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Mae C. Jemison

Know Our Names: The Story of Mae C. Jemison

February 23, 2018

As the first African-American female astronaut, Mae C. Jemison made history twice when she also became the first African-American woman to go to space. Not only was she an astronaut, but she was also...

Carter G. Woodson

Know Our Names: The Story of Carter G. Woodson

February 22, 2018

Known as the “Father of Black History,” Carter G. Woodson was a popular and influential writer and historian who lobbied to establish Black History Month. Widely known for his influential book...

Jonathan C. Gibbs

Know Our Names: The Story of Jonathan C. Gibbs

February 15, 2018

As the first African-American to become Florida’s secretary of state, Jonathan C. Gibbs also served as a minister. Born in 1827, his parents were both free people. He earned a degree from Dartmouth...

James Weldon Johnson

Know Our Names: The Story of James Weldon Johnson

February 14, 2018

Often called the “Black American National Anthem,” James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing” became one of his most popular pieces of all-time. Johnson was a civil rights activist,...

Billie Holiday

Know Our Names: The Story of Billie Holiday

February 13, 2018

Viewed as one of the best jazz vocalist, Billie Holiday had a successful jazz career before her sudden death. Holiday first got noticed for her stellar voice by a producer in a Harlem club. She would...

Bessie Coleman

Know Our Names: The Story of Bessie Coleman

February 12, 2018

As the first African-American woman to earn a pilot's license, Bessie Coleman destroyed the barriers of both gender and racial discrimination making her a pioneer in her field of aviation. Denied entry...

Former President Barack Obama

Know Our Names: The Story of Barack Obama

February 9, 2018

Barack Obama made history by becoming the 44th president and the first African-American president of the United States. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Obama returned to the city of Chicago...

Joseph W. Hatchett

Know Our Names: The Story of Joseph W. Hatchett

February 8, 2018

Coming from a poor family in a segregated area in Clearwater, Hatchett achieved his dream of becoming a lawyer. Though many obstacles stood in his way, Hatchett never gave up on his dream. In 1956,...

Malcolm X

Know Our Names: The Story of Malcolm X

February 7, 2018

Different from other African-American leaders during his time, Malcolm X served his community as  a minister, activist and black nationalist leader. Malcolm X’s father, Earl Little, was a prominent...

Claudette Colvin

Know Our Names: The Story of Claudette Colvin

February 6, 2018

Before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, there was Claudette Colvin’s protest. In 1955, months before Rosa Parks, Colvin was on a bus in Alabama, where she refused to give up her seat to a...

Thurgood Marshall

Know Our Names: The Story of Thurgood Marshall

February 5, 2018

He became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice just 13 years after the monumental case that called for the desegregation of schools. He was the lawyer in one of Supreme Court’s most well-known...

Al Sharpton

Know Our Names: The Story of Rev. Al Sharpton

February 3, 2018

Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr., better known as Reverend Al Sharpton, served as a prominent civil rights leader during his lifetime. He is a civil rights activist, a minister, radio and television host,...

Know Our Names: The Story of Coretta Scott King

Know Our Names: The Story of Coretta Scott King

February 2, 2018

She was more than the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was an activist, an author and a civil rights leader. Establishing her own career as an activist, Coretta worked closely...

 Eartha White (left) and her mother Clara White (right).

Know Our Names: The Story of Eartha White

February 1, 2018

A humanitarian, philanthropist, opera singer and businesswoman, Eartha White accomplished more in her lifetime than most. Born in Jacksonville 11 years after the Civil War, White attend college in...

Graphic by Rachel Cazares

UNF to host high school volleyball state championship

October 19, 2017

The UNF Arena will be home of the Florida High School Athletic Association Girls 2017 Volleyball State Championships from Nov.16-18. “We are thrilled to have our volleyball championships take...

SDS speaks on anti-black video, the BLM rally and their call to action

SDS speaks on “anti-black” video, the BLM rally and their call to action

October 13, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KGBpp4hNOI&t=115s After a disturbing video of two males mocking the recent Black Lives Matter rally at UNF surfaced, the Students for a Democratic Society sat down...

