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Swoop Rock Music Festival: Where tools merged to play on fancy equipment undeservingly

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April 21, 2010

By Kim Nelson Student Government does it again! They’ve managed to assemble a bundle of musicians capable of willing me to drill two extremely sharp pencils into each of my ears. I had originally planned to attend Swoop Rock...

Bright Futures flips its switch; students face new escalating costs next semester

Spinnaker

July 24, 2009

In the wake of dwindling Florida Lottery funds, Bright Futures scholars will not be guaranteed the tuition coverage of the past starting this fall. State legislators, influenced by the perishing state budget, were required to...

Staff Commentary: Breaking down the NFC Draft

Spinnaker

April 28, 2009

While some teams failed utterly (ahem Cowboys) and some took glory in their standings and draft picks (Vikings/Giants). Here is my hopefully unbiased analysis and grades on the NFL Draft over the weekend. To catch my AFC draft...

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

Spinnaker

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 ...

Staff Blog: The semester starts…

Spinnaker

January 13, 2009

I don't know about you, but the holidays came and went pretty quickly. The break may have included travel, gift-giving and for most people, hanging out with loved ones. By the time the New Year rolled around, I couldn't think...

No time for remembrance on Veterans Day

Spinnaker

November 11, 2008

This week's edition of the Spinnaker featured an editorial on the importance of Veterans Day and how it is not, unfortunately, remembered as it should be by the masses. I fully agree with this statement, as veterans risked their...

Random acts of kindness should become the norm

Spinnaker

October 28, 2008

According to an article on CNN's website, a stranger bought a woman's foreclosed home and gave it back to her during an auction. Why did she do this? The answer is simple, yet difficult for many to grasp: The act was one of pure...

How to save money on a budget

Spinnaker

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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