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Analysis: What you don’t already know about the candidates for FAU president

Lulu Ramadan

January 14, 2014

Filed under Commentary, News, Opinion, Top Stories

Three finalists — George LeMieux, John Kelly and Christopher Earley — were chosen Friday for the position of FAU president after personal interviews with the presidential search committee — the 15 people appointed to recommend...

OPINION: FAU’s football season won’t end with a bowl game, but fans should be encouraged nonetheless

Wesley Wright

December 4, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Football, Opinion, Sports

FAU sits on a 6-6 record after winning its fourth straight game, a 21-6 triumph over rival Florida International. The record is impressive — given that former head coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis resigned in late October after two witnesses claimed the men used marijuana a...

COMMENTARY: “Working the polls with dismal student turnout”

James Lavia

September 28, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Top Stories

Ah, Election Day, democracy at its finest. The polls officially opened on Sept. 24 for the fall 2013 Student Government legislative elections. Numerous FAU students were on the ballot, seeking positions in the Boca House of ...

COMMENTARY: A special UP investigation finds FAU Police follows campus security laws, but could be more transparent about it

Dylan Bouscher

September 19, 2013

Filed under Archives, Commentary, Opinion, Top Stories

September is National Safety month at FAU — what better time to inspect the force responsible for keeping you, the student, safe on this campus? Our investigation of the FAU Police Department didn’t really start this month, it started last November. There was an armed robbery of...

How another bowl-less season could still be considered a success for FAU in 2013

Zack Kelberman

August 28, 2013

Filed under Archives, Commentary, Opinion, Top Stories

Pop quiz: What do the numbers 1,708, 244, and 40,922 all have common? By the time FAU takes the field on Aug. 30, those digits will represent the days, weeks, and hours since the program last competed in a bowl game. Nearly five years after quarterback Rusty Smith led them to a Moto...

Commentary: One hour at FAU Davie campus’ weekly Bootcamp

Mohamed Abdihakim

August 2, 2013

Filed under Archives, Commentary, Opinion, Sports

The assignment is straightforward enough: get through an hour of exercise bootcamp, survive, and write about it. FAU’s Student Wellness Center, where the class takes place every Tuesday from now until the end of the summer ...

Commentary: Less Than Jake adds to Student Government’s Mike Burdman’s brilliant master-plan.

Emily Bloch

August 2, 2013

Filed under Archives, Commentary, Features, Opinion

As Student Involvement and Leadership Coordinator Mike Burdman sits in his office, papers and pens lay scattered across his desk. To most people, this probably seems normal. But to me, those papers and pens should be replace...

COMMENTARY: Why every FAU student needs to see The Big Lebowski at Living Room Theaters

Dylan Bouscher

June 17, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Eight-year-olds, fever dreams of bowling, nihilism, a nine-toed woman, a blathering millionaire, and a urine-washed rug await those going to see "The Big Lebowski," screening exclusively June 17 through June 20 at the Living R...