The 2020 Student Government candidates. Illustration by Israel Fontoura.

Student Government voting starts today

February 25, 2020

From today until the 26th, students can vote for the Student Government candidates on Owl Central.

The 2020 Student Government candidates. Illustration by Israel Fontoura.

Meet the 2020 Student Government candidates

February 21, 2020

Here’s what the candidates have to say about why they're running for office.

(L-R) Celine Persaud, Joseph Burgees, Alex Zand, and Naya Diaz at the presidential debate in the SG House Chambers.

Q&A: Student government candidates discuss mental health, campus involvement

February 20, 2020

Elections will open at midnight on Feb. 25 and close Feb. 26 at 11:59 p.m. on Owl Central.

Jack Agar, Joshua Rutledge, Rachelle Saint Louis at the meet the candidate event in the SG House chambers. Photo by Israel Fontoura.

Q&A: Where do Boca SG gubernatorial candidates stand?

February 14, 2020

Here’s a rundown on the different candidates’ platforms TAGS: Rachelle Saint Louis, Joshua Rutledge, Jack Agar, Student Government, governor, debate, election.

Deandre Poole, a professor of communications at FAU, is running for Palm Beach County office. Photo courtesy of Poole

FAU “stomp on Jesus” professor running for Palm Beach office

June 21, 2019

Dr. Deandre Poole is running for the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections in 2020. His main goal is eliminating voter suppression.

Nine of the past eleven student body presidents have been involved in Greek life. 
Graphic by Israel Fontoura.

Greek life members hold most of Student Government’s top positions

May 2, 2019

During a Student Government campaign, the life-long friendships members are promised in fraternities and sororities may come in handy when they need votes.

Andrew Gillum, current mayor of Tallahassee and Democratic candidate for governor, speaks in front of a crowd of hundreds with Student Government members and other leaders of on-campus organizations behind him. Photo by Violet Castano

Andrew Gillum visits FAU, encourages students to vote

October 29, 2018

The Florida governor hopeful and other Democrats running for office talked about their campaign platforms, and what they plan to do if they win.

The College of Business said that young voters could help decide the race between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis. Photo courtesy of Andrew Gillum's Facebook

FAU poll shows Andrew Gillum in lead for governor

October 24, 2018

And Rick Scott ahead in the race for the Senate.

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.

Q&A: Governor candidates talk plans for the future, what sets them apart

Benjamin Paley, Distribution Manager

February 26, 2018

Only four of the 10 remaining candidates responded to an interview request.

A ‘vote here’ sign marks FAU Arena as a polling place during Election Day on Nov. 8. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Students file into voting booths at Boca Raton campus for Election Day

November 8, 2016

  F or those filing into FAU Arena on Tuesday, the venue did not play host to a men or women’s basketball game, but inste...

Photo of Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

College of Business professor finds tie between presidential election winner, stock market success

April 13, 2016

Whichever party wins the upcoming presidential election could have a significant impact on how investors approach the stock market in the future, according to a Florida Atlantic business professor.