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Students’ financial aid able to purchase parking passes come Fall 2014

August 4, 2014

Starting Fall 2014, students can pay for parking permits with financial aid. This is just one change Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) made for next year. PTS is also changing the cost of daily,...

New budget system designed to meet club demands

May 12, 2014

After the Budget and Allocations committee ran out of travel funds, Student Government made a series of changes to the club funding process. A new Club Budget Committee will work with Club Alliance to...

UNF track athlete found dead in dorm

April 23, 2014

[nicevideo link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kox3pmXPg6k"] Abraham Noel committed suicide in his Osprey Hall dorm room this morning, according to UNFPD. Noel, a 20-year-old communications junior...

Helicopter lands on campus for medevac exercise

April 8, 2014

[nicevideo link= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0tZ4Orri5I"] A helicopter landed in the UNF amphitheater* field on the afternoon of April 8. Joanna Norris, director of public relations for UNF, said...

Report of suspects moving a body is a misunderstanding

April 3, 2014

*UPDATED* A crime alert that witnesses reported seeing three men load a body into a car on April 2nd at 10:52 p.m. in the Osprey Village parking lot was cleared when the alleged body-movers stepped...

Men walk in heels for sexual assault awareness

April 1, 2014

The Women’s Center offered various women’s shoes to male students as they walked through the Student Union. April 1, the Women's Center sponsored the annual Walk a Mile in Women's Shoes event. The...

New term’s Student Government sworn in, funds for lounge approved

March 31, 2014

This served as Carlo Fassi’s last day and meeting as Student Body President. Fassi gave an update as to what has been going on in Tallahassee with the bills UNF SG has been supporting. He said Governor...

Student Union lounge in the planning stages

March 27, 2014

Student Government plans to build a new student lounge, projected to be put into the Student Union by the end of this summer. The lounge will be on the first floor of the West side of the Union, near...

Students rally in Tallahassee for local and state-wide issues

March 27, 2014

On March 26, a group of 18 UNF students and SG representatives traveled to Tallahassee. Groups of students from most major state universities came to the event. This year, UNF had the biggest student...

Ozzie statue in the works, two Associate Justices nominated

March 25, 2014

March 10 -- Senate Treasurer Joe Turner said he is in the process of making changes to Club Budgets. These changes will allow club funding to be used for clubs anticipated or regular travel requests....

Last of travel funding allocated, bill regulating spending put off

March 24, 2014

New Chief of Staff Student Body Treasurer and future Student Body President Joe Turner named Collin Waychoff, current Budget and Allocations Committee (BAC) chairman, his new Chief of Staff. This was...

Travel requests cut and approved as funds run out

March 3, 2014

The Budget and Allocations Committee (BAC) has $1,632 in their travel request fund as of their March 3rd meeting. Senate Chairman Collin Waycoff said they have $19,000 in travel requests that have yet...

Senate brief Feb. 24

March 3, 2014

Guest Speakers Guest Speaker Kaitlyn Legg, coordinator of  the LGBT Resource Center, spoke in support of the Petition for the Publication Crime Alerts of Violent Crimes, introduced by Senator Staranzo...

Student Government buys lunch for random students

February 27, 2014

Students who were in line at Chick-fil-A are calling it a “random act of kindness.” When they came up and ordered their meals, the cashiers didn’t charge them and told students their orders were...

Professors could provide free scantrons

February 27, 2014

Students won’t need to worry about bringing scantrons to class if Student Government’s newest scantron initiative is approved. SG is trying to get funding through Academic Affairs for professors...

The Peace Corps at UNF

February 27, 2014

National Peace Corps Week kicked off on Tuesday, February 25 with a special recruitment event. Recruiter Chad Chernet said UNF has a long standing relationship with the Peace Corps. Eighty-two UNF alumni...

What’s that burning smell?

February 20, 2014

[wzslider info="true" lightbox="true"] Four men spent a good part of Feb. 20 setting fires in the Sawmill Slough Preserve. These men were a team from Environmental Services, Inc., hired by UNF to supervise...

Women’s Center now offering free HIV testing

February 18, 2014

Starting back in January, the Women’s Center and Health Promotions collaborated to offer free and anonymous HIV testing. Marisha Bishop is trained in HIV counseling and obtained her certificate...

Two days after VP resigns, Red Party announces presidential candidate

January 23, 2014

Two days after the Student Government Vice President resigned, the Red Party announced their presidential Candidate: Joseph Turner, current SG Treasurer. Current SG President Carlo Fassi said he offered...

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