Photo by Joslyn Simmons

Women’s soccer moves to third place in rankings

October 9, 2017

With the number three spot of the conference rankings on the line, North Florida women's soccer team(9-4 overall, 3-2 ASUN) sealed a win over Kennesaw State(6-6-3 overall,1-3-1 ASUN) with an early...

Photo by Joslyn Simmons.

Men’s soccer continues losing skid

October 5, 2017

https://youtu.be/A-mKNI4Ol5k Video by Jas Chung-Campbell North Florida’s men’s soccer (1-8-1 overall) fell to the College of Charleston Cougars(3-5-2 overall) in a 2-1 defeat at Hodges Stadium...

Feature Photo by Joslyn Simmons.

UNF women’s soccer knocks off NJIT in double overtime

October 2, 2017

North Florida’s midfielder Sarah Wasser scored the game-winning goal to defeat the NJIT Highlanders(6-6 overall, 0-3 ASUN) in double overtime 1-0 at Hodges Stadium on Oct. 2. The game was originally...

FGCU shut out men’s soccer

FGCU shut out men’s soccer

October 2, 2017

  North Florida’s men soccer(1-7-1 overall, 0-2 ASUN) fell to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles(4-3-1 overall, 2-0 ASUN)  in a 2-0 defeat at Hodges Stadium on rainy Sept. 30. With the loss,...

Photo by Lili Weinstein and Matthew Frisbee

Volleyball sweeps FAMU

September 29, 2017

In a three-set win, North Florida (7-9 overall) defeated Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (3-9 overall) to end a three-game losing streak on Sept. 27 in the UNF Arena. Head coach Steve...

Junior Sahil Deshmukh. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

UNF men’s tennis competed on the road over the weekend

September 26, 2017

  Over the weekend, North Florida participated in two different tournaments, the FGCU Invite in Fort Myers and the Gator Ranked +1 Tournament in Gainesville. During the FGCU Invite, junior...

Junior forward Krista Colubiale. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Women’s soccer defeats JU with goal in second overtime

September 24, 2017

    With a 2-1 victory on the road, North Florida(7-2) defeated their crosstown rival Jacksonville University (JU) Dolphins(2-6) for the first time since 2007. Head coach Robin Confer...

Volleyball falls in the part one of the River City Rumble

Volleyball falls in the part one of the River City Rumble

September 23, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-lrOvO8YXo Video by Jas Chung-Campbell It came down to the wire in the intense first matchup of the River City Rumble as North Florida (6-9 overall, 0-1 ASUN) fell 3-1...

Volleyball comeback falls short on the road

Volleyball comeback falls short on the road

September 21, 2017

  The Ospreys lost to the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Rattlers in a close five-game set. Early in the first set, the Ospreys and Rattlers kept the game close. UNF...

UNF Athletics changes schedules due to storm

UNF Athletics changes schedules due to storm

September 7, 2017

The UNF athletic department has decided to make a few changes to the upcoming games schedule due to Hurricane Irma.  The women's soccer matches that were supposed to take place on Friday and Sunday...

Senior cross country runner Eden Meyer. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Ospreys Recognized with Preseason Honors

September 5, 2017

While the sports season is starting to pick back up there have been a few Ospreys who have gained recognition for their athletics abilities. Senior runner Eden Meyer was named the 2017 ASUN Conference...

Feature Photo by Lili Weinstein

UNF men’s soccer falls to Georgia Southern

September 4, 2017

https://youtu.be/d10pJZYvxg4 Video by Jesse Martinez and Joslyn Simmons The Ospreys(1-2) got handed their second loss of the season as Georgia Southern University(1-2) took the win 2-1 at Hodges...

 Photo by UNF Athletics.

North Florida volleyball has mixed performance at weekend invitational

September 3, 2017

Day one  North Florida(3-2) got swept by Georgia Southern University(2-2) in the first day of the Bash in the Boro invitational 3-0 in Statesboro, Ga.. In the first set, the Ospreys and the...

Feature Photo by Lili Weinstein

Women’s soccer defeat FIU Panthers in best start of program’s history

September 2, 2017

  https://youtu.be/FBxgHZDN2VY Video by Jesse Martinez and Joslyn Simmons  With her first collegiate goal, sophomore Lorena Cedeno pushed the Ospreys(4-1) past the FIU Panthers(0-4) to grab...

