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FAU told Boca child athletes they could play their biggest game in the football stadium, but backed out at the last minute. Now, the university faces a backlash worth tens of thousands.

By Chris Persaud

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Greek housing? It could finally happen. PAGE 3

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Will Greeks get a room? Fraternity & Sorority Life say they’re closer than ever to getting housing By Regina Kaza

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fter decades of talk, FAU may finally get Greek housing. According to a Greek official, however, “It won’t look like a traditional frat house you would see on TV.” Housing won’t consist of the huge mansions seen at schools like UF. They’ll be dorms, and some Greeks will only get a room. FAU is considering Auburn University’s “Greek Village” model, in which each chapter has a section of the building and a common chapter room for storage, meetings and events, said housing director Jill Eckardt. “There are separate entrances. You have the concerns of one group running into another and having issues,” said Eckardt. Larger chapters will have entire floors, while smaller ones will have one room. FAU hopes the fact that organizations can’t go on each other’s floors will give them a sense of identity. The dorms will have full-sized kitchens, much like those in the Innovation Village Apartments. FAU wants to use their land more efficiently and save the space that traditional houses would take up. It’s not yet clear where the buildings would go. “At the end of it, not every chapter is going to live in housing, but we will try our best to accommodate everyone,” said Ryan O’Rourke, coordinator of the Office of Fraternity & Sororitiy Life (OF&SL). “If smaller organizations can’t have housing, that’s something that the office needs to look into. Maybe sit down and think of a recruitment strategy to get their organizations bigger,” said Chuck Forbes, Pi Kappa Alpha president at FAU. FAU’s Greek organizations have anywhere from six to 100 members. Still, the plans would call for constructing space for over 700 students and 17 chapters, according to Eckardt. “It would be unrealistic,” O’Rourke said when asked about placing every Greek organization in housing. The rules in the Greek dorms would be similar to IVA’s. According to Eckardt, there would be RAs on every floor to address problems. If the RAs can’t solve them, they would then go

The Fraternity & Sorority Life Housing Task Force, a committee designed to bring Greek housing to FAU, took a trip to Auburn University in Alabama where they found the “Greek Village” model. They hope to make FAU’s Greek housing similar to this. Photo courtesy of Auburn University

to the sorority or fraternity’s president, who would take care of it. FAU’s market study for Greek housing showed, “Greeks were very excited about the prospect of on-campus housing, but felt that housing policies should be more relaxed within a Greek village.” O’Rourke believes this mostly has to do with the current housing policy on candles. “Typically, those conversations come down to candles. Sororities and fraternities use them in candle ceremonies,” said O’Rourke. “My hope is that it’s not about alcohol. At the end of the day, the policy on alcohol will be the same as the regular housing policy.” Figuring out the funding of Greek housing is the next step. Auburn’s “Greek Village” looks very similar to IVA, except for the fully-equipped kitchens and IVA’s construction cost of over $70 million, according to Eckardt. Khaliah Jack, member of Delta Sigma Theta, commented about not every chapter receiving housing. “It’s a good idea, because we’re gonna have to pay the difference.” This year, FAU had the largest incoming freshman class in its history. This meant Housing had to place some of the students in IVA and off campus. “We probably would not put freshmen into Greek housing. At Auburn they put transfer students on the floor that was

not claimed by a sorority, as they would potentially consider going Greek,” Eckardt said. According to Eckardt, Greek housing has always been part of FAU’s master plan. “My vision was that Greek housing should be near the stadium. In other institutions, Greek life is very supportive of athletics.” “With the stadium going up, the last thing we need is Greek housing to become a traditional university,” said Forbes. Eckardt acknowledged that some of the people involved in getting housing for Greeks might not be around to see it finished. They might graduate before then. But she said Greek alumni might want to come back for football and sporting events. “Students in the task force would be gone before they see housing, but they’re leaving a legacy,” she said. “What I want people to get out Ryan O’ Rourke of it is that we’re Coordinator of Office of farther along than Fraternity & Sorority Life we’ve ever been,” O’Rourke said.

