Your guide to venues in South Florida for any style of music

Austen Erblat
February 17, 2014
Filed under Archives, Features, Opinion

We compiled a list of as many venues as we could that host original artists in the South Florida tri-county area. Everything from the smoky hole in the wall to the huge arenas that seat 20,000. ... Read more »

How music can affect the brain like a drug

Andrew Fraieli
February 14, 2014
Filed under Features, Opinion

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From Taking Booty to Shaking Booty: Pirating Music

Austen Erblat
February 13, 2014
Filed under Features, Opinion

I’m going to start by saying that I’ve downloaded a good deal of music from the internet since the popularity of this “crime” when Napster was a thing in 2000-2001. Definitely over 100GB worth. And even today, I’ll sometimes thoughtlessly click “download,” ignoring the implications... Read more »

Analysis: What you don’t already know about the candidates for FAU president

Lulu Ramadan
January 14, 2014
Filed under Commentary, News, Opinion, Top Stories

Three finalists — George LeMieux, John Kelly and Christopher Earley — were chosen Friday for the position of FAU president after personal interviews with the presidential search committee — the 15 people appointed to recommend the best candidate. After their recommendation, the Board... Read more »

OPINION: FAU’s football season won’t end with a bowl game, but fans should be encouraged nonetheless

Wesley Wright
December 4, 2013
Filed under Commentary, Football, Opinion, Sports

FAU sits on a 6-6 record after winning its fourth straight game, a 21-6 triumph over rival Florida International. The record is impressive — given that former... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: “Nadine Aly’s Response to Mr. Devolin and all Israel Apologists”

Nadine Aly
November 12, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In addressing Mr. Devolin’s letter to the editor one must first emphasize that it is not only illogical but quite absurd. For those that don’t see it, allow me to point it out. To start off, it has become common practice for Israel apologists to label any individual that criticizes Israel’s... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: “SJP’s response to Mr. Mercado”

Students for Justice in Palestine at Florida Atlantic University
November 12, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Mr. Abraham Mercado’s Letter to the Editor regarding the headline “Free Pizza, Free Palestine” is not only filled with inaccuracy but also inflammatory language. It shows an evident bias and misunderstanding of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and our actions as a human rights organization.... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Response to Nadine Aly “Make bridges not walls”

Michael Devolin
November 4, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I was sent this letter from a friend who wanted me to respond.  It is my opinion that, if you are publishing in your paper vitriol against the State of Israel wherein the International... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Response to the Headline “Free Pizza, Free Palestine”

Abraham Mercado
October 28, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,   The issue printed on October 16, 2013 with the headline "FREE PIZZA, FREE PALESTINE", was appalling and insensitive. The hurtful actions committed by the group, Students for Justice in Palestine, and their hateful words have sadly been given a voice. These students shout,... Read more »

OPINION: A UP Reporter’s advice to surviving Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 23

Olivia Sheets
October 22, 2013
Filed under Features, Opinion, Top Stories

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Letter to the Editor: “In Response to Nadine Aly”

Abraham Mercado
October 14, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:   Owls for Israel and the Zionist population on campus strongly condemn the letter to the editor titled "Build Bridges Not Apartheid Walls" by suspended SJP President Nadine Aly, published on Friday, October 4th, 2013. Aly's one-sided view of the conflict and bias in her letter... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: “FAU is a University for Engagement–Except if You Speak Up for Human Rights”

Renata Glebocki
October 8, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dennis J. Crudele, Florida Atlantic University’s interim President has referred to FAU as a “market place of ideas.” Mr. Crudele has made similar statements in attempting to counter claims that FAU restricts freedom of speech. In response to events held by Students for Justice in Palestine,... Read more »