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Artis Gilmore: A True Ambassador

Artis Gilmore: A True Ambassador

January 14, 2015

It is often times difficult to find someone that has achieved success and has remained grounded,  humble and close to the people and communities that...

Keeping Healthy in the New Year

Christina Kelso and Gabriele Hickman

January 14, 2015

Filed under Archive, Features

As the spring weather approaches and the thoughts of New Year's Resolutions are fresh in the minds of many, one of the most common is living a more healthy lifestyle through exercise. However, fewer than 10 percent of people who make resolutions keep them, and those who do not usually have failed within the first week, according to a Dec. 2014 Time Magazine article. Below...

Glitz, Glamour and Drag Race 2014

Glitz, Glamour and Drag Race 2014

December 1, 2014

Fiery attitudes and a flair of personality took over the Swisher Theatre as fifteen drag queens took the stage. Five glamorous guest queens and 10 Jacksonville...

Eighth Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair

Eighth Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair

December 1, 2014

The eighth annual Jacksonville University Fall Arts & Crafts/Bake Fair took place Friday Nov. 14 in the Kinne Center. The fair displayed a variety...

Sixth Annual Right Whale Festival

Taylor Montgomery, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Features

The sixth annual Right Whale Festival was held Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion. The North Atlantic right whales are a critically endangered species and it is estimated that there are only approximately 400 of them left in existence. The Right Whale Festival, put on by the Sea to Shore Alliance, is a celebration for the return of the North...

Student Research: Cyanobacteria

Taylor Montgomery, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Features

Rhea Derke, biology and music business major and chemistry minor, is performing research on toxic algal blooms living in the St. Johns River. “The blooms I’m referring to are the bright-green sludge you see on the river’s surface,” Derke said. These blooms contain freshwater photosynthetic cyanobacteria, which can carry toxins. Working with Anthony Ouelle...

Vibrio Bacteria in the St. John’s River

Taylor Montgomery, Guest Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Features, Showcase

Jacqueline Maxwell, a senior biology pre-medicine major, is working on a research project that could make the audience's skin tingle, since the focus of her study is on various species of Vibrio. Vibrio is a genus of gram-negative bacteria that cause diseases such as cholera and the flesh-eating bacterial disease. Maxwell is working with Anthony Ouellette Ph.D., of the biology department to determ...

Brion Youngs Wins 4.0 Achievement Award

Susie Bryan, Guest Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Features

Being the first to accomplish something is an honor, and senior Brion Youngs did just that. Youngs is a member of the fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi. Every semester, each different province of Kappa Alpha Psi recognizes and gives an award to the member of the province with the highest GPA. Youngs was given the 4.0 Achievement Award for the 2014 spring semester for having the...

Fresh Food Comes to JU Campus

Isabel Maridsa, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Features

On Oct. 22, Jacksonville University hosted its second annual Farmers Market outside the Kinne Center. Two guitarists played live music at the small gathering of booths from both local farmers and organizations on campus, including fraternities and sororities. Kristin Alberts, Ph.D., director of the student counseling center, was present working with Active Minds, a non-p...

Blue Angels

Matthew Martin

October 28, 2014

Filed under Archive, Features

As the men and women of the Jacksonville ROTC filtered in to the auditorium Friday morning, there were already individuals in clean pressed uniforms waiting on stage. These were the men and women who serve in our armed forces with the Blue Angels, the elite flight demonstration team of the United States Navy and Marines. They travel across the country performing for aud...

Horses Relax on JU Campus

Horses Relax on JU Campus

October 16, 2014

Horses crammed into a mobile trailer. Close behind, a small child followed, climbing up into the stalls to settle in alongside them. As her family headed...

Turning Attentions to the Screen

Turning Attentions to the Screen

September 18, 2014

On Sept. 9, a small group of students, coming from both Jacksonville University and Florida State College at Jacksonville, gathered in room one of the...

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