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SG proposes t-shirts to raise mental health awareness

SG proposes t-shirts to raise mental health awareness

February 6, 2020

Because of the November suicide on campus, Reps. Jerry Lazarre and Rachelle Saint Louis authored a bill to give away free t-shirts to students to promote mental health awareness and resources. But some House members questioned how effective $1,900 worth of shirts would be.

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.

5 things to do in Boca during winter break

5 things to do in Boca during winter break

December 20, 2019

Winter break is here, which is a great excuse to unwind. If you’re on campus for the break, there are plenty of things to do if you want to take a mental health day.

Students call out FAU on social media, demand transparency and change after suicide on campus

Students call out FAU on social media, demand transparency and change after suicide on campus

December 17, 2019

After the suicide on campus that occurred in early November, FAU students feel FAU administration should have been more transparent about the incident.

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.

FAU improves counselor ratio and mental health programming

FAU improves counselor ratio and mental health programming

October 7, 2019

The state organization that oversees higher-education said FAU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) counselor-to-st...

FAU punter calls out mental health stigma for student athletes

FAU punter calls out mental health stigma for student athletes

October 4, 2019

FAU Athletics announced they're launching different mental health initiatives after Sebastian Riella, a football player, started raising awareness on Twitter.

FAU to raise mental health awareness using virtual program

FAU to raise mental health awareness using virtual program

July 18, 2019

FAU and nearly 300 other colleges are taking a new approach toward teaching how to spot potential mental health problems in friends and family.

FAU student and MSD alum Sydney Aiello remembered for her selflessness

FAU student and MSD alum Sydney Aiello remembered for her selflessness

June 17, 2019

Despite struggling with depression and her best friend’s death, Aiello constantly went out of her way to take care of her friends.

Opinion: FAU needs to do a better job at warning students of traumatizing events

Opinion: FAU needs to do a better job at warning students of traumatizing events

November 1, 2018

An anti-abortion group comes onto campus every year without notice, presenting graphic images of torn-up fetuses. Where is our warning?

Florida politicians visit FAU to discuss mental health, opioid addiction

Florida politicians visit FAU to discuss mental health, opioid addiction

March 21, 2018

The College of Nursing hosted the Boca campus forum.

Boca House of Representatives pass duck crossing signs bill, among others

Boca House of Representatives pass duck crossing signs bill, among others

December 4, 2017

The House passed an additional four bills, two of which relate to an on-campus bike rental program and a national holiday.