Author Archives: Jason Howard
Staff Writer for Spinnaker News
Political Science major, Creative Writing minor
I should learn how to smile better.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Posts: 28
On April 12, students in a senior project class for their information systems class donated six computers to the Sulzbacher Center, Northeast Florida’s largest service provider for the homeless. The Sulzbacher center provides services to homeless men, women, and children. Services include shelter, food, and educational programs intended to help reintegrate into the community. Along [...]
Networking has become one of the biggest buzzwords since phones started vibrating on our table tops. There are many ways to network; like luncheons and picnics or dinner parties, but these would not do for the Association of Fundraising Professionals and UNF Alumni Association. They thought bigger. They thought higher. In fact, they also [...]
Bicycles are one of the world’s most popular modes of transportation. The bicycle is real people power; it’s just you and the machine. BMX bikes, however, differ from the average bike. These bikes are like your short, stout cousin that wrestled in high school only after learning he wouldn’t grow any higher than 5’1’’. Though [...]
Deep in historic Avondale, Jacksonville, professor Nofa Dixon and her special projects art class are working on the next mural for the UNF campus. It will be their largest piece yet — a mural of a cloud-filled sky that will greet gym-goers in the Student Wellness Complex at the top of the stairway to the [...]
“One slave = $90” read the cardboard sign held by a girl in tattered clothes in the Osprey Plaza. The girl was an actor, but the statistic is real. The girl and several fellow student actors stood outside a mock-brothel in the Osprey Plaza March 5, providing a visual aid to educate those who walk [...]
Movies maintain illusions, illusions you might take for granted. The process of putting a movie on screen is probably not as romantic or funny as the movie itself. Most likely, it is far more stressful. What you see playing in the cinema is not reality, but a whole production of writing, scheduling, recording and editing. [...]
Kenneth Comyns stands up from a chair, strapping on red and black gloves designed to soften the blow of balled fists on impact. Assuming a fighter’s stance, he approaches a slowly swinging heavy bag. Suddenly, on the balls of his feet, he springs, throwing out combos, jabs and strikes to the bag with a timed [...]
Homecoming Insider: Find out how UNF is celebrating with fun-filled festivities every day of the week.
The produce on our supermarket shelves are rambling items of the road. They travel long distances, endure freight trains, chemical sprays, irradiation and inspection to get from the farm, to the grocery store, to our tables. The need for such well traveled vegetables is far from necessary, as the trip can be much shorter with [...]