Author: Will Weber

Florida’s strange firework laws
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Florida’s strange firework laws

If you’ve ever used a roman candle, firecrackers or any firework that explodes or flies to celebrate in the state of Florida, you’ve committed a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. In fact, using anything larger than a sparkler to entertain the […]

Donald Trump signs autographs for fans at the end of the rally last October at The Landing. Photo by Kristen Smith
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Trump wins Florida

Donald Trump won 49 percent of the votes in Florida, earning him 29 electoral votes in the race to become the President of the United States, according to the Associated Press. Trump currently holds a 197-131 lead over Clinton as both candidates race to the magic number needed to clinch the White House, 270. Since 1976, Florida’s gone Democrat […]

A poem about poetry week
Entertainment

A poem about poetry week

It’s fun, it’s diverse, but most important it’s free, It’s the international festival of poetry. They have food and games at the three-day festival, But the poetry contest takes it to another level. If you like to write, bring you best limerick, With the open mic on opening night your […]

Photo by Nick Blank
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UNF classes to resume Monday

Classes at the University of North Florida will resume Monday, according to an email sent by the school, however students and employees with unique situations should contact their faculty or supervisors. Power has been restored to all buildings on campus, and residential students evacuated to The Fountains can return to […]

Supplies are piled up outside of Ozzie's in preparation for all UNF residents to evacuate to the Fountains. Photo by Nick Blank
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How to stay informed when there’s no power

With power outages imminent for nearly all of Florida’s east coast, here’s a few ways to stay safe and informed: The Florida Public Radio Emergency Network works with 13 public radio stations to give real-time information and updates about weather hazards to 99 percent of Florida’s population. Public FM dials […]

Student Health Services warns of Zika
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Student Health Services warns of Zika

Free condoms, insect repellent towelettes and informational brochures were handed out during the “Zika 101 Update” on Sept. 8, an open-discussion presentation sponsored by Student Health Services on the Zika virus. Doreen Perez, Director of Student Health Services at UNF, led the discussion and was joined by a panel of […]

UNF comes in 3rd place in VS Pink Campus Showdown
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UNF comes in 3rd place in VS Pink Campus Showdown

WE ARE NORTH FLORIDA #ospreynation #duval #onlyinjax Video Edits: @heyimjayla @nicjamesdavis @camilleshawphoto A video posted by Victoria’s Secret PINK at UNF (@pinkunf) on Sep 1, 2016 at 9:00am PDT UNF finished as a runner-up along with two other schools in the final round of the Victoria Secret Pink Campus Showdown. […]

Katy Murphy hugs her son at the Rio Olympics. Photo courtesy Katy Murphy
Features

How an Olympian got his start on UNF’s campus

When the starting buzzer rang, the eight coiled swimmers gripping the wall exploded out with full extension in the men’s gold medal 100m backstroke. From her front-row seat at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Katy Murphy’s eyes remained locked on the 21-year-old American in lane four. “Tell me […]