Opinion: Student Government buys $2,598 massage chairs

Opinion: Student Government buys $2,598 massage chairs

Johan Sebastian, Contributing Writer
January 27, 2015
Filed under News, Opinion, Top Stories

The Human Touch Whole Body 5.1  is a massage chair, which according to the description on its page provides: “relaxation with an unparalleled massage solution of the patent pending... Read more »

Saving the Grade

Saving the Grade

Lynnette Cantos, Assistant News Editor
January 27, 2015
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A policy that forgives students’ grades in lower-division classes got unanimous approval by the faculty senate on Friday, Jan. 23. “It is designed to try to help students with the flexibility to explore different majors without being punished,” stated faculty senate president Ronald Nyhan after... Read more »

With decrease in full time enrollment expected, UBAC mandates budget cuts, votes for A&S fee increase

With decrease in full time enrollment expected, UBAC mandates budget cuts, votes for A&S fee increase

Patrick Martin and Greg Cox
January 26, 2015
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In a meeting held on Friday, Jan. 23, the University Budget Appropriations Committee met to review which student organizations and programs would be most affected by impending budget cuts. One organization feeling the sting is Owl Radio,... Read more »

Rooms for Improvement

Rooms for Improvement

Annie Pizzutelli, Contributing Writer
January 24, 2015
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The shoe-box sized dorm room, dining hall food and annoying roommates are all thought to be part of the quintessential college experience, but that... Read more »

Breaking Neutral Ground

Breaking Neutral Ground

Lynnette Cantos, Assistant News Editor
January 22, 2015
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Come Get Me

Come Get Me

Max Jackson, Photo Editor
January 21, 2015
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“I would not, I would not be inclined to obey this. I would not leave campus to smoke a fucking cigarette.” Junior English major Sam Siegel, is a former cigarette smoker who now only smokes her e-cigarette. “With the e-cig I don’t... Read more »

2015 housing prices are going up, and FAU students are moving out.

2015 housing prices are going up, and FAU students are moving out.

Jillian Melero, News Editor
January 11, 2015
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On Nov. 18,  FAU’s Board of Trustees voted to raise housing rental rates for the 2015-2016 academic year. The increase... Read more »

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 10, 2015
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While the Schmidt Family Foundation has been generous to FAU in the past, their newest gift to the school pales in comparison to their usual philanthropic ways. The $16-million gift to build the 185,000-square-foot Schmidt Family Complex... Read more »

New chick on campus

New chick on campus

Ryan Lynch, Contributing Writer
January 10, 2015
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Missed Money

Missed Money

Josue Simplice, Sports Editor
January 9, 2015
Filed under Football, News, Sports, Top Stories

A $500,000 contract signed in December 2013 made head football coach Charlie Partridge the highest-paid Florida Atlantic University employee. Partridge should be feeling rich, but because of a dismal 3-9 season, he might be feeling worse than most men who make six-figure salaries. FAU football was... Read more »

FAU employees can now enroll their same-sex spouses in benefit coverage

FAU employees can now enroll their same-sex spouses in benefit coverage

Jillian Melero, News Editor
January 8, 2015
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On Tuesday, FAU and the Florida Department of Management Services announced a 90-day window, from Jan. 6 to March 6, allowing employees in same sex marriages the opportunity to enroll... Read more »

“Appreciative” advising

“Appreciative” advising

Lynnette Cantos, Assistant News Editor
January 8, 2015
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FAU student body president Michael Cepeda posted on Facebook Monday, Jan. 5 to signal the following Spring 2015 semester offering: “Drive-by Advising? For the first week of classes, Parking Garage... Read more »