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The ROTC program started with only a few but is now thriving

May 5, 2016

The Florida Atlantic Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program was formed in 2005 with just four cadets and the mission to teach students how to be leaders and become commissioned officers upon graduation.

Trump impassions crowd, bashes media at west Boca rally while protesters chant in the parking lot

Trump impassions crowd, bashes media at west Boca rally while protesters chant in the parking lot

March 14, 2016

Chants from the Black Lives Matter protesters could be heard in the distance from the overflow parking lot of the Sunset Cove Amphitheater where the Donald Trump political rally took place on Sunday.

Multi-million dollar theater on campus finds success, but not among students

Multi-million dollar theater on campus finds success, but not among students

February 4, 2016

Mary Cope, a woman in her 60s, enjoys an independent movie on a Wednesday night with a group of her girlfriends at a university theater, but no students are in sight.

Foreign film festival to be held at FAU

Foreign film festival to be held at FAU

February 1, 2016

Students will have the opportunity to enjoy thought-provoking foreign flicks during the month of February on the Boca Raton campus.

Dangerous weather looms but classes are still in session

Dangerous weather looms but classes are still in session

January 27, 2016

Dark clouds hover over the Florida Atlantic campus, cautioning students to be weary. Commuters to the school are stuck in hours-long traffic and the possibility of a tornado is imminent, but classes still aren’t cancelled. The emergency management system issues warnings to stay inside on the first floor, but the alerts usually don’t come in time and the danger of being in bad weather is already present. Amanda Heinrich, junior psychology major, lives in Pompano. She commutes to the Boca Raton campus almost every day.

FAU, are you informed?

FAU, are you informed?

January 19, 2016

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(Updates) Boca Police Investigating Fatal Shooting at University Park Apartments – One Dead

(Updates) Boca Police Investigating Fatal Shooting at University Park Apartments – One Dead

January 12, 2016

Update (1/12, 11:18 a.m.): Boca Raton Police have arrested a second person in connection to the shooting death of FAU student N...

Are you informed?

Are you informed?

November 24, 2015

Have you been following the news around campus, the nation and the world? The University Press will have a weekly news quiz to see what you know and learn more. Look for a new quiz every Tuesday.

New changes coming for Night Owls

New changes coming for Night Owls

November 18, 2015

It began in 1993 as a way to provide a safe ride from dangers in the shadows on campus, but lately students are using the service for a free lift because they don’t want to walk.

A diverse group of students and local religious organizations held a vigil for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks

A diverse group of students and local religious organizations held a vigil for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks

November 17, 2015

The last words the Rev. Louis Guerin spoke Monday were the first ones on the hearts of 50 people who staged a vigil in response to Friday's Paris attacks. “Ce soir," Guerin told the crowd at Florida Atlantic University, "nous sommes tous des hommes Français." Tonight, we are all Frenchmen.

The Lineup

The Lineup

October 27, 2015

A roundup of who else is playing in Florida during Homecoming season.

Superhuman Stomachs

Superhuman Stomachs

October 22, 2015

This year, Florida Atlantic’s agents can push the limit and their diets as they take on a new Homecoming challenge. The first 20 students to sign up will attempt to devour an eight-pound, four-patty spread stacked with tomatoes, lettuce and cheese on a bed of French fries at the end of October, when they compete in the Stevenormous challenge.