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Growing Fears: the Zika virus and its impact on campus

April 20, 2016

With a growing number of cases reported in the state, Florida Atlantic students are concerned for their safety at home and abroad thanks to a virus that’s been making global headlines for more than a year.

Senior business administration and marketing double major David Parshnekov and other winners take home their monetary prizes. Photo courtesy of David Parshnekov.

Student’s phone app takes first place at business competition

April 17, 2016

Florida Atlantic’s Business Plan Competition has crowned its 2016 winner — FacePlay, a picture and video messaging platform that lets users see their friends’ reactions to what they’re watching.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art department hiring student models to pose nude

April 9, 2016

There are some jobs that require less clothing than others — and Florida Atlantic is taking it one step further with nude modeling. This semester, Florida Atlantic’s department of visual art and art history has added to that mix of occupations with a listing for a human figure model, a position which would require hired students “to pose nude for Figure drawing classes,” according to the job posting.

The Singles Blizzard is now available for Valentine’s Day. Photo Courtesy of Dairy Queen Facebook page.

Desperation Day: Last-minute ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2016

It’s the day that everyone knows all too well — the day where couples are out on the town while singles buy themselves chocolate, watch movies at home and get takeout. Still haven’t figured out where you want to go tomorrow? Boca Raton has you covered with Valentine’s Day specials at restaurants, movie theaters and more. Here are a few of the best options in town.

Illustration by Ivan Benavides | Creative Director

Best of School

December 11, 2015

Best of Fraternity and Sorority Life All four were the brightest. Which one was picked as the best? Story by Alexandra Van Erven   While Greek life is mostly known for it...

Illustration by Ivan Benavides | Creative Director

Best of Events & Arts

December 11, 2015

Best Comedy Show HANNIBAL BURESS No joke — he won. Story by Alexandra Van Erven Hannibal Buress’ ability to earn laughs ultimately earned him the students’ vote for Best Comedy Show of 2015, with 73 per...

Nick Vujucic, president of Life Without Limbs, held an event at the FAU stadium on Nov. 7. Mohammed F Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Nick Vujicic brings the masses to FAU Stadium

November 9, 2015

The football stadium was the most full it’s been since the University of Miami game on the night of Saturday, Nov. 7, hosting nearly 20,000 people for motivational speaker Nick Vujicic.

Photo courtesy of Calvary Chapel FAU

Australian YouTube sensation Nick Vujicic is coming to FAU

November 2, 2015

YouTube sensation and 32-year old speaker Nick Vujicic is set to visit Florida Atlantic’s Boca Raton campus on Thursday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 7. Currently on his Live Without Limits tour, Vujicic hopes to spread his message about finding a purpose in life, battling depression, dealing with bullying and living in faith to all who have ever struggled with similar issues.

Students pose at a table in the library. Andre Gore | Contributing Photographer

FAU takes spot among the 50 Top Ethnically Diverse Colleges in America

October 21, 2015

With 52 percent of the student population being of minority cultures, according to the 2014-2015 Data Set, Florida Atlantic is a melting pot of different races, cultures and beliefs. This has landed it the No. 31 spot on Best College Reviews’ list of the top 50 ethnically diverse colleges in America.

Photo by Alexandra Vanerven.

“De Obeah Man” play hosted at FAU looks into Afro-Caribbean culture

March 16, 2015

“When all else fails, try Obeah!” is the prominent line written across the house of the mysterious voodoo man, who is central to the story of “De Obeah Man,...

[Brianna Marsh | Contributing Photographer]

Relay for Life is on to raise cancer awareness

March 1, 2015

he Relay for Life at Florida Atlantic in conjunction with Lynn University is set to happen on March 27 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. ...

Photo by Alexandra Van Erven | Contributing Writer

Staying Up For a Good Cause: FAU Hosts Up ‘til Dawn to support St. Jude’s Research Hospital

November 19, 2014

St. Jude’s Research Hospital ensures that children with life threatening illnesses can receive treatment without worry of cost...