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Botts Offers Tricks and Treats

Botts Offers Tricks and Treats

November 2, 2010

Every year the residents of Botts Hall go head to head in a hall decorating competition around Halloween and invite all little trick-or-treaters in the neighborhood to stop by for...

JU Students Respond to Tyler Clementi’s Suicide

Misha Khan

October 12, 2010

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Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, 18, committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge on Sep. 22. Clementi allegedly jumped off the bridge after discovering his roommate, Dharun Ravi, and a friend, Molly Wei, live- streamed a video onto the Internet of a sexual encounter between Clementi and another man. According to local authorities, Clementi’s...

JUSA Election Results Are In

Jairid Pacileo

October 12, 2010

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As the sun began its descent over the Jacksonville cityscape through the windows at Nellie’s, Jacksonville University students gathered inside to eat and find out the results for one of the Jacksonville University Student Alliance (JUSA) elections. These positions will be filling up a few empty slots for a semester until the bigger election this coming February. The mood...

Amendment 4: The Facts Before You Vote

The Navigator

October 12, 2010

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Florida residents may have the opportunity to vote on changes in local land developments. Amendment 4 is a new proposal on the Nov. 2 ballot that would require government officials to submit their proposed changes of new comprehensive land-use plans or amendments to existing plans to a vote by referendum before any changes are allowed. Comprehensive plans contain chapters or "elements" that address future land use, housing, transpor...

MSRI proudly says, We’re Open!

September 28, 2010

Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI) had its big opening Friday morning and welcomed all marine life lovers to come join them. The opening ceremony took place rig...

Graduate Job Outlook

Jairid Pacileo

September 14, 2010

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Nearly all college students graduate with an average debt of $23,200.  Fortunately, they will also typically end up making 53 percent more than those who do not further their education. Even so, numerous factors, such as field and location, will come into play with a graduate’s future earnings. According to the U.S Department of Education, in 2008 the average annual salary...

How Safe is Jacksonville?

The Navigator

September 14, 2010

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As the crime rates in their neighborhoods continue to increase, residents of Jacksonville are beginning to question the safety of their city. Statistics suggest that violent crime in Jacksonville increased from 2006 to 2007, although violent crime across the country decreased.  According to First Coast News,  reports of violent crime (such as murders, rapes and robberies) i...

Students React to Proposed Qur’an Burning

September 13, 2010

Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Church in Gainesville, Fla. caused public, national and eventually international uproar over the past few weeks as...

JU Debuts New Entrance

John Joyce

September 7, 2010

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Construction was evident this summer as a new entrance and welcome center arose out of piles of brick and dirt.  Driving into the main entrance at Jacksonville University took on a whole new meaning as classes resumed in August. Board of Trustee member, Jack Keigwin and his wife Beverly, donated the new entrance at Merrill Road and University Boulevard. Mr. Keigwin is the CE...

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