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Transition program helps students with disabilities adapt to campus life

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December 3, 2008

Filed under Features, Sports

Anna Renfroe’s day begins at 6:30 a.m. Living with three girls with disabilities, everyday she helps them wake up for school, fix breakfast and walk them to the bus stop. Afterward, Renfroe has a full load of classes and helps...

Tight finances might lead to lifestyle adjustments for students

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Features, Sports

A combination of partying, the lack of home cooking and the ever-rising prices of textbooks might account for the phrase “broke college student.” And now more than ever, it might be a struggle for college students to keep...

Students get funky at fundraiser

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Features, Sports

Approximately 190 dancers showed up for the Children’s Miracle Network-sponsored Dance Marathon which took place at the UNF Arena Nov. 21 and 22. The event benefited patients at the Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital and Shands. After...

Lessons learned

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

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After losing 33-26 to Florida Atlantic University and winning by forfeit to the University of Miami at the Florida Rugby Union College Championships in Tampa, Fla., the UNF rugby club is proud of the resilience it showed but knows...

Inside the Huddle

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Sports

Jason Yurgartis Features Editor Chad Smith Graphic Designer Rebecca McKinnon Staff Writer Josh Salman Managing Editor Question 1: With this year’s BCS stir-up bigger than ever, who deserves to be in the college foo...

Ospreys come from behind to score first win

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Sports

The first win of the season for the UNF women’s basketball team came Nov. 30 against Wofford College at the UNF Arena. Teamwork, communication and hard work were the main components contributing to the Ospreys’ 71-60 win,...

Season closes with fourth-place finish

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

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A fourth-place finish in the NCAA Division I Provisional Tournament Nov. 22 closed the UNF volleyball team’s 2008 32-match season – its longest season since its transition to Division I. UNF went 2-3 in the tournament with...

Missed free throws send Ospreys into overtime, game ends in loss

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Sports

The UNF men’s basketball team had a game on a platter for them the day after Thanksgiving, but gave it away at the charity stripe. In its 68-60 loss against Charleston Southern University Nov. 28, UNF had the lead throughout...

Ospreys fly from fifth to third place at invitational

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

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Recovering from a fifth-place standing after the first day of competition, the UNF swimming and diving team finished in third place out of eight teams at the Davidson Invitational Nov. 23. Davidson College finished first with...

Tough times calls for tougher standards

Spinnaker

September 24, 2008

Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

In response to the all-across-the-board budget cuts that seem indiscriminate to the aspects of our lives that it effects, UNF has been forced to make admission changes in the midst of an upcoming fee assessment. To maintain a...

NCAA profits off explotation of athletes

Spinnaker

September 17, 2008

Filed under Community, News, Sports

NCAA athletics is a multi-million dollar industry, and the majority of the “student athletes” who participate in these sports are not students at all, just athletes. Many major college football and basketball programs are...

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