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Commentary: A firsthand look at FAU quidditch

Chase Kennedy

February 14, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

  A couple hundred people weren’t preparing for the big game on Super Bowl Sunday. They were playing it. Oh, and I’m not talking about football. On Feb. 5, five of the 19 quidditch teams in Florida (high school, community and college) competed in the first Florida Quidditch Conference of the season in Sarasota. To everyone on that...

FAU Police Blotter (Oct. 27- Nov. 6)

Monica Ruiz

December 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

All information is taken directly from the police reports provided by FAUPD. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Won’t take no for an answer Oct. 27, 2011 – 2:26 p.m. Location: Student Heath Services An alarm was set off at Student Heath Services when a man in his mid 40s went to the center — he was told not t...

Police Blotter (Oct. 15-22)

Monica Ruiz

November 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion

All information is taken directly from the police reports provided by FAU PD. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. No name games part 1 Oct. 15, 2011 -- 12:14 a.m. Location: Innovation Village Apartments (IVA south) A drunk FAU student caused a disturbance in the lobby of IVA. After a resident coordinator told the s...

Despite a winless football team, the Homecoming game still has its appeal

November 1, 2011

At most schools, Homecoming week is a week of celebration, and the pinnacle of it all is the Homecoming football game. It’s...

Goin’ big and goin’ home

Goin’ big and goin’ home

November 1, 2011

Before starting on this issue, we thought that the majority of students knew what Homecoming was all about — ourselves included. But after asking around and liste...

The UP breaks down Howard Schnellenberger’s potential replacements

October 30, 2011

According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, FAU plans on reaching out to two candidates since football coach Howard Schnellenberger announced he would retire at...

Letter to the editor

Amy Milin

October 28, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

From Amy Milin Received 10/27/11 Dear editor, FAU is currently one of two state universities in Florida that do not protect sexual orientation in its anti-discrimination policy. This may, however, change in the near future. On November 16, a final vote will be presented to the board of trustees. As an FAU student and an author of the proposed...

Letter to the editor

Boris Bastidas

October 20, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Received Oct. 18, 2011. Dear Editor, last week Student Government received notice that a proposed amendment to the FAU's regulation on Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harrassment is set to be considered by the University Board of Trustees. This regulation would be amended to include sexual orientation as protected class.  That means gays and lesbians...

Men’s basketball deserves better

Men’s basketball deserves better

October 17, 2011

The differences between FAU’s men’s basketball program and  football program are jarring. The football team just go...

Letter to the editor

Todd William Schoonover

October 11, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

From Todd William Schoonover Fri, Oct 7, 2011 I would like to make a number of observations and counterpoints to Chris Persaud's article "Sell Glades: Private Roads = Less Congestion". Let me begin with a brief summary of the article's main points.  When the supply of something is government controlled there will be drastic shortages because it...

Letter to the editor

Aaron Allen Block

October 11, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

From Aaron Allen Block Thursday, Oct 6, 2011 Dear Editor; This is my forth year as a student here at Florida Atlantic University and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that I love FAU. That being said, in all of my time here at FAU, I can truthfully say that every time that I’ve looked through the UP, I can count the number of good stories ...

Sell Glades

Sell Glades

October 3, 2011

Every day, students deal with traffic jams on their way to FAU, and government road-ownership is to blame. When the government controls the supply ...