Feature Photo by Lili Weinstein

UNF volleyball bounces back in home opener over Savannah State

August 31, 2017

https://youtu.be/uDseXZWEC1Y Video by Joslyn Simmons North Florida (3-1) swept the Savannah State Tigers (2-2) 3-0 in their home opener on Aug. 30. In the first set, the Ospreys started off strong...

Junior forward Krista Colubiale. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Women’s soccer conquers on the road

August 28, 2017

UNF grabbed two wins over the weekend while on the road and pushed their season record to 3-1-0. The Ospreys first took down the University of North Carolina Asheville Bulldogs in a 2-1 victory...

Junior middle blocker Alana Shoff. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Volleyball kicks off season opener weekend

August 27, 2017

The Ospreys finished the Gamecock Invitational 2-1 after epic comebacks and being swept in their season opener weekend. In their season opener, the Ospreys defeated the Troy University Trojans...

Image of the softball scoreboard and video board design.  Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

New scoreboards to be installed

August 24, 2017

  UNF’s Dusty Rhodes Field at Harmon Stadium and the UNF Softball Complex are getting video boards and LED scoreboards after partnering with Nevco. To help better the fans experience and...

The UNF volleyball team. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Roster Call: Volleyball

August 23, 2017

  After grabbing the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award, the women’s volleyball team prepares to kick off their 2017 season. With an 18-14 last season, the Ospreys...

Senior Maiya Rumph, Redshirt senior Tesh Hanson and Simone Brown. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Women’s Basketball Schedule

August 23, 2017

With school back in session, UNF women’s basketball 2017-2018 season is just around the corner. "I am extremely excited about our 2017-18 schedule," said head coach Darrick Gibbs. "We have a...

The UNF men’s tennis team. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Roster Call

August 22, 2017

The Ospreys men’s tennis team finished off their 2016-17 season 14-7 overall record. As the start of the new season approach the Ospreys have added some new faces, along with some returning faces,...

Pay by plate sign in the parking garage. Photo by Joslyn Simmons.

Parking Changes at UNF

August 16, 2017

As of Aug. 16 UNF Parking Services will be making the switch to virtual permits with the usage of License Plate Recognition (LPR). The university will be doing away with physical parking permits...

Outtakes can be a great option when you dont ave time for the cafe. Photo by Ben Cross

Osprey Eyes Mystery Programs pays students to be secret shoppers

August 8, 2017

The Osprey Eyes Mystery Patron Program seeks out the good and the bad on venues around UNF’s campus. Starting back in 2014, the student-based customer service program is entering its eighth semester...

The 2016-2017 Womens Golf team. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

UNF’s athletes win on and off the field

August 7, 2017

As the sports seasons are getting ready to start again, multiple teams and student-athletes are being recognized for their excellence in the classroom. Men’s Tennis The UNF men’s tennis...

 New men’s tennis head coach Matt Lucas. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Meet Matt Lucas: UNF’s new tennis head coach

August 3, 2017

UNF men’s tennis hired 10-year-coaching veteran Matt Lucas to fill the head coaching void. Lucas previously served as the associate head coach at the University of Buffalo, where they won the...

Flagships: music and nutrition at UNF

Flagships: music and nutrition at UNF

July 27, 2017

UNF offers several different flagship programs for students at the undergraduate and graduate level. When a program has reached flagship status they receive financial support for a five year period....

Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics

UNF golfer wins championship

July 26, 2017

  UNF golfer Philip Knowles defeated Clemson’s Bryson Nimmer on the second playoff hole to take home the 2017 Players Amateur Championship. The first playthrough they both parred and moved...

Andrew Hannon (left) and Tommy Boss (right) and excited about their new positions as the assistant coaches for the UNF baseball team.Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Baseball Staff adds two new assistant coaches

July 22, 2017

  UNF baseball added two former college baseball players as the new assistant coaches for Tim Parenton. Parenton, who served as the UNF baseball assistant coach from 2010-2013, is excited...

The Armada host the Conference Semifinals Wednesday night at Hodges Stadium.  Photo by Lili Weinstein.

