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SG approves election results despite controversy about constitutionality

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

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

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

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

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

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

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

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

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

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

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

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...

Everyone isn’t raised the same, that’s OK

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

Dear Editor, While I respect the right of Corey Myers to express his opinion in his column, “College students abandoning values, virtues,” in the Oct. 8 issue of the Spinnaker, I would urge him to rethink the process of his...

Involvement in scandal important to mention

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the recent column written by Arielle Schneider. While reading the article, I could not help but notice she ends her opinion about Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama’s platform with...

McCain doesn’t understand economics

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

Dear Editor, In the last issue of the Spinnaker, Arielle Schneider made some strong comments regarding the upcoming presidential election. Leaving aside the problematic statement of America’s “Godly heritage,” I would like...

McCain’s decisions are terrifying

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

Dear Editor, In her student opinion titled "Obama's platform threatens U.S. foundations," Arielle Schneider writes Sen. Barack Obama is running on a platform "rife with socialist policies."  Her solution to our current fiscal...

Country stars descend on UNF

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

UNF welcomed several musical acts to its campus Oct. 10 and 11. Tracy Byrd brought his own style of country to the Robinson Theatre Oct. 10. Country superstars Billy Currington and Jo Dee Messina, accompanied by Alex Winston,...

UNF English professor teaches art to incarcerated juveniles

Spinnaker

October 15, 2008

UNF English professor Dr. Mary Baron has been teaching the Art in the Jail Program as a volunteer with help from UNF students for more than five years. The program teaches incarcerated juveniles at the downtown pre-trial detention...

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