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Business/English standout Ellis Harr named citizen member of Times-Union editorial board

International Business/English double major Ellis Harr, a Presidential Student Ambassador who also heads Sigma Chi fraternity on campus, will bring his voice to The Florida Times-Union Editorial Board this semester as a citizen member, the newspaper announced.

The five members …

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FIT LIFE: Where we live affects our health

If you are like most Americans, you have already broken your New Year’s resolution of becoming healthier. Research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology reveals that only 8 percent of us actually achieve our New Year’s resolutions.

Could we

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Sea of Blue: Remembering the fallen with help from JU Photography students

A group of Jacksonville University students have come to the aid of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

Not for an emergency, but to help document JFRD’s largest and most visible annual event: the Sea of Blue Fallen Firefighter Memorial …

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Sleuthing the Keys: what (or who) is the culprit behind coral reef decline?

For years, scientists have lingered over a tantalizing menu of possible causes for coral reef decline, ranging from increased algae, more predators and disease to exacerbating factors like human-influenced poor water quality, higher sea surface temperatures and rising ocean acidity.…

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The fertile power of STEM at JU attracts youthful attention

The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.

Those were just …

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Rex Morgan 1948-2016: JU basketball icon passes away

Former Jacksonville University basketball great Rex Morgan, a two-year starter at guard who helped the Dolphins reach the 1970 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball national championship game, passed away early today in Jacksonville. Mr. Morgan, 67, died after a lengthy …

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Attack of the $13 Trillion Monster: Professor Richard Cebula explores the “new normal” of deficit spending

Illustrations by Cleo Brock ’16

Throughout most of U.S. history, the nation’s biggest budget deficits have come in times of war. From the Revolutionary War through Vietnam, armed conflict has ballooned the nation’s budgets and borrowing. But when the fighting …

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