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A national conservative group, Turning Point USA, claims to have helped elect over 50 student body presidents in the past two years through campaign donations. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Past Student Government campaigns had ties to national conservative group

September 17, 2018

Several top-ranking FAU Student Government members have taken money from national conservative organization Turning Point USA, but does it matter?

24-year-old mechanical engineering major Kate McPartland’s hotel bedroom is a king single that she pays $5,680 for, a price higher than any listed on-campus rate. Photo by Violet Castano

A look at life for students staying at Fairfield Inn

September 15, 2018

For the past month, more than 100 students have been living in a hotel two miles away from FAU. Why? Because Housing oversigned on contracts — whose rules may not be enforceable off campus.

Owls Among Us: How Jeron Bornstein went from owning a single dollar to free tuition

September 4, 2018

After being homeless, going to jail, and recovering from drugs, 27-year-old engineering major Jeron Bornstein made a new life for himself at FAU.

A participant who attended the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) program uses her right leg to kick the RAD “aggressor” played by an instructor. Photo by Violet Castano

Women learn self-defense as part of free FAU program

July 24, 2018

Rape Aggression Defense is open to women from FAU, as well as the local community.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

FAU tackles opioid addiction epidemic with research group

July 12, 2018

The project consists of dozens of researchers.

A view of Florida from space. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Florida could be hit with another “major hurricane”

May 28, 2018

And here’s how FAU wants you to prepare.

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 Activities and Involvement Director Donald Van Pelt. Alexander Rodriguez | News Editor

Q&A: Student Government adviser weighs in on the special election

April 30, 2018

Donald Van Pelt maintains the statutes need to be revamped for the future.

Jacqueline LaBayne and Kyle MacDonald. Photo courtesy of Jacqueline LaBayne

Q&A: Presidential hopeful Jacqueline LaBayne talks disqualification, special election

April 29, 2018

Despite winning the February election, the president and her vice president-elect must now try to pull off a second win.

Marianne Alex and Edward Perez. Alexander Rodriguez | News Editor

Q&A: Presidential hopeful Marianne Alex shares her stance on the special election

April 27, 2018

Despite losing in the February election, Marianne Alex and her Vice President Edward Perez are prepared to fight for the presidential seat a second time.

Photo courtesy of Student Government Elections' Facebook

A look at the rumors surrounding the special election

April 24, 2018

From egging a house to an election conspiracy, Student Government members share the rumors relating to the special election.