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.
Author: Sarah Ricevuto
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.
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.
The general apathy noted from UNF voter turnout may stem from not only the fault of students but also the efforts of Student Government. After three semesters of no elections, students now have the opportunity to vote for student leaders starting next Tuesday.
“Gone Girl,” which was released released as a film on Oct. 3, has been on the New York Times Best Sellers fiction book list for 98 weeks. Two reporters give side-by-side reviews on both the novel and film versions of this notorious thriller story.
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.
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?
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.
Vandalism on the Nature Trails could lead to more security after two signs were stolen and a memorial boulder was vandalized.
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.
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.
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.
UNF took its classification as a “teaching” university, added some research and created a uniquely practical and hands-on education for its students.
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.
A UNFPD officer stopped a suspect biking under a covered walkway and in a garage to write him a citation on Sept. 9. The suspect attempted to flee but was held down by the officer. The suspect resisted and is now at large.
Someone dropped a baggie in the Student Union and a group of students have a late night bubble bath in the UNF fountain.