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Column: an obituary for Yik Yak

Column: an obituary for Yik Yak

May 13, 2017

Yik Yak is dead, and not a moment too soon.

Opinions: Students give contrasting takes on sanctuary cities

Opinions: Students give contrasting takes on sanctuary cities

March 23, 2017

Editor's note: Student opinions left mostly unedited to preserve opinions of writers. Ross Mellman: Why continuous state and lo...

Opinion: Tourism ruins what traveling revels

Opinion: Tourism ruins what traveling revels

March 6, 2017

It’s 1555. Masqueraded men and women flood decorated streets and canals where they drink and party, enjoying what would become...

Opinion: the solution to intolerance starts with smart readers

Opinion: the solution to intolerance starts with smart readers

January 25, 2017

I don’t have it hard. I am a white male, and I cannot deny that I reap the benefits of that privilege whenever I can. But as a ...

Opinion: College athletes don’t deserve a paycheck

Opinion: College athletes don’t deserve a paycheck

December 2, 2016

College athletes are on a stage that most youth and high school athletes dream of reaching. They get to play their dream spor...

Opinion: NCAA athletes should be seeing a larger share of money

Opinion: NCAA athletes should be seeing a larger share of money

December 1, 2016

The NCAA is a multi-billion-dollar nonprofit that does not pay its employees, and I’m not talking about the men and women in crisp off...

An Open Letter From A Longboarder

An Open Letter From A Longboarder

February 26, 2016

Dear FAU pedestrians ...

Escape your mid-college-degree crisis

Escape your mid-college-degree crisis

February 22, 2016

Culture shock is addictive, as is traveling. But not addictive as in “I just discovered Adderall during finals week and I’m never taking a test without it now,” more like “I just traveled to a different country and realized that there are other ways of living and it’s amazing.”

Opinion: Light at the end of the tunnel

Opinion: Light at the end of the tunnel

December 5, 2015

It’s hard to pick a single word to describe football’s season. Disappointing? To most, yes. Promising? At times. Stagnant? Mostly in the second half of games, but not in full. Second year head coach Charlie Partridge surely wouldn’t be able to tell you the full story as to what happened, but he does have one message you might want to follow. “We’re building a program here.” In five simple words after his team’s 20-14 overtime loss to the then No. 8 ranked Florida Gators on Nov. 21, Partridge laid out his long-term vision for the future of the Owls.

Opinion: Speeding up Basketball will improve game

Opinion: Speeding up Basketball will improve game

June 14, 2015

he sound is familiar. Any basketball fan knows it, the buzzer echoing through the gymnasium at full volume. Elating joy  fo...

Opinion: If I Ruled FAU Athletics this is what I would do

Opinion: If I Ruled FAU Athletics this is what I would do

January 29, 2015

sk any sports fan about their favorite team and what they believe should be changed to gain more success. You’ll probably get...

Opinion: Student Government buys $2,598 massage chairs

Opinion: Student Government buys $2,598 massage chairs

January 27, 2015

The Human Touch Whole Body 5.1  is a massage chair, which according to the description on its page provides: “relaxation with ...