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Chemistry, physics department split like an atom

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October 27, 2009

The two separate departments are now better organized As UNF grows, so must its departments, the UNF Physics Department Chair James Garner said. Garner used to be the chemistry and physics department chair before it spl...

Study abroad fair offers different kinds of opportunities for students

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September 24, 2009

College is touted as a time to expand oneself and learn to empathize with other cultures; there was information and opportunity abound looking to fill these desires at the Sept. 22 Study Abroad Fair. There are three ways to...

Unpaid, paid internships offer same experience

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September 24, 2009

The roles and rules of internships in the lives of students have been changing as the economy changes, even though they’ve been a vital, even required, part of students’ majors for years. Though an internship is essentially...

Commentary: There is still hope for Wall Street

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March 25, 2009

Everyday we hear it. Businesses across the nation are closing, taxpayers are foreclosing on their homes in record numbers, and banks are failing like never before as a result of a national credit crunch and excessive borrowing. Yes...

The News Around – Feb. 25

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February 25, 2009

AROUND THE STATE Jacksonville port hit by cuts, decreases cargo shipments Current national economic conditions are affecting Jacksonville’s port, decreasing the number of cargo shipments and causing a sharp drop in autom...

The News Around

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January 7, 2009

AROUND THE STATE Crist discusses plans for state budget deficit Florida lawmakers met Jan. 5 to discuss the looming $2.3 billion state budget deficit. The cuts are intended to be immediate to alleviate further deficit stra...

Tight finances might lead to lifestyle adjustments for students

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December 3, 2008

A combination of partying, the lack of home cooking and the ever-rising prices of textbooks might account for the phrase “broke college student.” And now more than ever, it might be a struggle for college students to keep...

How to save money on a budget

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October 14, 2008

It all started with one simple idea--what if I could go on a vacation with my own savings? Then I found a reason to do it when my favorite play moved to Broadway in New York City. After five months of saving, this broke college...

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