Video by Diane Colley Campus was a little pinker than usual Friday morning as the Victoria’s Secret PINK bus payed UNF a visit. Ospreys got the opportunity to do a little shopping as well as participate in a raffle hosted by PINK UNF’s campus team. Those who purchased an item on […]
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UNF has changed it’s plans and Monday classes are cancelled. “While the campus is ready, people who attend classes and work here may not be,” the alert stated. President John Delaney apologized for cancelling classes last minute but said that this decision would be best for students still dealing with […]
Classes and all other student activities at UNF are cancelled after 3 p.m. Wednesday and all day Thursday, Friday and Saturday, according to an email sent out to students and staff. Hurricane conditions are expected to impact Florida late Thursday according to the National Hurricane Center. Residential students are encouraged […]
UPDATE 10/5/16 @ 10:02 — As of 10 a.m. today, the UNF Crisis Management Team announced classes and campus activities will be canceled after 3 p.m. today through Oct. 8. As Matthew inches closer to the first coast, Governor Rick Scott addressed the state of Florida once again telling residents […]
The UNF Crisis Management team will announce whether classes will be cancelled before noon Wednesday. An email sent out to students, faculty and staff, said President John Delaney and the UNF Crisis Management team will meet after the National Hurricane Center sends out the 11 a.m. advisory to make the decision […]
The latest track of Hurricane Matthew shows the category-4 storm shifting west, towards Jacksonville. Governor Rick Scott has already advised the state to start evacuating, however, classes are currently continuing as scheduled. Matthew has been classified as a major hurricane with wind speeds greater than 110 MPH. A Hurricane Watch has been […]
Governor Rick Scott addressed the state in a press conference concerning the approach of Hurricane Matthew. The key message to Floridians was this: Start evacuating. “Don’t take a chance. Leave before it’s too late,” Scott said. Evacuation could begin today and the Florida Department Of Transportation is making sure roadways […]
Video by Jack Drain “Black lives matter” rang through campus Wednesday afternoon as students chanted and cheered on the Green to protest police brutality. The rally was organized by the newly founded student group Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). The protest was described as a “non-violent rally” on the group’s […]
Four arrested in shooting death of UNF employee UNF employee Jonathan “Joe” Brenton was killed so he couldn’t testify in a two-year-old burglary case, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Dakari Maxwell, 17, has been arrested and is being charged with murder after police say his brother, Jecorian McCray, instructed […]
Update — 9/21/16 @ 5:31 p.m. Spinnaker was on the scene outside Joe Brenton’s northside home, and spoke to a neighbor who was surprised that something like this happened in his neighborhood. “I look at it as an isolated incident,” neighbor Chris Morris said. “I would have never guessed in […]
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Hurricane Hermine is back to Tropical Storm Hermine after making landfall 20 miles SE of Tallahassee around 2 a.m. this morning and reaching wind gusts of 80 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. Thousands lost power overnight on the First Coast and debris has cluttered the roads. All counties remain […]
*Editors Note: This video was shot before Hermine strengthened into a hurricane. The sky is filled with a haze of indistinguishable clouds while students stroll back to their dorms after a short day of classes. It’s the type of day that ends with destruction in movies like Twister, but the Ospreys […]
Unfortunately, students won’t be LOL-ing tomorrow night as the Laugh Out Loud comedy show has been cancelled in wake of Hurricane Hermine. This is the second event on campus that is cancelled because of the hurricane. The first was Greek life’s sorority recruitment kick-off event. According to the LGBT Resource Center, Comedian […]
UNF is in the final four in Victoria Secret’s PINK Campus Showdown competition after surviving the “Snap Spirit” round.
The University of North Florida currently holds the no. 2 spot in the nation in Victoria Secret’s (VS) PINK Campus Showdown competition. And students are going nuts.