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Duval Court Judge to speak at UNF

Justin Chandler Porter

March 7, 2012

By: Justin Chandler Porter, Contributing Writer   Duval County Court Judge Angela M. Cox will be speaking at UNF’s Student Union Ballroom March 7. Cox was appointed in 2005 by Governor Jeb Bush and is the young...

Martin Luther King, Jr. bronze statue joins Gandhi’s likeness in Peace Plaza

Hali Harden

March 1, 2012

By: Hali Harden, Staff Reporter   An 8-foot bronze statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled Feb. 28 in a ceremony that brought the UNF community together in Peace Plaza.   Students and visitors crowded the plaza as guest speakers presented...

AASU no longer a Student Government Agency


March 9, 2011

Student Government scheduled an emergency meeting March 7, where the Senate passed a bill to change the African American Student Union from a Student Government agency to a part of Student Affairs.  This decision comes afte...

News In Brief Sept. 29, 2010


September 29, 2010

Evening walk marks annual Take Back the Night event The UNF Women’s Center will be hosting its annual Take Back the Night event Oct. 5 to take a stand against violence and abuse. The night will include a walk against violen...

Students give hope to Pakistani flood victims


September 29, 2010

by Emilee Speck, contributing writer When the flooding began the global disaster that now besets Pakistan, Rahma Adnan’s mother was in her home country. She told her daughter the rain was not stopping and only getting wors...

Studying abroad may improve chances of securing a job


May 7, 2009

A background in foreign cultures through the study abroad programs may help students who often realize that being hired is a greater challenge now than it has ever been since the Great Depression. Besides the changing economy, ...

Staff Blog: How Mexico has failed us with the Swine Flu


April 26, 2009

As of today, Mexico city has literally shut down everything dealing with public life. Schools, restaurants, museums, and other public venues because of a swine flu outbreak that has killed at least 80 people and may be responsible for ...

The News Around


April 15, 2009

AROUND THE STATE Jacksonville police officer found in violation in shooting The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office review board concluded a six-month investigation into a six-year veteran police officer’s shooting of an unarme...

The News Around – March 25


March 25, 2009

AROUND THE STATE Pollution expected to decline despite increase in traffic Jacksonville’s air pollution from traffic is expected to fall by 2020 despite a trucking boom fueled by the recent growth of JaxPort, a city agency ...

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