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FAU Fraternity Named In Boca Raton Assault Report

Phi Kappa Alpha at FAU is now suspended following an alleged assault.

UPDATE: This fraternity is now suspended. Read the latest. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A student at Florida Atlantic University was reportedly assaulted at Club Oasis Nightclub in Boca — and the victim believes that members of Pi Kappa Alpha are behind the attack. According to the police report: “Victim was inside Club Oasis when…

Walkathon At FAU Benefits Cancer Research

Taking part in last year's event: Sydney Rimmer, Faith Brook, Lindsey Rocque.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The 13th annual Champions for Cancer Research Walkathon is set for Saturday, March 16th at 8:30am on FAU’s Boca Raton Campus. It is a great way to get out, support cancer research, exercise, and speak with experts on the latest cancer-related breakthroughs. Details from the Pap Corps: The Pap Corps…

FAU To Test Emergency System

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you live on or near the Florida Atlantic University campus in East Boca, don't panic tomorrow (Thursday) if you hear sirens or other emergency-related sounds. The school plans to test its emergency system. According to FAU: Florida Atlantic University is scheduled to test all components of the FAU Alert…

FAU’S Prison Group Stadium To Feature Concerts

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Fresh on the heels of announcing that private prison company GEO Group bought the naming rights to FAU's football stadium comes word that the school is entering into a marketing agreement that may bring major acts to the venue. BocaNewsNow.com is unclear if any of the potential acts will include…

Stand Among Friends Event Returns This Weekend

Last year's Stand Among Friends walk/run was a success.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Following a fantastic turnout last year, the annual “Stand Among Friends” walk/run event is set for Sunday at 7:30a on the FAU Campus. Need details? Here they are: Stand Among Friends (SAF), a Boca Raton-based charitable 501©3 nonprofit organization, will host the third annual “emb(race)®” at FAU’s Boca Raton campus.…

FAU Set For Jewish Culture Celebration

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If Passover just isn’t soon enough, enjoy a week of Jewish culture at Florida Atlantic University — starting Saturday, March 2nd. The school tells us: Best-selling author Thane Rosenbaum, PBS radio personality Martin Bookspan, musician and scholar Leonard Lehrman, soprano Helene Williams and the award-winning Klezmer Company Orchestra (KCO) are…

VIDEO: FAU Cop Verbally Assaults Cameraman At Pro-Palestinian Event

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In the latest issue for Florida Atlantic University's Police Department, a police officer has been captured on videotape verbally assaulting a reporter and a cameraman attempting to videotape a publicly advertised presentation by Pro-Palestinan Josh Ruebner. The camera crew, from self-proclaimed anti-Islam and anti-Obama group “TrentoVision,” was apparently not causing…

COPS: Victim Of FAU Police Shooting Wanted To Die

Police say the suspect lunged at them with a six-inch "gerber" knife, like the one shown above.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Nicholas Squire, the 22-year-old man who FAU Police say lunged at officers with a knife, was allegedly taking part in a “suicide by cop” scheme. But whether one of the FAU police officers responded appropriately when he pulled his gun and fired at Squire, striking him, is a question being…

FAU Police Shoot Homeless Man On Campus

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — FAU Police shot a man reported to be “homeless” on a roof of a building in the research park at Florida Atlantic University. The situation is under control and the campus was not locked down. FAU's police chief Charles Lowe says that it is unclear if the homeless man was…

Awarded Film, “Gun,” To Premiere At FAU

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As the national debate continues over gun rights, FAU is preparing to show the movie “Gun.” It's an award-winning short-feature. Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters School of Communication and Multimedia Studies and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice will present a screening and…