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Aminé and Ari Lennox headline OwlFest

Aminé and Ari Lennox headline OwlFest

October 18, 2019

Standing shoulder to shoulder, nearly a thousand voices belted out songs from Aminé, Ari Lennox, and Dreezy at Owlfest on Thursd...

‘They probably thought I was a criminal’: Baker Acted students say wearing handcuffs worsens their experience

‘They probably thought I was a criminal’: Baker Acted students say wearing handcuffs worsens their experience

October 15, 2019

Law enforcement agencies can involuntarily transport students to mental health treatment centers under a Florida law called the Baker Act. But when they use handcuffs to do so, which experts say is relatively standard, students say it makes their situation even worse.

‘The job wasn’t worth it’: the stressful world of resident assistants

‘The job wasn’t worth it’: the stressful world of resident assistants

October 11, 2019

While being a resident assistant (RA) at FAU means you get an hourly pay on top half-priced housing, their workday never ends — and the stress has a powerful impact on their mental health.

FAU punter calls out mental health stigma for student athletes

FAU punter calls out mental health stigma for student athletes

October 4, 2019

FAU Athletics announced they're launching different mental health initiatives after Sebastian Riella, a football player, started raising awareness on Twitter.

Two programs at FAU to help students who experienced homelessness succeed at college

Two programs at FAU to help students who experienced homelessness succeed at college

September 30, 2019

Kimberly Dunn entered foster care when she was nine, but was only there for a short time. Today, she is the Executive Director o...

The NCAA lacks a policy disqualifying sexually violent players

The NCAA lacks a policy disqualifying sexually violent players

September 1, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) doesn’t have a policy prohibiting athletes who commit sexual violence from playing. Experts and activists say the problem lies in the NCAA’s lack of clear cut rules regarding sexual misconduct.

University Press sexual assault resource guide

University Press sexual assault resource guide

August 30, 2019

This interactive feature allows you to view all your medical, emotional, and reporting resources all in one place.

Obituary: Former library dean dies at 72

Obituary: Former library dean dies at 72

August 25, 2019

William “Bill” Miller won the ‘Oscar for reference librarians’ and introduced the library’s first computers and special collections. He served as library dean for 27 years.

FAU student and MSD alum Sydney Aiello remembered for her selflessness

FAU student and MSD alum Sydney Aiello remembered for her selflessness

June 17, 2019

Despite struggling with depression and her best friend’s death, Aiello constantly went out of her way to take care of her friends.

Sorority dress codes, social media rules more regulated and restrictive than fraternities’

Sorority dress codes, social media rules more regulated and restrictive than fraternities’

June 9, 2019

The laws laid out in sorority and fraternity constitutions vary by organization, but some of those differences are harder on women.

The history of FAU’s 30-year debate over fraternity and sorority housing

The history of FAU’s 30-year debate over fraternity and sorority housing

May 10, 2019

After almost 30 years, FAU’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is still unsure if housing for Greek life is coming anytime soon.

A look into hazing allegations at FAU

A look into hazing allegations at FAU

May 6, 2019

FAU charged a fraternity with “brutal” hazing, but it’s not saying anything else — and one expert says that’s the problem.