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The UP wants to hear your coronavirus stories

The UP wants to hear your coronavirus stories

April 2, 2020

Lost a job? Sad about graduation? Had a terrible class on Zoom? However you’ve been impacted by coronavirus, we want to hear about it.

Board of Trustees votes to refund students’ housing, meal plans

Board of Trustees votes to refund students’ housing, meal plans

March 31, 2020

The refunds will cost up to $8.5 million and will be issued directly back to students’ accounts on April 17.

First FAU student tests positive for coronavirus, graduation canceled

First FAU student tests positive for coronavirus, graduation canceled

March 17, 2020

On Tuesday, FAU and the Florida Board of Governors announced that FAU has its first case of coronavirus, classes will remain online for the rest of the semester and graduation has been canceled.

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

‘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.

Board of Trustees approves new doctorate degree, welcomes two new members

Board of Trustees approves new doctorate degree, welcomes two new members

February 17, 2020

FAU will offer a Ph.D. degree in transportation and environmental engineering starting Fall 2020.

Turning Point USA founder to speak at FAU today

Turning Point USA founder to speak at FAU today

February 6, 2020

Charlie Kirk, the founder of the national conservative organization Turning Point USA, will be on the Boca campus to speak to a macroeconomics class and attend a private lunch Thursday.

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

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.

Is one of the country’s most notable young conservatives speaking at FAU this week?

Is one of the country’s most notable young conservatives speaking at FAU this week?

February 4, 2020

FAU’s chapter of Turning Point USA, a conservative organization geared toward college students, announced last month that the group’s founder Charlie Kirk would speak at FAU on Feb. 6. But the announcement made via Instagram was deleted soon after. What happened?

Opinion: I’m dancing every day on Tik Tok for journalism

Opinion: I’m dancing every day on Tik Tok for journalism

January 29, 2020

In August, I filed a public record request for the personnel file of FAU’s former vice president of Student Affairs — along with two other related requests. Five months later, I’m still waiting for it.

Students protest Tuesday after anti-LGBT preacher returns to campus

Students protest Tuesday after anti-LGBT preacher returns to campus

January 24, 2020

Ken Fleck, a preacher that visits cities and campuses across the nation, came to FAU for the second time this semester — and plans to come again soon.

Resident assistants say they work more hours than they’re paid for

Resident assistants say they work more hours than they’re paid for

November 27, 2019

FAU’s resident assistants are some of the best-paid RAs compared to other Florida universities. But some RAs say their compensation — $13 per hour for 20 hours a week — doesn’t actually cover the total time they work.

Opinion: Why we reported Tuesday’s death the way we did

Opinion: Why we reported Tuesday’s death the way we did

November 6, 2019

Somebody died on campus yesterday. We found out everything we could and reported it. You might’ve disagreed with our headline and framing — but now, we want your feedback.