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Going Green: Up in smoke

Spinnaker

November 18, 2008

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  NORML, standing for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, is an organization with a plethora of nationwide chapters, as well as seven international chapters. Many are at college campuses; in the state of Florida...

Where is my bailout?

Spinnaker

November 17, 2008

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How Florida’s new amendments affect college life

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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Four amendments passed in the Nov. 4 elections from the Florida ballot, and two failed. The Spinnaker picked two that were most significant for college students: Amendment No. 2 and No. 8. Amendment No. 2: Florida Marriage “This amendment protec...

UPD not certain of suspect in assault case

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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Police are still searching for a suspect involved in an on-campus sexual assault of a UNF student Oct. 3. The suspect is being described by UPD as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall. UPD is unsure if the man has any ties...

Nov. 3 – Nov. 10

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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Nov. 3 – Lost property (Building 39) – A UNF employee reported a lost Dell laptop computer missing. He believed the computer was accidentally misplaced by faculty who are allowed to check out equipment for meetings. Nov. ...

Campus safety questioned

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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UPD Chief Mark Foxworth wishes a wall could surround UNF but admitted the idea is impractical, he said. Recent reports of violent crimes on campus, including a report of sexual battery Oct. 3 in Osprey Cove, raised concerns about...

Pharmacy schools have Rx for job blues

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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The enticement was hard to refuse: a signing bonus of $30,000. The wad of cash would help with student loans, so who could turn down the extra cash on top of a nearly $130,000 annual salary? So, straight out of pharmacy school...

Education week caters to students interested in international affairs

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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For one week in November, colleges across the United States celebrate the international cultures and students that diversify their campuses. The U.S. Departments of State and Education help promote the annual event, dubbed International...

Marine captain pleased with UNF efforts

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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Ospreys for Ospreys is a UNF donation drive for a group of Marines who deployed for Iraq in early September. The Marine squadron receiving the goods works closely with the V-22 Osprey aircraft – a connection Health Administration...

Students are playing Russian roulette with their health

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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With the stress of the daily grind and just a few more weeks before final exams, students might find themselves becoming more susceptible to influenza, commonly known as the flu. Every year, 5 percent to 20 percent of people...

Brain Brawl

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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A group of three students and a coach from the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction recently participated in a regional brain brawl competition with hopes of competing at the international level in the future. But...

School, students must adjust for Obama’s education plan

Spinnaker

November 12, 2008

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Go ahead and quit that job you hate; President-elect Barack Obama is going to pay for your education. According to Obama’s Web site, he plans to create an American Opportunity Tax Credit that will pay the first $4,000 of students’...

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