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UNF Nerd Culture

Hunter Horstman December 29, 2018

This article was originally published in the Fall 2018 “Culture of UNF Issue”.  I know what you’re thinking: nerds are just a bunch of socially awkward, goofy-looking guys that smell like sweat...

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Jaguars vs Titans game preview

Hunter Horstman December 5, 2018

It is an AFC South battle on Thursday Night Football between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans. The Jaguars are at the bottom of the division at 4-8, while the Titans are sitting at 6-6....

Photo by Khorri Newton

Softball team signs eight-year-old

Hunter Horstman October 26, 2018

The UNF Softball team signed eight-year-old Olivia Karstens earlier this semester, who has battled and won against a brain tumor that was cancerous. Community outreach is very important to the team...

Photo courtesy of Khorri Newton

UNF Ospreys Vs. Kennesaw State

Hunter Horstman September 30, 2018

The Ospreys look to get their first conference win of the season against Kennesaw State on Sunday, Sept. 30. Ranking seventh in the conference with a 0-2-1 record a win would have bumped them up to fourth...

Casey Grotz looks for a teammate to pass to. Photo by Khorri Newton

Women’s Soccer falls to FGCU, 4-0

Hunter Horstman September 24, 2018

The UNF Women’s Soccer team looked to keep their hot streak going against Florida Gulf Coast on Sept. 23 but were defeated 4-0 with the relentless attack by FGCU. The Ospreys have gone 5-0-1...

Graphic by Drew McDonald

Jaguars vs. Titans preview: AFC South Showdown

Hunter Horstman September 21, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars have started the season red hot with a 2-0 start.  Fans were impressed after the Jags upset the AFC defending champions, the New England Patriots.   There is a lot of...

Graphic by Drew McDonald

Week 2: Jaguars vs. Patriots AFC Championship rematch

Hunter Horstman September 15, 2018

The Jaguars are coming into this matchup with a huge chip on their shoulder after losing to the Patriots 24-20 in the AFC Championship game back in January.  But this is a new NFL season seven months...

Photo by Khorri Newton

Women’s Soccer extends win streak to five games, defeat Webber 9-0

Hunter Horstman September 14, 2018

  The Women’s Soccer team has been on fire lately, winning four straight looking for number five against Webber International University on Thursday night of Sept. 13. The Ospreys capitalized...

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Week 1: Jaguars vs. Giants Preview

Hunter Horstman September 6, 2018

  Following a 10-6 season last year, the Jacksonville Jaguars are looking to carry out last season's swagger and momentum into 2018. The team is hoping to defend their AFC South division title...

The Ospreys were leading 1-0 before the match was cancelled

Women’s Soccer team shines in washout on Sunday

Hunter Horstman September 3, 2018

The UNF Women’s Soccer team was looking to continue their two-win streak after starting the season by losing their first three matches. Unfortunately, the game was cancelled after constant lightning...

The Ospreys faced off against the No. 16 UCF Knights in an exhibition
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Women’s Soccer shutout by UCF

Hunter Horstman August 13, 2018

  On Sunday, the UNF Women’s Soccer team  lost 3-0 to the University of Central Florida in an exhibition. UCF entered the match as the 16th best team in the nation.  Towards the end of...

Woman on the Street

Woman on the Street: Where do ospreys stream their music from?

Carly Kramer and Hunter Horstman August 7, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efXIH_VjBfc Video by Hunter Horstman. — For more information or news tips, or if you see an error in this story or have any compliments or concerns, contact [email protected].

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2018 UNF Baseball draftees update

Hunter Horstman July 26, 2018

Two of UNF’s pitchers last season, Frank German and Austin Drury, were drafted in the 2018 MLB Draft back in early June. Frank German was drafted in the fourth round by the New York Yankees and Austin...

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Jacksonville Axemen hosting games at Hodges Stadium this summer

Hunter Horstman July 14, 2018

Rugby is not the most popular sport in America, and most UNF students probably have never heard of the Axemen before, but they are definitely worth checking out this summer. If you're looking for some...

Man on the Street: Will ospreys get inked this Friday the 13th?

Man on the Street: Will ospreys get inked this Friday the 13th?

Hunter Horstman July 12, 2018

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQA4bu0NjRU[/embedyt] Video by Mary Belichis and Carly Kramer — For more information or news tips, or if you see an error in this story or have any compliments...

Graphic by Sam Chaney

Fourth of July campus hours

Hunter Horstman July 3, 2018

While most UNF offices will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday, a few campus locations will still be open for special hours. So, if you’re still around campus prior to going out...

Eden Meyer. Photo Courtesy of UNF Athletics

Eden Meyer earns All American honors

Hunter Horstman July 1, 2018

 Eden Meyer adds another award to her collection as she was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country team.  This is the second time Meyer has made the...

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Former UNF baseball player one step closer to Major Leagues

Hunter Horstman June 30, 2018

Outfielder Donnie Dewees played for the North Florida Ospreys from 2013-2015 and is one step closer on his path to the majors.  After getting traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Kansas City Royals organization,...

Jaguars 2018-2019 season preview: Super Bowl contenders or pretenders?

Jaguars 2018-2019 season preview: Super Bowl contenders or pretenders?

Hunter Horstman June 24, 2018

With UNF Student Government selling Jacksonville Jaguar tickets on July 17 and the 18, and with training camp right around the corner, NFL football is coming back very soon. Right now the Jaguars,...

Summer B Kickoff Week: Events to launch into your summer term

Summer B Kickoff Week: Events to launch into your summer term

Hunter Horstman June 23, 2018

*Correction 6/25: The Summer B cookout is at the Student Union Food Court, not the Osprey Clubhouse. Everyone says that college is the best time of your life and, with UNF being such a great school,...

Alisson Becker (Brazil)

Becker plays for the Roma F.C. where he has an 80.1 save percentage which is lockdown.  He needs to keep his save percentage stable and take control of his defense so players like Neymar Jr. have more chances to score and lead Brazil to become World Cup Champions.

World Cup preview: US may be out, but here are some reasons why you should still watch

Hunter Horstman June 14, 2018

Even though the U.S. didn’t qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia that starts this week, U.S. soccer fans should not be discouraged to watch the World Cup. There is plenty of excitement in this tournament,...

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