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SG helps secure funding for FAU  food and housing insecurity

SG helps secure funding for FAU food and housing insecurity

February 17, 2020

If passed by the Florida House of Representatives, the bill could allocate a portion of $340,000 to FAU’s ​Educate Tomorrow​, a program dedicated to supporting students who are homeless or who aged out of foster care.

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.

Q&A: Where do Boca SG gubernatorial candidates stand?

Q&A: Where do Boca SG gubernatorial candidates stand?

February 14, 2020

Here’s a rundown on the different candidates’ platforms TAGS: Rachelle Saint Louis, Joshua Rutledge, Jack Agar, Student Government, governor, debate, election.

Pro-life organization uses graphic photos to protest on Boca campus

Pro-life organization uses graphic photos to protest on Boca campus

February 14, 2020

The Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform expressed anti-abortion stance outside the Social Science building on Thursday for around six hours.

FAU Ceramics department hosts ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for charity

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.

Student Union eSports Arena to open in March, charge students for gaming

Student Union eSports Arena to open in March, charge students for gaming

February 12, 2020

The eSports Arena was expected to open last October — but it’s been delayed until March because of a delayed inspection from the fire department and “wiring issues,” according to the Student Union director.

Central Park 5 member speaks at FAU for Black History Month event

Central Park 5 member speaks at FAU for Black History Month event

February 10, 2020

The Center for IDEAs hosted Yusef Salaam on Friday to talk about his wrongful conviction and lessons he learned about hope and fear.

4 takeaways from this week’s Black mental health panel

4 takeaways from this week’s Black mental health panel

February 7, 2020

Around 90 students listened to educated panelists on mental health stigma in the Black community.

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.

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?

Criminology student hopes to raise awareness of human sex trafficking through play

Criminology student hopes to raise awareness of human sex trafficking through play

February 3, 2020

Abigail Howard, an FAU criminology student, will direct a play she wrote, called “Only One” on Feb. 9 at the University Theater — and present a Q&A on the topic with experts. It is free for students.

Not everything is so magical in the Disney College Program

Not everything is so magical in the Disney College Program

February 1, 2020

A student said the Disney College Program is supposed to enrich you in a culture and work experience, but being yelled at and called a racist by guests was not what she expected.