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The Jacksonville RollerGirls, known for their brutal athleticism and flat-track venues, visited the UNF Arena June 8 for a double-header, including a battle of the sexes against the nation’s #4 male derby team.
A 20-year-old UNF student is charged in the New Year’s Day death of his classmate and passenger, Dara Kusiv, adding further sadness to the already tragic traffic accident minutes after the calendar turned to 2013. Florida Highway Patrol said 20-year-old Sean Frederik Franke, of Longwood, turned himself in the morning of Sunday, June 16. He’s [...]
ARDMORE, Pa. — He’s gone from the NCAA National Championship to the PGA National Championship in a matter of weeks. UNF Senior and golf phenomenon Kevin Phelan is in contention after a weather-delayed first round at the U.S. Open, being played at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. He shot a 1-over 71, tied for [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– A deadly summer on the roads for Jacksonville area college students continues. Cullen Jordan Johnson, 21, became the latest student victim of a fatal car accident. He was riding in a car when the driver lost control and crashed on June 4, according to the Florida Times-Union. The driver of the car, 23-year-old John Richard Stevens, was also killed [...]
UNF released this alert to students in anticipation of a prescribed burn Thursday: A prescribed burn is planned for 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, June 13. It will take place in the far southwestern corner of the Sawmill Slough Preserve. Smoke is expected to be comparatively low and the forecast for wind dispersion of the smoke [...]
FORT BLISS, Texas – There is now high-profile UNF representation in the United States Army. The Army promoted Osprey alumna Leslie Caballero to Colonel in a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas on Tuesday, according to a release. As of August 2012, the Army notes less than one percent of active duty service members reached the [...]
The Spinnaker turned 35 this year, and those who helped pioneer the paper’s legacy will not be soon forgotten.
UNF has scheduled a memorial service on Saturday morning for J.T. Townsend, the recent graduate and disabilities advocate who died of a heart attack overnight Tuesday. Townsend was paralyzed from the neck down during an Episcopal High School football game in 2004. The following is a UNF release announcing the service: “A memorial service for [...]