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A new motto for the next generation

A new motto for the next generation

September 20, 2011

The Student Union on the Boca campus is looking for a slogan. Whoever comes up with the best slogan will win a $25 gift card to any food spot on campus. If you wish to pa...

Busted!

Busted!

September 20, 2011

Dear students, Drunken escapades are usually not the smartest idea, especially when you threaten cops and tell them to tase you. Instead of “K...

Letter: Student Healthcare

Boris Bastidas

September 19, 2011

Dear Editor, Tuition, books, housing, loans. College students all around have to deal with these issues on an almost daily basis each semester. And throw on top of that more priorities such as having a job, paying for car insurance and more. It's not surprising therefore that many of our peers don't have the time or money or care to worry about Health...

Food, fun and fiesta

Monica Hernandez

September 16, 2011

FAU students and faculty celebrated the beginning of the Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with music, dancing and free food on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Traditions Plaza on the Boca campus. Once the live band started playing, many hips in the crowd started moving to the music. The most adventurous didn’t think twice before walking to the front...

The biggest winner

Zack Duarte

September 15, 2011

FAU Campus Rec is offering a new program to its students and gym members this semester. Inspired by the television series The Biggest Loser, the Rec Center will host its own version of the show and hopes to get students who are looking to shed 20 pounds or more over a 12-week period. Students, or anyone who holds a membership to the FAU gym, are ...

UP Q&A With Terry Adams

Chris Persaud and Mariam Aldhahi

September 13, 2011

Award-winning flatland BMXer Terry Adams is currently on a 50-stop tour around the nation. He stopped by FAU to do some sweet tricks before heading back to New Orleans, his hometown. “Flatland biking is like creating art on a bike. You can do a lot of tricks riding on the flat ground.” He said his most famous trick is the Katrina, named after ...

Fifty days, fifty nights

September 12, 2011

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake measureing 8.9 on the Richter scale and a horrific tsunami struck Japan. Relief efforts...

I fought the law, and the law was…what?!

I fought the law, and the law was…what?!

September 12, 2011

This past week, there was a segment on the local news about a Florida law that makes it a misdemeanor for couples to live together and have sex without actually being married. ...

Love the way you lie

Carolina Fernandez

September 12, 2011

On Wednesday Sept. 7, students broke their silence and spoke up about the issue of domestic violence at the first-ever Love the Way You Lie even, which was held in the Algonquin Hall Courtyard on the FAU Boca campus. In the spirit of Safety Month, a group of FAU’s Resident Assistants created the event which featured information, student poetry and ...

Now you see it, now you don’t

Michelle Ferrand

September 7, 2011

“I like to play Russian Roulette with a staple gun.” That is how mentalist, Christopher Carter introduced one of his first tricks to a rather small audience of FAU students in the auditorium on Thursday Sept. 1. Whether Carter was being dramatic or not was up for the audience to decide, as he revealed the tricks he had up his sleeve. Carter bega...

Sex Rules

Sex Rules

September 6, 2011

Have you ever walked into a room where the first words you hear concern dildos and vibrators? If you went to stand-up comedian...

Owl’s night

Gideon Grudo

September 6, 2011

It’s the last game of the season for the men’s basketball team. March 6, 2011. FAU vs. North Texas. John Saxton shows up to the locker room wearing basketball shorts and a white tee. He’s got socks on inside his low top shoes. It’s time to get dressed. This will be the last time he appears as Owlsley, FAU’s mascot. First things first....