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Ken didn't preach at FAU for a little over a month after getting hit by a golf cart, but he came back this Wednesday to continue his work. Photo by Hope Dean

Anti-LGBT preacher returns to Boca campus despite being struck by golf cart

April 10, 2019

Ken said he will not press charges against the driver.

Both currently have roles in SG. Photo courtesy of Celine Persaud's Facebook.

‘I’m not a puppet’: Recently elected SG President and VP took money from a conservative organization

February 28, 2019

Turning Point USA has a history of giving FAU SG candidates money.

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.

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.

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.

The Boca House of Representatives met today at 3:30 p.m., and voted to create two new departments to host events for specialized groups. Photo by Hope Dean

Boca House votes to expand events about religion, sexuality, and disability inclusion

January 25, 2019

Two new departments with their own directors and staff could be created to fill the need for these events — but they need to be approved by higher offices first.

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.

Sayd Hussain (middle) sits next to Boca campus House Rep. Louis Akra during Gov. Luke Turner's impeachment hearing on Nov. 16. Photo by Hope Dean

Opinion: The failed impeachment against Gov. Luke Turner proves that Student Government is not for the students

December 21, 2018

Former SG member Sayd Hussain believes the Boca campus governor wasted students’ money and abused his power — yet he is still in office.

Things became heated when House of Representatives members met to discuss the possible impeachment of Luke Turner. Photo courtesy of the FAU House of Representatives Facebook page

Student Government members make things ‘personal’ over Boca governor impeachment charges

November 16, 2018

House of Representatives members talked over and shouted at each other within the first 10 minutes of meeting.

One of the complaints in the Articles of Impeachment is that Gov. Luke Turner spent $4,000 on his State of the Campus address, shown above, while previous governors have spent less than $200 on the event. Photo by Emma Saunders

Former Student Government member looks to impeach Boca campus governor

November 13, 2018

Sayd Hussain is claiming that Luke Turner neglected his governmental duties and misused SG funds.