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Ghostwriting class aims to do the unrealistic

Noor Ashouri

March 13, 2014

Filed under Features

Senior English major Hurley Winkler remembers Professor Mark Ari pulling her aside after her Advanced Fiction workshop to invite her to be part of a class he said no one had ever done before. “‘I don’t know what I’m doing,’”...

Coffee shop conversations lead to crowdfunding event

Noor Ashouri

March 13, 2014

Filed under Community, Events, Features

One Spark Festival takes over downtown Jacksonville “In a city that is nearly crippled by meetings and talking about meetings, and conducting studies on a series of meetings, these guys had a few meetings in coffee shops,...

Does anybody care that there hasn’t been an SG election this year?

Noor Ashouri

March 11, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Once again, there weren't Student Government elections held this year. Elections were supposed to take place the week of March 3, but an election requires candidates, competition, and interest - all of which were lacking. Onl...

Wear a Turban Day shows it’s always better together

Noor Ashouri

February 27, 2014

Filed under Events, Features

Ashok Bazaz and Sukhbir Singh have never cut their hair in their lives. They are Sikhs and believe hair, including facial and head hair should never be removed.  The turban keeps their hair in place and is a physical identity...

It’s model, not plus-size model

Noor Ashouri

February 25, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinions

One word comes to mind when looking at a picture of supermodel Robyn Lawley walking up the beach in a printed bikini: hot -- no, wait, two words: ridiculously hot. This is one of many swimsuit-clad shots of Lawley featured in Cosmo...

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