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College admissions scandal: Rich parents caught paying thousands to get kids into UNF, from Jaxonpool, March 14 ⇓
“JACKSONVILLE — In a major college admissions scandal that laid bare the elaborate lengths some wealthy parents will go to get their children into competitive American universities, federal prosecutors charged 2 Jacksonville residents Wednesday in a brazen and and bizarre scheme to buy spots in the freshman class at the University of North Florida.
One of the indicted residents, a CSX executive, was quoted as saying, “What do you expect? You don’t think I’m going to let my kid go to school with the peasants as FSCJ, do you?” Continue reading …. here (oops! link seems to be non-existent).
It’s Time To Vote Jacksonville! Early Voting Underway – Election Day is Tuesday, March 19th, from the Jax Left, March 10 ⇓
August’s List: Jai Wolf, Sam Fender, Lissie, The National, Circa Waves, Gary Clark Jr., Dido, Local Natives, ARIZONA, Pale Waves, The Strumbellas, Crystal Fighters, Local Natives, Dido, Lissie, Girl in Red ⇓
August’s List • Fundraising thru ♬ for the DLC Nurse & Learn in Jax FL (DLC is a day facility for children with significant impairments and/or medical needs) • Watch & listen
Letters from Lemule Blogiver
“Dear Times Union editor . . . read
The news with Violent Crawley
“The world is what it has become . . . read
Flock 20: Flock opens 2019 with an exciting new collection of creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. While Flock is a wholly independent journal, it maintains a close relationship with the University of North Florida: the majority of current staff are UNF alums and students. Go here.
Talon Review 2.1. “Enter the strange, beautiful worlds we have to share with you. Reclaimed planets, restless farewells, unburnt raccoons, new beginnings, and truant farm cows await you. We hope this issue brightens the Jacksonville community, and all who read it.” — from the editors. Go here.
Eat Poems: Word Sound Song. “This is Yours – Twelve Lullabies,” from various artists. Go here
Mudlark, edited by Dr. William Slaughter. This is an electronic journal of poetry and poetics. Dr. Slaughter is Professor Emeritus of UNF’s English department. Mudlark