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FAU senior Faisal Scott on a trip to the Bahamas after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Photo courtesy of Faisel Scott

What it’s like cruising during a pandemic

April 11, 2020

An FAU student attended a cruise to the Bahamas during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic — and doesn’t regret it.

Illustration by Israel Fontoura

FAU has 26 positive COVID-19 cases. But why don’t you know that?

April 10, 2020

he last update FAU students received about a positive case was almost a month ago — but UF and USF students get an update whenever there’s a new case.

Through 12 games, redshirt junior outfielder Fayth Davis hit one home run, drove in six batters while hitting a .282 average. Photo courtesy of FAU Athletics.

FAU softball players not surprised with the loss of their season

April 8, 2020

After C-USA suspended play for the rest of the season, senior softball players reflected on not completing their final season and how coronavirus has impacted them.

Through 16 games, second baseman Francisco Urbaez hit two home runs with nine RBIs while batting a .292 average. Photo by Alex Liscio.

‘A really hard pill to swallow’: FAU baseball seniors disappointed by short-lived season

April 5, 2020

For some FAU baseball players, the pandemic puts their MLB dreams on hold — but they’re OK with it.

Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez

Coronavirus Columns: Coronavirus is ruining my trips to Walmart

April 3, 2020

Just two weeks ago, I didn’t have to worry about catching a deadly virus while picking up a candle.

Student Government logo. Photo courtesy of SG

Boca governor encourages students to attend online programming

April 3, 2020

Student body Gov. Alex Zand and his administrative cabinet provided students with updates on programming via Instagram Live.

Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez

The UP wants to hear your coronavirus stories

April 2, 2020

Lost a job? Sad about graduation? Had a terrible class on Zoom? However you’ve been impacted by coronavirus, we want to hear about it.

IVA-North. Students who moved off campus due to coronavirus will receive partial refunds. Photo by Alex Liscio

Board of Trustees votes to refund students’ housing, meal plans

March 31, 2020

The refunds will cost up to $8.5 million and will be issued directly back to students’ accounts on April 17.

It's Owl Time storefront. Photo by Jesse Gann

Longtime FAU store closes due to coronavirus hardships

March 27, 2020

It’s Owl Time is a local business solely dedicated to selling FAU merchandise. In May, it’s set to close its doors after selling for seven years.

FAU announced Wednesday that students could choose a pass/fail grading option for some or all of their classes this Spring. Illustration by Israel Fontoura

FAU implements pass/fail grading system for ‘most’ degrees

March 25, 2020

On Wednesday, the Office of Provost sent out an email detailing a plan for students to choose a pass/fail option for the rest of the semester for classes.

A classroom in the Culture and Society building.

Gallery: FAU during coronavirus

March 21, 2020

With hardly any students left at FAU, take a look at what some of the most-populated spots on campus look like now.

Tarana Burke, Jameela Jamil, and Gabriel

Here’s what’s been canceled or postponed at FAU due to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

FAU has canceled or postponed every event happening on campus until after the spring semester due to COVID-19, following state mandates.