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FAU’s political clubs state their perspectives on Black Lives Matter protests

August 2, 2020

The presidents of Owls For All, College Democrats, and College Republicans all agree that there needs to be significant change in the United States when it comes to police brutality.

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.

(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.

22-year-old graduate student Tori Sletzer, left, holds her friend Taylor Miller, a junior elementary education major, right, during a prayer at the candlelight vigil. Both students attended Marjory Douglas High School and knew the football coach, Aaron Feis, who died shielding other students from gunfire. | Alexander Rodriguez

FAU College Democrats honor victims of Parkland shooting

February 17, 2018

An FAU freshman who graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High recalled his interactions with Nikolas Cruz the night before the shooting.

FAU reacts to Las Vegas mass shooting

October 4, 2017

Chief of Police Sean Brammer said increased security will be included in future events.

Students wait for the next race to begin during Kappa Alpha Psi's

Kappa Alpha Psi hosts “Presidential Race”

September 17, 2016

Kappa Alpha Psi and several other student groups hosted an event Friday to raise awareness of the importance of millennials voting in the upcoming presidential election.

FAU College Democrats have 32 due-paying members and a larger network of students involved in politics both in and out of campus life. Photo courtesy of FAU College Democrats’ Owl Central page.

Weekly Spotlight: FAU College Democrats

March 31, 2016

Welcome to the Weekly Spotlight, where you can learn about on-campus organizations in one easy place. This week we spoke with Tom Valeo, vice president of the Florida Atlantic College Democrats. The club has 32 active members that travel around the world, meet with elected officials and engage in heated debates with the FAU College Republicans.