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STI epidemic: Half of all sexually-active college students will be infected by age 25

June 3, 2014

Consequences linger behind the hormonally driven act of the college hook up, including a possible sexually transmitted infection (STI). Half of college students who are sexually active will be diagnosed...

UNF Student Health Services does not track STIs

June 2, 2014

UNF Student Health Services only jots down results of STI exams on a logbook, a practice that the department doesn't wish to change. UNF’s Student Health Services does not keep track of the positive...

Delaney’s old staff runs deep at UNF

April 4, 2014

[nicevideo link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTXskyo0TKQ"] In 2003, John Delaney ended his final term as mayor of Jacksonville and became the next president...

UNF goes without a permanent “middle man” for another year

March 31, 2014

[nicevideo link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6P_SWZ7IE"] Since May 2013, the position of UNF’s provost has been filled by an interim replacement while a search committee projected a new...

SG lobbyist represents the interests of SG pres in Tallahassee

March 12, 2014

In April 2013, SG created the Office of Governmental Affairs to cater to state officials and act as the voice of Fassi in Tallahassee. Matt Brockelman, former UNF SG president, was chosen as the Director...

Boathouse employee fired after serving undercover agent

March 7, 2014

Chatwells fired a female Boathouse bartender Feb. 27 after she allegedly failed to properly check an I.D. offered by an undercover agent of Florida’s division of Alcohol, Beverage and Tobacco (ABT). A...

UPD’s suspended cases add up over time

February 11, 2014

The UNF campus is no stranger to crime. Students and faculty are susceptible to violations of their property and while the police are responsible for solving and preventing these occurrences, some...

UNF will not pursue Court of Appeals’ gun ruling

December 20, 2013

UNF will not fight the First District Court of Appeals ruling that a student has a right to keep a gun secured in their vehicle while parked on campus. President John Delaney said after consulting with...

How convenient is the Town Center shuttle?

November 23, 2013

A shuttle that takes students to the major shopping center is convenient for some, but for those whose classes fall between the scheduled times, not so much. From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., students are carried...

Power goes out in the Fountains

November 5, 2013

The power at Osprey Fountains went out Nov. 4 and no one knows why. At around 9:00 p.m., power in the Fountains went out and the generators came on to power basic things. Most electrical utilities in...

Research trip back on

October 30, 2013

Marine biology students will soon have first-hand access to a UNF professor’s research on seals in Antarctica. Assistant biology professor Dr. Julie Richmond thought the government shutdown in...

Running unopposed

October 16, 2013

No new candidates will run for office during this year’s fall Student Government elections. “There’s not going to be a contested election, but there is an election,” Senate President Christopher...

Carpenter library awarded for providing Deaf Education materials

October 2, 2013

UNF’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library received the 2013 Northeast Florida Library Information Network Innovation Award for catering to the needs of the deaf community by providing a series of course-related...

Police Beat August 30

September 1, 2013

August 27 Theft (Student Wellness Center): While exercising at the Student Wellness Center, a backpack and several items were stolen out of a student’s locker in the men’s changing room. The student...

Police Beat for Finals Week

May 17, 2013

April 17 Stolen Property (Building 61): A UPD officer contacted a man after he reported his wallet stolen from his bike outside Building 61. The man is a non-student who was visiting a friend at Building...

UNF requests funds for Student Assembly Center

April 17, 2013

UNF requested $5,000,000 for a student assembly center from the state legislature. The university is waiting for the funds to be approved. Everett Malcolm, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs,...

Police Beat for the week of April 17

April 16, 2013

  March 28 Stolen Parking Permit (Building 41): A student’s parking permit was stolen from her car March 28. She was returning from class and saw a parking ticket on the car’s front window...

Military medics at UNF

April 16, 2013

Most people who see the inside of a U.S. Army deployable medical station are either medics or horribly wounded. On April 15, this view was made available to students through the Army’s Forward Surgical...

Police Beat for the week of April 3

April 4, 2013

March 21 Theft (Building 1): While returning from a business trip to Newark, New Jersey, the Vice President of the General Counsel discovered that her iPad had was missing. She had rented a car during...

Police Beat – March 26

March 27, 2013

March 25 Drug Use (Osprey Cove Building U):  After responding to a call from Building V of the Osprey Cove, an officer smelled the odor of burning marijuana around an area outside Building U. The officer’s...

Police Beat – March 25

March 25, 2013

    March 20 Stolen Parking Pass (Garage 38): A UPD officer arrived at the Student Government Office in building 58E, room 3303, concerning the theft of a student’s park pass from Garage...

Police Beat – March 7

March 7, 2013

March 6 Drug Possession (Osprey Village) - An RA in the Osprey Village was conducting her nightly rounds when she smelt marijuana coming from one of the rooms in building D. The RA contacted UPD and...

Police Beat – March 4

March 4, 2013

Feb. 28 Theft (Lot 18) - A parking decal was stolen off the windshield of a student’s car while she was in class. The student made contact with UPD, who were unable to find any residue from a parking...

Foot groper identified, warned

March 4, 2013

On Feb. 7, UPD identified a suspect who reportedly groped two women's feet in the library on separate occasions. On Feb. 5, Alyssa Heim reported being approached by another student who claimed he...

Student accused of fraud

February 28, 2013

Feb. 28 Fraud (Complainant’s office) - Officers met with a member of UNF’s staff who believed a student had committed fraud by forging an outside client’s signature. Police met with the victim of...

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