UNF's #1 Student-Run News Source

UNF Spinnaker

UNF's #1 Student-Run News Source

UNF Spinnaker

UNF's #1 Student-Run News Source

UNF Spinnaker

All content by Jake Stofan
Volunteers sort through donations to stock the pantry shelves.Photo courtesy Facebook

Changes in store with Lend-a-Wing’s new director

June 22, 2015

Video shot by Michael Herrera, edited by Jack Drain Janice Anglin was appointed director of the Lend-A-Wing food pantry on campus last month as part of her community nutrition class and has plans...

Interim Provost Dr. Earle Traynham
Photo courtesy UNF website

Search for UNF’s new provost narrows to five

May 18, 2015

The two-year search for UNF’s new provost is down to five applicants after former provost Dr. Mark Workman stepped down on April 26, 2013. The remaining applicants are Drs. Michael Stevenson,...

Working out with Andrew Clayton, America’s fourth strongest man

Working out with Andrew Clayton, America’s fourth strongest man

April 9, 2015

The University of North Florida has been home to a wide range of unique individuals, and recent athletic training graduate Andrew Clayton is no exception. At 22, Clayton stands at 6 feet 4 inches and...

Lewis Black is pissed off and telling everyone at UNF.
Photo by Tyler van Voorthuijsen

Lewis Black unveils irritation in a livid performance at UNF

March 13, 2015

A diverse crowd flocked to UNF for the opportunity to be entertained to by the “king of the rant” Lewis Black, and boy did they get a livid performance. Black rambled about topics ranging from Tahiti...

Lewis Black is pissed off and telling everyone at UNF.
Photo by Tyler van Voorthuijsen

Lewis Black performs at the Lazzara Performance Hall

March 12, 2015

Lewis Black along with his opening act John Bowman performed at the UNF Fine Arts Center Thursday night, March 12. Black’s performance touched on subjects ranging from Jacksonville politics to...

Forget Black Friday: social critic Lewis Black to perform at UNF Thursday Mar. 12

Forget Black Friday: social critic Lewis Black to perform at UNF Thursday Mar. 12

February 25, 2015

If the name Lewis Black doesn’t ring any bells, you might remember him as the South Harmon Institute of Technology’s dean in 2006’s collegiate dramedy Accepted. Recently, Black gave voice...

New Student Government vice president

New Student Government vice president

January 13, 2015

Christopher Brady was appointed to the position of Student Government (SG) vice president after former Vice President Anthony Stevens stepped down earlier this semester. Brady first joined SG in...

Great White researcher talks ocean conservation

November 8, 2014

Chris Fischer, the first person to ever tag and track fully grown Great White sharks, spoke on Nov. 6 to a sold out audience of over 700 people about ocean life conservation. Fischer is the founder...

IPTM awarded $4.5 million in grants to expand law enforcement training online

October 9, 2014

The Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) at UNF was awarded $4.5 million in state grants to fund programs and other projects that will help expand and improve the program’s law enforcement...

SG announces temporary cut in hours of free printing lab

September 25, 2014

Student Government announced on Sept. 23 that they would be restricting the weekday hours of the free printing lab to 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. from the original hours of 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. as well as removing...

UNF biology majors work to bring back endangered species

September 4, 2014

UNF students majoring in biology are getting a chance to work with zoos all over the country by conducting important research to help breed endangered species. This is possible through UNF’s partnership...

New sorority coming to UNF

August 29, 2014

Overcrowding in sororities has led UNF to start the process of adding a new chapter to campus. "Right now, our chapter sizes for our women’s chapters are quite large and so the idea of adding a new...

UNF student John Spinks breaks ground on new HGTV competition show

July 24, 2014

Construction Management senior John Spinks has landed a spot on the new HGTV game show Flipping the Block, a new show where teams of experts renovate a condo into a dream structure in just 8 weeks....

Smokers have one more year to smoke freely before UNF goes smoke-free

July 24, 2014

Starting August 1, 2015, UNF will no longer allow smoking on campus under the new regulation called the Smoke-Free Campus Initiative. The new policy applies to all students, faculty, staff, volunteers,...

Load More Stories