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Jacksonville gets same-day shipping from Amazon

Jacksonville gets same-day shipping from Amazon

May 3, 2018

Jacksonville has finally received support for same-day shipping from Amazon in select area codes. The online store is offering the speedy service for Prime members on select items in orders costing...

UNF spring alumni can use the Wellness Center until May 31

UNF spring alumni can use the Wellness Center until May 31

April 30, 2018

If you just graduated but plan on using the UNF gym, you might want to workout as much as you can in the next month. Recently graduated alumni can still swipe their way into the gym until May 31,...

Avengers: Infinity War fulfills Marvels 10-year promise

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ fulfills Marvel’s 10-year promise

April 27, 2018

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRmmM8QibLM[/embedyt] Video by Pierce Turner Avengers: Infinity War sets out to do one thing: culminate the 18 movies that preceded it into one tremendous,...

‘The Squawk’: Spinnaker’s new comedy podcast

April 26, 2018

Before humans developed sight, they heard sound: one of the most popular kinds of noise. Finally, after millions of years of evolution, we have perfected sound in the form of a podcast. That podcast is...

God of War is the best game on PS4

‘God of War’ is the best game on PS4

April 25, 2018

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4llbifigHcE[/embedyt] Video by Pierce Turner When we last saw Kratos, he had just killed his father Zeus and the rest of the Greek gods, leaving the world...

Analyzing Desiigners lyrics

Analyzing Desiigner’s lyrics

March 27, 2018

Following OP’s announcement that Desiigner will perform at Oz Fest this year, we thought we’d take a moment to analyze some of his lyrics. “When I say certain things in my rhymes, they’re...

Photo by Pierce Turner.

Saying goodbye to Chick-N-Grill

March 21, 2018

  Saying goodbye is always hard. Tearful farewells can leave even the strongest people feeling empty, like a part of them just died. Soon, the UNF community will have to say a collective “so...

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

March 20, 2018

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwievZ1Tx-8[/embedyt] Avengers: Infinity War is just over a month away and it promises to be the epic culmination of the 18 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies...

Here Come the Mummies coming to Jacksonville

Here Come the Mummies coming to Jacksonville

March 19, 2018

Funk Rock/Ska band Here Come the Mummies is coming to the Ponte Vedra Concert hall in September and tickets go on sale Friday. No, they don’t rap. The band, apparently comprised entirely of actual...

A citation issued by UNF parking enforcement. Photo by Ronnesha Rodgers.

Parking on campus during Spring Break

March 19, 2018

It may be Spring Break here at UNF, but campus is still open until Thursday, March 22, so be careful about parking wherever you want. Correct permit usage will be enforced Monday through Wednesday,...

Hughes at UNF in 2013.

How racism between women is holding feminism back

March 14, 2018

Racism, sexism, and the unspoken racism between women are the intense topics covered Wednesday at a Women’s History Month luncheon with activists Dorothy Pitman Hughes and Judi Herring. The two...

Marvel Studios.

‘Black Panther’: a beautiful and distinguished chapter in the MCU

February 16, 2018

As I’m writing this review, minutes after seeing Black Panther, I’m listening to the film’s album, the best original soundtrack of any superhero movie. The album, by Kendrick Lamar, is a project...

The Best Worst Movies of All Time

The Best Worst Movies of All Time

February 2, 2018

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1Wmz-NaQw4[/embedyt] The success of The Disaster Artist (2017) brought Tommy Wiseau’s The Room (2004) back to the to spotlight as the “so-bad-it’s-good”...

Photo by Pierce Turner

History and importance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue

January 15, 2018

Today is everyone’s favorite Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. More importantly, it’s a day that celebrates pride, diversity, and progressive achievements made in equal opportunity movements. UNF...

Award winning UNF alum encourages environmental activites

Award winning UNF alum encourages environmental activites

December 27, 2017

When was the last time you went rock climbing? What about kayaking? More importantly, when was the last time you did something to help the environment? For all of these questions, the answer is “very...

Episode III: Revenge of the Sith | History of Star Wars

Episode III: Revenge of the Sith | History of Star Wars

December 12, 2017

Revenge of the Sith is the final insult added to injury for the prequel trilogy. A truly bad movie and (hopefully) the last one Star Wars fans will ever have to endure. That being said, it’s the...

Episode I: The Phantom Menace | History of Star Wars

Episode I: The Phantom Menace | History of Star Wars

December 10, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Star Wars! To celebrate the upcoming release of Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, we are looking back at the past seven episodes as well as Rogue One all leading up to the...

