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Osprey Update sent on Canvas outage

Hannah Lee
February 24, 2018

A special Osprey Update went out to students addressing the Canvas outage that happened on Feb. 21. Many students were kicked out of their classes for both the current term and past semesters, according to the update. The update informs students they may have received an email invitation from UNF Canvas in order for them to participate in a specific course. Students must click “Get Started” to re...

SG Presidential debate recap

Hannah Lee
February 24, 2018

Student Government elections are coming up quickly. The Presidential Debate on Feb. 22 went over several topics between each of the candidates, Christopher Deardeuff (Howard Party), Thomas Beaucham (Red Party), and Jenna DuPilka (Forward Party). The debate was moderated by Elections Commissioner Aesha Soliman. The debate was divided into three sections. The first section contained questions tha...

LIVE @ 11 | Gov. Rick Scott discusses ‘action plan’ to keep Florida students safe

Tiffany Salameh
February 23, 2018

CLICK LINK TO WATCH LIVE @ 11: https://thefloridachannel.org/ Florida Governor Rick Scott is scheduled to announce a "major action plan" to keep Florida students safe following the shooting in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 dead Feb. 14. These major changes will reportedly include a plan to keep guns away from individuals struggling with mental illnesses and enhanced safety measures for schools. ...

Know Our Names: The Story of Mae C. Jemison

Ronnesha Rodgers
February 23, 2018

As the first African-American female astronaut, Mae C. Jemison made history twice when she also became the first African-American woman to go to space. Not only was she an astronaut, but she was also a physician. On June 4, 1987, Jemison was accepted into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s training program for astronauts. She would be the first African-American woman ever to d...

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Know Our Names: The Story of Carter G. Woodson

Ronnesha Rodgers
February 22, 2018

Known as the “Father of Black History,” Carter G. Woodson was a popular and influential writer and historian who lobbied to establish Black History Month. Widely known for his influential book “The Mis-Education of the Negro,” Woodson accomplished much in his lifetime. Receiving a doctorate from Harvard, Woodson would make history becoming the second African-American to do so after W.E....

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Know Our Names: The Story of Hattie McDaniel

Savannah Feustel
February 21, 2018

Hattie McDaniel was affluent in the rising media world. She was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was the first African American to win an Oscar and perform on the radio. McDaniel focused solely on her performing career after she dropped out of school in 1909. She climbed the musical ladder until she was invited to perform on Denver's KOA radio station in the mid-1920s. A...

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SG Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates announced

SG Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates announced

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Gloria Turner turns down SG VP position

Gloria Turner turns down SG VP position

February 5, 2018

2018 Student Government campaigns in full swing

2018 Student Government campaigns in full swing

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Police Beat: Lost property and damaged signs
Religious group associated with claims of sex-trafficking found at UNF
Police Beat: Stolen Beats and other valuables

Police Beat: Stolen Beats and other valuables

February 20, 2018

UPD recruits new Safety Rangers

UPD recruits new Safety Rangers

February 8, 2018

Police Beat: Stolen skateboard and a creepy car

Police Beat: Stolen skateboard and a creepy car

January 25, 2018

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