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Sports in Brief – Oct. 22

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October 22, 2008

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UNF’s 2009 baseball season team schedule announced UNF baseball head coach Dusty Rhodes announced his team’s schedule for the 2009 season. Last year the Ospreys picked up what is arguably the biggest series win in program h...

To withdraw or not to withdraw?

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October 21, 2008

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It's about that time of the semester again, where you have to decide what your academic willpower can stand against and what just can not be done. November 7 is the last day to withdraw from Fall 08' classes. As a student who...

Fan mail: a symbol of dedication

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October 15, 2008

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Ringo Starr no longer wants his mailbox filled with fan mail. According to cnn.com, the former Beatle announced:  "I want to tell you please...do not send fan mail to any address that you have. Nothing will be signed after...

Bright Futures burning out

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October 15, 2008

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The Florida Board of Governors has been in discussion about setting a cap to the Bright Futures scholarship program, with funds appropriated for need-based aid and science, technology, engineering and math majors. Tight budgets...

UNF plans for additional cuts

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October 15, 2008

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Gov. Charlie Crist informed all state agencies June 12 that in addition to the 3.3 percent cut for the 2008-2009 fiscal year, he was going to be holding back 4 percent of the allocated budget. To cover the 3.3 percent cut, UNF...

UNF divided on grading policy

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October 15, 2008

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After taking several classes at UNF, students might notice the grading scales used in their courses vary among faculty members. Earning a 90 percent with one professor who considers it to be an A lends a GPA of 4.0, while taking...

Election 2008 Update – Oct. 15

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October 15, 2008

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Each week, the Spinnaker will be keeping you up-to-date on the 2008 presidential election: who’s leading in the latest polls and where they stand on key political issues. Sen. Barack Obama has moved outside the margin of error...

UNF avoids high-risk investments

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October 15, 2008

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UNF’s financial investments are making positive ground and are well situated to weather the financial storm, members of the Board of Trustees said. UNF had very little capital invested into Mortgage-backed Securities – high-risk...

What issues matter most to this college generation?

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October 15, 2008

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Americans agree the cost of fuel has negatively affected their family, the government was spending too little on renewable fuels, and marijuana should be legalized, according to UNF’s Public Opinion Research Laboratory. In...

SG election results

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October 15, 2008

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Name                            Votes Jessica Amick                 1,077 John Hodges                  1,070 Priscilla Perez                1,066 Katelin Swift          ...

SG approves election results despite controversy about constitutionality

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October 15, 2008

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UNF Student Government conducted a Senate meeting Oct. 13 to address the university’s first-ever election invalidation claim. The five election invalidation claims, presented by Sen. Jacqueline Simard, were eventually dismissed,...

Health addition officially opens

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October 15, 2008

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The grand opening ceremony of the Brooks College of Health addition was Oct. 10, which marked the 20-year anniversary of the original College of Health building. The addition opened Aug. 25, almost two decades after the first...

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