FAU President Mary Jane Saunders turned in a letter of resignation Tuesday, which the university's Board of Trustees Chair Anthony K.G. Barbar "regretfully" accepted. Saunders' resignation ends a three-year tenure that has embroiled Florida Atlantic University in turmoil and controversy the past se ... More >>
The iconic -- yet incredibly young -- burger chain will finally open this Monday in Boca Raton. The original Shake Shack opened in New York in 2004, and its 100 percent Angus beef burgers and eco-friendly philosophy had every town in America drooling for a Shake Shack of its own. Now, Florida has t ... More >>
Post-GEO, post-James Tracy, post-president hitting student with car, post-stomp on Jesus, we finally got some contrition out of Florida Atlantic University. Late yesterday afternoon, the university apologized for one of its instructors who asked students to write "Jesus" on a piece of paper, throw ... More >>
Last week, we told you about how Florida Atlantic University sold the naming rights for its football stadium to the GEO Group -- a company that not only happens to be one of the world's largest for-profit operators of detention centers, prisons, and correctional facilities but also has a long trail ... More >>
According to Boca Raton police, at least one person has been shot at Florida Atlantic University's Boca campus. The shooting reportedly happened on the roof of one of the buildings, but police have yet to confirm that. This is a developing story.... Update [1:00 p.m.]: Police have confirmed that ... More >>
Florida Atlantic University is reporting that an armed intruder has been spotted on their Boca campus. Early reports say the intruder is in the Arts & Letters building. He is described is a black male, about five-foot-ten, with a muscular build. He is reportedly wearing white pants an ... More >>
UPDATE: The student has been identified as Jonatha Carr. The University Press, FAU's student paper, has the full story.An unnamed Florida Atlantic University student was forcibly removed from class yesterday after screaming, among other things, "I will kill the fuck out of you" in a biology ... More >>
This weekend marks the opening of "Surfing Florida," a visual romp through the history of hanging ten in the Sunshine State. From bodacious beach babes of yesteryear to a teenage Kelly Slater, there's bound to be something that'll catch your attention. Hosted by Florida Atlantic University, ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott will deliver his annual speech at the Forum Club in West Palm Beach tomorrow. In an attempt to appear human, he likely will tout his much-trumpeted $1 billion proposed increase in funding for public schools. But that proposal isn't as rosy as it sounds. Here are a few questions to ... More >>
upressonline.comIn today's newsrooms, using Windows 95, connecting to AOL 3.0 with a 56k modem, and using Adobe PageMaker to complete a newspaper would sound like an absolute nightmare.Then there are the collegians at Florida Atlantic University who decided to make it even worse -- taking newspap ... More >>
Photos by Eric BartonIt's less Florida Atlantic University campus and more Stockholm.There's something that feels foreign about the lobby/restaurant at the new Living Room Theaters in Boca Raton. The sparse tables and chairs look straight from Ikea, and the minimalist touches feel like the design ... More >>
Facebook.comHe won't share his real identity. Not yet anyway. For now, the man known around the Florida Atlantic University campus as "Green Mann" enjoys the stunned reactions and awkward stares he gets as he dances around in a skin-tight, bright green Spandex-esque costume.He doesn't speak while ... More >>
Photo: ClydeElliottFAU research aims to stave off dystopian future full of American amphibiansFlorida Atlantic researchers are racing against melting polar ice caps and dwindling natural resources in hope of developing energy technology that exploits the vast powers of the ocean tides.Sue Skemp, ... More >>
Photo by Ben NorthernNow we know college kids suck at the Showcase Showdown That's right: $7 (seven dollars). And yet seven in every ten students at the University of South Florida said, "Meh." That, apparently, is too much to pay for the use of a car for one hour, a price that includes gas and ... More >>
Three film-fest flicks offer likable hipsters, peace for a day, and barely likable Scotland.
Enter a wormhole at FAU
An FAU exhibition seeks intelligence but settles for design.
But now with fewer animal feces
Put on your climbing shoes
Land of two-day coups, national strikes, and oil wars. No wonder its film scene goes largely unnoticed. Real life has been plenty entertaining.
South Florida schools are pumping new energy into the stage scene
Are you ready for some FAU football?
The Cove Restaurant and Marina
Frank Brogan, Bush's man in academia, must defuse the FAU scandals. But where is he?
Florida Atlantic's multimillion-dollar investment in a legendary coach has so far been a bust
April 30 - May 6, 1998
February 26 - March 4, 1998