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Holiday Gift Guide

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

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It’s the time of the year to pull out that mile-long gift list and weave through long shopping mall lines in search of the perfect present. And with the current ailing economy, many college students and retail junkies might...

"Top Five" Non-Traditional Holiday Songs

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

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Let’s face it, holiday songs tend to be as cliché and cheesy as families wearing matching Christmas sweaters. Listening to Bing Crosby’s rendition of “White Christmas” 785 times in a month can be as nauseating as a three-day...

Transition program helps students with disabilities adapt to campus life

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Features, Sports

Anna Renfroe’s day begins at 6:30 a.m. Living with three girls with disabilities, everyday she helps them wake up for school, fix breakfast and walk them to the bus stop. Afterward, Renfroe has a full load of classes and helps...

Tight finances might lead to lifestyle adjustments for students

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Features, Sports

A combination of partying, the lack of home cooking and the ever-rising prices of textbooks might account for the phrase “broke college student.” And now more than ever, it might be a struggle for college students to keep...

Students get funky at fundraiser

Spinnaker

December 3, 2008

Filed under Features, Sports

Approximately 190 dancers showed up for the Children’s Miracle Network-sponsored Dance Marathon which took place at the UNF Arena Nov. 21 and 22. The event benefited patients at the Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital and Shands. After...

NCAA profits off explotation of athletes

Spinnaker

September 17, 2008

Filed under Community, News, Sports

NCAA athletics is a multi-million dollar industry, and the majority of the “student athletes” who participate in these sports are not students at all, just athletes. Many major college football and basketball programs are...

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