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“I’m trying to creep tonight”

“I’m trying to creep tonight”

Monica Ruiz

September 26, 2011

Nibal Eid was able to get past two sets of locked doors, up the elevator in Glades Park Tower (GPT) and follow residents all the way up to their rooms — more than once. He was able to find out which floors had the parties, which were for the guys and which floor had the  hot girls. But ...

Lighting up the night

Lighting up the night

Allison Nielsen

September 26, 2011

Nights at FAU are deserted, dark, and in some parts, downright scary. Streetlights are out, some walkways are hardly lit, and in other spots, huge bushes and overgrown trees block pathways. As the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, it’s Tom Bradley’s job to identify unsafe places at FAU ...

Bystanders helped injured cyclist on Glades Road

Allison Nielsen

September 23, 2011

Jasmine Floyd didn’t witness the accident that shut down westbound lanes of Glades Road for over an hour on Wednesday, but the 21 year-old history major found herself saving the life of a bicyclist who had been struck by a car. Read about the accident here She was leaving FAU from Broward Avenue to merge onto Glades Road around ...

Traditions, changes and more traditions

Regina Kaza

September 23, 2011

A new religious center and a program to help students conduct research may be coming to FAU, according to Boca Campus Governor Ryan Ebanks. On September 22, Ebanks gave the annual Boca Raton State of the Campus address at Traditions Plaza, in front of the campus book store. He touched on subjec...

Old-school printing

Jordan Robrish

September 22, 2011

FAU celebrated it’s second annual Letterpress Open House on Sept. 18. The event was hosted by the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts in the Boca campus library. John Cutrone, director of the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts, spent his time teaching those in attendance the pro...

Sexting, safety and subtlety

Sexting, safety and subtlety

Allyn Farach

September 21, 2011

Everyone gasped and murmured as the images flickered across the screen. It was a power point made by a teacher rating her students’ sexual prowess. Students streamed into the Kaye Auditorium on Sept. 19 for “Don’t Post Your Rep Away: Text, Sext and Internet Safety,” co-hosted by the Stud...

Clashing ideals

Clashing ideals

Regina Kaza

September 20, 2011

On Sept. 14, two Pro-Israel student groups put on an event to promote peace in Israel, and the next day a Palestinian student group held a rally to bring awareness to the Israel-Palestine conflict. The events, put on at the free speech lawn, showed two different sides of the Israel-Palestine ...

Maher’s Money

Maher’s Money

Chris Persaud

September 20, 2011

Student government’s top man gets more pay and benefits than eight other state university SG Presidents. President Ayden Maher’s $18,871 compensation package comes from student fees as do the other SG presidents’ and is bigger than that of UF ($10,495.56), FIU ($13,000) and USF ($17,189). ...

Going viral

Jack Hernandez

September 19, 2011

FAU has launched its own mobile app and switched from MyFAU to Gmail on Sept. 12, but there’s more technological progress to come. According to university Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Ball, here’s what FAU’s working on: Suggestion Box: “We are looking into setting up a suggestion drop...

Growing the student body

Growing the student body

Noel Hernandez

September 19, 2011

FAU has officially grand-slammed the record books for Fall 2011 in terms of student enrollment. There are now almost as many students as there are seats in the new stadium.The university announced earlier this month that the total student count (both graduate and undergraduate) has passed the 2...

Police Blotter

Allison Nielsen

September 16, 2011

Dial R for ransom Aug. 27, 2011-11:00 p.m. Location: Indian River Towers and the Student Union An FAU student’s phone was stolen and held for ransom for $40. The student was hanging out at her friend’s room at IRT when she realized she misplaced her phone. She searched for her phone, but had...

Diversity lights up a barbecue

Mailyn Abreu

September 15, 2011

The smell of barbeque chicken and the pounding of Reggae filled the air as students danced at FAU’s annual Mountain Pop BBQ. The event was meant to promote the FAU’s Black Student Union, Caribbean Student Association, Konbit Kreyol, Association of Latin American Students, National Council of Negro ...