Student Government President-elect Samantha Mims will begin her term with a 10-day suspension after a March 9 Supreme Court hearing. The judicial complaint, filed by chairwoman of the United Party Katherine Thames, said Mims defamed the United Party by misrepresenting the party through Mims’ original complaint (see below). “Mims goes beyond simply […]
Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump just before noon Nov. 9. Her speech encouraged young voters and women to continue to fight for what is right, and encouraged all to move forward with a clear head. She began, though, by apologizing. “I’m sorry we did not […]
Three of the four Amendments on the 2016 Florida ballot, ranging from tax exemption to medical marijuana, were approved by voters. Amendments needed 60 percent approval from voters in order to pass. Here are the results: Amendment No.1: Rights of Electricity Consumers Regarding Solar Energy Choice -Rejected with 50.81 percent […]
In case you still needed a little incentive to vote, some businesses around town are giving out free food or drinks just for voting. The only thing required is an “I Voted” sticker. Krispy Kreme: Free single donut. Firehouse: Free medium drink. Noodles and Company: Vote for your favorite mac […]
In the 2016 presidential race there is a looming double standard surrounding the candidates. It has been pointed out by Hillary Clinton surrogates and reporters alike that Donald Trump is oft graded on a curve by the media. And while this double standard is steeped in both gender biases and […]
What was arguably the most tame presidential debate this election cycle also happened to be the last between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. With less than three weeks until election day, the candidates had a lot to say. The Supreme Court Moderator Chris Wallace brought up the topic of the […]
The Vice Presidential Debate between Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) and Gov. Mike Pence (R-Indiana) addressed Hillary Clinton’s emails, Donald Trump’s Tax 1995 tax return and abortion, and focused strongly on foreign policy. The debate highlighted the similarities and differences between the two men, providing insight into why the presidential candidates […]
Student Body President Joseph Turner will not seek re-election over summer term.
Rick Scott visited UNF Oct. 31 at a ‘Stand Up For America’ political event, sponsored by News 104.5 WOKV. At this event, Rick Scott, Pam Bondi, Sean Hannity and Brian Kilmeade spoke on current political topics and urged attendees to vote in the upcoming election.
Two out of three candidate information sessions with SG have been canceled and replaced with candidate information sessions. The third candidate forum, scheduled for Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Student Union is still scheduled.
It has been two years since Student Government had a presidential election and now a full year since there was a senatorial election.
President Barack Obama will remain president for a second term, after winning 49 percent of the popular vote in Florida in a series of tight races across the state. The electoral vote totals went back and forth all evening, and CNN and Fox News didn’t call the election until around […]
CNN just called the election in favor of President Barack Obama after major swing states Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota and New Mexico leaned toward Obama.
Many students take a hands-off approach to politics and it’s not a good idea.
Nonprofit organization brings voting into the future with mixed reactions
UNF students and faculty excited, unsure
Matt Brockelman named new SG President Red Party after last week’s election, the Spinnaker takes a look into the workings of the polls.