Author Archives: Joseph Basco
Quite honestly, other than the board’s approval of the controversial 15 percent tuition differential increase (which the Board of Governors approved, but decreased to 13 percent on June 21), the BOT rarely creates any controversy.
But then the BOT abused their power by violating Florida’s Sunshine Law during the June 19 main, or plenary, meeting.
“You only live twice – or so it seems – one life for yourself and one for your dreams.” -Nancy Sinatra Welcome back, regular readers of the Spinnaker. We missed you grabbing issues out of the blue boxes around campus. To all of you new freshmen living in the dorms, welcome to the first Spinnaker [...]
By Matt Head, Josh Whitson and Joseph Basco The UNF Brooks College of Health’s School of Nursing are investigating a cheating scandal regarding a test. The Spinnaker confirmed the incident Thursday with multiple students involved in the School of Nursing who asked not to be named out of concern for repercussions from the school. The [...]
There are two roads a martial artist can take: a hard path toward discipline or an easy life of aggressive bravado. One UNF student, Matt Archangel, chooses theformer. “We don’t train each other to beat each other up,” Archangel said. Archangel, a criminal justice junior, trains in various martial arts disciplines, such as Bruce Lee’s [...]
Campus “task force” brings light to the issue after release of 2010 report.
Although the mission remains undiscovered, students gain hands-on experience
Presidents from universities across the state proposed fees for their respective institutions for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year during the Florida Board of Governors Budget and Finance Committee meeting at UNF Wednesday. Universities proposed fees that would be used for student living and academic affairs. The proposals were met with intense inquiry by the committee [...]
No Meat March Experience Weeks 2 and 3 Joseph Basco, News Editor I began week two without breakfast. I contemplated the limited selection of vegetarian choices at Outtakes in Osprey Plaza. The enticing-sounding mushroom bisque wooed me, but there was no soup for me. I settled for the veggies and hummus plate. I must say [...]
Two Spinnaker editors attempt to make it through March sans-meat. Check out each experience!