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FAU charged Delta Tau Delta with six violations. Illustration by Ivan Benavides

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.

FAU has the lowest percentage of Greek members compared to the rest of the student body. Graphic by Cameren Boatner

How does FAU Greek life match up to other Florida universities?

May 1, 2019

Here are the smartest, most popular, and best-behaved Greek communities in Florida — and the least.

Alcohol is allowed at some Greek life events, but the Interfraternity Council passed a resolution that will ban hard liquor from September 2019 and forward. Photo by Alex Liscio

Here’s what you need to know about Greek life parties

April 30, 2019

The UP learned about Greek party rules and myths concerning alcohol, drugs, and more so that you don’t have to.

Members of FAU's Tritons of the Sea, a new environmental club, clean up the beach. Photo courtesy of Instagram

FAU’s newest environmental student organization: Tritons of the Sea

April 26, 2019

The organization’s mission is to protect marine life and keep South Florida’s beaches clean.

VIDEO: Students give their take on new 24-hour library schedule

April 15, 2019

FAU’s Boca library is now open 24 hours a day for five days out of the week — and students seem to be taking advantage of it.

New Era barber shop. Photo courtesy of FAU

‘A true convenience’: FAU barber shop sponsors local charities, connects with FAU students

April 11, 2019

New Era barber shop offers services to students and jumped through hurdles to create a location on campus.

The Owls Care staff is available on the second floor of the Breezeway. Photo by Melanie Witherup

Owls Care named No. 1 Peer Education Group

April 4, 2019

The group does more than just hand out condoms — it also teaches students about mental and physical health.

FAU's Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is filled with handmade feminist artwork. Photo by Hope Dean

FAU’s women, gender, and sexuality studies isn’t a waste of time for everyone

March 27, 2019

Students and faculty in the program say that they use the knowledge to get a job, understand their life experiences, and look at the world through different perspectives.

Members of FAU's National Organization of Women – Photo courtesy of NOW

FAU’s National Organization for Women

March 25, 2019

How does FAU’s National Organization for Women (NOW) describe themselves on Instagram?   “Feminist as fuck.”   NOW is...

Dr. Jane Goodall –– courtesy of the Jane Goodall Institute website

Jane Goodall talks life experiences, environmental conservation at FAU

March 22, 2019

Walking on stage dressed in a periwinkle kimono, her silver hair tied back and stuffed monkey in arm, Dr. Jane Goodall was gr...

You can find the group handing out condoms on the breezeway. Picture left to right: Alex Bruens, Ally Walchak, Natasha Roberts, Photo by Alex Liscio

Meet the Planned Parenthood organization at FAU

March 22, 2019

Generation Action is trying to reduce the stigma around abortion.

The founding members of Lambda Alpha Lambda wearing their diaternity's letters. Photo by Alex Rodriguez

The Founding Women of Lambda Alpha Lambda

March 21, 2019

Last August, House representative Gabriella Miernik founded Lambda Alpha Lambda (LAL), the first gender-neutral Greek organizati...