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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...

News in Brief – Oct. 15

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October 15, 2008

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Basketball teams will play on the Green “Game Day on the Green” will feature the men’s and women’s basketball teams from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 on the Green. Volunteer opportunities available at campus fair The Osher...

Numbers don’t matter; lives do

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October 15, 2008

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Capping enrollment to colleges and universities is slamming the door on many prospective students’ futures while paving their way to unemployment, a strong characteristic of the Great Depression, which is a time many college...

Subjective grading policy might damage futures

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October 15, 2008

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UNF’s grading scale for students is very subjective. It’s a concern exemplified largely by the process all college graduates go through upon applying for jobs or graduate school – judgment and acceptance based on GPA. Although...

Concerts unnoticed due to lack of variety, advertising

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October 15, 2008

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Osprey Productions has brought several great musical and entertainment acts to UNF during the last several years. To help diversify and reach a broader variety of students, OP is trying to vary the type of entertainment it brings...

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