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Seven representatives being sworn into the House by Speaker Joshua Rutledge (left).

Student Government: Boca House reviews draft of 2021 budget

January 23, 2020

Joshua Rutledge was sworn in Friday as House Speaker after one of his predecessors graduated and the other was removed.

Photo Courtesy of FAU SG Facebook

Women are a minority in many positions of Student Government

March 26, 2019

At a school that constantly advertises its diversity, where 43 percent of students are male and 57 percent are female, women make up only a fraction of the student government leadershi...

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.

The presidential candidates and their VPs lined up to answer questions from House Speaker Noah Goldberg about their platforms. Photo by Israel Fontoura

Student Government holds university-wide presidential debate

February 21, 2019

Platforms for all candidates include campus safety, balanced funding, and increased communication with students.

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.

Members of the panel introduce themselves to the audience. From left to right: member of the FAU chapter of NAACP Rea Victory, Councilwoman Lynne Hubbard, FAU Police Captain Larry Ervin, Senator Oscar Braynon, FAU civil justice professor Harvey and College Democrats Vice President Justice Atkins. Nate Nkumbu | Contributing Writer

Community leaders attend FAU panel to discuss race in the US

March 1, 2017

On Tuesday, local legislators, police and community leaders visited Florida Atlantic’s Boca campus for a conversation about race in America.

A group of silent protests sit outside the Social Sciences building. Alexis Hayward | Contributing Photographer

College Democrats hold silent protest outside of Social Science Building

November 18, 2016

  Outside of the Social Science Building, 20 student protesters with duct tape over their mouths held a silent protest advoc...