A fraternity at Florida International University has been booted from campus for some grade-A frat-tastic behavior. Via our sister paper Miami New Times, the school's chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha has come under fire after the group's private Facebook page went public. Posts showed members openly talkin ... More >>
On April 19, an Israeli military officer, Col. Bentzi Gruber, came to Florida Atlantic University to give a presentation called "Ethics in the Field," explaining how the Israeli Defense Forces thwart attacks, and defending the Israeli military against accusations of human rights violations. Five s ... More >>
FAU administrators today distanced themselves from the Islamophobic and homophobic Facebook posts, first reported here, of Boca Raton businesswoman Roxanna Trinka, an adviser to the school's College of Engineering and Computer Science. See also: - Facebook Page Reveals FAU Adviser Fears Muslim Law, ... More >>
Roxanna Trinka is President/CEO of a company called Baseline Engineering. She's also a Director of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, an advisor to the school's College of Engineering, and served on Palm Beach County's Criminal Justice Commission. It's a free country. So there's no ... More >>
Administrators at Florida Atlantic University didn't have the gumption to stand up to a propaganda assault from the Christian right and investigate communications instructor Deandre Poole's report of threats from a disgruntled student. They chose instead to hang Poole out to dry in the idiot wind. A ... More >>
The student organizers behind the protests at Florida Atlantic University are currently prepping for a high-noon showdown Q&A Friday with school President Mary Jane Saunders. The topic on the table is the administration's decision to sell off the Owls' stadium naming rights to the GEO Group, one ... More >>
Florida Atlantic University has finally sold the naming rights to its football stadium. FAU and the GEO Group are set to finalize a deal on Tuesday to let the company have the naming rights. The GEO Group, which was founded by George Zoley, who received his bachelor's and master's at FAU and is a ... More >>
By now, more than 2 million people have already voted in Florida, accounting for nearly one-fifth of the state's voters and trouncing early concerns that voter-suppression measures would stymie turnout. We already knew how bogus concerns over voter fraud were, but does the same go for our trepidat ... More >>
Beer: It's what's for dinner. Or, at least, it is this week. Beer dinners, tap takeovers, beer pairings; there's a lot of brews to be had in South Florida. Must be getting close to Oktoberfest. In the meantime, after the jump, find a roundup of food- and drink-related events this week in Broward and ... More >>
Shake Shack, the fast casual burger and fries restaurant chain by Danny Meyer, inspires carnivorous lust from the thousands of fans who wait in long lines for their fix of Shack burgers and concretes.
Update, 12:35 p.m.: Added comment from FAU President Mary Jane Saunders.Yesterday, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce gave Florida's four-year colleges an 'A' grade on an extensive rubric that includes efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and student access.Also yesterday: The trustees of Florida ... More >>
Yesterday, we brought you the details of Allen West's 2012 campaign contributions -- how he's pulled in more than $1.8 million between January and the end of March, with more than half of contributions from donors giving over $200 coming from outside the state.He has $3,334,632 left in his war chest ... More >>
Cupcake Couture Sweet Boutique in Delray Beach scored a culinary coup this week when their sweet baked goods were served to President Barack Obama who spoke Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University as part of a visit to South Florida (view a slideshow of images here). The boutique bakery's cupcakes we ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Jesse ScanlonJesse Scanlon, a 21-year-old English major at Florida Atlantic University, recently completed a 2,500-mile bike ride across the country. He rode from Jacksonville Beach to Los Angeles (with a stop in Tijuana), covering anywhere from 20 miles to 100 miles a day. He c ... More >>
Welcome back from the Fourth of July weekend. Here's what's in the local news:Clouds and persistent record-setting rain dampened Independence Day plans. Flooded streets in Hollywood and Miramar, which accumulated more than five inches of rain Monday. [Sun-Sentinel]A Florida Atlantic University re ... More >>
Courtesy of Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.A 26-year-old Florida Atlantic University student who lives in West Palm Beach has been reported missing. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Frantzdy Cherisma has not been seen at home, school, or work in eight days. There's been no ... More >>
Slavery museum has a captive audienceEver wondered what it feels like to lift a 32-pound bucket of tomatoes? When the Coalition of Imokalee Workers' Modern Day Slavery Museum, which kicked off its statewide tour last week, hits town you'll have a chance. That 32-pound bucket is part of the ... More >>
(left to right): Manjunath Pendakur, John F. Pritchett, Bob Newmark, Robert Rabil: Yet another peace effort.Florida Atlantic University just can't leave well enough alone. It's been much too long since the school was accused of harboring terrorists -- but a day without anti-Muslim hysteria is a d ... More >>
The good art floats to the top in FAU's regional show. The rest? Sinks to the bottom, silly.
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Hold on a Bahamian Minute
M is for "marketing" -- uh, we mean "music"!
Parting the Florida Straits
Ways to make Valentine's Day suck less
Carol Prusa "The Sideshow of the Absurd"
Down and Sup with Nappy Roots
There they were at the Boca Museum, just as I had pictured them
It's not about smoke and mirrors
Armory Art Mutamentizes
Anita Giteck Drujon
The FAU Caribbean Festival
September 10 - 16, 1998