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Obama’s platform threatens U.S. foundations

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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As November draws nearer – when I’ll vote for the first time – I realize how important my one vote might be. Let me be frank. If we as citizens of the U.S. desire economic security, limited government involvement in our...

College students abandoning virtues, values

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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Many youths don’t believe in waiting until high school for sex, let alone waiting until marriage. A vast amount of minors experience sexual activities before puberty, according to a study by Ontario Consultants on Religious...

What is wrong with politics? Let’s begin with stereotypes.

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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Dear Editor, In the last issue of the Spinnaker, one of the Senate candidates, Jason “Mad Dog” Kroitor, made the following reference: “I will restore fiscal responsibility in the Senate because I’m Jewish, and you know...

Aquatic Center

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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The UNF Aquatic Center offers a wide variety of healthy activities and plenty of sun and relaxation- and it’s all included in tuition. The aquatic center is located on the North side of campus next to the Arena and is in its...

Oddball Antics

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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No, you’ve got the wrong guy, I can explain! Facing a domestic charge, a man in Portsmouth, N.H., didn’t want the police to know his true identity because there was a warrant out for his arrest, so he showed them his friend...

Volunteers homeless in name of politics, research

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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Ben Kastan has an unstable home. In fact, his home moves from one parking lot to another each night. Kastan, a recent college graduate from Washington University in St. Louis, is a volunteer for Project Vote Smart, a non-profit,...

"Top Five" movie montage songs

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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Movie directors are sometimes charged with a daunting task: How to cram something that would take weeks, months or years to complete into the storyline of a two-hour movie. Building a house, training for a fight and courting a...

Ospreys show support with pink jerseys

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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The UNF softball players donned light pink jerseys for the Santa Fe Community College doubleheader Sept. 27 to raise cancer awareness. The project began after senior catcher Ashley Battaglia’s mother was diagnosed with breast...

Inside the Huddle

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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Jason Yurgartis Features Editor John Weidner Assistant Sports Editor Josh Salman Managing Editor James Cannon II Staff Writer Question 1: The Chicago Cubs were eliminated from the playoffs in the first round, once again ...

Swoop Madness to begin basketball season

Spinnaker

October 8, 2008

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The third annual Swoop Madness will kick-off the UNF men’s and women’s basketball seasons Oct. 17. The event will start with the UNF volleyball team facing off against Campbell University at 7 p.m. After the game, fans will...

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