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In wake of recent protests, FAU students gather to celebrate Juneteenth

Photo by John DeStefano

John DeStefano, Contributing Writer

June 20, 2020

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to accurately reflect the date of which Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, and when the proclamation reached the slaves in Galveston, Texas. It was an afternoon of celebration and remembrance as students from the Progressive Black Men ...

College of Arts and Letters host social climate conversation

College of Arts and Letters Dean Michael J. Horswell hosted a conversation Tuesday about the current social climate in the country. Photo courtesy of FAU College of Arts and Letters

Richard Pereira, Staff Writer

June 12, 2020

Dean Michael J. Horswell hosted the conversation highlighting the “Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Initiative” within the College of Arts and Letters.

FAU disburses $6,097,000 to 8,710 students through FAU Cares Emergency fund

The emergency funds are considered financial aid for students and will be disbursed to student accounts, according to Ana Gagula, associate director of Student Financial Aid. Photo courtesy of FAU.

Richard Pereira, Contributing Writer

June 7, 2020

While scholarships and grants are being adjusted because of the pandemic, FAU will continue seeking donations for future emergency funds for all disaster situations.

President John Kelly addresses George Floyd protests, condemns violence

FAU President John Kelly praises university's police department in a statement released Monday. Photo taken by Ryan Lynch in 2016.

Zachary Weinberger, Sports Editor

June 1, 2020

In his statement, Kelly emphasized that diversity and inclusion is a significant part of FAU and promotes peace.

FAU to be used as a COVID-19 testing site

To get tested for the coronavirus at FAU, it needs to be set up by appointment. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Joseph Acosta, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

FAU is the latest of over 40 testing sites in Palm Beach County.