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Good Samaritan actions shouldn’t be punished

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September 16, 2009

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How far would you go to keep one of your friends from driving home drunk? Would you fight him or her? Would you call the police? What about locking them in the closet? Shawne Merriman made a decision — it saved a life. MTV...

Awkward shuttle situations shine daily

Spinnaker

September 10, 2009

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How about a little humanity being introduced into the interiors of UNF commuter buses? Since when have college students felt the need to silence themselves and wear a non-confrontational stare as they gaze forward? And start...

Group Fitness classes offer students alternate ways to work out

Spinnaker

September 2, 2009

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As UNF students go back to class, hit up the Osprey Café and scarf down the free food that is everywhere at events, there are several options on campus to help them take the calories off. Sure you can run the loop, play racquetball...

The spokes have spoken: Jax-born Women’s Ride doesn’t discriminate

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September 2, 2009

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Departing from Starlite Café in Five Points, about 30 cyclists overtook the streets Aug. 30 for the ninth Women’s Ride. The perfect foil to a biker gang, those riding on Sunday greeted passers-by with smiles, waves and invitations...

Jitterbugs reside in energy drinks

Spinnaker

September 2, 2009

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I sat at my desk at 4:30 a.m. marveling at my newly acquired Spidey senses and making a mental Etch-A-Sketch of the crevices on my wall behind the computer screen. And it was at that point when I began to regret my earlier...

Toss yourself into the turf, time to get to know the Green

Spinnaker

September 2, 2009

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In regards to all those ‘peeps’ that ignore the Green: Green is more than a color, more than a signal for go and more than a sign of whether or not your tomato is ripe, green is the corner stone of UNF. There is a serene...

Dining Dish: Sushi House hosts authentic sushi, best in the land

Spinnaker

September 2, 2009

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In the heart of the St. Johns Town Center — well, close to the center, anyway — tucked inconspicuously between a Mattress Giant and a dry cleaner, sits perhaps one of Jacksonville’s finest sushi establishments: Sushi House. Inside,...

Forced indie credibility shines in ‘Summer’

Spinnaker

August 10, 2009

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Ever since the cultural explosion and widespread acceptance of The First Indie Flick As Far As Normal America Is Concerned, “Garden State,” there has been a slew of slightly off-beat, nicely scored films enjoying some bask...

Jacksonville locale attracts potential student-athletes

Spinnaker

July 8, 2009

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A location featuring 22 miles of beaches only a few miles away from campus, national and international sporting events, more than 1,000 acres of nature trails, 72 golf courses and the home to the Jacksonville Suns and Jaguars wil...

Top 5 pays homage to New Zealand

Spinnaker

June 3, 2009

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May, nationally designated as masturbation month here in the U.S., is recognized in The Land of the Long White Cloud as New Zealand Music Month. All month long all those Kiwi kids so far south of the equator are boycotting t...

Top 5 Beginning of Summer Albums

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May 26, 2009

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Jason Yurgartis has left the building, people. He graduated from our university and for unknown reasons left me in charge of maintaining his brainchild weekly Top 5 lists. [Editors Note - She is more than qualified to fill Jas...

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