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Rachel Bacchus, General Assignment Reporter

Rachel Bacchus is the current General Assignment Reporter at Spinnaker but also volunteers as a photographer. Rachel is a young photographer and writer working towards her Degree in Multimedia Journalism. She is primarily interested in sports photography and political journalism.

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Despite the loss, guard Kaila Rougier had an impressive outing with 17 points.

[Photo] Women’s basketball drops rescheduled River City Rumble game at UNF Arena

February 19, 2024

Despite the loss, guard Kaila Rougier had an impressive outing with 17 points.

The Ospreys struggled defensively at the start of the second half, giving up an early 8-0 run.

[Photo] UNF men’s basketball drops two close games on Homecoming week

February 12, 2024

The Ospreys struggled defensively at the start of the second half, giving up an early 8-0 run.

(Rachel Bacchus)

UNF hosting several events for Homecoming 2024

Rachel Bacchus, Reporter February 8, 2024

This week marks the University of North Florida's annual homecoming celebration, and the university has been hosting several events for students to enjoy. UNF kicked off the week with the widely anticipated...

A female African lion at the Jacksonville Zoo. Lions can be found on the main path of the Africa loop. (Rachel Bacchus)

A guide to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Rachel Bacchus, Reporter February 5, 2024

With the spring semester finally underway, students new to the area may be looking for fun things to do in Jacksonville. That’s where the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens comes in. Started in 1914, the...

What to know before OzFest 2024

What to know before OzFest 2024

Rachel Bacchus and Jeanne Gilbert February 2, 2024

This year, the University of North Florida will host OzFest, its annual homecoming concert, at UNF Arena on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. T-Pain and Flo Milli will be performing, with last semester’s Battle...

Fouls have been a substantial issue for the team as they have allowed 46 free throws in their last two outings

[Photo] By the numbers: How the UNF women’s basketball team can improve

January 11, 2024

Fouls have been a substantial issue for the team as they have allowed 46 free throws in their last two outings

Despite the teams struggles in 2023, three players from the mens soccer program were given ASUN recognition

[Photo] ASUN postseason awards showcase athletic, academic effort of UNF student-athletes

December 1, 2023

Despite the team's struggles in 2023, three players from the men's soccer program were given ASUN recognition

A dog with the Campus Canines program.

Stressed? You may want to visit the Campus Canines

Rachel Bacchus, Reporter November 29, 2023

Thanksgiving has passed, and the final few weeks of the fall semester are here. Though the end is in sight, it will also be stressful for many students. That’s where the Campus Canines program comes...

The Ospreys battled it out with the Florida Atlantic University Owls during their Monday night match.

Osprey Women’s Basketball suffers loss at hands of FAU Owls

Rachel Bacchus, Reporter November 14, 2023

The Osprey women’s basketball team suffered a tough at home 75-84 loss against the FAU Owls at home on Monday. The match started off strong with two early three-pointers by Kaila Rougier and Selma...

Around 1,500 people showed up to the protest on Saturday.

Close to 1,500 call for ceasefire overseas at pro-Palestine rally in Jacksonville

Carter Mudgett, Rachel Bacchus, and Collin Frye November 11, 2023

Chants from close to 1,500 mouths echoed from the grassy area in front of the Town Center Publix Saturday afternoon, where people peacefully protested in support of Palestine, called for a ceasefire overseas...

Marlo Crosby, vice president of UNF SDS, chants into a megaphone as they walk across the Green during a student walkout in support of Palestine on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.

Pro-Palestine, pro-Israel protesters clash at student walkout Wednesday

Coinciding with similar protests across the country, a few dozen students at the University of North Florida held a walkout Wednesday to demonstrate their support of Palestine. A small group of counter-protesters...

The Florida Board of Governors oversees all of the states 12 public universities, including the University of North Florida. (Logo courtesy of the Florida BOG)

BOG expected to approve proposed bathroom regulation at next meeting

Rachel Bacchus, Reporter October 4, 2023

Mirroring a similar regulation already put into effect by the Florida Board of Education in K-12 public schools, the Board of Governors will meet next month to discuss a new regulation outlining new rules...

Despite the Ospreys scoring early in the second half, FAU came back with a goal of their own shortly after

[Photo] Men’s soccer faces tough in-state competition, ties with FAU at home

September 12, 2023

Despite the Ospreys scoring early in the second half, FAU came back with a goal of their own shortly after

Despite the tough loss, Osprey nation came out in abundance as this game was the most attended womens sports event in UNF history

[Photo] Women’s soccer suffers blowout loss to top ranked Seminoles

September 9, 2023

Despite the tough loss, Osprey nation came out in abundance as this game was the most attended women's sports event in UNF history

Team momentum shifted positively after the Ospreys first goal, leading to an explosion on offense

[Photo] Men’s soccer puts on a scoring clinic in first win of the season

September 2, 2023

Team momentum shifted positively after the Osprey's first goal, leading to an explosion on offense

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