Articles by: Sarah Ricevuto

Illustration by Zach Evans

Police Beat: honest pot smokers, art vandals and steam cleaning mishaps

On Oct. 1, UNFPD reported a honest pot smoker, a sprinkler malfunction at an Osprey Fountains dorm, marijuana possession and vandalism of a new art installation.

October 3, 2014 · News, Police Beat
This campus map shows that available parking is often in undesirable locations. 
Graphic by Rachelle Keller

UNF students hunt for parking

Every year, parking is a common complaint among UNF students and faculty. Does the problem lie with the availability of spots or how far drivers are forced to walk?

October 2, 2014 · Enterprise, News
Engineering students redesign ride-on toy cars to meet the needs of children with physical disabilities.
Photo by Robert Curtis

Engineering course rebuilds children’s toy cars to aid in rehabilitation

Electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and physical therapy students at UNF are working together to aid children with physical disabilities in rehabilitation. Students build toy cars for the children, build sensors to record data of children learning and work with the children in their rehabilitation process.

October 2, 2014 · Features
UNF's first forest ranger, John Golden, handmade this sign, which was stolen from the J.M. Golden Environmental Education Pavilion.
Photo courtesy Amy Costa

Security could tighten after vandalism on the Nature Trails

Vandalism on the Nature Trails could lead to more security after two signs were stolen and a memorial boulder was vandalized.

October 1, 2014 · Daily
Illustration by Zach Evans

Police Beat: Mary Jane likes to stick around

In the past week, a UNF employee driving a forklift caused $1,000 damage to a Ford Taurus, and several students have been sent to Student Conduct for marijuana possession.

October 1, 2014 · News, Police Beat
Police Beat: weed and wheels, wheels and rails

Police Beat: weed and wheels, wheels and rails

A UNFPD officer made a traffic stop on Sept. 24 and discovered marijuana, while a UNF employee heard a disturbance on the roof on Sept. 25 and discovered property damage.

September 26, 2014 · News, Police Beat
The victim showed the suspect the marijuana he had in a room in Village D on Sept. 21.
Photo by Blake Middleton.

Armed robbery and kidnapping on campus

A drug deal gone awry Sept. 21 resulted in robbery, kidnapping and threats of murder. The following information is according to University of North Florida Police Department reports.

September 24, 2014 · Daily, News
Illustration by Zach Evans

Police Beat: locked keys, pipes and missing cautionary signs

On Sept. 19, UNFPD reported finding drug paraphernalia while helping a student retrieve his keys in a locked car. Meanwhile, cautionary signs of the Native Heart Island bridge have been reported missing.

September 22, 2014 · News, Police Beat
The “teaching” university is not afraid to get practical

The “teaching” university is not afraid to get practical

UNF took its classification as a “teaching” university, added some research and created a uniquely practical and hands-on education for its students.

September 22, 2014 · Enterprise
Illustration by Zach Evans

Police Beat: lost everything but the weed

In the past week, a number of items have been reported stolen including a parking decal, bicycle and two laptops, while marijuana has been found in the Osprey Fountains.

September 19, 2014 · News, Police Beat