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The BS U Need to Read About

At Florida Atlantic University (FAU) there is an ongoing issue concerning the treatment of Black student organizations. From last minute cancellations to problems with funding with the Council of Student Organizations (COSO), Black orgs have to go the extra mile to ensure that they can hold programming for their members.  The latest example of this was the cancellation of the…

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FAU Student Faces No Punishment Following Video of him using Racial Slurs

Earlier this week, Twitter exploded after a video surfaced of a student, Ryan Richards, using racial slurs. The video, which is attached below, shows Richards repeatedly using the word “nigger” and shows that he was in the on-campus apartments. Students demanded that Richards face punishment due to his remarks from the video and those that followed.  In response to this…

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Recap on FAU WebEx Conference that Discussed Race Issues on Campus

On Monday July 13th, Larry Faerman, the interim Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, alongside several other faculty and staff members, hosted the first of four WebEx discussions for students to provide “candid feedback that is directly related to the race/ethnicity from which they identify”. The overall goal of this series is to “build the next steps of…

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Montage 2018

I just got back from the Peace Sullivan and James Ansin High School Workshop in Journalism and New Media, a three week summer intensive where myself and 19 other students produce a news magazine (The Miami Montage), video packages, and photography. I can’t sum up how amazing the experience was in words because it was so unreal. I made amazing…

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A Big (Prom)blem

I am still recovering from junior prom. After dancing for four hours straight, using 20 blotting strips, and ditching the heels, I have yet to catch up on my sleep. Ever since I watched the prom episode on Ned’s Declassified about a million years ago I’ve had the vision of what I wanted prom to be. A magical night surrounded…

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Don’t Force 21st Century Norms

I just finished up Stranger Things 2 and although it was slower than season 1 I still loved it. While I can go on and on about my favorite parts, Dustin, and the shadow monster, today I just want to talk about Billy played by the hot Dacre Montgomery. Billy’s character is inspired by Rob Lowe’s portrayal of Billy Hicks…

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