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Memorial outside Garage 2. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Students call out FAU on social media, demand transparency and change after suicide on campus

December 17, 2019

After the suicide on campus that occurred in early November, FAU students feel FAU administration should have been more transparent about the incident.

The presidential and governor candidates gathered in a room to answer College Democrats President Matthew Taudien’s questions about their platforms. Photo by Cameren Boatner

Student Government presidential, gubernatorial candidates speak on abortion, LGBT issues, recent ‘scandals’

February 22, 2019

College Democrats and the National Organization for Women held a panel for the candidates to talk about their platforms.

Rafael Decomas was arrested Tuesday over a Twitter post threatening to kill his professor. Photo courtesy of Riviera Busted

FAU student arrested for threatening to kill professor

November 30, 2018

Campus police received a tip about a Twitter post from the student saying he planned on murdering his teacher.

Snapshot courtesy of Reddit's college football Twitter page.

Twitter users react after Lane Kiffin hired as football head coach

December 12, 2016

After Florida Atlantic hired Lane Kiffin as its next football coach on Monday, Twitter users across the country took to the platform to share their opinions on the former Alabama offensive coordinator.

Signs in support of Hillary Clinton remain on a palm tree near the Wimberly Library on Wednesday. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Students’ social media show thoughts on Trump’s win

November 10, 2016

  The University Press administered a Twitter poll on Nov. 8 — hours before the election results began coming in  — asking students...

Image Courtesy of National Weather Service's Tornado Warning (@NWStornado) Twitter page.

Students react to Friday’s tornado warning

January 16, 2016

At 2:05 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Palm Beach County until 2:30 p.m.

Yik Yak’s privacy policy may not be what you think

Yik Yak’s privacy policy may not be what you think

September 9, 2015

ik Yak, the mobile social media app that allows users to share thoughts confidentially, gained much of its popularity based on the ...

The threats of one student on Yik-Yak Tuesday is causing increased police presence on the breezeway. Greg Cox | Managing Editor

Yik Yak Shooting Threat: Students React On Social Media

September 9, 2015

ension is still high within the student body after a Florida Atlantic student was held in custody because of a shooting threat ...

President John Kelly at his first state of the university address in the Barry Kaye Auditorium at FAU on Sept. 11, 2014. Photo by Max Jackson

Kelly answers some questions, ignores others while live tweeting

August 28, 2015

resident John Kelly took time out of his day to answer questions under the hashtag #KellyConvo. Questions and answers ranged fro...

A screenshot of a Twitter reaction to FAU Davie's bomb threat on Friday evening, March 6.

FAU Students react to bomb threat on Twitter

March 6, 2015

s Spring Break nears an end, unsuspecting Florida Atlantic students received a text informing them of a bomb threat reported by ...