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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.

House of Representatives members being sworn in at the first meeting of the semester. Photo by Israel Fontoura

Boca House elects new positions, swears in representatives

October 12, 2019

At the first Student Government House of Representatives meeting of the semester Friday, the House met with its newly-elected body...

The impeachment of Luke Turner failed narrowly last fall. Illustration by Dan Bartholomew

What do the past events of SG mean for the future?

January 17, 2019

This semester will see another presidential race, and what’s happened in the last year will impact who’s running.

Noah Goldberg (left) was sworn in at the first Boca House of Representatives meeting Friday. Photo by Sophie Siegel

Boca House of Representatives re-elects speaker, swears in members

October 22, 2018

Prior Speaker of the House Noah Goldberg won by 27 votes against Rep. Edward Perez.

Marianne Alex and Edward Perez. Alexander Rodriguez | News Editor

Q&A: Presidential hopeful Marianne Alex shares her stance on the special election

April 27, 2018

Despite losing in the February election, Marianne Alex and her Vice President Edward Perez are prepared to fight for the presidential seat a second time.

Kyle MacDonald and Jacqueline LaBayne. Photo courtesy of of LaBayne and MacDonald's GoFundMe page.

February election winners take special election

April 26, 2018

Jacqueline LaBayne and Kyle MacDonald received more than half the vote over Marianne Alex and Edward Perez.

Jacqueline LaBayne and Kyle MacDonald speaking to students at the SG meet and greet. Candidates  Marianne Alex and Edward Perez were not present at the event. Sophie Siegel | Contributing Writer

Student Government holds presidential candidate meet and greet

April 19, 2018

Less than a week from the special election, only one of the two tickets attended the event.

Former President-elect Jacqueline LaBayne and Vice President Kyle MacDonald. Photo courtesy of LaBayne and MacDonald's GoFundMe page

FAU’s next student body president, vice president kicked out of office

March 17, 2018

The two violated a “major” Student Government rule by campaigning early.

Student Government members encourage students to vote on their way to the Boca campus Wimberly Library yesterday. Tents where students could vote via Owl Central on iPads and laptops were present on the Boca, Davie, and Jupiter campuses Tuesday and Wednesday. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

Student Government announces unofficial election results

March 1, 2018

Less than 9 percent of the student body cast their votes for SG president.

Marianne Alex. Alexander Rodriguez | News Editor

Q&A: Presidential candidate Marianne Alex looks to shed light on mental health, sexual assault

February 26, 2018

The write-in candidate is running against two other presidential hopefuls.