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OPINION: How easy are Florida universities’ online sexual assault resources to use?

September 2, 2019

The UP ranked 10 different Florida public universities based on their overall user-friendliness and accessibility — and FAU’s is in the middle.

Chris Robison was accused of sexual battery last December. During the investigation, FAU's Office of Equity, Inclusion and Compliance broke federal law. Meanwhile,
the alleged victim ensued months of emotional repercussions. Illustration by Ivan Benavides

FAU allegedly violates crime reporting law in QB sexual battery investigation

August 31, 2019

An FAU student says quarterback Chris Robison raped her. She felt guilty for it, so she told police it never happened — then told FAU it did. A lawyer says FAU was right in clearing Robison, but how they told her about their decisions might’ve violated a federal law.

Opinion: Fans cannot separate an artist from their music, as is case with R. Kelly

February 27, 2019

The #MuteRKelly movement is encouraging R. Kelly’s fans to stop listening to and supporting his music.

The driver fled the scene, and Boca police are looking for the suspect. Photo courtesy of FAU police's Facebook

FAU Victim Services is missing its spokesperson for trauma survivors

October 9, 2018

Students are instead being referred to Palm Beach County Victim Services for help.

Above is Brett Kavanaugh's Yale yearbook photo. Two of the sexual misconduct allegations took place during high school parties, while the other was in a university dorm, according to the accusers. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Should the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh be ignored?

October 5, 2018

Following multiple women’s claims against the Supreme Court appointee, four students weigh in on the matter.

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Student Government, FAU Police Department team up to raise awareness for sexual assault

April 4, 2018

Students painted jeans with encouraging statements to support victims of sexual violence during Denim Day.

Illustration courtesy of Dan Bartholomew

Opinion: No, this wasn’t an awkward date: The case against Aziz Ansari.

March 3, 2018

Topics of consent and safety are important to address in the current #MeToo movement.

Illustration courtesy of Dan Bartholomew

Opinion: Has the #MeToo movement gone too far?

March 2, 2018

Comedian Aziz Ansari receives undeserved backlash from social media in the light of recent sexual assault allegations.

Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

2015 crime statistics released

September 30, 2016

  Within a year, reported sexual assaults on Florida Atlantic’s Boca campus went down from six to five, while burglaries we...

During the month of April, Owls Care Health promotion placed flags outside of the Breezeway with statistics about sexual assault. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

FAU police reports reveal campus rapes tripled within a year

April 14, 2016

On a Friday night in September of 2014, a Florida Atlantic student went on her third date with a man she met on the dating app, OkCupid. The man picked her up from her University Village Apartments dorm.

Max Jackson | former Staff Photographer

South Florida Spill gang rape case ‘no longer active’

April 7, 2016

Just shy of a year since a Florida Atlantic student said she was gang raped at an underground party near campus, and days until the party is about to happen again, the Boca Raton Police Department have labeled the case as “no longer active.”

United Nations under secretary-general Zainab Hawa Bangura will be on the Boca Raton campus Wednesday to discuss sexual violence in high conflict areas. Photo courtesy of FAU.

UN under-secretary general to speak at FAU

February 9, 2016

Florida Atlantic University will host guest speaker U.N. Under Secretary-General Zainab Hawa Bangura in a free public lecture on “Sexual Violence in Conflict: The Moral Challenge of Our Time” on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The talk is presented by FAU’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and will take place on FAU’s Boca Raton campus in the Live Oak Pavilion of the Student Union. U.N. member Zainab Hawa Bangura was appointed special representative of the U.N. on sexual violence in conflict in 2012. Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2015, Bangura was previously the second female minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Sierra Leone, bringing over 20 years of experience to her current position.