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi | History of Star Wars

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi | History of Star Wars

December 9, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Star Wars! To celebrate the upcoming release of Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, we are looking back at the past seven episodes as well as Rogue One all leading up to the...

Photo by Ronnie Rodgers.

Possible self-imposed alcohol suspension for Greek life, Delaney responds

December 5, 2017

President Delaney and other UNF representatives met Tuesday with fraternity/sorority council members to discuss the state of Greek life at UNF and their proposed “suspension of all social events.” It’s...

Angela Zwarycz in the lab. Photo by Pierce Turner

Curry vs. Cancer: UNF students do career-making research

November 29, 2017

The Curry Cure Eating at your favorite Indian restaurant may leave your tongue on fire, but that fire is also trying to burn away cancer cells. With career-making research from UNF chemistry students,...

Building 50: Science and Engineering

Deep Dive | Engineering Building

November 28, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s Deep Dive. Here, we will take a look at some of the interesting, beautiful, and scary rooms on campus that you typically don’t get to see. The photo series will cover the whole...

Delaney responds to planned white nationalist rally on campus

Delaney responds to planned white nationalist rally on campus

November 17, 2017

President Delaney sent out an email to all students and faculty responding to the planned protest defending Ken Parker on Monday. He urges everyone to remain calm, saying that they expect a small turnout. “Please...

Justice League: Truth, justice, and an American waste

‘Justice League’: Truth, justice, and an American waste

November 17, 2017

Seeing a new DC movie is like getting acupuncture. You can’t move for two hours, you’re annoyed, in pain, and you feel like you wasted your money. At least you can complain to your friends about how...

Ken Parker

Facebook comments lead to at least one class being cancelled

November 14, 2017

  Despite President Delaney’s request for students and faculty to remain calm, at least one professor cancelled class in response to a perceived threat from Ken Parker’s social media...

Thor: Ragnarok: Best of the three Thor films

‘Thor: Ragnarok:’ Best of the three Thor films

November 3, 2017

Since Iron Man in 2008, Marvel Studios has been known for making superhero movies that aren’t afraid to joke around with their characters. The funniest of these movies is debateable, but Marvel never...

Friday the 13th: The Game | History of Horror

Friday the 13th: The Game | History of Horror

October 31, 2017

In case you didn’t know, IT’S HALLOWEEN!!! Grab your costumes, candy, and skeleton leggings and have a frightful time! Watch a spooky movie, go to a haunted house, or play a scary game where you are...

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017) | History of Horror

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017) | History of Horror

October 30, 2017

I’ve already talked about Resident Evil a lot in History of Horror. The original pioneered survival horror, the first couple of sequels built upon it, and RE4 is a slice of fried gold. Notice I didn’t...

The Evil Within (2014) | History of Horror

The Evil Within (2014) | History of Horror

October 29, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Five Nights at Freddys (2014) | History of Horror

Five Nights at Freddy’s (2014) | History of Horror

October 29, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

P.T. (2014) | History of Horror

P.T. (2014) | History of Horror

October 27, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Outlast (2013) | History of Horror

Outlast (2013) | History of Horror

October 26, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Slender (2012) | History of Horror

Slender (2012) | History of Horror

October 25, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Amnesia: The Dark Descent (2010) | History of Horror

Amnesia: The Dark Descent (2010) | History of Horror

October 24, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Dead Space (2008) | History of Horror

Dead Space (2008) | History of Horror

October 23, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

VIDEO: The lone Coke machine at UNF

VIDEO: The lone Coke machine at UNF

October 23, 2017

https://youtu.be/XUX4lrFzLzs Video by Pierce Turner The one place you can find Coke products on campus is finally revealed. __ For more information or news tips, or if you see an error in this...

Resident Evil 4 (2005) | History of Horror

Resident Evil 4 (2005) | History of Horror

October 22, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Silent Hill 2 (2001) | History of Horror

Silent Hill 2 (2001) | History of Horror

October 22, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

White Day: a labyrinth named school (2001) | History of Horror

White Day: a labyrinth named school (2001) | History of Horror

October 20, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Resident Evil (1996) | History of Horror

Resident Evil (1996) | History of Horror

October 17, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Tremors (1990) | History of Horror

Tremors (1990) | History of Horror

October 16, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Day of the Dead (1985) | History of Horror

Day of the Dead (1985) | History of Horror

October 15, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) | History of Horror

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) | History of Horror

October 15, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Friday the 13th (1980) | History of Horror

Friday the 13th (1980) | History of Horror

October 13, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Evil Dead Trilogy (1981-1992) | History of Horror

Evil Dead Trilogy (1981-1992) | History of Horror

October 12, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Haunted House (1981) | History of Horror

Haunted House (1981) | History of Horror

October 11, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

The Shining (1980) | History of Horror

The Shining (1980) | History of Horror

October 10, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Dawn of the Dead (1978) | History of Horror

Dawn of the Dead (1978) | History of Horror

October 8, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

The films modest title screen.

