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Campus Voyeurism (Fine Arts Center)

Catherine Byerly July 17, 2013

A tentative court date of July 18th, 2013 was set for Joshua Hott, who pleaded not guilty June 10, 2013 on video voyeurism charges. According to a University Police Report, Hott was turned over to JSO...

“Look at the things you can do” —Remembering J.T. Townsend

Catherine Byerly June 8, 2013

Hundreds of people filled UNF Arena to celebrate the life of UNF alum J.T. Townsend. While playing football in 2004 for Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Townsend’s spinal cord was injured,...

Numbers alone don’t tell story of sexual assault

Catherine Byerly April 17, 2013

Conversations on sexual ethics are a staple of college campuses. In the ‘70s it was Roe v. Wade. Then it was Sandusky. Today it’s the University of North Carolina. UNC recently joined the conversation...

S(igma) G(amma)?

Catherine Byerly April 10, 2013
“We run this school,” said a Swoop Squad leader during a fall 2011 student orientation session. The “we” was Greek Life. The school was UNF.

One does not simply walk into UNF!

Catherine Byerly April 10, 2013
Professor Paula Neimeyer's class put together a multimedia project showcasing UNF's Dagorhir community. Keep an eye out for them on the Green!

Election appeal to be televised

Catherine Byerly February 26, 2013

The Elections Primary Court will decide Wednesday Feb. 27 if Carlo Fassi will be running unopposed this Spring election. And, after several emails, it will be televised. However, Station Manager for...

A visit from Brother Micah

Catherine Byerly February 21, 2013

[cycloneslider id="a-visit-from-brother-micah"] On Jan. 30, 2013 Micah Anderson, commonly known across college campuses as "Brother Micah," came to visit the UNF green. Photos and narrative by Catherine...

Changes made to enhance registration process

Catherine Byerly February 19, 2013

Ever wondered what happens to those professor assessments you fill out at the end of a semester? Now those professor survey results and grade distribution data are available to UNF students through...

OP plans three events, gets two performances

Catherine Byerly February 13, 2013

When the Wayans Brothers take the stage at the UNF Arena on Saturday, over twenty pages of contracts will be signed, dozens of students will have helped make signs and scan student IDs, and hundreds...

Police Beat week Jan. 9

Catherine Byerly January 9, 2013

Dec. 17 Marijuana Possession (Skate park) – An officer was dispatched to the skate park in reference to suspicious activity. When the officer arrived he watched a vehicle flee and then park behind the...

Higher Education Costs

Catherine Byerly January 9, 2013

Tuition could be going up for some students but not others if the findings from the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Higher Education are enacted. Commissioned by Gov. Rick Scott, the task force was created...

Obama re-elected

Catherine Byerly November 7, 2012

President Barack Obama will remain president for a second term, after winning 49 percent of the popular vote in Florida in a series of tight races across the state. The electoral vote totals went...

Column: How the next four years will impact your four-year degree

Catherine Byerly November 6, 2012
Content Editor Catherine Byerly says as of Nov. 6, two things will remain exactly as they were the day before: America will have a Harvard graduate as president, and UNF students will still have to pay for their degrees.

Column: Ethics and eating choices

Catherine Byerly October 24, 2012
Content Editor Catherine Byerly asses the quality of the following survey question: “Are you in favor of replacing Sbarro with Chick-fil-A and Salsarita’s with Papa John’s?”

Join the Conversation: #iamunf

Catherine Byerly October 15, 2012
Right on our home page there is now a stream of all the latest tweets from any user featuring #iamunf. These are your words. This is part of your osprey experience, unfiltered. You can write your own 150 character front page news and see it published immediately.

Column: Slut

Catherine Byerly September 25, 2012
While UPD has found two reports of sex crimes to be false in August, the language in the alert to students tells more about the culture of victim-blaming than it does understanding why a women would wait to report such serious incidents.

UPDATE: UF Presidential Search Committee nominates Delaney

Catherine Byerly September 13, 2012
UNF President John Delaney made the list of 36 individuals the University of Florida’s presidential search committee released Sept. 11 to fill the position of UF’s president.

I wanted Rubio and all I got was this lousy Ryan nomination

Catherine Byerly September 3, 2012
On August 11, 2012 Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate, thus becoming perhaps the worst birthday present I’ve ever received.

Column: Epic Jacksonville City Council Fail

Catherine Byerly August 30, 2012
The Jacksonville City Council voted Wednesday August 15, 2012 against Ordinance 2012-296 in a 10-9 vote, which sought to protect the gay and lesbian community from workplace and housing discrimination. This decision not only disappointed me as a UNF student, but as a Jacksonville resident. And even as a Republican.
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