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  • 'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap

    'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap
    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”...
  • Mayo: Who wants to sponsor FAU's stadium?

    Mayo: Who wants to sponsor FAU's stadium?
    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. Which...
  • Chan Lowe: GEO Group yanks FAU stadium funding

    Chan Lowe: GEO Group yanks FAU stadium funding
    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...
  • Allen West's wife removed as FAU trustee

    Allen West's wife removed as FAU trustee
    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,...
  • Governor weighs in on 'Jesus stomping' incident at FAU Davie campus

    Governor weighs in on 'Jesus stomping' incident at FAU Davie campus
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Cal State trustees appoint new Cal State L.A president, others

    Cal State trustees appoint new Cal State L.A president, others
    William A. Covino, a veteran Florida and California administrator, was named Wednesday as the new president of Cal State L.A., becoming the first new leader of the El Sereno campus in 33 years. Covino’s selection was among a slate of...
  • Seven battle for Alu's Sunrise commission seat

     Seven battle for Alu's Sunrise commission seat
    Six men and one woman are in the running to replace Sheila Alu, a dynamic yet controversial city commissioner who resigned in December. Alu's exit leaves voters with the task of replacing a prominent voice on the five-member board. The new...