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.
Spinnaker gives you the break down on how Student Government works with a handy flow-chart detailing the responsibilities and abilities of each branch of government.
Spinnaker lays out various policy positions from two the major candidates for governor, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist. This is not a political analysis but quick guide to their specific talking points and what they plan to do if elected to the governor’s office.
The general apathy noted from UNF voter turnout may stem from not only the fault of students but also the efforts of Student Government. After three semesters of no elections, students now have the opportunity to vote for student leaders starting next Tuesday.
Every year, parking is a common complaint among UNF students and faculty. Does the problem lie with the availability of spots or how far drivers are forced to walk?
UNF took its classification as a “teaching” university, added some research and created a uniquely practical and hands-on education for its students.
The Library Learning Commons initiative will add new renovations, adding more study spaces and resources at the Thomas G. Library. Funded by Florida’s BOG, the construction is expected to begin late July and completed by late Jan. 2015.
SG’s plan for Ozzie the Osprey statue has been approved by the UNF art committee with eight votes for and only two votes against. Student Body President Joe Turner estimates the expenses and construction to be completed by mid-February.
With about 50% of college students likely to be STI-positive in their lifetime, this silent epidemic is worth more awareness and education than free condoms and sex-ed fliers.
UNF Student Health Services does not keep track of the positive cases of sexually transmitted infections (STI) that the center has tested for. This information could help create further awareness and education for college students.
“With the highest student to advisor ratio, UNF has 500 to 600 students per advisor,” said Dr. Jeffrey Coker, Dean of Undergraduate Studies.
[nicevideo link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTXskyo0TKQ”] In 2003, John Delaney ended his final term as mayor of Jacksonville and became the next president of UNF. In a span of 11 years, four people who previously worked as part of Delaney’s staff were placed in, or have risen to, some of UNF’s highest administrative positions. […]
[nicevideo link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6P_SWZ7IE”] Since May 2013, the position of UNF’s provost has been filled by an interim replacement while a search committee projected a new replacement to be hired in May 2014. Now that date is coming to a close and the search has been extended for another year. When Mark Workman, […]
Matt Brockelman, former UNF SG president, was chosen as the Director of the Office of Governmental Affairs and became a full-time paid lobbyist for SG.
Goals, change, and making the University of North Florida a better place for students is what Red Party presidential candidate Joseph Turner is determined to do. Turner always felt at home in Jacksonville, making UNF the perfect college for him. From the day he set foot on campus, Turner jumped […]
The UNF campus is no stranger to crime. Students and faculty are susceptible to violations of their property and while the police are responsible for solving and preventing these occurrences, some cases are suspended for another day. Cases are suspended and called as such when there are no leads or […]