Armada Remains at Hodges Stadium

July 18, 2017

  The Jacksonville Armada will return to the Hodges Stadium for the 2018 season. During the press conference, Robert Palmer, the new Armada owner, expressed his gratitude to John Delaney,...

New women’s tennis assistant coach Quetzali Vazquez. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics

Former UNF tennis player named assistant coach

July 18, 2017

  Former UNF tennis player Quetzali Vasquez has been named the new women’s tennis assistant coach.   "We are fortunate to have [Quetzali Vasquez] join our staff as a coach," said Mariana...

Construction around UNF: New buildings, parking lots & more

Construction around UNF: New buildings, parking lots & more

July 18, 2017

The university will look a little different in the future thanks to the multiple construction projects going on around campus. The J. Brooks Brown Hall, Building 39 and 39A, is currently under...

Moore takes the ball up the court. Photo courtesy of the Denver Nuggets

Dallas Moore signs to play for Italian team

July 15, 2017

Former UNF basketball star Dallas Moore has signed a contract to play professional basketball in Italy with Victoria Libertas Pesaro, the team announced Saturday. Moore, 23, who completed a stint...

Photo by Pierce Turner

UNF majors and unemployment rates

July 13, 2017

UNF offers an array of majors for its thousands of students. Some of these majors were included in a MSN Money article about high and low unemployment rates within college majors. Majors with the...

Photo by Michael Herrera

New food options on campus

July 11, 2017

  On-campus dining is rolling out new food options this summer.   Einstein Bros. Bagels will be testing some exclusive items on UNF’s campus before the company decides whether or not...

UNF plans for new swimming pool

UNF plans for new swimming pool

July 6, 2017

Hale, John The UNF swim team has grown over the years, attracting more and more student-athletes. However, the university is still missing a very vital part of the sport: a pool. “The reason we...

Photo courtesy of Sideline Sports

Sneak peak at UNF’s fall sports schedule

July 5, 2017

The fall sports schedules have been released over the summer and show who and where the Ospreys will be playing this season. Here is an overview of the upcoming season and some games to watch for. Swimming To...

Volleyball signs seven new students

Volleyball signs seven new students

July 3, 2017

  The UNF beach and indoor volleyball team are trying to stay ahead in the early signing period, bringing in a combined seven new players. There will be two student-athletes joining the...

Homesickness: How to combat it

Homesickness: How to combat it

June 30, 2017

While college is a new exciting chapter in the lives of many incoming freshman, even the most self-sufficient student can suffer from homesickness.  Homesickness is categorized as a relationship...

Eden Meyer running at Hayward Field. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics

All-American track star Eden Meyer reflects on historic season

June 21, 2017

  https://youtu.be/lZ-nHaZfffE  Video courtesy of ESPN.   Track star Eden Meyer ran all the way to the NCAA Track and Field Championship this season and finished with All-American...

Moore works out with four pro teams prior to NBA draft

Moore works out with four pro teams prior to NBA draft

June 19, 2017

Former UNF basketball star Dallas Moore has completed workouts with multiple NBA teams this summer in hopes to have his name called on draft night. While Moore is not currently on any draft boards,...

(L-R) Eva Nyikos, Katia de la Garza and Florencia Rossi. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

UNF tennis teams add new players

June 14, 2017

    The Osprey tennis teams welcomed a combined six new players to their roster for the up and coming season. Women’s tennis added three new faces with Katia de la Garza, Eva Nyikos...

Junior Eden Meyer running in the NCAA 10,000 meters championship. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Eden Meyer Finishes 15th in the NCAA Finals

June 9, 2017

    Eden Meyer earned All-American honors after finishing in 15th place at the NCAA Track and Field Championship in Eugene, Ore. on June 9. Running in the 10,000 meter, the junior...

Senior Jack Findel-Hawkins. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Jack Findel-Hawkins: The History Maker

June 7, 2017

Senior Jack Findel-Hawkins. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics. Hailing from Exmouth, England, senior Jack Findel-Hawkins has left his stamp on the UNF tennis program.  Making his way to the United...

