COVID-19’s Impact on FAU Football

Florida Atlantic University’s football team reworked how they conduct practices and meetings to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.  Since returning to the field, the reigning Conference USA and Cheribundi Boca Bowl champions have dealt with new protocols, frequent testing, and players who have tested positive. On March 13, Brian White, the Vice President and Director of Athletics, cancelled spring practices for…

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The Trouble with Virtual Learning

Students at Florida Atlantic University officially have one week of remote learning under their belts. We wake up, roll over to our devices, and log on to Zoom or Webex for our live lectures barely awake but determined to learn one way or another. However, this drive is being stunted by incompetent profesors who are not doing their job properly. …

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We are the Blueprint

Black people are the blueprint. For years, we have influenced fashion, culture, slang, music, etc. Most of today’s “trends” were started by black people, and while that may be hard to believe it’s because we are seldom given credit. However, with the help of social media, people are learning more about black history and the influence we have on virtually…

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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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The History of Juneteenth

Many people did not know much about Juneteenth (A.K.A. Freedom Day) until this year. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19th 1865, the Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas to deliver the news that the war was over and that slaves were free. This was two and a…

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Student Spotlight: Marie Rejouis

College is the time where we find out our interest, master our craft, and try our best to leave a mark on campus through service and involvement. Marie Rejouis, a first generation student from Tampa, FL, took this idea and really made college her own throughout her four years at Florida Atlantic University