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John Kelly became the seventh president in Florida Atlantic history on Jan. 17, 2014. Photo by: Max Jackson

Diversity Q&A with FAU President John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver

July 1, 2020

John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver discussed social justice and changes being made at FAU.

Graphic by Michelle Rodriguez.

Experiencing COVID-19 in China through the eyes of FAU alumni

June 21, 2020

FAU alumni share their experiences going through the pandemic in China.

Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez.

Military and Veterans Student Success Center host Memorial Day Workshop

May 24, 2020

A workshop dedicated to remembering and honoring those who served in the military was hosted by the Military and Veterans Student Success Center.

With FAU classes transitioning fully online through the end of summer, international students question if the fall term is also in doubt. Illustration by Israel Fontura.

International students stuck between border lines as coronavirus affects school, travel

May 17, 2020

The International Friends Program at FAU helps international students with an easy transition in the United States.

While it's a tough time for the medical community at at FAU during the COVID-19 pandemic, some students see it as a learning lesson. Illustration by Alex Liscio.

‘It’s a really unique time:’ Medical students share their struggles with graduating into COVID-19

May 2, 2020

FAU pre-med and medical students say that coronavirus has given them a new perspective on their future profession.

FAU senior Faisal Scott on a trip to the Bahamas after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Photo courtesy of Faisel Scott

What it’s like cruising during a pandemic

April 11, 2020

An FAU student attended a cruise to the Bahamas during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic — and doesn’t regret it.

Through 12 games, redshirt junior outfielder Fayth Davis hit one home run, drove in six batters while hitting a .282 average. Photo courtesy of FAU Athletics.

FAU softball players not surprised with the loss of their season

April 8, 2020

After C-USA suspended play for the rest of the season, senior softball players reflected on not completing their final season and how coronavirus has impacted them.

Michael Alroy. Courtesy of Alroy's LinkedIn

Transgender activist talks about what transitioning was like in Israel

March 31, 2020

FAU’s Owls for Israel and National Organization for Women chapters hosted an online event featuring transgender activist Michael Alroy.

The Anti Defamation League ruled the OK hand gesture, which is used as a symbol of school pride at FAU, a

FAU school pride symbol ruled a ‘racist hand sign’ by anti-hate group

March 4, 2020

The OK symbol — called “Owl Fingers” by FAU — is now being used as a white power symbol by Richard Spencer and the Christchurch shooter. But experts say that the gesture is fine to use if it’s in a harmless context.

Cellular neuroscience major Breanna Jomsky. Jomsky recovered from an eating disorder around four years ago. Photo by Kristen Grau

‘Out of control:’ students share their struggles with eating disorders

March 1, 2020

As Eating Disorder Awareness Week comes to a close, here are two students’ stories with anorexia and binge eating disorder.

The five founders of the Black Undergraduate Theatre Collective. Photo courtesy of Corey Rose

New FAU theater organization aims to teach students about Black culture through plays, events

February 19, 2020

Beginning this Spring, The Black Undergraduate Theatre Collective will host plays and events to teach the FAU community about Black culture.

Rose de la Espriella, the graduate teaching assistant who died by suicide last year. Photos courtesy of Ricardo de la Espriella/Illustration by Alex Liscio

Serving, transitioning, living: the struggles of Rose de la Espriella

February 5, 2020

Rose de la Espriella served six years in the Air Force. The FAU graduate teaching assistant was also a trans woman who died by suicide on campus in November.