Image courtesy National Weather Service

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Erika dissipates, state of emergency still in effect.

The storm was projected to make landfall over Florida early next week.

August 27, 2015 · Daily, News
Student Body President Hailey Guerra announces Jordan Wilson as her Vice President.

Photo by Michael Herrera

Senate approves $120,000 for Homecoming, Guerra announces decision for Vice President

Homecoming’s funding request was passed in an 11-0-7 vote after Senate tabled the bill over the Summer.

August 24, 2015 · News, Student Government
A construction worker installs flooring in the new Field House facility. 
Photo by Michael Herrera

UNF’s Field House scheduled to open in September

The Olympic-sized pool will be replaced with courts for volleyball, basketball and badminton.

August 24, 2015 · Daily, News
Tom Serwatka asks for clarification of the fees for the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program.Photo by Michael Herrera

AOC passes five requests including increased fees

The Auxiliary Oversight Committee, which handles financial support for student-fee-run departments at UNF, met today and passed five requests.

August 12, 2015 · Daily, News, University
Graphic by Rachelle Keller

Police Beat: Three thefts on campus

Two debit cards and a credit card were stolen from an employee’s purse, a suspect stole a pair of headphones and two Roku sticks from the UNF Bookstore, and a student’s wallet was stolen.

August 11, 2015 · News, Police Beat
Graphic by David Guerrero

UNF looks to smoke out tobacco use with voluntary measure

“We’re not saying don’t smoke, we’re just saying you can’t smoke right now,” Director of Health Promotion Shelly Purser said. “It’s going to help eliminate all the tobacco litter. This is a voluntary compliance and the university community needs to be part of it.”

August 10, 2015 · Daily, News, University
Graphic by Rachelle Keller

Police Beat: Two thefts, bathroom weed found

Two students reported thefts on campus, someone else found and reported marijuana they found in a bathroom stall.

August 4, 2015 · News, Police Beat
Andrew Swenson was last seen on Aug. 1 at the Mad Decent Block Party in Ft. Lauderdale. 
Photos courtesy Facebook

Swenson died in hospital, toxicology results pending

According to a Martin County Sheriff’s Office report, UNF student Andrew Swenson went to the Mad Decent Block Party in Ft. Lauderdale with a friend on Aug. 1, but the friend came back without Swenson, who did not have his cellphone.

August 3, 2015 · Daily, News
Student dies two days after first solo flight

Student dies two days after first solo flight

Darien Matay was a UNF student majoring in Clinical Psychology and died July 16.

August 3, 2015 · Daily, News
The Week Ahead: Intersession at UNF

The Week Ahead: Intersession at UNF

Several events will take place in the first half of August. MOCA will host free family-friendly events, and there will be a One Voice discussion, an Auxiliary Oversight Committee meeting, and a rugby championship.

August 1, 2015 · Daily, News