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Making Progress

Adam Keller, Guest Writer

February 22, 2016

Filed under Archive, News

There are many aspects to JUSA, like any form of government, which are mostly behind the scenes. However, in a campus this small, I find it personally distasteful for everyone not to know the substantial progress that we as JUSA have made and what we plan to accomplish. Thus far we have been working closely with different teams of administration to represent the student...

JU Mobile Safety

JU Mobile Safety

October 26, 2015

Approximately one third of U.S. college presidents believe sexual assault is a problem on American college campuses, but only six percent believe it's...

Tailgate and Homecoming Game

Emily Myslinski, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015

Filed under Archive, Homecoming, News

What did you do on Saturday, October 10th? Hopefully you were exploring the many activities JU had to offer on campus. Homecoming this year was a huge success. To start off the day, there was a 5K run winding all throughout the campus. The amount of participants that showed up was phenomenal, not to mention how great they all did. Later on in the day, at the front of the sch...

Gopher Tortoise Research

October 26, 2015

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Research on gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) conducted by a JU professor and undergrad student has caught national attention. Associate Professor of Biology John Enz, Ph.D. and marine science sophomore Alexandria Gagne have spent the last nine months working in conjunction with Maryville College’s Dave Unger, Ph.D. and undergraduate Thomas Moore studying the gopher...

New Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program to commence spring 2016

New Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program to commence spring 2016

October 19, 2015

One in 4 U.S. citizens will suffer from mental health illness each year, and 59 percent of those people will be misdiagnosed and mistreated, according...

Florida wants Trump says new poll

October 19, 2015

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Former Gov. Jeb Bush is a strong second. JU’s Public Policy Institute in a poll released September 24 asked Florida republican registered voters "If the Florida Republican primary for president were being held today, for whom would you vote?" The six top runners from the poll are Trump at 24.4 percent, Bush at 16.9 percent, Fiorina at 15.6 percent, Carson at 15.0 perc...

Wilson takes on the Atlantic

Susie Bryan, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

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In Spring 2015, an oceanography class placed several buoys in the St. Johns River to track how the river water flows into the Atlantic Ocean.  After losing track of the buoy for more than a month, it suddenly started transmitting data once again, close to the start of the fall 2015 semester. Appropriately named Wilson after the iconic volleyball in the 2000 film “Cast Away,”...

JUSA says “shake it off like an Etch A Sketch”

Gabriele Hickman, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2015

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When the Etch A Sketch was introduced in 1959 at the International Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, it was, according to Allie Townsend in Time, “a total flop.” It wasn’t a flop for long though, when the French inventor Arthur Granjean sold it to The Ohio Art Co., who paid $25,000 more than its other toys. In the 1960s, it quickly became one of the most wanted toys, ...

Coffee House Series Presents Raquel Cole

Coffee House Series Presents Raquel Cole

September 29, 2015

Every third Thursday of the month, Dolphinium and Dolphin Productions will be hosting a coffee house series at the River House where different musicians come to JU to perform. The first of ...

Kevin Anthony Valerio Remembered

Hannah Knighton, Guest Writer

April 7, 2015

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On March 2, Jacksonville University lost 29-year-old student and U.S. Navy veteran Kevin Anthony Valerio to a car crash on Florida A1A. Valerio was in the passenger seat of a car driven by 24-year- old Amanda B. Phillmon. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Phillmon was making a U-turn near Wonderwood Dr. when a pickup truck hit the passenger side, according to Florida Highway...

Just A Minute

Gabriele Hickman, Copy Editor

April 7, 2015

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FSCJ May Have To Change Name To Jacksonville College Florida State College at Jacksonville may have to change its name under a proposal approved Monday by a Florida Senate committee. This would be FSCJ's second name change in less than a decade. The name would be changed to Jacksonville College. "I think there would be a lot of confusion with Jacksonville University,...

“A Fight Worth Fighting For”

“A Fight Worth Fighting For”

April 7, 2015

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