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QUIPS ‘N’ TIPS: Advice to guide your life from the features department

Spinnaker

January 7, 2010

Filed under Features, Sports

Q: Dear Features Department, My roomie, who I adore, has returned from Winter Break with a practically live-in boyfriend! He’s all up in my personal space, I can’t even microwave Minute Rice in peace. Help! What should I do...

Periodically Profound Proverbs

Spinnaker

January 7, 2010

Filed under Features

“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” -- Oscar Wilde

Major Drain: How to spot someone’s passion by their punc

Spinnaker

January 7, 2010

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Two Spinnaker staffers make crude assumptions based off of no knowledge “So … uh, what’s your major?” Not an uncommon question to fire once first encountering a new co-ed at this fine institution, and we all know why...

Pete’s sweet offerings make the fourth meal serious

Spinnaker

January 7, 2010

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  It’s a likely situation arising in your “college career.” After getting down all night at the club, you find that you and your party of sweaty comrades are starving -- like, really salivating for something fresh,...

Beer o’ the Month: New England Brewing’s siren of an Indian Pale Ale snags two staffers’ senses

Spinnaker

January 7, 2010

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(Erik Tanner, Photo Editor) After pushing through an arguably salty and sickeningly sweet first attempt at a Beer of the Month, a fine, young, slightly bald and extremely zealous server introduced me to the hag with which I would...

Pre-med, pre-law kick up some old-fashioned rivalry

Spinnaker

November 21, 2009

Filed under Features, Sports

It was a warm, sunshine-saturated day as a calm, refreshing winter zephyr blew though the softball field behind Lot 18. This picturesque setting allowed for a blistering brouhaha between two groups of future professionals, heading...

Strap on the steal-toed boots or abstain?

Spinnaker

November 21, 2009

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Nov. 20 is National Kick a Ginger Day, campus gingers share their outlooks Gingerism. Regardless of the tint of your luscious locks, most folks are familiar with the classification. While at one time to be a ginger merely me...

The Life and Death of the GINA Robot

Spinnaker

November 18, 2009

Filed under Features, Sports

The competition brought top engineering students from all over the globe to Disney World. Students came from countries such as Canada, Egypt, Lebanon and India. UNF's team members -- Tom Trask, Guillermo Varela and Drew Sm...

Student Ombudsman: I’m here to facilitate student, university officials interaction

Spinnaker

November 18, 2009

Filed under Features, Sports

The unassuming office looks like many others on campus. A little cramped and a bit cluttered, the office’s oversized furniture stuffed into the room hides the white paint. Despite its appearance, this office is anything but...

Top Five Bonfire Blasters

Spinnaker

November 4, 2009

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Finally. Florida has reluctantly recalled her ludicrous lava-esque climate (I’ll admit, I totally lied back in Top Five Introduction to Autumn Albums, back before thermometers really dipped below 72 degrees). Now it doesn’t...

Kilroy might seems to have been everywhere, but it started here

Spinnaker

November 3, 2009

Filed under Features, Sports

What began as a mundane graphics class project is now a trending label which reinforces the timeless truth: "The house always wins" -- even in the fashion world.   Four and a half years ago, Tim LeNoir, UNF alumni, star...

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