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The eSports Arena is now expected to open in March. Photo by Kristen Grau

Student Union eSports Arena to open in March, charge students for gaming

February 12, 2020

The eSports Arena was expected to open last October — but it’s been delayed until March because of a delayed inspection from the fire department and “wiring issues,” according to the Student Union director.

Rendering of esports arena in the Student Union, image courtesy of FAU.

Gamers gear up for new esports arena

October 28, 2019

This semester, FAU is constructing a gaming arena in the Student Union, open to all students, faculty, and staff. And while t...

The main entrance to the Student Union will have renovated lighting and flooring. Photo courtesy of FAU’s website

Boca campus Student Union to undergo $24 million facelift

September 16, 2018

FAU will start construction this December and aims to be finished in 2020.

Ahead of today's 5 p.m. graduation ceremony, hundreds of students and FAU community members evacuated from the Boca Student Union. Earlier in the afternoon, an FAU employee found a post-it note that FAU police deemed a

Graduation ceremony canceled due to ‘credible threat’

August 7, 2018

A sticky note led to the evacuation of the Boca Student Union. Although, no suspicious items were found before or after a building sweep.

Owl of the Week: Michael Cooper

Owl of the Week: Michael Cooper

April 16, 2018

As the newest director of the Student Union, Cooper is planning to completely renovate the building in a project with a $22.7 million budget.

Boca governor Der'Resha Bastien speaks to the audience at the Parkland shooting vigil in the Student Union lobby. Kevin Carver | Contributing Photographer

FAU honors Stoneman Douglas shooting victims with vigil

February 20, 2018

Crystal Miller, a Columbine shooting survivor, spoke at the event.

FAU students walk along the causeway after dark. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

Photo of the Day: Light trails along Diversity Way

January 31, 2018

FAU students walk along the causeway after dark. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

Desiree Cancel, a junior majoring in psychology, paints a pumpkin at Owlcraft. Thomas Chiles | Features Editor

Halloween events take over Student Union at Davie

November 2, 2017

Students could play laser tag, paint pumpkins, and make masks for Halloween.

A group of students pose outside of the escape room. Photo courtesy of Lakeland Escape Room Facebook

FAU Program Board hosts Escape Room

October 26, 2017

More than 150 students participated in the Halloween activities.

Kristyn Spatz expressed the loss of her boyfriend to suicide through her live performance. Thomas Chiles | Contributing Photographer

Second annual Hope N’ Mic Night rocks the Burrow

April 8, 2017

Student artists and musicians gathered to take the stage at the Burrow in FAU Boca campus Student Union for Hope N’ Mic Night Friday.

Graduate of Palm Beach State College Garen Mazmanian (left) competes with another player in Super Smash Bros. inside the Student Union. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Student gamers look forward to the Nintendo Switch release

February 10, 2017

Nintendo has had little variation on console gaming since the 2006 release of the Wii, but the company appears to be switching i...

Within her house’s newly renovated kitchen, Joseph stirs a pot on her stove. Brandon Harrington | Staff Photographer

Custodian takes on motherly role to students

October 4, 2016

While walking through Student Union on the Boca campus, you may see her cleaning the glass doors, the tables, the water fountains, or maybe she’s picking up the Snickers wrapper you just dropped on the floor -- but odds are, she’s smiling while doing it.