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Gabriele Hickman, Copy Editor

February 4, 2015

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Author Publishes New Book  Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee will publish a second book, 55 years after the publication of "To Kill a Mockingbird," according to a Feb. 3 PBS article. Set 20 years after “Mockingbird,” the new book follows Scout as an adult woman in Maycomb, Alabama in the 1950s. Several Dogs Reported Stolen in Arlin...

Mitt Romney to Speak at Commencement

February 4, 2015

On Jan. 21, the University announced that former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be delivering the keynote address at Jacksonville University’s Spring Commencement on April 25. “We are delighted to offer our students the opportunity to hear from one of the leading figures in industry and public service of the past three...

Dolphin Residence Hall to “Create New Era of Campus Life”

Dolphin Residence Hall to “Create New Era of Campus Life”

January 14, 2015

On a wooded plot of land just beyond the north edge of campus, nestled behind the cross section of Forest Rd. and Alumni Dr., Jacksonville University is...

Experiential Learning Scholarship

Gabriele Hickman, Copy Editor

January 14, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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