Students should expect a “fun, raunchy, weird affair” at the Osprey Productions (OP) presentation of Rocky Horror Picture Show Sunday, said Junine Castin, director of OP. Though the event was cancelled in 2015, Castin said steps have been taken to ensure this year’s show will go on. Last year, OP […]
The Spinnaker follows three incoming freshman as they navigate their way around the pitfalls of college life.
Jacksonville Sings is a unique three-day event offered by UNF’s School of Music that brings aspiring high school choir students to campus and provides entertainment for the rest of the college community. Dr. Cara Tasher, Director of Choral Studies, created it six years ago to introduce our campus to kids […]
Students of various backgrounds gathered in the Student Union to discuss various aspects of race and social justice in on September 15.
Two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan visited UNF on behalf of the Clinton campaign Wednesday, Sept. 14. Her visit was part of a campaign through Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Gainesville to highlight Hillary Clinton’s “‘New College Compact’ affordability plan.” According to a press release from Hillary For America, this affordability plan […]
With a new semester upon us, Ospreys will have a number of ways to have fun without breaking the bank.
Excited and intrigued attendees of all ages waited in line for a turn at various telescopes, hoping to catch a glimpse of the moon, Mars and constellations at Astronomy Night on Sept. 9. Shannon Silverman, a junior astrophysics major, spent several minutes carefully calibrating one of the telescopes in hopes […]
Three UNF professors were selected to speak at the upcoming “Fear Less” TEDx conference in Jacksonville. Spinnaker was able to reach out to all three of these professors to see what inspired them to participate in the conference and talk about what their plans and aspirations for the conference are. […]
Partnered with the Jewish Ospreys, breast cancer survivor Jamie Allen is hosting a donation drive for cancer patients. These donations are to be distributed amongst the patients at Saint Vincent’s and other oncology offices in the Jacksonville area. Each of us have our own brand of challenges that we have to […]
A small gray room marked the audition space where five hopefuls put their mascotting skills to the test in order to become the next beloved symbol of UNF sports: Ozzie the Osprey. The audition began as emotions were called out to the actors. Prospects quickly changed emotions from happy to […]
*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 […]
The fall semester is here, and that means expenses will start rolling in, leaving you feeling like you shouldn’t have paid for extra whip on that mocha frappe latte last week.
The Florida Department of Health announced July 29 that four people in Dade and Broward counties contracted Zika after being bit by mosquitoes.
The Jacksonville Business Journal is naming a UNF faculty member a “Woman of Influence.” Janet Owen, the Vice President of Governmental Affairs, said she was very surprised to receive the award.
Colorful clipboards, old school plushes and terrariums in mason jars are just a few of the activities the Office of Campus Life has used to engage students on campus. Campus Life hosts Twisted Tuesdays throughout the year — twice during the summer and every week during the fall and spring […]
Dr. Thomas G. Carpenter was the head honcho that led the university from its fledgeling launch and founding to overseeing some of the first constructions on the—at the time—wild, undeveloped land. Dr. Carpenter was a primly dressed man, often donning suits, and had mature streaks of white that peppered his […]