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  • New tuition policy expected to benefit South Florida

    New tuition policy expected to benefit South Florida
    Only a few hundred students are expected to initially enroll in South Florida universities as a result of new legislation aiding undocumented immigrants with tuition breaks, but for them it's a major milestone. "It's an incredible feeling," said Brayan...
  • FAU to go tobacco free in 2015

    FAU to go tobacco free in 2015
    Smokers at Florida Atlantic University are being asked to kick the habit – or at least take it off campus. The university plans to go tobacco-free starting Jan. 1, 2015 in an effort to create a healthier environment. Cigarettes, e-cigarettes,...
  • Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store

    Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store
    “Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...
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  • FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates

    FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates
    Florida Atlantic University is trying to serve a new type of freshman student — one who will actually graduate. The university is facing scrutiny and potential financial losses over its dismal graduation and retention rates. Just 20 percent of...
  • John Kelly, president of Florida Atlantic University

    John Kelly, president of Florida Atlantic University
    Q: You have been on the job just two months, but what has been most fun so far? That would have to be today’s lunch (May 5). We just competed in the national Model United Nations competition, and I got to meet all the students who participated. We...
  • Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee

    Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee
    Where's the beef? Find it on menus for Father's Day. Lots of restaurants are offering freebies and dining deals for dads on June 15. Here are my favorite offers: Texas de Brazil: Make a reservation for dad to dine at the Brazilian steakhouse on...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career

    Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career
    Who: William Miller, dean of libraries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, is being honored with the 2014 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, given by the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Division, for his accomplishments in the...
  • Behind the scenes with a beauty queen

    Behind the scenes with a beauty queen
    As a young girl, Brittany Oldehoff grew up watching beauty pageants with her mom. Today, as the reigning Miss Florida USA, she is just a week away from one of the biggest moments of her life: the Miss USA Pageant. Oldehoff, 25, of Oakland Park, is one...
  • Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game

    Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game
    A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust. Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
  • Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom

    Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom
    It is a high school class project that will be part of Delray Beach for a long time to come. A group of hard-hat wearing students from Atlantic Community High now are touching up a three-bedroom, two-bath home that they took from permits to plaster....