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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...

Kevin Buchanan and Celine  Persaud will be the new student body president and VP, respectively. They raked in almost half of the presidential votes. Photo courtesy of Facebook

Unofficial Student Government election results: Kevin Buchanan wins presidency, Alexander Zand wins Boca governor

February 28, 2019

Incumbent governor Nicholas Tyndall won the Jupiter gubernatorial race; Melissa Carassa won the Broward gubernatorial race unopposed.

Elections will be held this week for the 2019-2020 term. Photo by Hope Dean

Student government presidential, gubernatorial candidates discuss their different platforms

February 25, 2019

The University Press sat down with the candidates to learn about their experiences, future plans, and unique qualities.

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Meet Melissa Carasa, the unopposed SG Broward gubernatorial candidate

February 23, 2019

While Student Government candidates have been campaigning this entire month with elections next week, not all students are putt...

The presidential and governor candidates gathered in a room to answer College Democrats President Matthew Taudien’s questions about their platforms. Photo by Cameren Boatner

Student Government presidential, gubernatorial candidates speak on abortion, LGBT issues, recent ‘scandals’

February 22, 2019

College Democrats and the National Organization for Women held a panel for the candidates to talk about their platforms.

The presidential candidates and their VPs lined up to answer questions from House Speaker Noah Goldberg about their platforms. Photo by Israel Fontoura

Student Government holds university-wide presidential debate

February 21, 2019

Platforms for all candidates include campus safety, balanced funding, and increased communication with students.

Around 30 people attended the governor debate Wednesday. Photo by Sophie Siegel

Student Government holds Boca governor debate

February 15, 2019

Platforms for all the candidates focused on safety and student recreation.

The Boca House of Representatives vote on a proposal during a House meeting, similar to how students will be voting for who will represent them in Student Government later this month. Photo by Hope Dean

Who’s running for Student Government office this year?

February 15, 2019

SG will hold their elections at the end of the month.

A sign stands near the FAU basketball arena two years ago informing students they could vote on the Boca campus. The same opportunity will be available to students who are registered to vote in Palm Beach tomorrow, Aug. 28. Photo courtesy of Ryan Lynch

The University Press’ guide to the upcoming primary election

August 27, 2018

We break down who’s running for Senate, governor, and Congress.

Larger campuses appear to have a lower voter turnout than universities with smaller student populations, with the exception of the University of Florida. (See table below) Graphic by Ivan Benavides

Most FAU students aren’t voting in Student Government elections

May 1, 2018

Less than 10 percent of FAU’s 28,000 students voted for student body president this year despite Student Government’s efforts to promote the election.

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.

Photo courtesy of Student Government

Boca governor candidates debate issues facing Student Government

February 14, 2018

Five students talked parking, low event attendance, Greek life, and budget cuts, among other things.