Halloween (1978) | History of Horror

October 7, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Jaws (1975) | History of Horror

Jaws (1975) | History of Horror

October 6, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

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White nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at UF

October 5, 2017

White nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Thursday, Oct. 19, despite being previously denied. Spencer and his group had originally requested space...

Photo by Colin McCann

UNF recognized nationally

October 4, 2017

UNF was recently recognized by different groups for being a top affordable online college, and a college demonstrating outstanding diversity. SR Education Group, an education research publisher,...

The poster for Night of the Living Dead (1968).

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

October 4, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

Students hold a candlelit vigil to honor Vegas victims

Students hold a candlelit vigil to honor Vegas victims

October 3, 2017

https://youtu.be/bGD_F0Oq6rk *Editor's Note: According the Associated Press, at the time of publication, 59 people were reported dead as a result of the attack. The video included in this story says...

According to Serwatka, UNF is tied with Florida State University for eighth place among the 11 universities ranked by the Board of Governors. 
Photo by Morgan Purvis

UNF’s Board of Trustees appoints new member

October 3, 2017

Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Thomas Bryan to the UNF Board of Trustees. Bryan will be replacing BoT Chair Joy Korman and takes his position January 6, 2018, just in time to help with the...

Universal Studios.

Universal Monsters (1931-1954) | History of Horror

October 3, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. This October we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check...

Nosferatu (1922): History of Horror

October 2, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror. Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games, and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back at...

History of Horror – Frankenstein (1910)

October 1, 2017

Welcome to Spinnaker’s History of Horror! Here we will be taking a look back at everything spooky in both film and video games and analyze how horror has evolved over the last century. Check back...

Richard Spencer. Courtesy of Creative Commons

UNF on Richard Spencer: “We will not speculate on how UNF would handle the UF case.”

August 30, 2017

The University of Florida denied a request by white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the campus on Sept. 12 citing concerns of violence. The decision was made by University of Florida President...

Photo by Alex Wilson

Why UNF’s Chick-fil-A menu is so small?

August 17, 2017

Chick-fil-A is one of the most popular dining locations on campus, but students are often frustrated with the slimmed down  menu and the inability for the location to accept coupons. The restaurant...

John Delaney recently wrote an editorial praising UNF. Photo by Lili Weinstein.

President Delaney writes editorial praising UNF’s volunteer opportunities

August 16, 2017

UNF President John Delaney is less than a year away from retiring, but he hasn’t slowed down sharing his love for UNF. Delaney had an editorial published on jacksonville.com celebrating the volunteer...

Amazon recalls phony eclipse viewing glasses, UNF glasses still up to standards

Amazon recalls phony eclipse viewing glasses, UNF glasses still up to standards

August 15, 2017

***Correction: The eclipse viewing party was originally stated to begin Monday August 21 at 1:00 p.m. The party starts at 1:30 p.m. We regret the error.  Amazon emailed customers who bought...

Photo courtesy of Pexels.

Homeless to hopeful: how a homeless student found success at UNF

August 15, 2017

    Being a student can be stressful to say the least. We all have to worry about money for books, tuition, food and whether we can pass the next test. But what if you also had to worry...

Student Body President Samantha Mims.

SG advocates for Mental Health Awareness Day

August 9, 2017
"It's okay to not be okay."
Jacob Hardy with Violet, a T.A.I.L.S. graduate with terminal cancer. Photo provided by Pit Sisters.

UNF student changes lives of inmates and dogs

August 7, 2017

Internships are common for fourth year criminal justice majors at UNF, with most students taking theirs with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and doing ride-alongs or going to court. However, only...

 Photo by Pierce Turner

No more waiting: UNF Counseling Center bringing on more counselors

August 3, 2017

Wait times for new and returning student patients at the Counseling Center are set to decrease after the center received a budget increase from student fees. The funding allows three pre-doctoral interns...

