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Pets helping or hindering?

Pets helping or hindering?

April 20, 2020

During these times, there is not much to do but stay inside or go shopping for essential living supplies. But there's something that could help ease the boredom of staying home all the time: pets.  According...

UNF College of Education and Human Services announces 2020 Gladys Prior Award recipients

UNF College of Education and Human Services announces 2020 Glady’s Prior Award recipients

April 17, 2020

On Wednesday, April 15, The 2020 Gladys prior awards were hosted by The University of North Florida College of Education and Human Services. “The Gladys Prior Awards allow us to show our sincere appreciation...

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All about UNF’s Talon Review

April 16, 2020

The newest issue of The UNF Talon Review was published April 11. The UNF Talon Review started in 2012 and is an inspiration for many young writers to come together for creative writing workshops and...

Duval County school teacher speaks on dealing with Covid-19

Duval County school teacher speaks on dealing with Covid-19

April 16, 2020

With the spread of coronavirus, many people have lost the ability to do their jobs regularly. Some people are doing  everything they can in order to keep their jobs and work remotely. Teachers are one...

UNF’s SBDC is Instrumental in Helping Small Businesses and Nonprofits

UNF’s SBDC is Instrumental in Helping Small Businesses and Nonprofits

April 13, 2020

What seemed just three months ago to be a great business environment has now come to a halt as the coronavirus hinders businesses’ abilities to stay open and make a profit. Small businesses around the...

How social media impacts COVID-19

How social media impacts COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Social media has been a large factor in the information spread of COVID-19. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and other platforms are booming with memes, news, and posts about the widespread epidemic.  As...

State stats: Coronavirus in the State of Florida

State stats: Coronavirus in the State of Florida

April 4, 2020

There are now over 10760 cases of the COVID-19 virus in the state of Florida. In addition to that, there have also been over 190 deaths in the state. If you have any symptoms of a dry cough, shortness...

From hot to cold job market, and what graduates can do about it

From hot to cold job market, and what graduates can do about it

April 3, 2020

College students about to graduate are entering a field of uncertainty as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put people out of jobs and renders some “non-essential.” What was once the hottest job market...

#CoronavirusPositivity

#CoronavirusPositivity

April 3, 2020

Coronavirus has left a tremendous negative impact on lives, economies, and the world at large. To cope, many people are trying to do whatever they can to lead movements of positivity. Things like the friends,...

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FSCJ confirms 2 cases of Coronavirus

March 31, 2020

Florida State College confirmed it’s first 2 cases of the coronavirus.  The two cases reported were from a student and an employee at the college. Similar to other colleges like UNF, FSCJ has shifted...

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More people are staying inside, more people playing video games

March 26, 2020

During this pandemic, many companies like Disney, Delta Airlines, and Royal Carribean Cruises have been taking a downturn in their revenue. In recent findings, there have been some companies whose sales...

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Coronavirus: Who to Follow

March 24, 2020

With the rising concerns over coronavirus, we must make sure we are staying up to date with the right people and organizations to follow. Consider adding these names to your Twitter and Facebook followings: ...

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[Video] Video: How to properly wash your hands

March 9, 2020

***Video done by Brett Nweeia and Aisling Glocke*** The Coronavirus has been reported in over 100 countries and has now made its way to Florida. In an effort to help slow the spread of the virus,...

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[Video] UNF students react to Oz Fest headliner being Gunna

February 20, 2020

The announcement of Gunna as the headliner of OZ Fest has been met with mixed reactions. Several people commented on Spinnaker’s Facebook post that they were unaware of who the rapper was. Many thought...

A skateboard was stolen from outside the Osprey Clubhouse. Another skateboard was stolen from a shuttle bus after a student left it on the bus. Photo by Patrick Lloyd

Man on the street: How students feel about skateboarders on campus

November 1, 2019

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDybchM2WdU[/embedyt] At the University of North Florida, there are many ways to get around campus in order to quickly get to classes. One popular way of arriving...

[Video] Dean of Students and Ombuds respond to preachers and protesters on the Green

October 10, 2019

For the second week in a row now, students protested preachers on the Green. This time, it got the attention of the Dean of Students and the Ombuds. Dr. Andrea Adams-Manning, Dean of Students, along...

Building 50: Science and Engineering

Florida Engineering Society hosts career fair preparation event

September 23, 2019

Sometimes, there are few opportunities for individuals to go out and find jobs and internships due to lack of concentration of the job in a surrounding area. On Tuesday, September 24, there will...

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Learn how to maintain your car with the UNF Police Department

April 19, 2019

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3ZFhdmZwhU[/embedyt] The UNF Police Department hosted a vehicle maintenance workshop Saturday morning. The UPD's very own officer Karen Livingston showed young...

2019 Semester send off

Spring Semester Send-Off

April 18, 2019

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoZMVDPX1Jw[/embedyt] The Office of Campus Life celebrated the end of Spring semester with a huge themed festival. Semester Send Off gave UNF students an unforgettable...

Junior Blake Marabell tracks down the ball

[Photo] Ospreys Win 8-3, Complete Weekend Sweep

April 14, 2019

Junior Blake Marabell tracks down the ball

Senior Alex Reynolds awaits the pitch.

[Photo] Dolphins outlast Ospreys in 10-8 dogfight win

April 6, 2019

Senior Alex Reynolds awaits the pitch.

Sophomore Max Law prepares for the pitch.

[Photo] Ospreys sweep Broncos in doubleheader

March 9, 2019

Sophomore Max Law prepares for the pitch.

Senior Alex Reynolds guards first base

[Photo] Broncos power past Ospreys in series opener

March 8, 2019

Senior Alex Reynolds guards first base

Senior Ethan Michaelis warms up

[Photo] Ospreys edge past Owls in finale of two game series

February 27, 2019

Senior Ethan Michaelis warms up

Freshman Gabriel Karslo delivers a pitch in relief.

[Photo] Rams defeat Ospreys in heavy hitting battle

February 24, 2019

Freshman Gabriel Karslo delivers a pitch in relief.

Senior Jay Prather prepares for the incoming pitch.

[Photo] UNF Baseball splits doubleheader with Fordham

February 23, 2019

Senior Jay Prather prepares for the incoming pitch.

A sign has been placed near the flowers in honor of the Parkland Victims.

UNF students plants flowers by Eco-Adventures to remember the Parkland Victims

February 15, 2019

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMtzYVnwXDQ[/embedyt] To support those who were lost in the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Eco-Adventures held an event for students...

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