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Administration answers freshmen sex questions

Briana Harris

October 9, 2011

“Just remember, if the condom looks like a perfectly formed sombrero as it comes out of the wrapper...then it’s totally fiesta time!” said FAU administrator Courtney Weaver to a roomful of students. On Friday evening, 62 curious freshman piled into Heritage Park Tower’s multi-purpose room for Sex in the Dark, a low-lit, informational sex...

We have spirit, yes we do, we have spirit…wait, we do?

We have spirit, yes we do, we have spirit…wait, we do?

October 3, 2011

Florida State University’s “Tomahawk Chop” and the University of Florida’s “Gator Chomp” are the hand signs t...

The real gamers

The real gamers

October 3, 2011

Every week, on the first floor of the Student Union of  the Boca campus, a plethora of students gather around a TV to play vid...

Are video games sports? Two UP editors debate

Are video games sports? Two UP editors debate

October 3, 2011

The UP’s sports editor argues video games aren’t sports Go back to your fantasy world, nerds By Ryan Cortes Every Friday, I walk int...

Letter to the Editor

Isable Badell

October 3, 2011

To read more letters to the editor, click here From Isable Badell Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 Dear Editor, This is a comment that I’d like to address from the article you posted on Case of the girl who cried wolf…or rape. Rape is when only one person consents to sex, it’s not a mutual bond. It states that she was posting things on her...

FAU Campus Rec offering beginners swimming class

FAU Campus Rec offering beginners swimming class

October 1, 2011

Starting Oct. 10, FAU campus rec is offering a six week course that promises to teach students the basics of swimming. Th...

Professors play the piano

Professors play the piano

September 27, 2011

At the end of her performance, Dr. Irena Kofman appeared to choke up as she walked off stage. She wasn’t the only perf...

FAU survival guide

Monica Ruiz

September 26, 2011

Catastrophes happen, but FAU has a safety committee whose job is to create a “Crisis Action Guide” so students, faculty and staff know how to respond to the unexpected. Here are some of the things the guide covers. Hostile intruder on campus Run away as fast as you can from the threat. Call campus police. Don’t run in a straight li...

Don’t be a victim

Monica Ruiz

September 26, 2011

    Dorm tips Jill Eckardt Housing Director  “Always lock doors when you’re not there. Check both the bedroom and entrance door.” “Carry your student ID and keys.” “At night, never walk alone. Use the Night Owls escort service.” “Know serial numbers for your bike and electronics  in case they go missing.” “Don’t carry a lot of cash....

Be safe, not sorry

Monica Ruiz

September 26, 2011

In April 2008, someone brought a gun to a party at the University Village Apartments (UVA) and shot a couch. It wasn’t the first time either. The shooter, Omar Graham, wasn’t a FAU student. He had gotten into an argument with another party-goer and three shots were fired. No one got hurt, but the campus was locked down. Graham faced 90 days in...

Police Blotter

Monica Ruiz

September 22, 2011

Profound profanity Aug. 22, 2011 -- 9:06 a.m. Location: Innovation Village Apartments North Three students thought it would be funny to write “Big Vainy Cock,” “Bitch,” and “Fuck you” on different resident room doors in IVA. At approximately 8:50 a.m., resident hall coordinator Jennifer Kemp was notified by a resident student t...

Nine balls, one winner

Charles Pratt

September 21, 2011

Senior international business major Elias Nassif won an Ihome valued at $89.99 in a nine-ball tournament that was hosted by the Boca Student Union. The event lasted from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. and was held on September 20th, 2011. The object of nine ball is to pocket the balls from the lowest number to the highest. Junior electrical engineering major Jord...