| Apr 12, 2013
Brooms up, South Florida!
Students from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami are in Kissimmee this weekend for the sixth annual Quidditch World Cup, after months of training like wizards.
Quidditch is the broom-wielding sport made...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday.
The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage.
“The state’s headed in the right...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:12 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Anthony Abbate AIA, NCARB, is Associate Provost for Broward Campuses and Professor in the School of Architecture at Florida Atlantic University.
His research focus is on architectural design, and design response for a changing climate. His creative...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the instructor who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave. Here is a statement from the university:
FAU instructor Deandre Poole, Ph.D., has been placed on...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the Prof who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave after he gave an unusual assignment in his Intercultural Communication class on March 4: As part of a lesson on...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
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,”...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.
Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Owlcatraz is dead, with private prison operator GEO Group pulling out of its stadium sponsorship deal with Florida Atlantic University after a tumultuous two months. GEO Group said the backlash triggered had become "a distraction" to both parties.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Angela Graham-West has been abruptly removed from the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.
Graham-West, the wife of former U.S. Rep. Allen West, didn't attend Tuesday's meeting, and Chairman Anthony Barbar announced that her term had ended,...