FAU student saves life, receives national acclaim

FAU student saves life, receives national acclaim

Wesley Wright, Editor-in-chief
December 15, 2014
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On Wednesday, Dec.10, Florida Atlantic pre-med student Alton Brieske made headlines for saving a 92-year-old man from impending death. Salvatore Mancuso and his car headed hood-first into a Port. St. Lucie canal. After receiving... Read more »

Feliz Navidad, it’s the thought that counts

Feliz Navidad, it’s the thought that counts

Jillian Melero, News Editor
December 9, 2014
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Clarification: A previous version of this article contained a pie chart that did not represent the 21 percent of Hispanics polled that plan on spending between 500 and 1000 dollars during the coming holiday season. The pie chart, which was under the Holiday Budget... Read more »

FAU to announce largest gift in school history Tuesday

FAU to announce largest gift in school history Tuesday

Wesley Wright, Editor-in-chief
December 1, 2014
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The FAU Media Relations Department announced via tweet this morning that the schoolwill be announcing the largest gift in the history of the university. At 3 p.m. on Dec. 2, school President John Kelly will make the announcement to media members in the interview room of the FAU football stadium, according... Read more »

Update on two women car crash

Update on two women car crash

Andrew Fraieli and Emily Creighton
November 21, 2014
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Two women were struck and knocked unconscious by a red Toyota Camry on North University Drive outside of the Rec Center on Thursday Nov. 13 at 6:45 p.m. The car was driven by Linda Bell with passenger, Staci Bell and their dog. The victims were Sharon Nanney and Amber Reed, they were taken to Delray... Read more »

FAU Board of Trustees approves plan to increase 2015-2016 housing rates, despite opposition from Student Government

FAU Board of Trustees approves plan to increase 2015-2016 housing rates, despite opposition from Student Government

Jillian Melero, News Editor
November 18, 2014
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FAU’s Board of Trustees met today to discuss plans to increase student housing rates for the 2015-2016 school year. The plan was approved by a 7 to 5 vote around 11:30 this morning. The “no” votes included Student Body President Michael Cepeda and trustees Jeffrey Feingold, Paul Tanner, Robert... Read more »

Undercover Admissions

Undercover Admissions

Wesley Wright, Sports Editor
November 15, 2014
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Plenty of students end up at different universities because they couldn’t qualify academically for the schools they yearned to attend as high school seniors — their “dream” school. Universities across the country admit students... Read more »

Police have yet to release information on car accident by Rec Center

Police have yet to release information on car accident by Rec Center

Andrew Fraieli and Emily Creighton
November 14, 2014
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Two FAU students hit by car outside of Rec center

Two FAU students hit by car outside of Rec center

Andrew Fraieli and Emily Creighton
November 13, 2014
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Two girls were knocked unconscious after being hit by a car at approximately 6:50 p.m. outside of FAU’s Recreation and Fitness Center, according to a student witness. ... Read more »

*cough cough* Ebola!

*cough cough* Ebola!

Andrew Fraieli, Science Editor
November 13, 2014
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Correction: The original version of this story referred to Joe Caruso as a professor. Caruso is a senior instructor, not a professor. Lately Ebola has become more of a joke than a serious concern. Someone coughs and... Read more »

Media analyst Itamar Marcus discusses Israeli-Palestinian relations and responds to a walk-out protest

Media analyst Itamar Marcus discusses Israeli-Palestinian relations and responds to a walk-out protest

Johan Sebastian , Contributing Writer
November 12, 2014
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Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Emily Creighton, Contributing Writer
November 7, 2014
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At No. 34, FAU made Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s list of the nation's top 100 colleges and universities to present degrees to minority students this year. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education is a bi-weekly magazine published... Read more »

The new FAU PD liaison

The new FAU PD liaison

Kiki Baxter, Managing Editor
November 6, 2014
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Student Government’s recent partnership initiative to improve relations with FAUPD included appointing a new liaison between SG and the police. The University Press sat down with Michael Cairo to discuss his new role. UP: What prompted Student Government... Read more »