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October 8, 2008

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Sept. 29 – Harassment (not specified) – A student made a complaint with UPD about her roommate sending her several threatening text messages and potentially starting a fight about something she said to her. UPD advised her ...

Obama: Service is crucial

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October 8, 2008

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Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama hosted a conference call Oct. 4 with more than 60 college media outlets to discuss what students have at stake in this election. Obama discussed affordable college tuition and...

Election 2008 Update – Oct. 8

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October 8, 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. The Gallup Daily Poll tracking has Sen. Obama with a...

Garner: Cross contamination is hindering UNF recycling efforts

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October 8, 2008

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Cross contamination is hindering efforts to improve recycling at UNF despite new trash cans, recycle bins and raised student awareness, said Jerry Garner, assistant superintendent of the UNF Recycling/Refuse Center. Cross contamination...

How UNF stacks up

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October 8, 2008

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A quick look at the various parking and transit options at some Florida universities gives a side-by-side comparison of the factors most important to students. UNF Student enrollment: 16,084. Parking spaces: More than 8,000. Permit ...

Gandhi society sponsors birthday celebration

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October 8, 2008

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Gandhi supporters met on campus near the Gandhi statue Oct. 2, singing songs and presenting speeches about the beliefs and teachings of the peaceful leader. The group met for International Non-Violence Day, which is also Gandhi’s...

Freshman weight gain isn’t par for course

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October 8, 2008

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It’s difficult to think of a way to add pounds faster than living the stereotypical college lifestyle. Juggling coursework, jobs and a social life leaves little time for exercising or even regular meals. Late-night study sessions...

News in brief – Oct. 8

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October 8, 2008

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Housing increase approved The UNF Board of Trustees decided to pass the proposed 2009-2010 housing rates at the Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 2. These rates showed a 6.02 percent average increase from the 2008-2009 rates. Former A...

Cell phone gap leaves college students out of ‘08 presidential polling figures

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October 8, 2008

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November 4 is drawing near. On that day, the fates of Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain will be decided in what many consider a pivotal election for the U.S. Pollsters around the country are painting pictures of the developing...

Bailout bill passes despite pork

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October 8, 2008

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The Senate and Congress recently approved the contentious H.R. 1424 – legislation that is purported to bring stability back to the market. Why then is this “dire” legislation laden with pork from environmental issues to...

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