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Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez.

Division of Student Affairs continues their open forums with White/Caucasian students, meeting consisted of deafening silence

July 16, 2020

This was the third session aimed at tackling the issues in the country and at FAU.

The amount of positive COVID-19 cases at FAU continue to rise. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU will hold a series of sessions addressing racial inequalities separating students by race/ethnicity

July 12, 2020

Dr. Larry Faerman and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver who organized the sessions explained that students were separated to provide an open environment to share their experiences of racial inequality at FAU.

FAU's College of Business on the Boca Raton campus. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

FAU’s College of Business Executive Education program ranked #1 in Florida

May 13, 2020

With FAU ranked No. 59 globally, that marks a jump from 12 spots compared to last year when they were No. 71.

FAU donors Barry and Carole Kaye die of COVID-19

April 30, 2020

The couple, who has their names on various FAU buildings and donated over $5 million to the university, died five days apart from one another.

Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez.

Coronavirus Columns: My first Passover during a pandemic

April 13, 2020

Celebrating Passover while the coronavirus raged outside of our house was strange, but it brought my family closer together.

FAU announced Wednesday that students could choose a pass/fail grading option for some or all of their classes this Spring. Illustration by Israel Fontoura

FAU implements pass/fail grading system for ‘most’ degrees

March 25, 2020

On Wednesday, the Office of Provost sent out an email detailing a plan for students to choose a pass/fail option for the rest of the semester for classes.

Tarana Burke, Jameela Jamil, and Gabriel

Here’s what’s been canceled or postponed at FAU due to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

FAU has canceled or postponed every event happening on campus until after the spring semester due to COVID-19, following state mandates.

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.

Joseph Burgees and Celine Persaud. Photo courtesy of the ticket's Instagram account.

Unofficial Student Government election results: Celine Persaud wins presidency, Jack Agar wins Boca Governor

February 27, 2020

Jitesh Persaud won Jupiter the gubernatorial race and Haley Berman won the Broward gubernatorial race unopposed.

The 2020 Student Government candidates. Illustration by Israel Fontoura.

Student Government voting starts today

February 25, 2020

From today until the 26th, students can vote for the Student Government candidates on Owl Central.

Ceramics students made 555 bowls for this year's Empty Bowls fundraiser. Photo by Marcy Wilder

FAU Ceramics department hosts ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for charity

February 12, 2020

The ceramics department and the Ceramics Guild, a student organization for all things ceramics, teamed up to raise money for Caring Kitchen and Tri-County Animal Rescue.

Kevin Garnett, Lakeith Stanfield, and Adam Sandler (left to right) in the Safdie Brothers' film

The argument for and against “Uncut Gems”

January 24, 2020

“Uncut Gems” has a compelling soundtrack and cinematography, but too many side plots.