Senior Eden Meyer. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Eden Meyer Heads to the Finals

June 6, 2017

The lone Osprey will take flight in the NCAA track and field championship on June 8. Junior Eden Meyer will be competing in the 10,000 at 10:08 pm eastern time (7:08 pacific). Before the finals...

Men’s basketball head coach Matthew Driscoll with Ozzie. Photo by Lili Weinstein.

Spinnaker Sports Awards

June 5, 2017

https://youtu.be/0HzyWkLi-Ok Spinnaker Sports follow these sports all season. Based off of their performances, they earned the 2016 Spinnaker Sports Award.   New Comer - Tesh Hanson Focusing...

UNF student athletes earn postseason honors

UNF student athletes earn postseason honors

May 27, 2017

North Florida student-athletes have once again shown that they not only shine athletically but also in the classroom and nationally. Track & Field Five Ospreys joined the ASUN Academic All-Conference...

Photo by Lili Weinstein

UNF baseball’s season ends in the ASUN tournament

May 26, 2017

North Florida fell in the ASUN tournament to FGCU and JU in DeLand, Fla. FGCU vs UNF The Ospreys faced the FGCU Eagles in the first round of the ASUN tournament in a devastating 4-0 loss. UNF  made...

Senior Jack Findel-Hawkins. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics.

Findel-Hawkins upsets #15 Benitez

May 25, 2017

  Jack Findel-Hawkins grabbed his first-ever NCAA win on May 24 after upsetting Juan Benitez of Baylor, ranked 15th in the nation, in singles. The Osprey was named the Intercollegiate Tennis...

Ospreys bid farewell to nine seniors, drop game 3 to JU 4-0

Osprey’s bid farewell to nine seniors, drop game 3 to JU 4-0

May 21, 2017

Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics. Coming in with the series tied 1-1, the JU Dolphins beat the UNF Ospreys on Senior Day with a crowd of over 500 in attendance prepared to say goodbye to nine seniors...

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UNF edge JU in 6-4 thriller

May 20, 2017

                                                        Senior Alex Merritt bats. Image courtesy of UNF Athletics. The Ospreys brought back the Wooden Barrel as the Ospreys...

Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics

Osprey baseball falls to JU in first game of series

May 19, 2017

After going into extra innings, the Ospreys fell to rivals Jacksonville University Dolphins in the first game of their three-game series on May 18. Things got heated in the beginning of the game...

Looking Back on the Ospreys Baseball Season

Looking Back on the Ospreys’ Baseball Season

May 18, 2017

After playing over 50 games this season, the Ospreys clinched a spot in the ASUN conference tournament for the fifth straight year. As the Ospreys enter their last few games, here is a look back on...

Mothers Day DIY bouquet

Mother’s Day DIY bouquet

May 14, 2017

Mother’s Day is here once again! Gifts are a great way to show your mom you care, but they can get a little pricey. According to the National Retail Federation, the expected spending by the average...

Track athlete upbeat, looking forward after career-ending crash

Track athlete upbeat, looking forward after career-ending crash

May 4, 2017

Manny Velasquez stayed conscious after he was struck by a truck towing a trailer, after a track meet in North Carolina. He remembered saving his head from being run over, but his legs were crushed by...

Photo courtesy of AEPi

Nationally known fraternity hoping to start chapter at UNF

May 4, 2017

A fraternity that has received statewide attention for an alleged hazing incident, is pushing for a move onto UNF’s campus. AEPi, a Jewish-based fraternity, was founded in 1914 to “provide opportunities...

Michelle Valdez returns a volley. Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics

UNF Women’s Tennis Team to face South Carolina in NCAA’s

May 3, 2017

The Ospreys Women’s Tennis team erupted in cheers and claps at Sawgrass Country Club as they found out they would once again head to Columbia, S.C., May 12 to battle a familiar face in the first round...

UNF Mens Tennis. Photos courtesy of UNF Athletics

Men’s Tennis falls to FGCU for ASUN Championship game

April 26, 2017

The first serve of the men’s ASUN championship title game was originally scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday, but mother nature said otherwise. Clouds covered the sky and downpour soaked the tennis courts...

