| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2013
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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Acceptance rate: 58.9 percent
Undergraduate enrollment: 4,940
Top majors: Biology, Elementary Education, Nursing, Sports Management
Tuition & fees: $28,160
| Feb 23, 2013
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-...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:30 AM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:39 AM
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....
| May 16, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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...
| May 17, 2013
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.
| May 3, 2013
| 9:18 AM
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...