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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Political newcomer running against incumbent for Plantation Group 4 seat

    Political newcomer running against incumbent for Plantation Group 4 seat
    For candidates in this year's race, the issues are taxing. In the March 12 race for Group 4, political newcomer Chris Zimmerman is running against incumbent Peter Tingom, and chief among the issues are tax hikes. "As a resident and business owner in...
  • Teenlink's Florida college guide

    Sponsored Listings   Barry University Miami Shores www.barry.edu Acceptance rate: 58.9 percent Undergraduate enrollment: 4,940 Top majors: Biology, Elementary Education, Nursing, Sports Management Tuition & fees: $28,160 Specific...
  • Plantation Group 2 candidates vying for citywide seat

    Plantation Group 2 candidates vying for citywide seat
    Three men — a political newcomer, a relative of a county commissioner and a veteran councilman who once ran for mayor — are seeking the Group 2 council seat to replace Sharon Moody. Moody's resignation means her replacement will serve a two-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A license plate for every cause, but how much is raised?

    A license plate for every cause, but how much is raised?
    Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did? If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
  • Chan Lowe: FAU's Saunders resigns

    Chan Lowe: FAU's Saunders resigns
    Over the course of my journalistic career, I’ve witnessed a number of good reporters get promoted to management positions because that was the natural next step for them in their careers. Except that it was unnatural because sometimes they turned...
  • Maria Mor's foot pursuits

    Maria Mor's foot pursuits
    Somewhere between gathering the guts to ask random Florida Atlantic University students if she could snap pictures of their shoes and flat out chasing down her subjects in the same pursuit, Maria Mor became obsessed with her new photo project. And she...
  • South Florida GPS traps: circles on 595, accidental Everglades trips & more

    South Florida GPS traps: circles on 595, accidental Everglades trips & more
    The car's navigation device veered you off the beaten track into the twilight zones of the Everglades or Weston's winding roads. It directs you to exit off a ramp along construction-jammed Interstate 595 and the ramp is closed. Or it sees you want...