News Briefs (Oct 6)

Beach Clean Up

On Oct. 10 at 9 a.m., NSU’s Freedom Sharks and Green Sharks will host a beach clean up at Hollywood Beach. Individuals interested in attending the event are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles and gloves. Follow on Instagram for more information. 


Digressions accepting submissions 

Digressions Literary and Arts Journal is accepting submissions for Volume 18. Students interested can submit original works of poetry, short fiction, creative essays, dramatic scenes, artwork and photography for consideration. Interested students can learn more information or upload their submissions here. As well as submissions, Digressions is also looking for reviewers that want to be a part of the editorial team. Students interested in reviewing or who have additional questions may reach out to Mario D’Agostino at or the Director of Digressions, Athena Edwards at


Alvin Sherman Library is a voting site for upcoming election

The Alvin Sherman Library has been selected as an Official Polling Site for the upcoming general election and as an early voting site. The site will be available Oct. 19 – Nov. 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for early voting opportunities and 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 3. Voters may also deliver vote-by-mail ballots at any early voting location, including the Alvin Sherman Library. 


Mask Competition open for voting

As part of the Return of the Sharks Initiative, NSU has asked students and employees to send in photos of their face coverings for the “NSU Fabulous Face Cover Competition.” This competition is now inviting the NSU community to vote for the finalists here. The deadline for voting in this competition is Oct. 16 and prizes will be available for the winners. 


Second term scuba classes 

Offered at the RecWell, NSU students can participate in courses this semester to learn about and participate in Scuba diving. Term 2, starting the second week of October, marks the start of the Beginner Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver, Enriched Air Nitrox and the Dan Diving First Aid for professional divers courses. Students interested in participating or learning more about these courses can visit for more information. 

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