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One Spark announces winners and makes plans to expand

Michaela Gugliotta

April 14, 2014

Filed under Community, Events, Features

[nicevideo link= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_Cgp9ScK3U"] *UPDATED*- 4/14/14 at 4:49 p.m. Executive Director Joe Sampson overlooked the crowd Sunday at the One Spark Closing Ceremony and spoke about the event’s successful...

Drag show madness coming to UNF

tlundy

April 2, 2014

Filed under Events, Features

[nicevideo link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsGUBkG4kjQ"] Drag queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race are bringing their fun and talent back to UNF this week during Osprey Productions’ Sex Fest Drag Show ft. Manila Luzon. Osprey Productions Event Coordinator Vivian Ta...

Coffee shop conversations lead to crowdfunding event

Noor Ashouri

March 13, 2014

Filed under Community, Events, Features

One Spark Festival takes over downtown Jacksonville “In a city that is nearly crippled by meetings and talking about meetings, and conducting studies on a series of meetings, these guys had a few meetings in coffee shops,...

Wiz Khalifa replacing Kesha

Danae Leake

March 13, 2014

Filed under Concerts, Events, Features

Osprey Productions Director John Chwalisz announced that Wiz Khalifa will perform at Osprey Productions' spring concert instead of Kesha, whom OP originally booked back in November. Chwalisz said Kesha was their first choice, but in a statement on Feb 5,...

Nationally acclaimed writers coming to UNF as part of Douglas Anderson Writers’ Festival

Danae Leake

March 6, 2014

Filed under Art, Community, Events, Features

[wzslider height="300" info="true" lightbox="true"] UNF students have the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the most well-established authors in the nation Saturday, possibly free of charge. At the third Douglas Ande...

Wear a Turban Day shows it’s always better together

Noor Ashouri

February 27, 2014

Filed under Events, Features

Ashok Bazaz and Sukhbir Singh have never cut their hair in their lives. They are Sikhs and believe hair, including facial and head hair should never be removed.  The turban keeps their hair in place and is a physical identity...

Get off your couch and go to Art Walk

Ellie Strube

February 21, 2014

Filed under Community, Events, Features

What: Jacksonville’s Downtown Art Walk Cost: Free Date: The first Wednesday of every month, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Downtown near Monroe Street West and Hemming Plaza  Music. Food. Art. Beer. If you enjoy any of t...

Night of Fun

Joshua Brangenberg

February 20, 2014

Filed under Events, Features

Spinning carnival rides, sticky cotton-candy and do-it-yourself stuffed animals were just a few of the attractions at Night of Fun on Tuesday. Students gathered at Coxwell Amphitheatre on Tuesday evening to enjoy a little bit...

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