three sand courts in the grassy area behind the softball fields. The team recently wrapped a successful 2016 season by winning the Atlantic Sun Championship for the fourth time in the five years. Currently, UNF is the only team in […]