University Press

Putting a ‘Windmill’ in the Water

January 14, 2009

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When the UP first reported on the Gulf Stream energy project, the researchers at the SeaTech campus in Dania Beach didn't know how they would construct a 130-foot-wide underwater turbine. Two years later, the project is one per...

Boca Raton Police Department Commandeer FAU Parking Lot

January 14, 2009

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"Support Israel, destroy Hamas," chant the supporters of the Israeli troops. "Live free Palestine" is the defense from Palestinian supporters. These exclamations were of many tossed back and forth as Glades Road became the si...

FAU Police Searching for Man Wanted for Questioning

January 12, 2009

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FAU Police are asking for your help in finding a Hispanic male wanted for questioning regarding assaults on two women on the Boca campus. At 5:55 p.m. on Jan. 8, the university sent out an FAU e-mail alerting the community about the...

A Sense of Tradition

January 12, 2009

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One of the top priorities for FAU is to create a sense of tradition for students and alumni. Administrators hope the 2010 opening of Innovation Village - which will include a football stadium, student residence halls, retail st...

Student Government Superlatives

January 12, 2009

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Last year, the Boca House of Representatives voted on 39 bills. More than half involved spending student money; the rest were calls to action and to-do lists. Here's a quick look at the most expensive and most supported bills in...

Fast Bullets, Slow Justice

January 12, 2009

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Nearly eight months after a shooting incident at the University Village Apartments, the non-student accused of pulling the trigger has yet to be prosecuted. Omar Everton Graham Jr., identified as the April "finals week shooter,"...

Dorm Safety Still an Issue?

January 12, 2009

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Despite security cameras, locked doors with keycard-only access and on-duty student security, FAU's dorms still aren't completely safe, the University Press found. Three months ago, the UP tried to sneak into all on-campus housing t...

New Recreation Center Opens on Boca Campus

January 12, 2009

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The new recreation center opened on the Boca campus on Jan. 5, 2009. The $11 million building includes a 6,600-square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, more than 40 cardio machines, circuit-training, free we...

Former Student Found Dead at the Apartments

January 12, 2009

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A former FAU student was found dead in Building 60 of the on-campus student apartments late November after what residents say was a "night of partying." Kyle Steven Ramstrum, 20, passed away in his sleep on the morning of Nov. 2...

Save the Boobs

October 10, 2008

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It began with free lunch and 20 strangers awkwardly expecting to talk about boobs. As these students entered Heritage Hall at FAU's Davie campus for the "Save the Boobs" event, sponsored by the Broward Wellness Center, they had ...

SG Elections Continue

October 9, 2008

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When the Boca House of Representatives started electing their leadership for the year two weeks ago, she ran for the top office: speaker of the house. It came down to the very last vote, but she lost. Last week, Pollack ran for ...

FAU Receives Gift for on-Campus Movie Theater

October 9, 2008

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Whether you are a film buff or just like to catch a good movie now and then, starting in spring of 2010, you'll be able to watch the latest films right here on campus. Soon, FAU students will be able to boast that their school is...