Articles by: Jason Howard

Column: Paul Ryan is essential to voter choice

Column: Paul Ryan is essential to voter choice

Mitt Romney has finally revealed his pick for Vice President to be Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee.

The fact that Romney chose Ryan for VP speaks volumes for what Romney’s campaign strategy will be in the final months leading up to the election.

August 23, 2012 · Opinions
The internet-free experience

The internet-free experience

Inspired by an ongoing blog/experiment by Senior Editor Paul Miller of technology news website The Verge, Spinnaker Opinions Columnist Jeff Hoayun subjects himself to a work week sans-internet. Read on to find out how he discovered reading, biking and nostalgia all within 5 days.

August 10, 2012 · Opinions
Kotaku, where video game news goes to be buried

Kotaku, where video game news goes to be buried

Originally, this was going to be a sophisticated and nuanced opinion piece regarding the ills of the video game journalism industry, and how Kotaku is a reflection of all these things. But then I began thinking that maybe the comparison doesn’t work so well using Kotaku.

July 31, 2012 · Opinions
Piccadilly Circus visits UNF

Piccadilly Circus visits UNF

Parents and children gathered in front of the UNF Arena Thursday when the Piccadilly Circus made its stop in Jacksonville.

While activists held vigil outside, holding signs spreading the message of animal cruelty dealt by the circus, attendees streamed into the arena.

July 30, 2012 · News, Uncategorized
UNF Interfaith Center introduces Campus 4 Community

UNF Interfaith Center introduces Campus 4 Community

UNF’s Interfaith Center will launch Campus 4 Community, a program aimed at allowing students of all faiths to gather in celebration of major religious holidays throughout the year.

July 17, 2012 · News, Uncategorized
We Might Be Getting A Little Too Comfy with Big Storms

We Might Be Getting A Little Too Comfy with Big Storms

We’re barely through with the first month of the hurricane season, and already, we have a fourth storm by the name of Debby brewing in the gulf. And I worry how prepared we will be. Last month, before the start of the hurricane season, we already saw Tropical Storm Beryl make history in being the […]

June 22, 2012 · Opinions
The death of a shopping mall

The death of a shopping mall

I live in Arlington and absolutely adore the Regency Square Mall. Yes, I adore the mall known for its shootings, rampant shoplifting and roving bands of unscrupulous-looking youths. But as a kid, all those things seemed so far away, and frankly, I didn’t notice them. All I have are warm memories of this place as […]

June 15, 2012 · Opinions