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5 things to do in Boca during winter break

5 things to do in Boca during winter break

December 20, 2019

Winter break is here, which is a great excuse to unwind. If you’re on campus for the break, there are plenty of things to do if you want to take a mental health day.

FAU introduces second mascot

FAU introduces second mascot

December 13, 2019

From now on, Owlsley will have some company on the football field: a smaller owl mascot named Hoot.

‘They probably thought I was a criminal’: Baker Acted students say wearing handcuffs worsens their experience

‘They probably thought I was a criminal’: Baker Acted students say wearing handcuffs worsens their experience

October 15, 2019

Law enforcement agencies can involuntarily transport students to mental health treatment centers under a Florida law called the Baker Act. But when they use handcuffs to do so, which experts say is relatively standard, students say it makes their situation even worse.

‘The job wasn’t worth it’: the stressful world of resident assistants

‘The job wasn’t worth it’: the stressful world of resident assistants

October 11, 2019

While being a resident assistant (RA) at FAU means you get an hourly pay on top half-priced housing, their workday never ends — and the stress has a powerful impact on their mental health.

FAU allegedly violates crime reporting law in QB sexual battery investigation

FAU allegedly violates crime reporting law in QB sexual battery investigation

August 31, 2019

An FAU student says quarterback Chris Robison raped her. She felt guilty for it, so she told police it never happened — then told FAU it did. A lawyer says FAU was right in clearing Robison, but how they told her about their decisions might’ve violated a federal law.

Obituary: Former library dean dies at 72

Obituary: Former library dean dies at 72

August 25, 2019

William “Bill” Miller won the ‘Oscar for reference librarians’ and introduced the library’s first computers and special collections. He served as library dean for 27 years.

FAU student and MSD alum Sydney Aiello remembered for her selflessness

FAU student and MSD alum Sydney Aiello remembered for her selflessness

June 17, 2019

Despite struggling with depression and her best friend’s death, Aiello constantly went out of her way to take care of her friends.

The history of FAU’s 30-year debate over fraternity and sorority housing

The history of FAU’s 30-year debate over fraternity and sorority housing

May 10, 2019

After almost 30 years, FAU’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is still unsure if housing for Greek life is coming anytime soon.

A look into hazing allegations at FAU

A look into hazing allegations at FAU

May 6, 2019

FAU charged a fraternity with “brutal” hazing, but it’s not saying anything else — and one expert says that’s the problem.

How does FAU Greek life match up to other Florida universities?

How does FAU Greek life match up to other Florida universities?

May 1, 2019

Here are the smartest, most popular, and best-behaved Greek communities in Florida — and the least.

Here’s what you need to know about Greek life parties

Here’s what you need to know about Greek life parties

April 30, 2019

The UP learned about Greek party rules and myths concerning alcohol, drugs, and more so that you don’t have to.

VIDEO: Students give their take on new 24-hour library schedule

April 15, 2019

FAU’s Boca library is now open 24 hours a day for five days out of the week — and students seem to be taking advantage of it.