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Senate president found in violation for fourth time, senate pro-tempore also in violation

November 24, 2014

  UPDATE - 11/25/14 at 6:20 p.m. No punitive action for Gloster Attorney General Matthew Harris sought no disciplinary measures against former Senate Pro-tempore Shomari Gloster during...

SG meetings: elections validated, funding requests heard

November 20, 2014

Emergency senate meeting The emergency senate meeting on Nov. 17 validated the elections as well as conducted legislative cabinet elections. Senate president, senate president pro-tempore and...

Abruptly adjourned: how months of tension led to impeachment charges

November 14, 2014

The following is an expansion on the events that occurred in Student Government this past fall semester, culminating in the senate meeting held on Nov. 10. Senate President Pro-Tempore Shomari Gloster...

Pattern of “harassment” leads Senate President to motion for impeachment

November 11, 2014

UPDATE - 11/13/14 at 1:48 a.m. The Spinnaker received the following emails sent to all senators and members of the Legislative branch and copying all members of SG. The first email is from Student...

Student Government holds Senate meeting and two emergency meetings

October 29, 2014

The following summary is from three separate meetings on Oct. 27. The Senate meeting was part of the regular schedule. The Government Oversight Committee and Constitution and Statutes Committee each...

Emergency committee meeting scheduled for next week

October 21, 2014

At an approximately 139-minute committee meeting on Oct. 20, one thing was officially agreed on: another meeting being scheduled. The Constitution and Statutes Committee (C&SC) met from 5:30...

Tension in Senate: SG resumes business after recent hearing

October 14, 2014

It was business as usual at the senate meeting on Oct. 13. However, Student Government officials made comments regarding the recent non-compliance hearing against Senate President Kaitlin Ramirez. ...

Student Government cancels scheduled candidate forums

October 13, 2014

Two out of three candidate forums, which were designed to allow students who are interested in learning what the candidates' goals and ideas are with SG, have been converted into information sessions...

Former JSO undersheriff takes on UNFPD chief position

October 10, 2014

A job offer has been extended to Francis “Frank” Mackesy to become the next chief of the University of North Florida Police Department (UNFPD). Mackesy worked with the Jacksonville Sheriff's...

President to Senate President: Your 11 days are up

October 6, 2014

UPDATE – 10/8/14 at 2:37 p.m. At 4:53 p.m. Oct. 7, Spinnaker received the three requested documents in an email. According to these documents, Student Body President Joseph Turner instructed...

Students encouraged to meet with advisors more

October 2, 2014

“Do students use advising as much as I would like? No,” Liz Wondell, Director of Academic Advising for the College of Arts & Sciences, said. Wondell said advisors are best to use when needing...

News in brief

September 30, 2014

Sept. 23 UNF Board of Trustees approved the purchase of The Flats. The purchase is expected to go through very soon, with $26.2 million coming from a BBVA Compass bank loan and $4.5 million coming from...

Video: red Jeep overturned at UNF Drive and Eco Road intersection

September 24, 2014

UPDATE - 9/24/2014 at 1:25 p.m. Video courtesy Scott VanSchoor who witnessed the accident. He recorded the accident with his dash cam. *** UPDATE - 9/23/2014 at 3:25 p.m.  The two cars involved...

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