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The event was sponsored by the Weppner Center for LEAD & Service-Learning and Student Government. Image courtesy of the SG Facebook page

FAU students gather to watch the live results of the 2018 midterm election

November 7, 2018

The Election Watch Party took place yesterday in the Burrow, with about 75 attendees.

About 1.6 million Floridians can't vote because of a past felony conviction, the highest statistic of its kind  in all the states. Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Opinion: Say “yes” to Amendment 4 and restore ex-felons’ right to vote

October 30, 2018

Ending this exclusion is an essential, non-partisan way to improve our democracy and bring Florida in line with the rest of our country.

The College of Business said that young voters could help decide the race between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis. Photo courtesy of Andrew Gillum's Facebook

FAU poll shows Andrew Gillum in lead for governor

October 24, 2018

And Rick Scott ahead in the race for the Senate.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum gained an edge over his opponent, Ron DeSantis in the Florida governor race, at least according to an FAU poll. Photo courtesy of Facebook

FAU poll reveals close Florida Senate, governor race

September 20, 2018

Senate candidates Rick Scott and Bill Nelson tied, while governor hopeful Andrew Gillum gained a small lead over Ron DeSantis.

A sign stands near the FAU basketball arena two years ago informing students they could vote on the Boca campus. The same opportunity will be available to students who are registered to vote in Palm Beach tomorrow, Aug. 28. Photo courtesy of Ryan Lynch

The University Press’ guide to the upcoming primary election

August 27, 2018

We break down who’s running for Senate, governor, and Congress.

Photo courtesy of Fibonacci Blue on Flickr.

Opinion: Parkland students remain unshaken, continue to inspire through advocacy

April 14, 2018

Two months after the shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students’ activism remains a glimmer of hope that something like ‘Parkland’ will never happen again.

Gov. Rick Scott. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore on Flickr.

FAU to receive $5.7 million for new professors, graduate research

April 11, 2018

The state funding will be split among Florida’s 12 public institutions with the goal of increase graduation and employment rates.

A student wipes away a tear during a Parkland shooting vigil held on the Boca campus March 16. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

Students discuss gun violence, mental health six weeks after Parkland

March 30, 2018

In recent weeks, students have taken part in two demonstrations protesting gun violence at FAU

Photo courtesy of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative at FAU

University poll sees Floridians split on Charlottesville events

September 17, 2017

The College of Business polling initiative shows a tight race for the U.S. senate, as well as the Florida governor seat.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia commons

University falls in Florida university rankings, faces budget cuts

July 5, 2017

For the second time in a month, FAU is facing millions in state budget cuts.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited the FAU Boca campus on Feb. 12, 2015. Idalis Streat | Contributing Photographer

FAU faces over $5 million in state budget cuts

June 12, 2017

Thanks to Gov. Rick Scott, $10.7 million was cut from Palm Beach County’s budget on June 2, with FAU hit the hardest.

FAU Boca Raton campus Administration Building. Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer

FAU could receive almost $7 million in state funding

May 23, 2017

FAU could be in line to receive a generous donation in state money after a new budget was introduced by the Florida Senate in Tallahassee on Thursday.