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Student Expresses Social Injustice through Music

By all accounts, 2020 has been a year filled with challenge, strife and its fair share of tragedy. Against the backdrop of a worldwide pandemic, it has also been a year where many societal issues have bubbled to the surface. …

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Famed Dolphin Remembered Fondly

To the world at large, Leanza Cornett was perhaps best known as a former Miss America, a successful television host, or even The Little Mermaid, but she was also a famed resident of Jacksonville and – for a short time …

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“Ghostwriting” Exercise Makes for Spooktacular Good Time

In the spirit of Halloween, the English department held its fourth annual Ghost of JU Write-a-Thon in the Council courtyard. The event is an opportunity for students to tap into their creative writing skills and collectively create a story about …

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Art and nature collide to create ‘Instagrammable’ spots in Jax

In 2012, Dr. Melinda Simmons stood among smiling strangers posing in front of colorful murals of wildlife at the San Francisco Zoo for the quintessential vacation photo-op. It’s a similar scene that plays out in places like Nashville, Los Angeles, …

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University Creates Two Schools In Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts

Even as the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts celebrates its 60th year, it continues to focus on the future by creating two schools within the college, Jacksonville University Provost Dr. Chris Sapienza announced today.

The Stein College …

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