| Jan 13, 2013
| 11:51 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott promised on the campaign trail that he would build "world-class universities" as part of his plan to jump-start the state's stagnant economy and bring new jobs to the Sunshine State.
He pledged higher levels of state...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 9:48 AM
If you head to the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University, you'll see the press tower of FAU Stadium rising high above the other buildings. If you look closely, you'll also see moorings on the edifice.
That's where the GEO Group Stadium sign...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Florida Atlantic University’s student government leaders are fed up with all the negative publicity their school has received lately.
The final straw came when the Daily Caller news website led a story about a professor’s conspiracy theories...
| Apr 12, 2013
Brooms up, South Florida!
Students from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami are in Kissimmee this weekend for the sixth annual Quidditch World Cup, after months of training like wizards.
Quidditch is the broom-wielding sport made...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday.
The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage.
“The state’s headed in the right...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the instructor who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave. Here is a statement from the university:
FAU instructor Deandre Poole, Ph.D., has been placed on...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the Prof who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave after he gave an unusual assignment in his Intercultural Communication class on March 4: As part of a lesson on...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.
Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Owlcatraz is dead, with private prison operator GEO Group pulling out of its stadium sponsorship deal with Florida Atlantic University after a tumultuous two months. GEO Group said the backlash triggered had become "a distraction" to both parties.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Every day, Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders reinforces the argument that she’s a bad fit for her job. The top priority for a university head is to raise funds. Maybe she’s good at that; I’m sure the board of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Angela Graham-West has been abruptly removed from the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.
Graham-West, the wife of former U.S. Rep. Allen West, didn't attend Tuesday's meeting, and Chairman Anthony Barbar announced that her term had ended,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The “Jesus stomping” controversy at Florida Atlantic University is a political gift from the almighty to Gov. Rick Scott.
The governor, plagued with continuing dismal poll ratings and increasing discontent from his conservative political...