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  • Boca considers tightening rental rules to ease rowdiness in neighborhoods

    Boca considers tightening rental rules to ease rowdiness in neighborhoods
    Adam Faustini said his neighborhood has become too much like the movie "Animal House": A trio of drunken young adults offering to strip naked, sounds of carousing into morning's wee hours and a burn of tire tracks on his grass. And that was all in a 12-...
  • Palm Beach State trustees get feedback on Boca students

    Palm Beach State trustees get feedback on Boca students
    Buying into plans for high-end jobs to keep their students in Boca Raton came up during a community dialogue with trustees of Palm Beach State College. "You're part of a vital educational cluster of 80,000 students," Mayor Susan Haynie said at the...
  • FAU offers general studies major to curb dropout rate

    FAU offers general studies major to curb dropout rate
    Florida Atlantic University's Board of Trustees on Tuesday was set to formally approve a new major – general studies – aimed at students who have not declared a major and are at risk of dropping out. The new major reflects the university's...
  • Arts District founder opens new gallery on Lucerne Avenue

    November is an even busier month than usual for the indefatigable Rolando Chang Barrero, artist and founder of the Boynton Beach Arts District. In addition to finding time to paint, running the Arts District, having art walks, and children's and...
  • FAU to open new start-up business center Friday

    FAU to open new start-up business center Friday
    Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The first tenants are a company that simplifies shopping and shipping outside the country, a...
  • Boca Rotary parties, announces 2015 OPAL winners

    Getting a jump on season, the Rotary Club of Boca Raton had two parties in 10 days, leading up to its big OPAL Awards Gala in January. Introducing themselves as the three Musketeers, auctioneer Neil Saffer, business owner Peter Baronoff and architect...
  • FAU researcher collaborates on 'first-of-its-kind' tobacco study

    FAU researcher collaborates on 'first-of-its-kind' tobacco study
    Kicking the habit is tough, and in a newly published paper, a Florida Atlantic University researcher and her collaborators explain why: Nicotine withdrawal can mimic depression, making it more difficult to derive joy from even the best things in life....
  • FAU restrooms offer new place for news

    FAU restrooms offer new place for news
    A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go. The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
  • UF, FSU presidents approved by state board

    UF, FSU presidents approved by state board
    New leaders have been approved at Florida's top two public universities. Former Florida House Speaker John Thrasher will lead Florida State University while Cornell University Provost W. Kent Fuchs will lead the University of Florida. The State...
  • FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer

    FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer
    Until recently, Steven Lewis, 66, of Delray Beach, was a "skeptical scientist." An exercise physiologist and a visiting professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton,...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...