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On-campus Johnson & Johnson vaccine pop-up clinic cancelled after officials halt the vaccine

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter April 13, 2021

UNF’s COVID-19 task force has canceled the pop-up vaccine clinic planned for next week. The event, which was to be hosted by Agape Family Health, was intended to offer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

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Photo ideas for UNF graduates

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern April 10, 2021

Spring 2021 graduation is rapidly approaching for seniors. One of the best ways to commemorate your time at UNF is through photos.  Here is  a list of the best spots both on and off campus for your...

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Beaches show support for survivors for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern April 8, 2021

The neighboring cities of Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, and Neptune Beach have teamed up to offer support to survivors of sexual assault.  This past weekend, a large banner reading, “We believe...

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The future of Bright Futures is hazy

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern April 6, 2021

Proposed changes to the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program have continued to pass through toward the Florida Senate floor.  The changes to Bright Futures were filed by Republican senator Dennis...

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How the spring 2021 graduation will work

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter March 8, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the globe, UNF’s spring 2021 graduates were left wondering what would come of their graduation. Thankfully, the university’s commencement coordinators worked...

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UNF Spring 2021 graduates will have an in-person graduation walk

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter March 2, 2021

UNF announced that spring 2021 graduates will have an in-person graduation walk as well as a virtual celebration.  The graduation walk will take place over two days, April 17-18. This will give students...

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A guide to Jacksonville thrifting

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern February 24, 2021

Thrifting serves as an ethical and affordable alternative to shopping. It’s a great way to reduce waste in the world of fast-fashion. It may require more effort than your average trip to the mall, but...

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Celebrating Black History Month at UNF

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern February 15, 2021

Since 1976, the month of February has represented Black History Month in America. The annual celebration grew from “Negro History Week,” which was started by Dr. Carter Woodson in 1926. Black History...

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Why Spotify increased their monthly payment price

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter February 10, 2021

Did your Spotify charge look different this month? You are not imagining things. A recent change in Florida tax law has raised the price of the audio streaming service. Likely lost in the “junk”...

Lets make Jacksonville roads safer

Let’s make Jacksonville roads safer

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter January 28, 2021

Last week, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office shared a photo on their Facebook page that read, “Duval Traffic Truth: In Jacksonville you are more likely to die in a traffic crash than be murdered.”...

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A dog’s day out in Jacksonville

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter January 28, 2021

Living in an apartment with a dog can be tricky. You have to find creative ways to exercise your pup without a yard. Traditional walks will do the trick, but with so many dog-friendly spots in Jacksonville,...

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Looking for something to do for Valentine’s?

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern January 22, 2021

Whether you are spending it with a significant other or friends, the day of love is one to be celebrated. This year, Valentine’s day falls on a Sunday - opening the door for a full day of fun activities....

A new future for Sun-Ray Cinema

A new future for Sun-Ray Cinema

Jennifer Ronzon, Intern January 20, 2021

Sun-Ray Cinema has been a Jacksonville staple since the theater’s opening nearly 100 years ago. The mom-and-pop cinema, located in the historic Five Points neighborhood, is famous for its cozy atmosphere...

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The return of live music to the first coast

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter January 15, 2021

Live music has made a triumphant return to the first coast after many long, quiet months. Artists have made up for lost time, with choices of shows to attend each week. Despite the excitement surrounding...

Struggling to find an internship? Dont feel alone.

Struggling to find an internship? Don’t feel alone.

Jennifer Ronzon, Reporter January 13, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued, many students are struggling to find available internships because many businesses have opted to have employees work from home or have limited people in the workplace....

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