Alyssa Alvarez speaks to fellow protestors in Mizner Park.

FAU student and alum organize and speak at Mizner Park protest

June 5, 2020

Over 75 protestors occupied the sidewalks of Federal Highway, Friday afternoon, holding signs to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

The anti-abortion protests often have warning signs in front of them. Photo courtesy of the FAU National Organization of Women Twitter.

Boca House proposes a warning system for abortion protests

March 18, 2019

This came in light of recent controversial events on the FAU Boca campus

Foundation of Individual Rights was formed in 1999. Illustration Candice Puentas

FAU’s protection of constitutional rights improves

January 25, 2019

The Foundation of Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, has FAU listed as mediocre — but the number of policies that make it so have shrunk.

Gallery: Fed Up march protests opioid crisis

Gallery: Fed Up march protests opioid crisis

September 2, 2017

Protestors marched on International Overdose Awareness Day. Fed Up is a national event. There have been 51 rallies in 28 states to call on Federal Government to address the opioid crisis.

A group of silent protests sit outside the Social Sciences building. Alexis Hayward | Contributing Photographer

College Democrats hold silent protest outside of Social Science Building

November 18, 2016

  Outside of the Social Science Building, 20 student protesters with duct tape over their mouths held a silent protest advoc...

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FAU Starving Grads to stage protest at Homecoming football game

October 29, 2016

H istory graduate student Andrea Schwab and about 40 other graduate students are planning to attend this Saturday’s homecoming foo...

Students with FAU's NAACP held a protest on campus last November to support the students at Mizzou. Right now, there are limitations on campus as to where students can and can not protest. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Students want all of Boca Raton campus to be free speech zone

April 14, 2016

Last week’s protest on campus against the dining choices presented at Atlantic Dining Hall was example of democracy in action. It was also, technically, illegal. That’s set to change with a new law passed by Student Government on Friday. On April 8, the House of Representatives passed Boca Raton House Bill 16-06, which makes the entire campus a place for free speech. The current laws regarding protest and free speech say that students and university organizations must file a free speech form.

FAU students investigated for “disruptive behavior” during protest

Christopher Massana

May 1, 2013

Three FAU students could face conduct charges from administration for protesting a public event. The students were members of the FAU chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. They joined nine other members on April 19, when they protested a speech given by Col. Bentzi Gruber of the Israeli Defense Forces. Gruber spoke in the Student Housing S...