Ospreys without a home: UNF works with homeless students

Ospreys without a home: UNF works with homeless students

August 3, 2017

Homeless students are a small population at UNF, but an important one. They have to balance all of their classes and responsibilities like the rest of us, in addition to figuring out a place to stay...

Solar eclipse to be visible from UNF

Solar eclipse to be visible from UNF

August 1, 2017

The first total solar eclipse to cross the entire contiguous United States coast-to-coast in 99 years will be close enough to get a glimpse from UNF on Aug. 21. Though Florida is not directly in...

Photo by Spinnaker

Students react to the possibility of an open carry gun law on campus

July 28, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPdmdwqF8Qg   Florida Governor Candidate Adam Putnam (R) supports the passing of an open carry law at Florida universities. Currently, students with a license...

UNF Coggin College of Business. Courtesy of Google

UNF plans to open an Entrepreneurship Center downtown in 2018

July 24, 2017

UNF will have an entrepreneurship center located in downtown Jacksonville as soon as 2018. The center will be a destination for anyone to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas. If there is potential,...

The geese are moving away and sightings on campus are now few and far between. Photo by Morgan Purvis

Man on the street: geese leaving campus

July 19, 2017

https://youtu.be/L01LzmToJSs Video by Pierce Turner & Joslyn Simmons Since Bee the Border Collie was hired, the geese population has plummeted on campus. The majority of the geese have now...

Who is the best Spider-Man?

Who is the best Spider-Man?

July 14, 2017

Spider-Man: Homecoming is out and in case you haven’t seen it, it’s fantastic. Walking out of the theater, there is a good chance you’ll overhear the classic debates between fans about which...

Marvel delivers another classic with ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Marvel delivers another classic with ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

July 7, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39udgGPyYMg With great power, comes great responsibility. It’s a line that’s never uttered once in Spider-Man: Homecoming, yet I couldn’t help but feel the presence...

Photo taken from Facebook

FSCJ student killed in shooting at Jacksonville Beach

July 5, 2017

A shooting early Wednesday morning near Jacksonville Beach's Seawalk Pavilion left one man dead and another injured after a Fourth of July celebration. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. The...

The geese are no longer afraid of the 2D dogs placed around campus to scare them. Photo by Alex Morman Jr.

Geese are leaving UNF & invading FSCJ

July 5, 2017

Notice anything unusual Ospreys? The campus is quiet... too quiet. Ever since Bee the Border Collie became the new sheriff in town the geese have mostly disappeared. But they didn’t fly north back...

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

Independence Day: What’s open at UNF?

July 3, 2017

The campus will be somewhat of a ghost town Tuesday, July 4th. Classes are canceled and everything from the gym to the UPS store will be closed for business on the holiday. Not everything is...

Photo from Flickr

When is it time to drop a class?

June 30, 2017

Welcome to college where everything’s made up and your GPA doesn’t matter, that’s what some graduates will tell you at least. It’s all about building a resume and making connections, as long...

Military Veterans Resource Center director retires

Military Veterans Resource Center director retires

June 28, 2017

Navy retiree and Vietnam War veteran Ray Wikstrom is retiring from his director position at UNF’s Military Veterans Resource Center after six years. Wikstrom, 72, was honored with retirement party...

UNF gets no cut of the $245 million state funding

UNF gets no cut of the $245 million state funding

June 27, 2017

For the second year in a row, UNF has ranked in the bottom three out of 11 Florida colleges and won’t get any extra state funding. The other eight schools will split a $245 million appropriation...

Are there alligators at UNF?

Are there alligators at UNF?

June 21, 2017

  Alligator danger signs have been posted near bodies of water around campus but is there really any danger?   The signs warn to avoid alligator attacks and stay away from tall water...

The new VIP viewing area.

UNF reveals plans for arena renovations and new student assembly center

June 19, 2017

A new student assembly center and an upgrade to the UNF Arena were proposed at the Board of Trustees meeting Friday headed by President John Delaney. The assembly center would be built next to the...

JSO helped to rescue this injured Osprey earlier this week.  Photo courtesy of JSO

Osprey rescued by JSO dies after being hit by car

June 16, 2017

The osprey that was hit by a car on Southside June 12 died in the care of an animal hospital. The bird’s beak was broken, its wings were wet and the osprey was weak when it was rescued by a JSO...

Photo by Brandon Diaz

What to know about cyberstalking

June 2, 2017

Following the arrest of a UNF student accused of cyberstalking another student, it's important to detail what cyberstalking is, hear reactions from the UNF community and offer tips to prevent it. What...

