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Women celebrate right to vote

Women celebrate right to vote

Allyn Farach

August 31, 2011

Clad in royal purples and crisp whites, dozens of women filled Live Oak Pavilion C and D on Aug. 26 for FAU’s third annual Women’s Equality Day Celebration. The event celebrated the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in 1920. Attendees wore purple and white like the suffragettes of the late 19th and...

What up, Ho?

Monica Ruiz

August 31, 2011

Jan. 31, 2011 Boynton Beach police arrested then-FAU officer Jimmy Ho for the shooting of escort SheriDeann Carter. He was charged with attempted first-degree murder and false imprisonment. He told police it was self-defense. Feb. 1 While in custody, Ho resigned from his position as corporal. Feb. 2...

Fourth annual bonfire postponed

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

FAU has decided to postpone its fourth annual bonfire, which was originally slated for Thursday, Aug. 25 at 8:00 p.m. For the last four years, FAU wished good luck to the Owls on their first game in the football season by burning an effigy of the opposing team’s mascot. “I am 100 percent sure...

Ballot Questions Left Unanswered

Dylan Bouscher

August 30, 2011

On Aug. 25, the Student Senate voted unanimously to kill three bills that would have asked students their opinions on gay rights, lowering parking citations and improving course registration. The Senate originally passed the bills on Aug. 5. Student Body President Ayden Maher vetoed two and passed...

Wire gone wrong

Wire gone wrong

August 7, 2011

Police reported that a FAU football player and his friend stole 400 pounds of copper wire from a scrap yard on Sat., June 11. When the scrap yard was empty, redshirt freshmen Cortez Ash and his friend, Donovan Roberts, 21, of Vero Beach, entered, loaded copper wire onto pull dollies and successfully removed nearly $1300 wor...

Car Wars

Car Wars

Mark Gibson

August 7, 2011

Commuters to the Boca campus have dealt with their share of parking annoyances. Over the course of the last year, more lots were built to alleviate the daily duels for parking spaces, but for the rest of the summer, they'll get to enjoy doing it again. Two construction projects on the Boca camp...