UPDATE 10/14/16 @ 2:32 Spinnaker has been informed that this weekend’s events have been planned for parents of UNF students, not parrots of UNF students. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion. Parrot’s Weekend is returning this year at UNF from Oct.14 – Oct. 16 and there’s no better time […]
As the sentencing for Dara Kusiv’s killer approaches, her best friend reflects on how things have changed in her absence. Almost four years have passed since Dara Kusiv, UNF student and Zeta Tau Alpha sister, was killed at the age of 20 by a drunk driver. That driver is […]
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 […]
The Thomas G. Carpenter Library is celebrating banned books throughout the month of September and recognizing the 1st Amendment. This is the second year that the library will host events in honor of Banned Book week, including a Readaloud, blackout poetry and a Banned Book Bracket. Banned Books week is […]
UNF Health Promotion will be hosting Healthy Campus Week from Sep. 17 to Sep. 23 with a full schedule of events.
UPDATE 9/19/16 @ 3:01 — An original version of this story said that Monday Trivia at the Boathouse would be followed by a performance by UNF’s Jazz ensemble. That was added to the UNF calendar in error and is not happening. Monday Sept. 19 Monday Trivia at the Boathouse When: […]
With the rain pouring outside on a Tuesday evening, students gathered in the Student Union for one common goal: to learn some dances. The Latin American Student Organization partnered with Raysine Kreyol to host the Sept. 13 event, which taught students dances that demonstrate similarities between the Haitian and […]
Alpha Tau Omega is teaming up with rapper Waka Flocka Flame for a benefit concert at Pure Nightclub, with all proceeds going to the Sanctuary on 8th Street. The Sanctuary on 8th Street is an after-school program that has grown into a home-schooling program and a summer camp for low-income […]
An ominous shadow of the clouds could not stop the mass of college students in plaid shirts and boots who made their way into the UNF Coxwell Amphitheater Saturday night for UNF’s highly-anticipated “Welcome to the Nest” Festival showcasing Samuel Herb and Rodney Atkins.
If you offer free food, they will come. That’s the mantra to follow when planning a Week of Welcome event, and it’s certainly part of what made the African American Student Union’s Chocolate Games such as success. You are welcomed with a variety of Snickers, Twix and Milky Way chocolate […]
With the Pokémon theme song setting the mood, hundreds of people crowded around the Osprey Plaza Friday night as they prepared for the start of UNF’s Pokemon Go tournament. UNF College of Computing director Dr. Sherif Elfayoumy worked with graduate students to put the event together. Nearly 2,200 people registered […]
Have you ever drawn on the walls? If you had a chance to sneak in a couple of squiggles and wobbly smiley faces, you’ve probably experienced the parental repercussions of your doodling. For Boston-native and artist Ethan Murrow, his passion for wall drawing in his childhood room has led […]
UNF printmaking professor Sheila Goloborotko describes her art as poetic activism. When asked to do an exhibition for the third time in Mexico, she saw an opportunity for such activism and created the project System. System‘s theme is all about preservation. It highlights the need for preservation of the ecologically […]
The sound of country music and the smell of fresh hamburgers and french fries filled the air surrounding the Osprey Plaza Tuesday night during the annual Summer B Cookout.
In celebration of its one-millionth visit, the Student Wellness Complex is hosting four special programs from 4-6 p.m. Monday, and giving away free towels to the first 500 visitors. There will be three group fitness classes: 4 p.m. – Booty Blast 5 p.m. – Spin Club Edition 6 p.m. – Beach […]
Nearly 120 students stuffed their new plush animals in the Osprey Plaza on Tuesday night. The giveaway was a preview of Campus Life’s rebranded Twisted Tuesdays promotion (formerly named Tuesdays with a Twist).