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Top Five Songs Worthy of Taking Up Residency in Your Soul


April 13, 2010

Yes, I genuinely tore at what's left of my hair for my final Top Five before I graduate from UNF and skip away into the golden land of unemployment. I had to cut Fleetwood Mac, Bruce Springsteen, Throw Me the Statue, Kid Koala,...

Top Five Ballads to Blow Cigarette Smoke to


September 30, 2009

Before I can seriously launch into this week’s Top Five, I must make sure it’s on the record that I am an almost 100 percent retired cigarette smoker. Unless a certain quality (or quantity, rather) of liquor has passe...

Spinnaker giving away tickets to Decemberists’ show


September 24, 2009

You know when a fresh-faced child, purely innocent, gets burned by the world’s malicious side in some fashion — perhaps a broken heart — and then they’re just never the same? Their simple qualities turn complex — ...

Your info: on expo


August 12, 2009

As the popularity of Facebook transcends MySpace, issues of personal information security have arisen, transforming fun ap­plications into risky ventures. “There’s a different type of prob­lem with Facebook that people ...

Editorial: It’s a fun time to be an Osprey


April 15, 2009

Times are always changing, and so is UNF. Throughout the past year, the university has experienced a significant amount of growth, along with its students. In its transition to become a destination school, UNF has moved offices,...

"Top Five" Songs You Shouldn’t Live Without


April 15, 2009

It seems many of your sarcasm detectors weren’t working as the last installment of the Top Five in the April 1 issue (Greatest Songs of All Time) was met with a wave of disgust and disdain. It was April Fools Day! Anyway, this...

Commentary: Inside the Huddle – April 15


April 15, 2009

John Weidner Sports Editor Josh Gore Contributing Writer Heather Furey Assistant Sports Editor Jason Yurgartis Features Editor Question 1: Nick Adenhart, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, was killed by a sus...

"Top Five" Spring songs


March 25, 2009

Well, it’s officially spring, even though seasons are more of a rumor than a reality in Florida. We could describe our seasonal climate much more accurately if we took a cue from Taco Bell sauces and went with “Mild,” “Hot”...

Commentary: Inside the Huddle – Mar. 11


March 11, 2009

James Cannon II Assistant News Editor Jason Yurgratis Features Editor Heather Furey Assistant Sports Editor Patty McJazzfingers Ribbon Dancer Extraordinare Question 1: UNF freshman Steve Hillan hit a home ru...

Our Two Sense – Feb. 25


February 25, 2009

Mike Tomassoni Art Director Holli Welch Editor in Chief Rebecca McKinnon Staff Writer Jason Yurgartis Features Editor Due to budget cuts, many Florida high schools will be reducing their athletic programs. What s...

"Top Five" Underrated Motown Songs


February 18, 2009

In honor of Black History Month, this week’s top-five list commemorates some of the tracks that might have slipped through the cracks from the legendary Motown Records, which was the first record label owned by an African American....

"Top Five" Non-Cliche Love Songs


February 11, 2009

As  you might have noticed, there are no Valentine’s articles in this section. Simply put, Valentine’s Day is a cliché – a commercial holiday created by greeting card companies to make people feel miserable for: A.) Not...

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