When his girlfriend started having a bad reaction to an LSD tablet, a UNF student was faced with a choice: call for help and face repercussions for illegal actions, or wait and hope that nothing bad happened to his girlfriend.
UNF’s athletic fee has increased for the 2015-2016 school year due to the lack of external revenue sources to help support the UNF athletics program.
A student-led initiative at the University of North Florida is coming to One Spark 2015 to gain support from the community in order to get the university to sell its investments in fossil fuel companies.
Dr. Cliff Ross, UNF biology professor, and some of his students researched coral growth in the Florida Keys last summer.
On March 21, UNF junior Sara Gaver — an Honors student, a member of three honor societies, a sorority, the Rotaract Service club, and the vice president of Internal Programming for the Presidential Envoys Student Alumni Association and a community outreach assistant for the Disabilities Resource Center — was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2015.
UNF’s Career Services invites all students to attend its Osprey Career Fair on March 27 at the Herbert University Center. 96 employers are scheduled to attend, including the U.S. Department of State and railroad giant CSX.
The UNF Climbing Team will be competing in USA Climbing’s Collegiate Climbing Series National Championship next month in California.
UNF sophomore Maxwell (Max) Ervanian was awarded the National Red Cross Youth Leadership Award, also known as the Navin Narayan Award for Excellence in Youth Leadership, on Feb. 17 in Washington, D.C.
Affordable Colleges Foundation (ACF) ranked UNF the third best online nursing school in the country. It is the only Florida state university on the list. ACF compiled a list of 47 schools across the country after analyzing 2,000 not-for-profit institutions using a team of data analysts and researchers. Only schools with the best curriculum options, student support services and affordability made the list.
Certain UNF faculty and administrators receive an allowance to pay for their cell phone plan if they use it enough for university business. The phone numbers, however, may not be public record.
Parking Services built a new garage and turns its attention to Garage 38. The new garage is available to students with Housing A and Blue permits. Garage 38 was pressured washed and restriped.
Two new parties will be running alongside the Red Party in this semester. The United Party is headed by Shomari Gloster, former Senate Majority Leader for the Red Party while the Party for Action is led by True Rains, former Elections Commissioner.
The Extension Committee chose Alpha Phi and Alpha Delta Pi as the two new Panhellenic sororities that will come to UNF.
Spinnaker sat down with former Senate President Kaitlin Ramirez to discuss her perspective on the noncompliances issued against her, the vague statutes and the tension in Student Government while she was senate president that preceded her decision to not seek re-election in the legislative cabinet.
The number of international students at UNF has expanded in recent years, and some are coming to the United States earlier in their degree program. Many international students are involved in extracurricular activities, but don’t typically find non-international students there.
While the number of students at UNF may be skewed towards one race, many students believe that the university has a diverse campus that actively involves all races and cultures.