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Graphic by Michelle Rodriguez.

Experiencing the pandemic in Brazil through the eyes of FAU alumni

July 7, 2020

FAU alumni share their experiences going through the pandemic in Brazil.

John Kelly became the seventh president in Florida Atlantic history on Jan. 17, 2014. Photo by: Max Jackson

Diversity Q&A with FAU President John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver

July 1, 2020

John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver discussed social justice and changes being made at FAU.

Graphic by Michelle Rodriguez.

Experiencing COVID-19 in China through the eyes of FAU alumni

June 21, 2020

FAU alumni share their experiences going through the pandemic in China.

Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez.

FAU club presidents discuss virtual meetings, future plans

June 9, 2020

Social distancing has limited many in-person meetings and large events, but clubs are still finding ways to maintain communication virtually.

Top Row: (L-R) Lori Berman, Lois Frankel, Shirley Johnson, Melissa McKinlay, Katrina Long-Robinson. Bottom Row: (L-R) Jessica Mates, Ruth Mageria, Charlotte Wright, Jasmin Lewis, Andrea Guzman Oliver, Ava L. Parker

FAU administrator joins discussion on racial injustice with public officials, community leaders

June 8, 2020

Florida State Senator Lori Berman hosted the discussion highlighting the “diverse panel of women community leaders” who took part in it.

Alyssa Alvarez speaks to fellow protestors in Mizner Park.

FAU student and alum organize and speak at Mizner Park protest

June 5, 2020

Over 75 protestors occupied the sidewalks of Federal Highway, Friday afternoon, holding signs to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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.

The once

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.