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FAU outlines plan to evacuate on-campus residents for Hurricane Dorian

FAU outlines plan to evacuate on-campus residents for Hurricane Dorian

Israel Fontoura, News Editor

August 30, 2019

FAU will close all campuses beginning Sunday and prepares to move on-campus residents to local shelters at 7 a.m.   Any student that will need transportation to the shelter should inform their residence hall or student apartment staff in person by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.    Jup...

Update: FAU announces classes will resume Thursday

Update: FAU announces classes will resume Thursday

Israel Fontoura, News Editor

August 29, 2019

FAU has canceled all classes beginning Friday at 12:30 p.m. and the university will close through Wednesday, due to Hurricane Dorian’s projected path.  As of 5 p.m. on Saturday, the areas between Deerfield Beach to the Sebastian Inlet are been under a tropical storm watch, according to the National...

Former FAU student found fatally stabbed Saturday morning

Former FAU student found fatally stabbed Saturday morning

Kristen Grau, Managing Editor

August 25, 2019

Hannah Bonta was found dead in the driveway of her neighbor’s home.

FAU professor to compete on ABC’s extreme mini-golf show Thursday

FAU professor to compete on ABC’s extreme mini-golf show Thursday

Daniel Sanchez, Contributing Writer

August 22, 2019

Economics professor Eric Chiang takes on obstacles and mini-golf on the season finale of ABC’s new extreme game show Holey Moley for the chance to win $25,000.

Retired FAU librarian dies after being beaten, burned by delivery man in Boca

Retired FAU librarian dies after being beaten, burned by delivery man in Boca

Israel Fontoura, News Editor

August 21, 2019

Former FAU librarian Evelyn Smith Udell, 75, died after she was beaten and burned in her home by a delivery man dropping off a washer and dryer just days before her birthday, according to Boca Raton police.    Police arrested Jorge Lachazo, 21, and charged him with first-degree murder and arson....

Former FAU professor, Sandy Hook conspiracist to appeal his firing

Former FAU professor, Sandy Hook conspiracist to appeal his firing

Israel Fontoura, News Editor

August 2, 2019

FAU fired James Tracy in 2015 after writing on his blog that Sandy Hook was a “hoax.” Now a federal court could overturn his case.

FAU to raise mental health awareness using virtual program

FAU to raise mental health awareness using virtual program

Konstantina Gugudi, Contributing Writer

July 18, 2019

FAU and nearly 300 other colleges are taking a new approach toward teaching how to spot potential mental health problems in friends and family.

Student affairs vice president resigns from university Friday

Student affairs vice president resigns from university Friday

Kristen Grau, Managing Editor

July 12, 2019

Corey King will act as President John Kelly’s adviser until his replacement is found.

FAU’s online college ranked one of the ‘best’ online schools for students with disabilities

FAU’s online college ranked one of the ‘best’ online schools for students with disabilities

Kimberly Swan, Contributing Writer

July 1, 2019

SR Education Group, who has been helping students find online colleges since 2004, found FAU to be suitable for students with audio, visual, and learning disabilities.

FAU “stomp on Jesus” professor running for Palm Beach office

FAU “stomp on Jesus” professor running for Palm Beach office

Cameren Boatner, Editor in Chief

June 21, 2019

Dr. Deandre Poole is running for the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections in 2020. His main goal is eliminating voter suppression.

HIV researcher appointed as new FAU College of Nursing dean

HIV researcher appointed as new FAU College of Nursing dean

Kristen Grau, Managing Editor

June 11, 2019

Safiya George was an assistant dean at the University of Alabama’s College of Nursing. She officially starts at FAU on July 8.