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Illustration by J.R. Pfeiffer.

Student Government passes bills to help promote access to hygienic supplies at FAU

August 8, 2020

Student Government will distribute free welcome kits, including masks, tissues, sanitizer, and other items that promote safety and cleanliness to students.

The FAU Housing and Residential Education Building will be open as a polling location until Aug. 16 to registered Palm Beach voters. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU to be used as an early voting site, strict social distancing guidelines in place

August 6, 2020

Voting will be located at the FAU Housing and Residential Education Building.

This was the only session in the series that was open to all races and ethnicities. Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez.

Final day of race discussions open to everyone, more conversation ensues

July 22, 2020

The final session of these talks brought about some positive outlooks for students and administration.

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.

This was the first session out of four this week. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU holds open virtual forum for Black students on racial inequality

July 14, 2020

The Division of Student Affairs hosted a virtual forum to hear students’ concerns on racial inequality, diversity, and representation at FAU.

President Kelly said he wants to find a solution for the international students at FAU. Photo by Max Jackson.

President John Kelly announced support of international students in light of recent student visa rollback

July 8, 2020

ICE issued temporary modifications to the program that puts international students in jeopardy of being deported, President John Kelly released a statement saying touching on the subject.

John Kelly became the seventh president in Florida Atlantic history on Jan. 17, 2014. Photo by: Max Jackson

Diversity Q&A with FAU President John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver

July 1, 2020

John Kelly and Dr. Andrea Guzman Oliver discussed social justice and changes being made at FAU.

Rick Christie, Editor of the Editorial page for the Palm Beach Post, was one of the four guests on the panel. Photo taken in Sept. of 2017.

School of Communication and Multimedia Studies host conversation on media coverage of race

June 25, 2020

The event had 86 virtual attendants including students, faculty, and professionals.

Different FAU departments host talks through the internet about Juneteenth.

FAU Departments and public officials inform students about Juneteenth

June 24, 2020

The talks centered around what Juneteenth means to students and the panelists.

While the Florida Board of Governors approved FAU's reopening plan, there is still no timetable as to when operations will resume on campus. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Florida Board of Governors approve FAU’s reopening plan for the fall semester

June 23, 2020

The FAU Board of Trustees discussed the 25-page plan on June 12.

Photo by John DeStefano

In wake of recent protests, FAU students gather to celebrate Juneteenth

June 20, 2020

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to accurately reflect the date of which Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Pro...

This was the first session out of four this week. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Board of Trustees approve 25-page plan for reopening

June 13, 2020

This plan will be shown to the Florida Board of Governors in Orlando on June 23.