Graffiti artists set up a peaceful, pro-Israel display on the Free Speech Lawn. Photos by Christine Capozziello

Clashing ideals

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 stud...

SG President Ayden Maher’s total compensation is higher than state schools with higher enrollment. Maher told the UP his opinion on that was that other state schools’ have just one campus, or an SG President for each campus. Photo by Christine Capozziello.

Maher’s Money

September 20, 2011

Student government’s top man gets more pay and benefits than eight other state university SG Presidents. President Ay...

Sophomore running back Michael Dyer bolts past a fallen Tennessee Chattanooga defender in a game last November in Auburn. Photo by Tod Van Ernst

More pain

September 20, 2011

The biggest task of FAU’s season lies in Auburn, Alabama, where the defending national champions will host the Owls. After b...

Photo by Charles Pratt

A new motto for the next generation

September 20, 2011

The Student Union on the Boca campus is looking for a slogan. Whoever comes up with the best slogan will win a $25 gift card to any food spot on campus. If you wish to pa...

Graham Wilbert was appointed to the quarterback position despite not having started a game since his senior year in high school.  Photo by Ralph Notaro.

Cool and collected

September 20, 2011

It was impossible to miss him. Graham Wilbert stood out from the crowd of football staffers who wore polos and dress s...

Boca Raton Police closed Glades Road following an accident involving a cyclist. They re-opened the road after a few hours. Photo by Allison Nielson.

Biker hit Wednesday OK; Glades reopened

September 14, 2011

A car struck a bicyclist on Glades Road just outside FAU Wednesday afternoon. Little more concrete information was avai...

Photo by Abhi Saihi

A quiet 9/11

September 12, 2011

FAU’s Boca campus had an all-day moment of silence on 9/11’s 10th anniversary -- both because it was planned and because few people showed up to campus ev...

Photo by Abhi Saihi

Walk, don’t talk

September 12, 2011

Silent tears were shed, silent prayers were prayed and silent smiles were made for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, pe...

Fifty days, fifty nights

September 12, 2011

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake measureing 8.9 on the Richter scale and a horrific tsunami struck Japan. Relief efforts...

FAU right tackle Max Karrick prepared to block his  Michigan State opponent when the two teams played last season. Photos courtesy of Ralph Notaro.

Lost owls

September 12, 2011

FAU opened its season with a 41-3 loss to the Florida Gators in week 1, but that wasn’t all the Owls lost. Max Karrick,...

Photo illustration by Christine Capozziello

I fought the law, and the law was…what?!

September 12, 2011

This past week, there was a segment on the local news about a Florida law that makes it a misdemeanor for couples to live together and have sex without actually being married. ...

County Engineer George Webb told the UP that traffic delay at the Palmetto/Military intersection was 200 seconds, and widening Palmetto would decrease that to 145-150 seconds.  Photo by Christine Capozziello.

Millions of dollars for half a minute

September 12, 2011

Senior accounting major Ashley Love’s morning commute to FAU is 15 minutes. If the county widens the road she takes daily...