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    - Gillian Manning, Editor-in-Chief

     FAU There are currently no active cases on any FAU campuses.  On July 28, the FAU administration sent out an email encouraging the community to get vaccinated against COVID-19. “Being vaccinated can protect your health and you are likely to avoid disruptions in your semester if you are exposed to COVID-19,” the email read.  Palm...

    - Natalia Ribeiro, News Editor

    Students representing the Asian Student Union will have a group eat-out on July 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ramen Lab Eatery in Delray in light of the recent incident of alleged racism at the restaurant. On July 15, three men verbally attacked Ramen Lab Eatery owner Louis Grayson with anti-Asian comments as...

    - Rayna Cohen, Contributing Writer

    On July 7, 2021, Jovenel Moïse, the Haitian president, was the target of an assassination orchestrated by individuals from multiple countries. This event left many Haitians in both Haiti and the United States shocked as to how an assassination of this magnitude could’ve happened. Club members of the university’s chapter of Neg Kreyol expressed how...

    - Richard Pereira, Sports Editor

    Following in your parents’ footsteps can be common for many people; Amit Cohen understands that very well. Raised in Eilat, Israel, Cohen has been playing soccer for as long as she can remember. It was her father, Rafi, who played as a goalkeeper for 26 years until 2013, including 43 appearances with the Israeli senior...

    - Richard Pereira, Sports Editor

    The FAU women’s soccer program announced its schedule for the Fall 2021 season on Monday afternoon.  Head coach Patrick Baker, heading into his ninth season with the team, said via FAU Athletics that they will face a number of quality teams throughout the season. “We are excited about the opportunities to play a full fall...

    - Trey Avant, Staff Writer

    The FAU Owls football program will begin their 20th season in 43 days. With that, it signals the rejuvenation of a team eager to return to a sense of normalcy amid a COVID-19 plagued season last year. Head coach Willie Taggart, along with senior offensive lineman Desmond Noel and senior defensive back Zyon Gilbert, spoke...

    - Kendall Little, Managing Editor

    COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise this week, but health officials are doing all they can to advocate for statewide vaccinations. FAU There are currently no active COVID-19 cases on any FAU campuses.  But starting on Aug. 17, students will begin moving onto campus for the fall semester. Move-in appointments must be scheduled online through...

    - Bryce Totz, Staff Writer

    FAU Athletics announced on July 14 they have hired Heather Bowie Young, who will coach a women’s golf team at FAU that is coming off of a record-setting season. She replaces Aimee Neff, who coached the team for three seasons. In 2021, the Owls had their best finish in program history at the C-USA Championship...

    - Richard Pereira, Sports Editor

    Growing a passion for soccer can run in the family, and Graeme Pratt understood this from the start. Pratt, now an FAU soccer player, began playing soccer at the age of four. He was raised in Durban, South Africa, where his father is a massive soccer fan. His father’s love of soccer influenced him. “I...

    - Richard Pereira, Sports Editor

    Despite facing the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, FAU Athletics has continued increasing its revenue. Here are some findings from NCAA financial reports obtained by the University Press via a public records request:   REVENUES UP The athletics department earned $40,113,869 in revenue during the most recent fiscal year, which ended in June 2020....

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