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Experiential Learning Scholarship

Gabriele Hickman, Copy Editor

January 14, 2015

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Students who will be participating in experiential learning at Jacksonville University can apply for a $250 scholarship to go toward their fees. The scholarship application is due on Feb. 23, and ten students will be selected to receive this award. Experiential learning includes internship, study abroad, service learning and undergraduate research. “The great thing...

Just a Minute

Gabriele Hickman, Copy Editor

January 14, 2015

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Charlie Hebdo Survivors Pubilsh Provocative Edition Week after Attack A week after jihadist gunmen killed 12 people at the satirical weekly's Paris office, the surviving staff created an edition of the publication with a Prophet Mohammed cartoon on the cover, according to a Jan. 13 article on Yahoo! News. The cover shows a weeping Prophet Mohammed holding a sign that says "Je ...

NASA Chief Scientist to Discuss Unconventional Solutions to Climate Change

Christina Kelso, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2015

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Each day, as the Earth rotates steadily around its axis, sunlight beams into the planet’s atmosphere. These rays, steady and powerful, illuminate and warm the environment surrounding the more than 7-billion human lives residing on its surface. In the past 150 years, industrialization has altered the way that these rays impact life on the surface, and in turn the planet’s...

Solar Panel Charging Station

Alyssa Stubbs, Business Manager and Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

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Since Friday, Nov. 7, a blue, unusually stocky umbrella and picnic table combination has sat on the deck just outside of Chick-fil-A. A small sign clarifies its purpose, to use energy from the sun’s rays to recharge personal electronic devices. The solar charging station, the first one on Jacksonville University’s campus, is an expression of PepsiCo’s stated ongoing...

Just A Minute

December 1, 2014

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Give Thanks for Sunday For those traveling for Thanksgiving, traffic is predicted to be better on Sunday than Saturday, according to Nov. 18 article in the Daily News. The Google study produced other traffic findings, including labeling Wednesday as the worst day to drive with peak traffic between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Thanksgiving day is predicted to have the lightest tra...

Dolphins Honor Seniors in Their Last Game

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

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It is often difficult for someone to walk away from something that they absolutely love. The same goes for athletes, especially when the chances of playing at the next level are slim. Sixteen young men felt this gut-wrenching experience when they took the field for the last time against the Campbell Camels Nov. 15. Jacksonville University said goodbye to these players and...

JU’s Football Program in State of Shock

JU’s Football Program in State of Shock

December 1, 2014

It was supposed to be a day of happiness for the players. One in which their hard work and dedication to the season would pay off in the form of a playoff...

“Show Your Colors”

Britney Broussard, Guest Writer

October 29, 2014

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At Jacksonville University's  second annual Show Your Colors Run, the Student Veterans Association brought approximately 225 runners and cheering crowds of volunteers, supporters and spectators to the Dolphin Green. Before the race began, the JU Marching Band started the event with a performance of the "The Star-Spangled Banner." As the music played, the ...

JUSA Voice

October 29, 2014

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Coming off of a wonderful week of events, we at JUSA knew that our work didn’t stop there. With most of our efforts being put towards the Tobacco Free Campus Panel Discussion last Tuesday, the student body was able to hear varying views on what direction future campus smoking policies should take. As the director of public affairs for JUSA, I felt as though it was needed to ha...

Bortles Still Learning, Fans Still Suffering

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Football, In The Community, News, Sports

Jaguars’ fans knew that the growing pains of a rookie quarterback would be tough to watch, but they didn’t know that it was going to be this tough. Jaguars’ fans were not pleased as they watched the home team from Jacksonville lose to the Miami Dolphins 24-13 on Oct. 26. Just a week after the team’s first win of the season against the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 19,...

Public Policy Speaker Series

Isabel Maridsa, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

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An assembly of people in business attire filtered into the Davis College of Business for a brief social hour before a panel discussion began in the conference room. Journalists snapped photos and representatives and philanthropists responsible for changes in Jacksonville mingled as JU’s Public Policy Institute held the first of its four Speakers Series events fo...

JU Debates Tobacco-Free Campus

October 29, 2014

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The future of Jacksonville University's smoking policy is up in the air. In an online survey released Tuesday, Oct. 7, the Jacksonville University Student Alliance (JUSA) asked students, faculty and staff for feedback on a proposal to make JU tobacco-free. Respondents were also asked to evaluate JU’s current policy, which restricts smoking to designated areas around cam...

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