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JU international student’s “beautiful” image now in permanent collection at Main Library

JU international student’s “beautiful” image now in permanent collection at Main Library

When she entered a community-wide photography contest last year showcasing cell phone camera imagery, Jacksonville University sophomore and Honduran student Ninoska Alejandra Nunez said she was just trying to find some beauty in her new city.

5 Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 31

1. Eat a Banana to Honor Ham!: On this day in 1961 Ham the Chimp became the first hominid launched into outer space.

2. There’s An App for That, but You Won't Use It: Consumers ignore most apps on their smartphones. Of smartphone owners, 68% open only five or fewer apps at least once a week, finds a survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.

3. Contacts Lenses Don’t Discriminate: An elephant in Amsterdam's zoo has made history after being fitted with a jumbo-sized contact lens following an eye injury, a statement said Monday.

Music Review: Tim McGraw's Emotional Traffic

Music Review: Tim McGraw's Emotional Traffic

From the day I started listening to country music, Tim McGraw has been one of my favorite artists. He has a good vocal range and the ability to make albums with a little bit of everything. By that I mean that he has a mix of up-tempo, nostalgic, and inspiring songs.

Halloween Candy Smackdown

Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Fashion Show Oct. 1st at 2pm

Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Fashion Show Oct. 1st at 2pm

 

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011

Location: Pottery Barn Kids at the St Johns Town Center

Cost: FREE

Info: (904) 996-9388; Website

A spooktacular showcase of this year’s best costumes and accessories. Children can dress up in their favorite costumes and join Pottery Barn Kids for a costume contest, activities, and a special Halloween parade after the show.