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SG proposes t-shirts to raise mental health awareness

February 6, 2020

Because of the November suicide on campus, Reps. Jerry Lazarre and Rachelle Saint Louis authored a bill to give away free t-shirts to students to promote mental health awareness and resources. But some House members questioned how effective $1,900 worth of shirts would be.

Seven representatives being sworn into the House by Speaker Joshua Rutledge (left).

Student Government: Boca House reviews draft of 2021 budget

January 23, 2020

Joshua Rutledge was sworn in Friday as House Speaker after one of his predecessors graduated and the other was removed.

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Globetrotting with empty pockets

February 28, 2017

Traveling warrants a lot of questions: Where are you going? Where did you come from? How’d you get there? But the biggest que...

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Opinion: Student Government buys $2,598 massage chairs

January 27, 2015

The Human Touch Whole Body 5.1  is a massage chair, which according to the description on its page provides: “relaxation with ...

With decrease in full time enrollment expected, UBAC mandates budget cuts, votes for A&S fee increase

With decrease in full time enrollment expected, UBAC mandates budget cuts, votes for A&S fee increase

January 26, 2015

In a meeting held on Friday, Jan. 23, the University Budget Appropriations Committee met to review which student organizations and...

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Summer activities that don’t break the bank.

July 18, 2014

I work two jobs, but it still doesn't seem like I ever have enough money. Especially when you’re spending a summer in South...

Ten On-Campus Valentine’s Events That Won’t Break the Bank

Jamie Vaughn

February 12, 2014

Having a good Valentine’s experience can be rough when you’re spending on a college student budget, so we put together a list of some on-campus events to help you celebrate not only the big day but saving money, too. Plush teddy bears sit on shelves waiting to be purchased. Decadent chocolates are artfully displayed in stores all over the country. Fl...

FAU Board of Trustees appoints interim president, approves post-tenure review

Austen Erblat

June 27, 2013

Today FAU’s Board of Trustees — the 13 officials who vote on tuition rates, loan debts, and other financial decisions — appointed Acting President Dennis Crudele to be interim president, and approved a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with the university’s faculty union. The board also announced the new dorm, Parliament Hall will be comple...

FAU Board of Trustees approves new budget and campus leasing

Dylan Bouscher

June 4, 2013

Less than a month after canceling a full meeting, some of FAU’s Board of Trustees — the university’s 13 officials who vote on tuition and other decisions — welcomed two new members and a new acting president earlier today. Three of the BOT’s five committees approved a new annual operating budget, new admission requirements for military v...