Bright Futures requirements could become more merciful if a bill filed by Senator Carlos Guillermo Smith gets passed. The bill, titled the Restore our Bright Futures Act, aims to lower the test scores of the SAT and ACT required by students to be granted a Bright Futures scholarship. The scores […]
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Despite low voter turnout, students voiced support for using FL Bright Futures over summer semesters, and voted to allow the judicial branch the freedom to make their own policies and procedures. The opinion poll on the FL law to allow concealed carry of weapons on campus found that 46.9 percent […]
A student is out nearly $400, and UNFPD is asking for help in finding the man who might have it.
Opinion: Policies and regulations intended to help students graduate are not working.
On UNF’s campus on Jan. 22, Scott announced a plan to cut the textbook sales tax and expand Bright Futures into the summer.
High school classes of 2014 will face higher standards to qualify for Bright Futures than earlier classes.
Ozzie the Osprey was dancing around the Student Union on Sept. 9 because the Florida Lottery and UNF’s Special Events coordinators co-hosted an event to celebrate and promote Bright Futures.
In high school Ms. Porubski, told Grechen Fields there was a way to get “free money” for college. The way was FAFSA. But this “free money” did not come at a small cost. Fields spent about a week collecting all the documents necessary to complete FAFSA. She then spent three hours […]
Decreasing lottery sales forces state to make tough cuts
Laugh. Drink. Laugh some more. While our city’s not known for its stand-up comedy, a community of comedians is working to bring in the laughs at bars and diners.
Don’t run from the police. Headliners Tokyo Police Club lead a San Marco show Jan. 29. Find out more about them and the two opening bands.
The Music of Michael Jackson is making it’s debut in Jacksonville with the city’s Symphony Orchestra. Come dance in the aisles to the legendary King of Pop’s tunes.
The Florida Senate has cleared a bill which would reduce the payout from the Florida Bright Futures scholarship and require more from students initially seeking the scholarship. With state lottery revenue sagging, legislators are looking for ways to preserve Bright Futures without bankrupting it.
The Blue Man Group performs at Universal Studios in Orlando, and a staffer reviewed the fun event. Student discounted tickets offered.
In the wake of dwindling Florida Lottery funds, Bright Futures scholars will not be guaranteed the tuition coverage of the past starting this fall. State legislators, influenced by the perishing state budget, were required to make some tough choices. As of fall 2009, all Florida Academic and Florida Medallion scholars […]
Students living on their own while attending college are not always able to enjoy a decent meal for many reasons. UNF graduate student Christian Brown and Osprey TV have set out to bring an end to college students’ hunger with meals and treats every student can make. The goal is […]