UNF Mens Tennis Team. Photo courtesy UNF Athletics

Men’s tennis wins on Senior Day

April 18, 2017

The Ospreys clinched their fifth ASUN regular season title on senior day after taking down Stetson, 5-2 on April 15. To kickoff the game, UNF started off strong. They grabbed the doubles point after...

Jim Biggers

Dedicated UNF volunteer and former News4Jax chief engineer passes away

April 12, 2017

The community is mourning the loss of one gracious volunteer. After having health complications, James “Jimmy” Biggers passed away on April 9, 2017. Biggers served as the chief engineer for News4Jax,...

Photo by Morgan Purvis

North Florida softball falls to UF

April 6, 2017

The University of Florida Gators, ranked number three in the nation, took a bite out of the Ospreys, 5-1 as they handed them their second loss in a row on April 5 . One Gator had an outstanding performance...

UNF tennis wins ASUN play 2-0

UNF tennis wins ASUN play 2-0

April 5, 2017

With racks up and balls flying, men’s tennis team went 2-0 this weekend in ASUN play on March 31. The first game was a battle of the birds as the Ospreys took down the Kennesaw State Owls. North...

Bee the Border Collie still hard at work on campus

Bee the Border Collie still hard at work on campus

March 27, 2017

There has been a busy Bee around the UNF campus the past few months. Not a student or the insect, but a dog. Bee the Border Collie was hired last January to help with UNF’s Canadian geese problem,...

Booker and her family. Photo courtesy Tricia Booker

Communication professor finds solace in new book: “The Place of Peace and Crickets”

March 20, 2017

From the streets of New Orleans to the sunsets in Florida, author and UNF communication professor Tricia Booker has grown stronger and stronger every day. After trying to conceive a child numerous times,...

The Driscolls: A father-son duo

The Driscolls: A father-son duo

March 15, 2017

https://youtu.be/iFJNXjwAdJ8 Father and son duo Matthew and Chase Driscoll have rocked the court of the UNF Arena together for three years. Matthew Driscoll, the head coach of the men’s basketball...

Courtesy of UNF Athletics

UNF Baseball’s win streak snapped

March 14, 2017

North Florida’s baseball team snapped their nine-game win streak with back-to-back losses to Rutgers. The win streak started against the Northeastern Huskies on Feb. 25 in a double-header. After losing...

Photo by Ronnesha Rodgers

Aerie Bus comes to UNF with spokesmodel Iskra Lawrence

March 14, 2017

Move aside Victoria’s Secret PINK bus; there’s a new bus in town. The Aerie bus and spokes-model Iskra Lawrence swooped by the campus early Monday morning to say hello to the Ospreys. The bus made...

Courtesy of UNF Athletics

Tennis Recap

March 8, 2017

Men’s and women’s tennis claimed victories and suffered defeat on the road and at home. After the UNF women’s tennis team grabbed the doubles point, the Ospreys fell to the USF Bulls in the singles...

Photo by Lili Weinstein

Osprey tennis home opener brings three wins and a loss

February 21, 2017

The Osprey men's and women's tennis teams took on opponents at home this weekend. The men's team faced a victory and a loss, and the women's team won both their matches. Men's tennis After a sweeping...

Photo by Lili Weinstein

Softball team wins five of six games at home opening

February 21, 2017

  The UNF women’s softball team (7-4) barely tasted defeat as they hosted the Osprey Invitational, winning five of the six games. On Feb. 17, the Ospreys faced Eastern Illinois for the first...

Eden Meyer. Courtesy of UNF Athletics

Women’s Track at Samford Invitational

February 14, 2017

The North Florida’s women’s track and field team had several outstanding performances at the Samford Invitational. Junior Eden Meyer dominated in the 3000m, setting a personal best time and a Complex...

Students have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day

Students have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017

Valentine’s Day is a time to show people in your life how much you care about them. Many are ready to spend big money this Valentine’s Day to prove that, but is the day really worth the hype? Valentine’s...

Irina Karangozishvili Photo courtesy of UNF Athletics

Tennis alternates wins and losses on the road

February 9, 2017

North Florida men’s and women’s tennis spent the weekend being road warriors.    The Women’s tennis team were swept in a straight set 4-0 by Florida State on Friday. The Ospreys fought hard...

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