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Cara Simpson (Left) and Cordel Littlejohn (Right) were just two of the many student-athletes who attended the protest Thursday. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Campus protest ignites the desire for social justice as students and staff advocate for Black lives

September 11, 2020

The protest took place on campus at the housing lawn.

Illustration by Ethan Vogt.

FAU’s political clubs state their perspectives on Black Lives Matter protests

August 2, 2020

The presidents of Owls For All, College Democrats, and College Republicans all agree that there needs to be significant change in the United States when it comes to police brutality.

Photo by John DeStefano

In wake of recent protests, FAU students gather to celebrate Juneteenth

June 20, 2020

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to accurately reflect the date of which Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Pro...

Alyssa Alvarez speaks to fellow protestors in Mizner Park.

FAU student and alum organize and speak at Mizner Park protest

June 5, 2020

Over 75 protestors occupied the sidewalks of Federal Highway, Friday afternoon, holding signs to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Opinion: Black Lives Matter isn’t a social media trend, people are getting killed

Opinion: Black Lives Matter isn’t a social media trend, people are getting killed

June 3, 2020

If you’re only posting a black square on your Instagram, your performative activism is showing.

Members of the panel introduce themselves to the audience. From left to right: member of the FAU chapter of NAACP Rea Victory, Councilwoman Lynne Hubbard, FAU Police Captain Larry Ervin, Senator Oscar Braynon, FAU civil justice professor Harvey and College Democrats Vice President Justice Atkins. Nate Nkumbu | Contributing Writer

Community leaders attend FAU panel to discuss race in the US

March 1, 2017

On Tuesday, local legislators, police and community leaders visited Florida Atlantic’s Boca campus for a conversation about race in America.

Interior shot of Zaventem Airport in Brussels, site of one of two terrorist attacks that happened in Belgium Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

FAU, Are You Informed?

March 23, 2016

The University Press’ weekly news quiz to catch up on what’s going on around campus, the nation and the world.

Trump called out numerous people, including the media, political pundits, his running mates and countries too like Mexico and Japan. He also said “I love the Mexican people. I love the Hispanic people. So many work for me.”

Trump impassions crowd, bashes media at west Boca rally while protesters chant in the parking lot

March 14, 2016

Chants from the Black Lives Matter protesters could be heard in the distance from the overflow parking lot of the Sunset Cove Amphitheater where the Donald Trump political rally took place on Sunday.