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“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...

Pieces, Paintings and Playntings

October 29, 2014

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At Jacksonville University, students often have opportunities to see their professors outside of the classroom active in their crafts and demonstrating how the subjects they teach can become a career. Oct. 25, students were able to see Tiffany Leach, assistant professor of visual arts, and Lily Kuonen, assistant professor of 2D art, in their element at the fall Open Studio Night ...

“Should Jacksonville University Become a Tobacco-Free Campus?”

“Should Jacksonville University Become a Tobacco-Free Campus?”

October 14, 2014

Years in discussion, a hotly debated question concerning the future of JU's campus has made it to the polls. "Should Jacksonville University become...

New Provost Settles into JU

October 13, 2014

From her sun-splashed office on the third floor of the Howard building, Wenying Xu, Ph.D., can see a brilliant new Jacksonville University. The freshman...

“Embody That Excellence”

“Embody That Excellence”

September 18, 2014

Countless books have been written on how to be a good leader. People are constantly looking up quotes about leadership on the Internet, thinking they will...

JU Athletics Appoints New Leader

JU Athletics Appoints New Leader

September 18, 2014

Every university endures the shuffling of different coaches, administrators and staff. It’s inevitable. People leave for personal reasons, they find...

College of Health Sciences Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Draws Hundreds of Supporters

College of Health Sciences Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Draws Hundreds of Supporters

September 10, 2014

Shortly after sunrise on Thursday, Sept. 4, hundreds of community leaders, faculty members and students gathered in front of the College of Health Sciences...

JU Celebrates 80 Years at Renovated River House

Courtney Jimenez

April 24, 2014

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Eighty years marks a milestone at Jacksonville University and with that milestone comes renovations, new buildings and a toast to celebrate the past and future that is JU. On April 16, students and alumni gathered at 6 p.m. to celebrate the past 80 years of the university. The gathering took place at the newly renovated River House, where food and beer, samples of what is...

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