FAU Police fails to report 114 cases in August online

FAU Police fails to report 114 cases in August online

Dylan Bouscher, Senior Writer
September 12, 2014
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An assault, a dating violence incident and a burglary are just a handful of the 114 cases FAU Police didn’t report online for the month of August. Student Press Law Center Director Frank LoMonte called that an “apparent” violation of the Jeanne... Read more »

President Kelly gives first State of the University Address

President Kelly gives first State of the University Address

Kaitlyn McNulty, Contributor
September 12, 2014
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In the past year, Florida Atlantic University saw its name in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Dr. John Kelly, the university’s new president, aims to change that. Kelly’s... Read more »

FAU Student Government holds their 2014 State of the University Address

FAU Student Government holds their 2014 State of the University Address

Jillian Melero, News Editor
September 4, 2014
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In case you missed it: College Colors Day

In case you missed it: College Colors Day

Johan Sebastian, Contributing Writer
September 3, 2014
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Everyone was sweating and gyrating, cheerleaders doubly so. Friday in the Traditions Plaza, FAU celebrated... Read more »

Freshman First: Maria Bhairosingh, New Chair of Elections

Freshman First: Maria Bhairosingh, New Chair of Elections

Bibi Patel, Contributing Writer
August 31, 2014
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While most freshmen... Read more »

FAU Going Tobacco Free In 2015

FAU Going Tobacco Free In 2015

Jason Salcedo, Contributing Writer
August 30, 2014
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FAU will be the 24th university in Florida to transition to a smoke free campus The last phase of a five-year plan, FAU’s smoke-free policy will roll out on Jan. 1, 2015. The policy prohibits cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and all types of smokeless tobacco from being used on campus.... Read more »

FAU poised to lose $7 million in funding due to poor academic performance

FAU poised to lose $7 million in funding due to poor academic performance

Lulu Ramadan, Editor-in-Chief
June 24, 2014
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FAU falls far behind other Florida schools on academic performance, and that may cost them $7 million in state funding. On Thursday, June 19, the Board of Governors — the board that oversees all 12 state universities — approved a new budget plan that takes $100 million of money budgeted for Florida... Read more »

FAU to sell beer in the football stadium for 2014 season

FAU to sell beer  in the football stadium for 2014 season

Lulu Ramadan, Editor-in-Chief
June 23, 2014
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An accidental slip up on social media from Student Body President Michael Cepeda reveals that FAU will begin selling beer in the stadium for the 2014 football... Read more »

Former FAU student Gaetan Narcisse killed by drunk driver

Former FAU student Gaetan Narcisse killed by drunk driver

Emily Bloch , Associate Editor
June 21, 2014
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Correction: A previous version of this story stated that Gaetan Narcisse was a senior currently enrolled at FAU. According to FAU Media Relations, he has not enrolled in courses since Fall 2012. Only one semester short of graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, former... Read more »

FAU students still thirsty. Student body president’s Facebook claim ends up being not true — yet.

FAU students still thirsty. Student body president’s Facebook claim ends up being not true — yet.

Jillian Melero, Staff Writer
June 21, 2014
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Student Body President Michael Cepeda announced Wednesday, June 18 on his personal Facebook that FAU stadium will sell beer to general admission as well as premier section seat holders -- including the student section. ... Read more »

FAU off-campus housing complex, University Square, coming to 20th Street

FAU off-campus housing complex, University Square, coming to 20th Street

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
June 5, 2014
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FAU is already having trouble convincing enough students to take advantage of its on-campus housing. The opening of an off-campus complex for students means that the task will become even more daunting in the near future. An apartment complex formerly known as Boca Sol has been fully revamped and... Read more »

FAU students launch online campaign to raise alumni donations with hashtag #OneWaveFAU

FAU students launch online campaign to raise alumni donations with hashtag #OneWaveFAU

Lulu Ramadan, Editor in Chief
June 4, 2014
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FAU has the lowest alumni donation rate in the state at 1 percent, but a group of about 20 students aim to change that — one tweet at a time. The ... Read more »