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Jacksonville University Election Polls

Anthony Pardella

November 1, 2016

Filed under Archive, Features

Democracy takes work. It’s a form of government that relies on citizen participation. Not even the position of the president can be obtained without an election and consent from the electoral majority. It’s a process that is the bedrock of our nation’s form of government. Paulina Cossette, assistant professor of the JU political science department, knows that elections...

JU’s smallest community members: Service Dogs

JU’s smallest community members: Service Dogs

November 1, 2016

If it is not already obvious that dogs are very popular, take into consideration that, according to servicedogcentral.org there are an estimated 70 to 80 million dogs owned in the U.S. Jacksonville ...

The frustrations of JU parking

The frustrations of JU parking

November 1, 2016

Parking at Jacksonville University is tough. The early morning rush can sometimes look like a game of Mario-Kart. Student commuter, Rachel Hernandez, has felt that frustration and now plans her c...

“I’m no expert, but…”

March 16, 2016

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When people were asked if they have a higher opinion of Congress or other typically disliked things, voters said they had a higher opinion of root canals, cockroaches, NFL replacement refs, and the band Nickelback, according to Public Policy Polling. Much of this opinion is due to a myth that Congress doesn’t do anything, said Paulina, Rippere, Ph.D. “While there are many r...

Local Lowdown: “Mayport’s Best Kept Secret”

Local Lowdown: “Mayport’s Best Kept Secret”

March 16, 2016

The restaurant Simply Tasty Thai is a step into the Thai culture, from the glass case full of statues to the the art decorating the wall, from the center...

DEO Entrepreneurship Week helps aspiring business owners

Gabriele Hickman, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2016

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Ann Sabbag knew by the time she was 7 years old that she was going to have her own business. “I had five brothers and I had to learn how to be a leader real quick,” she said. “I always wanted to use my voice, always wanted to use my strengths.” Later, she would be the founder of Health Designs, a company offering award-winning wellness services for employees. Sabbag...

Jacksonville: America’s next boomtown?

Susie Bryan, Copy Editor

March 16, 2016

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Students receive entrepreneurship opportunities in growing city

Daniel Murphy talks faith and baseball

Daniel Murphy talks faith and baseball

February 29, 2016

On Nov. 2 2015, former Mets second baseman and 2004 to 2006 JU baseball player Daniel Murphy, was published on the front page of Sports Illustrated with...

Students, faculty partner with Duval County Public Schools

Susie Bryan, Copy Editor

February 29, 2016

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Several faculty members and students at Jacksonville University are using their specialized skills to help Duval County students. This past January, the graduate students of the Speech Language Pathology program at JU’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences began a partnership with Duval County Public Schools. They will specifically be working with students...

Students gain public relations experience in new organization

Students gain public relations experience in new organization

February 29, 2016

Communication students and assistant professor of communication, Courtney Barclay, Ph.D., created Phin Communications, a student-run public relations and...

Giving their best elevator pitch

Giving their best elevator pitch

February 29, 2016

Students learn to Ace the Interview in Career Resource Center presentation

Student starts JU Odyssey

February 29, 2016

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Time spent on social media can occupy hours of a college student's day. With the fast paced world only growing faster, it can be difficult for individuals' voices to be heard. The generation that includes most traditional students, known as millennials, has created a solution to this problem; a social content platform for millennials, by millennials, known as Odyssey. Marissa...

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