University parking limited due to multiple events

University parking limited due to multiple events

June 1, 2017

Parking on campus will be difficult this Saturday, June 3 when the Jacksonville Armada FC face Miami FC. Lots 5, 18 will be reserved from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and lot 46 will be reserved from 2 p.m....

Harris Newsteder,mechanical engineering senior,  shows how Phobos works
By Joslyn Simmons

UNF teams up with JaxPAL to create OspreyPAL

June 1, 2017

https://youtu.be/opbbfn9Wq6I Video by Joslyn Simmons Have you ever wanted to see a robot up close? Or make a mouthguard from a 3-D printer? UNF has all of that and more for students interested in...

Student fee overview: where are your fees going?

Student fee overview: where are your fees going?

May 31, 2017

Students pay student fees, a lot of student fees, every semester. What may seem like a large sum is actually several small fees that go towards various functions and departments in the university....

UNF confirms $110,000 for search firm to seek new president

UNF confirms $110,000 for search firm to seek new president

May 25, 2017

The UNF Presidential Search Committee and the UNF Board of Trustees have met and decided to spend $110,000 hiring the Parker Executive Search firm to seek candidates for the next university president. The...

Counseling center and athletics to potentially receive budget increase at the expense of health promotions

Counseling center and athletics to potentially receive budget increase at the expense of health promotions

May 25, 2017

The counseling center and athletics department will receive a budget increase if a motion to subtract from the health promotions budget passes. The budget shift will be discussed by the UNF Board...

UNF prepared to spend $100,000 on a search firm to elect new president

UNF prepared to spend $100,000 on a search firm to elect new president

May 18, 2017

The UNF Presidential Search committee is looking to hire a search firm to recommend candidates to be the next university president. A subcommittee met Tuesday to narrow their search firm finalists...

Dylan Strickland. Courtesy of JSO

UNF student pleads not guilty to cyberstalking charges

May 11, 2017

The UNF student who was arrested on charges of cyberstalking another UNF student plead not guilty before his court appearance, set for later this month. Dylan Strickland is a freshman at UNF with...

Meet the UNF Presidential Search Committee

Meet the UNF Presidential Search Committee

May 8, 2017

Clarification: the article has been changed to clarify the positions of  three members of the committee. The Spinnaker highly values accuracy and regrets the errors.   The UNF Presidential Search...

Dylan Strickland. Courtesy of JSO

UNF student arrested, accused of cyberstalking

May 6, 2017

A man was arrested and charged for allegedly cyberstalking a UNF student and using her pictures to create fake social media accounts, according to the Jacksonville's Sheriff's Office. The UNF student,...

UNF President John Delaney was awarded President Emeritus status by the Board of Trustees

UNF asks for feedback in university president search

May 2, 2017

University officials are asking for input in the search for the next president of UNF, sending students, faculty and staff a survey via Osprey Update today. Current president John Delaney announced...

UNF Teaching program receives $1.4 million grant towards teaching in urban schools

UNF Teaching program receives $1.4 million grant towards teaching in urban schools

April 25, 2017

Graduate students at UNF who are looking to get their master’s degree in teaching math and science can now apply to a new fellowship program following a large grant received from the National Science...

UNF professor researches ways for humans to regenerate

UNF professor researches ways for humans to regenerate

April 17, 2017

https://youtu.be/nKmvpe0oUTw If some experiments being performed in the biology building provide promising results, they could lead to organ and limb regeneration in humans down the line. The tests,...

Physical parking passes to be replaced by fall semester

Physical parking passes to be replaced by fall semester

April 14, 2017

Parking pass stickers will be a thing of the past at UNF starting this fall. The replacement: virtual passes tied to license plate numbers and added to a computer system. The first of these passes will...

How to maintain a healthy diet on a college campus

How to maintain a healthy diet on a college campus

April 12, 2017

Keeping up with diet and nutrition is a difficult challenge for anyone, let alone college students who love beer and pizza. Diets are great but much like other addictions such as painkillers and meth,...

The skinny on OZ Fests performances and activities

The skinny on OZ Fest’s performances and activities

April 8, 2017

https://youtu.be/nqdxnFjgigc OZ Fest returned to the Coxwell Amphitheater this year with the biggest crowd the campus has seen in awhile. Performances included openings from Master Radical and Palm...

George Louissaint Jr. Photo from Faecbook

Cause of death released for George Louissaint, Jr.

April 4, 2017

  *Correction: This article has been amended to show there were substances found in Louissaint's system according to the toxicology report. Spinnaker highly values accuracy and regrets the...

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