Articles by: Sarah Ricevuto

Kaitlin Ramirez on noncompliance, vague statutes and the tension in SG

Kaitlin Ramirez on noncompliance, vague statutes and the tension in SG

Spinnaker sat down with former Senate President Kaitlin Ramirez to discuss her perspective on the noncompliances issued against her, the vague statutes and the tension in Student Government while she was senate president that preceded her decision to not seek re-election in the legislative cabinet.

December 5, 2014 · Enterprise, News
Diversity within UNF

Diversity within UNF

While the number of students at UNF may be skewed towards one race, many students believe that the university has a diverse campus that actively involves all races and cultures.

November 21, 2014 · Enterprise, News
Checks and balances: how Student Government functions

Checks and balances: how Student Government functions

Spinnaker gives you the break down on how Student Government works with a handy flow-chart detailing the responsibilities and abilities of each branch of government.

November 6, 2014 · Enterprise
Honors students reach out to Jacksonville’s refugee community

Honors students reach out to Jacksonville’s refugee community

As the holidays approach, UNF honors students’ hearts and closets are opening up to better accommodate the refugees of Jacksonville. Honors students are required to take a colloquium class that involves immigration and national identity. But the class also teaches them to develop leadership skills through community outreach centered on refugees. The UNF Reads Program […]

November 13, 2012 · Features
Philanthropy Club hosts social media scavenger hunt for second Philanthropy Week

Philanthropy Club hosts social media scavenger hunt for second Philanthropy Week

UNF’s Philanthropy Club is celebrating its second year of existence this week with philanthropy week. The Philanthropy Club will be celebrating the week of Nov. 13 by hosting a social media scavenger hunt and raising awareness about their cause at market day. “Our All About Philanthropy Week celebrates everyone who makes UNF possible,” said senior […]

November 11, 2012 · Features

UNF Alumni reveals mysterious side of Jacksonville through new book

By Kasandra Ortiz, Contributing Reporter Poet, professor, UNF alumni, husband, father, and author: Tim Gilmore is a jack of all trades, with a bit of a dark side. Gilmore’s new book, This Kind of City: Ghost Stories and Psychological Landscapes, sheds light on a little known genre, psychogeography, and allows readers to discover the more […]

October 29, 2012 · Features
So, what’s your story: Nursing professor Linda Connelly returns to UNF after tour in Iraq, time in DC

So, what’s your story: Nursing professor Linda Connelly returns to UNF after tour in Iraq, time in DC

From UNF to Iraq, with many stops in between, former Deputy Chief of the Army Nurse Corp and Professor of Nursing Linda Connelly always makes her way back to the home of the Ospreys. Connelly retired from the Army Nurse Corps Sept. 30 after 24 years of service. Twenty-four years, nine months, and 19 days, […]

October 24, 2012 · Features
‘The Invisible War’ seeks to raise awareness about the problem of sexual assault in the military

‘The Invisible War’ seeks to raise awareness about the problem of sexual assault in the military

When Lt. Paula Coughlin reported to her admiral about being sexually assaulted, she was met with indifference. Instead of giving up, Coughlin fought back. She is now a member of the Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Group, and is seeking to spread awareness about sexual assault and rape in the military. On Oct. 23 and 25, […]

October 22, 2012 · Features
Panel sparks discussion about challenges and success as a Hispanic woman

Panel sparks discussion about challenges and success as a Hispanic woman

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the UNF Women’s Center, Intercultural Center for PEACE, and Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. hosted a discussion led by several Hispanic women in leadership roles at UNF to discuss how their cultures affect their lives. The Hispanic Women of Influence panel took place September 27 at noon in […]

October 1, 2012 · Features
Club Fest to the rescue!

Club Fest to the rescue!

Check out Club Fest this Thursday for a chance to join some new clubs and dress like your favorite superhero. More than 100 UNF clubs will be blasting off at this year’s Club Fest for a chance to win club of the year and possibly accrue some new members.

September 25, 2012 · Features, Sports