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  • Gov. Scott appoints new trustee at FAU

    Palm Beach Gardens business leader Elizabeth Fago Smith will join the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees, and based on all that's been going on, she may have her hands full. Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment Wednesday, one day after...
  • Point missed on Jesus-stomping lesson at FAU

    Point missed on Jesus-stomping lesson at FAU
    If the Florida Atlantic University Jesus-"stomping" instructor was trying to make a point about religious tolerance, then point taken. Too bad so many people, including our governor, are missing the point. You and I may not like the classroom exercise...
  • Nick Flynn's search for lost time

    Nick Flynn's search for lost time
    In Nick Flynn’s new book, “The Reenactments,” the memoirist and poet delivers a meditation on the peculiar experience of watching his life story become a movie. Starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, the Paul Weitz-...
  • Chan Lowe: FAU prof's Sandy Hook conspiracy theory

    Chan Lowe: FAU prof's Sandy Hook conspiracy theory
    I can’t pretend to know what Florida Atlantic University professor James Tracy is thinking when he promotes his idea that there’s a conspiracy afoot to hide the truth about what really happened at Sandy Hook. There’s an odor of...
  • St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop

    St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop
    So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend. A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...
  • FAU medical school on track for full accreditation

    Florida Atlantic University's medical school isn't quite fully accredited, but it's getting closer. The university announced this week that the Liaison Committee on Medical Education has granted what is known as provisional accreditation for the Charles...
  • Mayo: FAU stadium deal with prison company GEO Group is ripe for ridicule

    Mayo: FAU stadium deal with prison company GEO Group is ripe for ridicule
    My first reaction when I heard Boca Raton-based GEO Group was paying $6 million for stadium naming rights to Florida Atlantic University: A prison company sponsoring a college football stadium? Wouldn’t the University of Miami Hurricanes be a better...
  • Updated: Students protest new FAU stadium name

    Updated: Students protest new FAU stadium name
    Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders has agreed to meet Friday with students upset about a decision to name the football stadium after a prison operator. About 100 students on Monday protested FAU’s decision last week to name...
  • FAU fumbles stadium name deal with prison operator GEO Group

    FAU fumbles stadium name deal with prison operator GEO Group
    The protesters came to deliver a petition opposing Florida Atlantic University's $6 million stadium name deal with private prison operator GEO Group. They were told FAU President Mary Jane Saunders wasn't available to see them. So they plopped down on...
  • How low can FAU go? A satirical look ahead

    How low can FAU go? A satirical look ahead
    The stomp on Jesus controversy. The Owlcatraz stadium/GEO Group sponsorship controversy. The Sandy Hook massacre-doubting-professor controversy. Think things can't get any worse at Florida Atlantic University? Here's how: An exclusive sneak peek at...
  • South Florida theaters break out the tinsel

    South Florida theaters break out the tinsel
    South Florida stages are extra bright this time of year with illumination from Christmas lights. Here’s a roundup of theatrical holiday happenings. “It’s A Fabulous Life” Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 A gay musical take on “...
  • Former Congressman Allen West issues warning: Don't mess with my wife

    Former Congressman Allen West issues warning: Don't mess with my wife
    Former U.S. Rep. Allen West issued a stern warning Wednesday to protesters he said are taking things too far when it comes to his wife, Angela West, a trustee at Florida Atlantic University. Here’s what West posted Wednesday on Facebook: I...