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Defenseman David Israel (above) trains with teammate Matias Weir currently as they are motivated for this upcoming season. Photo by Kim Smith.

Even in the offseason, FAU’s Hockey Club not fazed by pandemic

May 28, 2020

“To be honest, the coronavirus has helped me and pushed me harder than before,” says leading point scorer Matias Weir.

With FAU classes transitioning fully online through the end of summer, international students question if the fall term is also in doubt. Illustration by Israel Fontura.

International students stuck between border lines as coronavirus affects school, travel

May 17, 2020

The International Friends Program at FAU helps international students with an easy transition in the United States.

While it's a tough time for the medical community at at FAU during the COVID-19 pandemic, some students see it as a learning lesson. Illustration by Alex Liscio.

‘It’s a really unique time:’ Medical students share their struggles with graduating into COVID-19

May 2, 2020

FAU pre-med and medical students say that coronavirus has given them a new perspective on their future profession.

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After Bernie Sanders suspends presidential campaign, student club ‘Owls for Bernie’ transitions to ‘Owls for All’

April 26, 2020

The club is now shifting their focus to fighting for progressive causes on and off-campus — even during a pandemic.

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.

Michael Alroy. Courtesy of Alroy's LinkedIn

Transgender activist talks about what transitioning was like in Israel

March 31, 2020

FAU’s Owls for Israel and National Organization for Women chapters hosted an online event featuring transgender activist Michael Alroy.

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.

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.

The Anti Defamation League ruled the OK hand gesture, which is used as a symbol of school pride at FAU, a

FAU school pride symbol ruled a ‘racist hand sign’ by anti-hate group

March 4, 2020

The OK symbol — called “Owl Fingers” by FAU — is now being used as a white power symbol by Richard Spencer and the Christchurch shooter. But experts say that the gesture is fine to use if it’s in a harmless context.

Cellular neuroscience major Breanna Jomsky. Jomsky recovered from an eating disorder around four years ago. Photo by Kristen Grau

‘Out of control:’ students share their struggles with eating disorders

March 1, 2020

As Eating Disorder Awareness Week comes to a close, here are two students’ stories with anorexia and binge eating disorder.

The five founders of the Black Undergraduate Theatre Collective. Photo courtesy of Corey Rose

New FAU theater organization aims to teach students about Black culture through plays, events

February 19, 2020

Beginning this Spring, The Black Undergraduate Theatre Collective will host plays and events to teach the FAU community about Black culture.

FreeQuency meeting students after her performance on the Live Oak Patio. The event was organized by FAU Multicultural programming. Photo by Eston Parker III.

PHOTOS: Tiny Desk MPR

February 12, 2020

Multicultural Programming hosted Tiny Desk MPR, an evening where students could listen to poetry and win giveaways on the Live Oak Patio, Feb. 2, from 6-9 p.m.