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Students take advantage of the “PAWS Your Stress” event while others wait for a turn to pet and play with the service dogs in-training from Canine Companions. 
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Library events for finals

Correction: A previous version of this article gave the wrong date of PAWS Your Stress. The article has been updated to reflect the correct day.  As finals are crawling near, the Carpenter Library is doing what they can to help students prepare. Starting Nov. 28th through Dec. 9 at 5 p.m., they are […]

Political clubs on campus support their party’s candidates
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Political clubs on campus support their party’s candidates

UNF’s College Republicans and College Democrats are strongly supporting their parties respective candidates, despite the unfavorable public opinion centered around the upcoming election. With the possibility of Hillary Clinton, a woman president, or Donald Trump, a complete political outsider, this year’s election will be historic, and things are getting heated. […]

Counseling Center joins social media
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Counseling Center joins social media

The Counseling Center is adding a Social Media and Technology Coordinator to their staff in an effort to better connect with students. The center offers a variety of services, but this endeavor goes beyond scheduling an appointment at the office. With the help of Steven Montesinos, who is taking this […]

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Campus cooking gets smart

UNF Housing and Residence life is taking new measures to ensure student safety and prevent fires. They are testing a new type of stovetop burner called Smart Burners. Director of Housing and Residence Life, Bob Boyle, said they would test the burners out this semester in the community kitchen in […]

Campus cats here to stay
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Campus cats here to stay

Video by Brittany Moore and Audrey Carpenter The stray cats on campus are part of UNF’s diverse wildlife, and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety wants to keep it that way. Many students enjoy interacting with the stray cats that live on campus, but the department says students should […]

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A UNF college hires new dean

Dr. Diane Yendol-Hoppey has been named dean of the College of Education and Human Services according to UNF. She was appointed by the Board of Trustees to replace interim dean Dr. Marsh Lupi, and began her position July 1. The college’s dean search has lasted over two years. Yendol-Hoppey previously […]

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UNF ready in case of hurricane

It’s that time again: hurricane season. Jacksonville isn’t a hurricane hotspot, but it does receive occasional conditions from nearby larger hurricanes — such as Hurricane Frances in 2004. Hurricane Dora’s landfall in 1964 is the only direct hit to the First Coast on record. Despite this, UNF’s Crisis Management Team […]

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New faces to the Board of Trustees

Florida Governor Rick Scott has made three appointments to UNF’s Board of Trustees. The appointments include Wilfredo Gonzalez, the district director of the United States Small Business Administration; Kevin Hyde, a partner with Foley and Lardner, LLP and former Jacksonville City Council President; and Stephen Joost, a partner in Firehouse […]