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UP bins were emptied along the Breezeway within four hours of distributing. Photos by Bill Good, Distribution Manager

UPDATE: Hundreds of copies of the UP stolen and dumped

March 30, 2016

Copies of the University Press’ most recent issue were stolen, thrown into trash cans next to their bins and recovered — all within four hours after their distribution.

Last April, Owls Care Health Promotion placed flags outside of the Breezeway with statistics about sexual assault. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Party where student was allegedly gang raped last year to happen again

March 29, 2016

An annual party where a student was allegedly gang raped is about to happen again, despite the case still being open. A UP investigation reveals fraternity ties.

United Nations under secretary-general Zainab Hawa Bangura will be on the Boca Raton campus Wednesday to discuss sexual violence in high conflict areas. Photo courtesy of FAU.

UN under-secretary general to speak at FAU

February 9, 2016

Florida Atlantic University will host guest speaker U.N. Under Secretary-General Zainab Hawa Bangura in a free public lecture on “Sexual Violence in Conflict: The Moral Challenge of Our Time” on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The talk is presented by FAU’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and will take place on FAU’s Boca Raton campus in the Live Oak Pavilion of the Student Union. U.N. member Zainab Hawa Bangura was appointed special representative of the U.N. on sexual violence in conflict in 2012. Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2015, Bangura was previously the second female minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Sierra Leone, bringing over 20 years of experience to her current position.

UP Best Of 2015

UP Best Of 2015

November 5, 2015

With the year winding down, the UP could do our usual "Year In Review" issue — where we highlight the big stories we wrote...

Last week, thousands of copies of the UP went missing — but they weren't hard to find. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

COLUMN: Burning Bridges — Engineering Students Steal Thousands Of UP Issues For Class Project

September 9, 2015

p and down FAU’s Breezeway, bins that should’ve been filled with hundreds of issues were stark empty a day after they hit sta...

Florida Governor Rick Scott addresses the public in FAU’s bookstore on Feb. 12 about eliminating sales tax on college textbooks. Idalis Streat | Contributing Photographer

“Florida G.I. Bill” revised to ease costs of education for veterans

May 28, 2015

A revision to a Florida bill that took effect May 21, 2015  helps out-of-state veterans afford a college education by automatically...

Conference USA Salary Database

Wesley Wright, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2015

he 17 teams that comprise FAU Athletics compete in Conference USA, a 14-member group in the NCAA’s Division I, the highest level of intercollegiate athletics in the United States. The University Press has accrued coaches’ salaries for various sports within Conference USA. Volleyball, track & field and football coaches are not represented; those...

Owl guard Marquan Botley charges towards the basket  past EKU guard Ja’Mill Powell.  Botley scored 15 points against the Colonels. Photo by Max Jackson

Botley overcomes injury to lead Owls in 68-50 win over Jacksonville

December 30, 2014

The Florida Atlantic Owls (7-4, 0-0 in Conference USA) won against the Jacksonville University Dolphins 68-50 thanks to excellent...

Ryan Murphy | Business Manager

What Preserve?

October 31, 2014

If you Google search ‘FAU preserve,’ the first result is not a link to the FAU website, but a link to a petition in favor o...

Left to right: 2012 Homecoming Queen Crystal Jozwocki, 2013 Homecoming Queen Sarah Suwak, 2013 Homecoming King Cedric Brazle and 2012 Homecoming King Dean Hasan. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

All hail

October 19, 2014

Upon seeing the prestigious titles of king and queen, “Game of Thrones” immediately comes to mind. But at FAU, these monikers...

Student submitted photos

Gimme Money! Think you can’t afford to study abroad? We’ll help you rethink that.

September 18, 2014

  Based purely on my lack of funding, study abroad wasn’t something I planned on doing during college. It didn’t seem like anything I’d be able to do in the near future. In 20...

GALLERY: Orientation

GALLERY: Orientation

August 6, 2014