Gildas Dousset, a student at FAU, has filed suit asking an appellate court to recognize his same-sex marriage after he says he was denied in-state tuition. The appeal, filed in the Fourth District Court of Appeals, argues that the state's laws barring recognition of valid out-of-state marriages of ... More >>
The very owls Florida Atlantic University is named after are being seriously threatened by the school's ever-expanding buildings and dormitories. Burrowing owls, along with gopher tortoises and other species of life, currently live in a nature preserve nestled between the campus parking lot and Boca ... More >>
It was basically raining money -- well, money that really creative people had to work really hard for -- at the New World Center in Miami last night as the Knight Arts Foundation gave away a whopping $2.72 million in grants to 49 local artists who are going make South Florida much, much more interes ... More >>
For years now, it's been easy to see if a sex offender lives near you -- an online database of registered offenders addresses has been publicly available since 1997. Now, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has also made it easy to see if a sex offender is going to school with you -- or volu ... More >>
UPDATE 3:40 p.m.: Angela Graham-West did call to explain why she felt harassed. She indicated that students had come to her work office uninvited and also sent messages to her office calling for her firing. A post with her explanation will be posted shortly. Here's her side of the story. Original po ... More >>
First, FAU tried to name its stadium after a private prison operator, GEO Group. Then, FAU President Mary Jane Saunders struck a student with her car in a panic-stricken reaction to the sight of a mere handful of youngsters in the vicinity of her 2010 silver Lexus. Amid these events, the univer ... More >>
According to the University of Florida, Palm Beach has the third-highest number of shark attacks among Florida counties with 62.See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters And apparently, Palm Beach swimmers are crazy delicious, because a large number of migrating sharks have been ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., calculating the mean number of these you can look at before getting misty).
After Florida Atlantic University students flooded her office and staged a sit-in, university president Mary Jane Saunders agreed under pressure to hold a forum to discuss the planned sale of stadium naming rights to private prison operator GEO Group. But Saunders cherry-picked the moderator - ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., walking down South Beach last Monday night, calculating the ratio of weeping Irishmen compared with redneck testicl ... More >>
Turns out James Tracy, the Florida Atlantic University professor who theorized the Sandy Hook massacre might be a mass media conspiracy, has a history of paranoid weirdness.Students say the guy went off in class. And his academic work hints at how someone could go so off the tracks. In a book review ... More >>
I have to admit, I didn't realize we sent a photographer to President Barack Obama's "policy speech" at Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, which taxpayers, not his campaign, paid for despite his having three fundraisers the same day, according to the Miami Herald.We do indeed have a slide show ... More >>
Last Tuesday, video surfaced of Florida Atlantic University student Jonatha Carr yelling things like "I will kill the fuck out of you" in a biology class. Police documents state that, after hitting a student in the forehead and yelling "white people suck, Jewish people who think this world ... More >>
We understand it's been a tough stretch for athletics at Florida Atlantic University over the past few months (like the whole football thing), so we won't blame any Owls fans for getting a little excited on Saturday night.See, George Mason University's basketball team -- ranked 63rd in the nation ... More >>
randompixels.blogspot.comThat's not exactly a transportation "plan."Not long after the Broward County Natural Resources Planning and Management Division released its report detailing how rising sea levels could cause major flooding across Fort Lauderdale, Florida Atlantic University has released ... More >>
Flickr: Brady DillsworthMany college students in South Florida aren't nearly this happy.Welcome to South Florida! You're now living in a state where the babes are beautiful but the students are lost.U.S. News & World Report recently released its Best Colleges 2011 list, which rates the top 75 ... More >>
Programming note: I'm breaking in a new computer this morning, so expect some technical difficulties. Here's a look at what made news this weekend:Archbishop John C. Favalora led his final mass at St. Mary's Cathedral Sunday. He's stepping down after 16 years, with much of the past decade mired b ... More >>
Flickr: schmex_kealaiki"Gents, a toast (hiccup!) to our mouse brethren picked for the brain trauma study."A tour of today's Dailies:The dangers of opening a joint checking account with Paul Francois, the local Lothario who allegedly stole more than his wives' hearts. The Miami Herald's David Smil ... More >>
Guess what, boaters? A researcher at Florida Atlantic University says that motoring slowly through designated manatee protection habitats may put the meandering sea cows at greater risk of getting hacked up by your boat's motor. Says Dr. Edmund Gerstein, the univer ... More >>
The Boca Museum scurries to match all the fine Latin American art exhibitions around
FAU's "Delicatessen" show circles squeamishness and lurches into profundity
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Florida Atlantic University's student government is slipping off the deep end. After banning candidate Tony Texiera from campaigning before the election (yeah, it's true), the Student Government politburo is considering a punishment for one of Texiera's supporters. That student's crime: Distributing ... More >>
Muchas peliculas at the Colombian Film Fest
FAU's Schmidt Gallery takes self-portraiture to another dimension
Capsule listings of current area art exhibitions
Here are the 12 Broward-Palm Beach newsmakers who will make you blush
Insect tongues, frogs, human skin, and more -- they're all "corporal"
Dr. Jane has a chimp on her shoulder
Off the Mark
A truly democratic telling of the terrorist disaster
Are reporters playing the ancestry card in the Elian "crisis"?
"Body Buy Back: A Temporary Installation Reflecting on the Practice and Social Dimensions of Cosmetic Surgery"
March 5 - 11, 1998