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Wearing a black swim cap and goggles, Morgan Ray stands on a diving block
‘Just swim’: UNF swimmer brings home silver
Lauren Fox, Managing Editor • July 1, 2022

Morgan Ray, 19, has brought home a silver medal in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke after representing Team USA in the 2022 Para Swimming World Championships on June 17 in Portugal. The...

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UNF Surf Team returns from California as 4th in nation with a national champion
Lauren Fox, Managing Editor • June 22, 2022

The University of North Florida (UNF) has a new national champion. Upcoming junior, Blake Speir, placed first among college men's shortboarders in the 2022 National Scholastic...

Deshmukh and Von Winning stand side by side on a tennis court
Teammates to business partners: former UNF tennis players found MyPro app
Lauren Fox, Managing Editor • May 24, 2022

"We came up with the idea during COVID, like, when we were in quarantine we started building it out," said Sahil Deshmukh, the co-founder of the new app, MyPro. "It literally started...

UNF Archaeology Lab finishes Summer A excavation with big finds
Nathan Turoff, Features Editor • June 30, 2022

The University of North Florida (UNF)’s Archaeology department wrapped up their Summer A excavation session at Big Talbot Island State Park with some remarkable finds earlier this month. Each summer, the UNF Archaeology Lab, led by Dr....

Dr. Moez Limayem officially confirmed as UNF's next president
Darvin Nelson, General Assignment Reporter • June 30, 2022

Dr. Moez Limayem was approved by the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) Thursday and has officially become the University of North Florida’s seventh president. Ending a long national search for the university’s seventh president, Dr. Limayem...

Florida BOG expected to confirm next UNF president Thursday
Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief • June 29, 2022

The Florida Board of Governors (BOG) will vote Thursday on whether or not to confirm and appoint Dr. Moez Limayem as the University of North Florida’s seventh president.  In March, the UNF Board of Trustees (BOT) chose Dr. Limayem as the...

Having trouble with flying lately? You’re not alone.
Mallory Pace, Government Reporter • June 27, 2022

Since the Biden administration’s announcements in November 2021 to loosen up travel regulations, travel rates have skyrocketed and airline workers are facing backlash. With summer vacation, the travel demand has increased while the supply...

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OPINION: Compromise is key to democracy
Joshua Smith, Opinions Editor • June 27, 2022
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Elton John performs during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour
Pride Month Spotlight: Elton John
Lisa Marino, Radio General Manager • June 30, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Bringing an end to his touring career, Elton John is currently headlining in Farewell Yellow Brick Road The Final Tour. In each show of the tour, John exudes his thanks to his fans in between performances of his hit songs including Rocket Man, Crocodile Rock, and Tiny Dancer. Born in England, John showed a talent for music when he quickly learned how to...

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Pride Month Spotlight: Melissa Etheridge
Lisa Marino, Radio General Manager • June 29, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge grew a passion for music at the young age of eight when she learned the guitar. Neither of Etheridge’s parents were musicians; her father was a psychology teacher and her mother was a computer consultant. This didn’t deter Etheridge from pursuing music. She began writing songs at 11 years old and briefly attended...

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