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Student ambassadors inspire future Dolphins

Student ambassadors inspire future Dolphins

May 24, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Think back to your first college campus tour. Did the person giving your tour play a role in your decision-making? These impactful stud...

Porter Fest: will it be a hit or miss?

Porter Fest: will it be a hit or miss?

May 24, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville University’s Porter Fest is going to be a bit more blue than usual this year. On April 12, hip-hop rapper Shwayze...

Generation W elevates womens’ voices

Hannah Pippin, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— With more women becoming business and community leaders, there is a need to bring them together for an insightful day that will challenge thinking, inspire spirits, and connect worlds. Generation W presents its signature event at the University of North Florida on Friday, April 5, 2019. The conference starts at 7:00 a.m. and goes until 5:00 p.m. It...

From left to right: Matrix, Keane, Remi, Harlyn, Griffon, and Jeff wait like good boys.

STEP raises puppies with a purpose

April 9, 2019

Service dog Training Education Program  JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— With passion, anyone can raise exceptional dogs for exceptional people. In 2014, ...

Sister 2 Sister fosters support for women of color

Tamara Scantlebury, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Not all of society feels the need to be viewed as equal. But, being a part of Sister 2 Sister, all women students of color could be sisters. The mentoring program began the last Wednesday of January and joins women of color in a “sister circle” where talks surround topics relevant to Jacksonville University’s women of color. Female faculty...

Police mark off the Gate gas station hours after the Dec. 15 shooting.

Increase in local crimes prompts campus safety

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -“R.I.P Martin. You were such a bright smile. You will be missed.” This message, along with a picture of 55-year-old gas station...

Barclay displays FPRA awards with fellow students.

Women’s History Month Highlight: Courtney Barclay

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—If you look up the word impact in the dictionary you will find the definition, “To have a strong effect on someone or something.” Jacksonville...

From left to right: Kamia Addison, Janna Gaskins, Courtney Barclay, Courtney Pugh, and Jezabel Rosa during pop up shop.

JU class campaigns for local clothing brand

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Some lessons are meant to stay in the confines of the classroom. Others, not so much. On March 5, the strategic communications...

Under the microscope: The fish you’re eating may not be what you think it is

Hannah Murray, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Fish is a popular dietary choice for most Americans. Currently, the U.S. is the second largest consumer of seafood in the world, behind China. But is there something fishy going on with your fish? Less than one percent of imported seafood is inspected by the government for fraud. And with over 1,700 different species of fish to choose from, the fish...

The famous Universal globe located at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.

Goodbye JU, hello spring break

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida is one of the biggest destinations for spring break vacation. However, some students in Florida have a hard time planning...

Lawrence’s Grocery store located in Two-Egg, Florida.

Rural Gems: Just a “Two-Egg” Town

March 25, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Nestled on the intersection of State Road 69 and State Road 69A, not far from the Chattahoochee River, is a town consisting of little...

Dr. Willette with students Sylvia Dean and Sara Ann Wicks during study abroad in Sorrento, Italy.

Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette: A ‘passionate advocate for quality study abroad programs’

February 27, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette is a professor of communications at Jacksonville University. She also serves at the executive director...

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