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Gamer’s paradise

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

This past year was a big deal in the world of video games. Whether you are a hardcore gamer, a casual on the go gamer, or anything in between, there was plenty of merchandise to keep you busy.   If you love video games, then 2010 was a big year for you. Titles such as Halo Reach, Starcraft 2, and Call of Duty: Black Ops were some of the most...

Winter wear

Megan Kiziah

August 30, 2011

It's time for us to trade in the flip-flops for boots and the shorts for leggings. So where do you go to find a hot winter wardrobe when you just spent your last dime on those ratty textbooks? The only thing worse than starting the new year with last year's fashion is starting it broke from breaking the bank on a new wardrobe. But let's be honest...

You almost pulled it off

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

You know those edge-of-your-seat moments in movies when the hero is about to bite the bullet? Or when the crazy villain is moments away from pulling off his master plan? Those plans never quite work out. The hero ends up thwarting the villain, unless he shows up in a sequel where the entire process will repeat itself. To pay homage to the hard...

Scavenger hunt

Liz Dzuro

August 30, 2011

The Boca campus is full of some strange stuff. So if you've got a bit of time to kill, here's a little activity that will fill your break time with something interesting and educational. And it's all right here on campus. 1. House?: On the first floor of Fleming Hall is a random house replica. It has no info about what the heck it is or what it's ...

Best of Jupiter

Liz Dzuro

August 30, 2011

The best beach, eats, and drink of Jupiter.. .And turtles. BEACH Loggerhead Park in Juno Beach: Take a left out of FAU at the Donald Ross Road exit and head east. Go left at U.S. 1 and head north. Make a right into Loggerhead Park and park. Top reasons it's the best: 1. Turtle nesting season starts March 1st and this park has a "M...

Best of Deerfield

Liz Dzuro

August 30, 2011

The best beach, eats, and drinks of Deerfield BEACH The pier in Deerfield Beach: Exit Boca campus at Glades Road or at 20th Street and head east. Turn right at U.S. 1 and head south. Turn left at Hillsboro Boulevard and head east. Turn left at A1A and find parking. Top reasons it's the best: 1.This beach is a huge social spot for...

Best of Boca

Liz Dzuro

August 30, 2011

The best beach, eats, and drinks of Boca Raton BEACH Spanish River public beach: Take a right turn out of the Boca campus at the Spanish River Boulevard exit and head east, and you're there after the bridge. 1.The sand and the water are clean and clear, compared to Boca's other public beach, South Beach Park on Palmetto 2.It's not...

Best of Delray

Liz Dzuro

August 30, 2011

The best beach, eats, and drinks of Delray BEACH A1A and Atlantic Ave Take any exit out of the Boca campus and head east. Make a left onto Federal Highway and head north. Go right onto Atlantic Avenue, head east and park anywhere. Top reasons it's the best: 1. The public beach covers a lot of area, so there is plenty of space to ...

Spring break

Liz Dzuro

August 30, 2011

If you're stuck at FAU as a campus resident, or you're a commuter student and broke during spring break, we've got some ideas on how to spend your free time. The UP has printed summer guides the past two years on places and activities in south Florida for students to get out and have fun while they're away from school. This time around we compiled...

Experience the Kultur

Allyn Farach

August 30, 2011

The Kultur festival, a weeklong celebration of Jewish culture involving such things as marriage documents known as ketubot, a children's play, and an orchestra displaying Klezmer music, took place last week at the Boca campus. The main event of the week was Klezmerology, performed by the Klezmer Company Orchestra and orchestrated by Aaron Kula, th...

Gallery: Video Games Live

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

Why were you created?!

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

The sidekick: Always there to back up the lead character and provide comic relief when appropriate. Then there are the sidekicks who are just plain annoying, pointless and painful to watch. A bad sidekick can bring even the coolest badass lead character down. It's a sad truth that we the viewer have to suffer. You can almost guarantee any...