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Professor Spotlight: Katie Monnin on teaching graphic novels, exploring Garfield

June 7, 2017

Before the doctorate and the nine graphic novels, Katie Monnin wasn’t an avid reader of graphic novels. In fact, her appreciation for them came from a friend she knew in graduate school. Monnin...

Figurative art on display in Jacksonville Beach

Figurative art on display in Jacksonville Beach

June 5, 2017

UNF Alum Taylor Castner and local artist Aaron Shelton held an exhibit at the 1st Street Loft this past weekend in Jacksonville Beach. Castner, a graduate from the UNF sculpture program, created sculpture...

Hits and misses, bold changes for Paramore in After Laughter

Hits and misses, bold changes for Paramore in “After Laughter”

May 18, 2017

Paramore is a band that grabbed 2007 by storm. If you were in middle school in the mid-2000s then you were exposed to Hayley William’s fantastic vocals and bright orange hair. Even with personnel...

Phoenix plays. Photo by Rachel Cazares.

Spinnaker Does Shaky Knees: May 14th, 2017

May 15, 2017

Sunday was the end of our Shaky Knees adventure, but absolutely a day that all festival goers will never forget. The fest ended with sensational performances all day from bands like Third Eye Blind, The...

Photo by Rachel Cazares

Spinnaker does Shaky Knees: Friday, May 12th recap

May 13, 2017

In case you missed it, Spinnaker Radio began coverage Friday of the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta. Set up in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, the fest, even on a gloomy day, was vibrant and scenic...

Let’s Come Together: check out SAID’s Diversity Week

Let’s Come Together: check out SAID’s Diversity Week

April 18, 2017

The Student Alliance for Inclusion and Diversity (SAID) is holding their first Diversity Week at UNF. These events will run until Friday, and their mission is to bring together the student body through...

“DAMN.” This Kendrick Lamar record is great

“DAMN.” This Kendrick Lamar record is great

April 17, 2017

On Kendrick Lamar’s fifth studio album, the Compton rapper touches on the themes of religion, race, and success in society. Kendrick creates music that questions society at large, and the subject matter...

Review: Stevie Nicks came to town, and it was awesome

Review: Stevie Nicks came to town, and it was awesome

March 31, 2017

It’s no secret that Stevie Nicks is a rock star. She was the frontwoman of the iconic rock outfit Fleetwood Mac, and has collaborated extensively with acts such as The Pretenders and Tom Petty and the...

Opinion: Is vinyl an aesthetic?

March 25, 2017

With the closing of Deep Search in Jacksonville this past December, the local vinyl enthusiasts are looking for new places to acquire their favorite albums. Vinyl has made a huge comeback in the last few...

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Spinnaker Radio Takes Okeechobee Fest

March 9, 2017

This past weekend, Spinnaker Radio packed our bags and camping gear to “enter the portal” at Okeechobee Fest. This was my first music festival, and my excitement was matched by my dread of sleeping...

Animal Collective lights up Maverick’s

Animal Collective lights up Maverick’s

November 21, 2016

Animal Collective is one of those bands that stick with you through the years. I first discovered their album Feels the Winter of my sophomore year in high school and that album changed my perspective...

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