Students to design veteran’s memorial monument on campus

Students to design veteran’s memorial monument on campus

Jasmine Garvey, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
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lorida Atlantic is offering a unique opportunity for students to honor veterans and military forces — and there are scholarship prizes involved. From Feb. 16 to April 6, FAU Military and Veteran Affairs is hosting... Read more »

UPDATE: Student, cyclist collide near Breezeway

UPDATE: Student, cyclist collide near Breezeway

Gregory Cox, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
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UPDATE 3/1: According to FAU Police Department’s report, resident student Lakecia Monique McFadden, 22, was struck by Palm Beach State College student, James Christakis, 18, while Christakis was riding his bike through the Free Speech Area of the Boca Raton Campus. ... Read more »

HBO series “Ballers” comes to the Oxley

HBO series “Ballers” comes to the Oxley

Emily Creighton, Features Editor
March 3, 2015
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Florida Atlantic’s Boca Raton campus has briefly transformed from a university into a Hollywood film set. The UP learned via a tweet from the FAU Swim and Dive account that the Tom Oxley Athletic... Read more »

FAU Jupiter to convert to research campus partnered with Max Planck, Scripps

FAU Jupiter to convert to research campus partnered with Max Planck, Scripps

Lulu Ramadan, Contributing Writer
March 2, 2015
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LIVE: FAU Announcement at 11am

LIVE: FAU Announcement at 11am

Lulu Ramadan, Contributing Writer
March 2, 2015
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Unofficial SG elections results announced

Unofficial SG elections results announced

Gregory Cox, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2015
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After a series of controversies including candidates dropping out, being disqualified and candidates running unopposed, the winners have been unofficially announced by the... Read more »

New No Credit Policy gives students reprieve for classroom struggles

New No Credit Policy gives students reprieve for classroom struggles

Lynnette Cantos, Assistant News Editor
February 26, 2015
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The first time that sophomore architecture major Anne Clerisse Volcy took English Composition 2 (ENC1102), she didn’t make the grade. “One of the reasons I didn’t pass is cause I focused on my major,” noted Volcy. “I felt like my major was more important than English. If I failed, I have... Read more »

Date for class withdrawal moved back

Date for class withdrawal moved back

Lynnette Cantos, Asst. News Editor
February 24, 2015
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AU students can now withdraw from a class as late as the 13th week of the semester thanks to a policy approval by faculty senate on Friday, Feb. 20. The withdrawal date got pushed from Feb. 27 to Apr. 3, and students... Read more »

City of Boca Raton bans red light cameras; new bill in congress proposed to ban red light cameras nationwide

City of Boca Raton bans red light cameras; new bill in congress proposed to ban red light cameras nationwide

Reimy Benitez, Asst. Copy Desk Chief
February 24, 2015
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nyone who’s ever been late for class on a test day and caught the tail end of a yellow traffic light followed by a bright flash can now rejoice in the most recent news from Boca Raton City Hall. On Tuesday, Feb.... Read more »

It’s the law: FERPA gives students access to their admissions files

It’s the law: FERPA gives students access to their admissions files

Ryan Lynch, Contributing Writer
February 24, 2015
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How a federal law can give you access to what’s inside your admissions file. emember how you felt during the college admissions process — all the fear of being rejected from your top school along... Read more »

Corey King named vice president of Student Affairs after interim term

Corey King named vice president of Student Affairs after interim term

Lynnette Cantos, Assistant News Editor
February 23, 2015
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orey King is the new vice president of Student Affairs, according to Florida Atlantic President John Kelly via email announcement sent on Friday, Feb. 20. Last July, former Vice President of Student Affairs Charles... Read more »

Get to know your new 2015-2016 Student Government candidates

Get to know your new 2015-2016 Student Government candidates

Gregory Cox and Patrick Martin
February 22, 2015
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n Friday, Feb. 20 in a dark room glowing with red and blue lights, the candidates prepared themselves to debate for the upcoming elections happening on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Kathryn Edmunds and Casey Martin, positioning... Read more »