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LGBTQ organization petitions for gender-neutral housing at FAU

LGBTQ organization petitions for gender-neutral housing at FAU

Caroline Bell, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2019


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Lambda United created the petition to encourage student government legislation in favor of the change.

Boca House votes to expand events about religion, sexuality, and disability inclusion

Boca House votes to expand events about religion, sexuality, and disability inclusion

Hope Dean, News Editor

January 25, 2019


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Two new departments with their own directors and staff could be created to fill the need for these events — but they need to be approved by higher offices first.

FAU’s protection of constitutional rights improves

FAU’s protection of constitutional rights improves

Hope Dean, News Editor

January 25, 2019


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The Foundation of Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, has FAU listed as mediocre — but the number of policies that make it so have shrunk.

FAU to offer new LGBTQ, Latinx, first-generation programs

FAU to offer new LGBTQ, Latinx, first-generation programs

Kristen Grau, Features Editor

January 25, 2019


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The new programs are a part of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs’ “rebrand” to the Center for IDEAs.

Activist Bree Newsome speaks at FAU

Activist Bree Newsome speaks at FAU

Ariana Anderson, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2019


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Newsome is best known for removing a Confederate flag from its pole at the South Carolina State House in 2015.

Spring course cancellation email an ‘error’

Spring course cancellation email an ‘error’

Kristen Grau, Features Editor

January 18, 2019


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The Controller’s Office sent an email to some students late Thursday stating that their spring courses were “canceled due to non-payment.” Representatives from the office said that the message was “sent in error,” and added they’re unaware of the source yet. Signs posted outside the of...

Students protest anti-gay preacher on campus

Students protest anti-gay preacher on campus

Sophie Siegel and Hope Dean

January 15, 2019


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About fifty students gathered around the unnamed man near the end of the Breezeway to speak their minds.

Former House member petitions to remove two representatives

Former House member petitions to remove two representatives

Sophie Siegel and Hope Dean

January 11, 2019


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Florida law mandates that government meetings be public, but former Rep. Jon Carter claims that two SG members broke this rule.