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  • 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...
  • FAU student government starts PR campaign; student newspaper disses it

    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...
  • FAU instructor in 'Step on Jesus' controversy to keep his job

    Deandre Poole, the Florida Atlantic University instructor whose “step on Jesus” assignment created a national controversy, will keep his job. Heather Coltman, interim dean at for the College of Arts and Letters, said the decision was made...
  • Stephen Goldstein: Science standards are great, but need your help

      You can give a gift to every Florida public-school student, and it won't cost you a penny, just the time it takes to visit a website and take an online survey. Everyone agrees that to remain competitive in the world, business and industry in the United...
  • Updated: FAU instructor in controversial Jesus assignment defends himself on website

    Updated: FAU instructor in controversial Jesus assignment defends himself on website
    Deandre Poole, the instructor in the controversial Jesus exercise at Florida Atlantic University, said he is being vilified for merely doing his job. While a student reported to the media that he instructed the class to “stomp on Jesus,”...
  • Report: UCF, FSU among “least rigorous” universities

     
    Several public universities in Florida – including the University of Central Florida – have been named among the nation's “least rigorous” schools in a ranking released this week by Newsweek and the Daily Beast. Five state...
  • Newtown official calls for FAU professor's firing

     
    I'm all for academic freedom and freedom of speech, but there's a not-so-fine line between critical thinking and crackpot lunacy. Florida Atlantic University professor James Tracy has clearly stepped over it. Tracy's doubts about the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Robinson endorses effort to give A-to-F grades to teacher ed programs

     
     Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson this morning gave thumbs up to the effort to grade the nation's teacher ed programs A to F. Four other state education chiefs also announced support for the controversial effort — meant to improve the...
  • FL universities continue to make case for tuition hikes

     
    Florida's public universities are continuing today to make their cases for why they think the Board of Governors of the State University System should approve their tuition increases this week. Most, including the University of Central Florida, are asking...
  • Quarterdeck should be good fit for Dania Beach pier

     
    As a Dania Beach resident, I'm glad to hear that a Quarterdeck restaurant is coming to the Dania Beach pier. A casual seafood place should be a good fit for a casual seaside spot. The last restaurant to occupy the......