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 […]
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After a record-breaking 2478 students voted, the student body elected Samantha Mims to be the new President of Student Government. She and her Vice Presidential nominee, Tajumaus Johnson, won against Rachel Bryant and Jesse Braughton by 189 votes. Samantha Mims and Tajumaus Johnson were part of the UNF Red Party. […]
Ospreys, The University of North Florida is unique. We are united not by any one sport, degree program, or campus activity. We are united and enriched by the panoply of voices, perspectives, and experiences of our student body. We are artists, honors students, athletes, Greeks, gamers, Republicans, Democrats, engineers, philosophers, […]
What’s New The Osprey Voice is currently out and the questions are focused on syllabi in classes. SG is trying to start an initiative to have professors release their syllabi before students register for classes. The goal is to see if it will help students decide whether or not to […]
The Student Government election cycle for the spring semester has begun and The Red Party and the United Party announced their presidential and vice presidential candidates. Spinnaker sat down with the candidates to find out a bit about what motivated them to run. United Party The United Party’s candidates […]
Expect student union renovations, continued free printing, and support for the Counseling Center. Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry visited the Senate on Monday to talk about his experience as mayor, answering questions and giving advice. Mayor @lennycurry speaking to future leaders in @UNFSG tonight at UNF. #ilovejax pic.twitter.com/MISYEYovSC — City of […]
Correction: An earlier version of this story said that the bill regarding the enforcement of the smoke-free initiative was sent to the Constitution and Statutes Committee. In fact, the bill was sent to the University and Student Affairs Committee. The second Senate meeting of the semester saw a vote on the […]
Monday Sept. 12 Bystander Intervention Launch Party When: 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m Where: Student Union, Building 58W The Women’s Center presents a film produced by UNF students raising awareness about Bystander intervention. Forks Over Knives Screening When: 6:00 p.m – 10:00 p.m Where: Student Union 3703 – A […]
Students voted largely in favor of keeping Student Health Services (SHS) on-campus, in a Student Government (SG) poll conducted last week. Of students polled, 1,176 (81%), said they “would like the Student Health Services to remain on campus.” A total of 232 students (16%) answered they were “indifferent about whether […]
*Correction: An earlier version of this article indicated that Senator Beacham talked directly to SG President Grantham about the hiring bill. Beacham communicated to Grantham through the attorney general, not directly, about the possible signing of the bill. Constitutions and Statutes This summer, SG has faced difficulty hiring executive branch […]
UNF officials announced May 11, the Activity and Services (A&S) fee, the $4.4 million in student fees UNF allocates to Student Government (SG), would no longer be used to fund a student government lobbyist. According to UNF lobbyist Janet Owen, there was a complaint regarding a student lobbyist sent to […]
UNF will construct a veterans’ memorial near the Student Union.
The validation of the Spring 2016 election will occur one week earlier than anticipated because the election must be confirmed within ten business days.
More on the Club Reform Bill and clarifications to Policies and Procedures.
An uncontested election did not deter students from voting for “The Baker Bill” (CR-16S-2926), an attempt to raise the minimum GPA for Student Government members from 2.25 to 2.5. A total of 888 students voted for “The Baker Bill” and 158 voted against. The ballot also featured two plebiscites, or […]
BAC Chair advises to table special requests, committee grants three travel requests at July 6 meeting
Two BAC voting members approve $3,050 in travel requests at the emergency BAC meeting July 6.