Attendees and panelists who attended the second annual Black History Month Symposium. Left to right standing up: Ryan Daniels, Joi Dean, Sheivon Tribble, Marcela Callejas, Maria Yepes, Ananda Edmonds, Abby Dove, and Simone Stewart. From left to right the panel sitting down: Aleia Dennis, Rachelle Saint-Louis, Naheelah Wallace, Alexa McCalla-Johnson, Arielle Francois, and Lillie Feller. Photo by Destiny Harris

Black History Month Symposium tackles feminism, colorism

February 28, 2020

FAU’s National Organization for Women (NOW) chapter, a feminist student organization, hosted the second annual Black History Month Symposium in the House Chambers and discussed feminism, racism, colorism and microaggressions in the Black community on Feb. 25.

Left to right: Aaliyah Fisher, Ronelle Harper, John Mitchell and Samantha Dupuy at this week's panel on mental health in the Black community. Photo courtesy of Center for IDEAs

4 takeaways from this week’s Black mental health panel

February 7, 2020

Around 90 students listened to educated panelists on mental health stigma in the Black community.

The residence hall replacing Algonquin will have 600 beds, which is over 400 more than what Algonquin has now. Photo by Wesley Wright

Algonquin Hall to be demolished summer 2019

December 11, 2018

The demolition will make way for an updated residence hall in 2021.

(Left to right) Boca Councilwoman Monica Mayotte, uncle of a Stoneman Douglas student who was killed Luke Sherlock, freshman at Stoneman Douglas Eva Frost, and candidate for Florida State House District 89 Ryan Rossi. They were panelist for a gun reform discussion at the Student Union. Destiny Harris | Contributing Writer

College Democrats host gun reform discussion with community members

April 8, 2018

The Q&A-style talk focused on changing policies and gun safety.

A pair of painted jeans reading

Student Government, FAU Police Department team up to raise awareness for sexual assault

April 4, 2018

Students painted jeans with encouraging statements to support victims of sexual violence during Denim Day.

The FAU chapter of the National Council of Negro Women pose with panel members. Destiny Harris | Contributing Writer

FAU National Council of Negro Women panel aims to inspire members

March 28, 2018

A Q&A took place with the all-female panel.

Juwan Hayes, executive board member of the NAACP. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

FAU NAACP member details the organization’s upcoming events, why diversity matters

February 11, 2018

A look at the on-campus organization, which welcomes all ethnicities in an effort to educate society about issues affecting minorities

Panelists (from left to right) Geraldine Harriel, Roderick Kemp, Mark Schneider and Dr. Wendy Hinshaw talking about their motivations to become activists for voting rights of former felons. Photo by Amber Kelley.

For Our Future hosts Voting Rights Panel

November 20, 2017

Panelists called to lift the lifetime ban on voting for felons by petitioning for its place on the 2018 ballot.

African-American studies professor David Stovall addresses the crowd at his lecture in a Live Oak Pavilion room Thursday. Joshua Giron | Staff Photographer

Illinois professor talks racial, social inequality in education

October 30, 2017

David Stovall spoke on the Boca campus as part of an event put on by the College of Education.

Sigma Gamma Rho performs during the step competition. Photo courtesy of Peta Alyssa's Instagram: __aly__tee

Red Hot Stroll Off combines basketball pep rally, step competition

October 23, 2017

Seven fraternities and sororities competed as part of the stroll off.