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FIT LIFE: We need to get back to nature

Sometimes we can take for granted how nature has the ability to improve our health — directly and indirectly.

First, let me offer a vivid example of nature’s direct impact, in the very plants that surround us. Many of these, …

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JU awarded Bronze-level status as ‘Exercise Is Medicine’ campus by global movement founder Dr. Bob Sallis

Hailing its coordinated efforts to promote physical activity as a “vital sign of health” for its students, Exercise Is Medicine global founder Dr. Bob Sallis bestowed the Bronze Level EIM Award upon Jacksonville University April 11 before a packed house …

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RIVER LIFE: The news is good for our large river residents

It’s a wonderful time of year to be in Northeast Florida. I just returned from a trip to Washington, D.C., where it was freezing, literally 32 degrees, and windy. Ugh!

Luckily, I had thought to pack my overcoat with gloves

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98,000 downloads and counting: JU student helps create wildly popular Star Wars-themed Minecraft mod

“Many new weapons! Astonishing new planets! Flyable starships and speeders! Diverse structures and loot system!”

— From the “Parzi’s Star Wars Mod” homepage

A Star Wars-themed add-on to the hugely popular open-ended video game Minecraft is drawing tens of thousands …

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RIVER LIFE: Have your say about area’s waterfront

The St. Johns River is many things to many people, but not everyone has the opportunity to enjoy it as much as they would like. And while this has been known for some time, very little has been done to …

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