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Parking, no. Tutors, yes. News

SG can’t solve most student’s complaints By Chris Persaud

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tudents have been complaining to Student Government since March. They want more and cheaper parking, functional class registration, better campus shuttle service, and 50 other things. SG can’t do anything about most of them, won’t do anything about some of them, but can do something about a few of them. Since March, SG has held four focus groups to hear how students want to improve FAU, the latest being in October. Recently, the UP asked SG officials what actions have been taken to address the 53 ideas they’ve so far received. According to Boris Bastidas, speaker of the Boca House, SG doesn’t have the power to do much about most of them. However, something has been (or can be) done to follow through on some suggestions. Bastidas told the UP in an email that another focus group is being planned for “just before the semester ends.” As of press time, an exact date, time and location have yet to be confirmed. Here are some of the biggest complaints from the focus groups, as well as those that SG is addressing or plans to address. For the full list, go to the UP’s SG blog, OwlWatch, at www.owlwatch. wordpress.com.

Supplemental instructors like graduate student Ning Ovathanasin help tutor undergrads in tough classes. Students asked SG to fund more SI leaders, which they did in March. Photo by Christine Capozziello

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Improve the campus shuttle.

Get more parking.

SG can’t change the Boca campus shuttle route. Although SG can fund a new shuttle, SG has no plans to do so, said Speaker of the House Boris Bastidas.

SG officials say they can’t increase parking. At the first focus group in April, Bastidas said he hopes FAU will build a new parking garage, but SG has neither the money nor authority to do so.

Improve class registration.

Lower parking fines.

SG legislators wanted to poll students this fall, asking if the technology fee should pay for server upgrades, but SG President Ayden Maher vetoed that since upgrades were already underway. Upgrades will come March 2012. The tech fee is $5.16 per credit hour ($61.92 for 12 credits).

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The Boca House and SG Senate tried putting a question on the fall ballot asking if parking fines should be decreased. It was vetoed by Maher and the vice president of Student Affairs, Charles Brown. SG can’t directly control parking fines.

More recycling bins.

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More NightOwls drivers.

In March, the House passed a bill to spend $619 on five recycling bins for the Breezeway cafe. They were put in place over the summer.

According to NightOwls Director Amanda Dier, NightOwls plans on hiring one or two more drivers in the spring.

Optional meal plans for resident students.

Fund more Supplemental Instruction leaders.

According to Boca House Representative Reginald Horace, SG is petitioning resident students on this issue. Afterwards, they’ll take the results to Chartwells. As of press time, there is no set date on when the petitioning will end, or when they’ll show the results to Chartwells.

SI leaders are student-tutors who, on a weekly basis, help groups of students with difficult classes. 3,565 students attended SI sessions in the spring. Bastidas said he would request more funding next spring, when SG formulates its budget. Last March, the Boca House spent $5,152.10 on T-shirts for SI leaders.

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Half-empty house News

Few clubs applied to SG-funded clubhouse By Mailyn Abreu

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tudent Government spent over $20,000 on a room almost no one’s using. Since its Aug. 1 opening, Boca campus’ Council of Student Organizations (COSO) clubhouse — built for 21 clubs — has received 13 applications. COSO, a SG organization, funds 115 campus clubs, according to SG’s 2011-12 budget. The clubhouse, which cost $22,089.76, is meant to help clubs manage themselves and plan events. It’s in room 227 of the Student Union, and has enough lockers and computer-equipped desks for 21 clubs. The deadline for clubs to apply was originally Aug. 15, but after receiving few applications, got pushed to Aug. 26, then Sept. 2. Eventually, the deadline was removed and clubs could apply all semester. The clubhouse was thought up under former COSO Director Robert Huffman, who is currently SG’s VP. The UP attempted to contact Huffman for comment, but he hadn’t responded as of press time. “Students are still figuring out about the space and learning of its presence on campus,” COSO Director Ella Tepper told the UP in October. “I feel that by next semester much more students will be aware and will utilize the space.” Trevor Raborn, former interim COSO director, commented, “Just because something is new, doesn’t mean it has to start off slow.” Advertising isn’t the problem. Four emails with clubhouse information and applications were sent to all clubs throughout the semester. COSO also promoted the room at Get Wow’d, Club Fest and a ribbon-cutting ceremony in August. “We’ve done a lot on our end to get people to apply,” said Tepper, “I’ve heard of a lot of organizations that are interested in the clubhouse, but some have been switching officers and haven’t had the time to go through the application,” said Tepper, referring to clubs getting new leaders. “We’ve never had something like this before.” Some clubs, however, don’t think the clubhouse is useful to them. Black Student Union President Keisha Carter said, “I didn’t apply for any [locker space] because I didn’t think my organization needed it.” Accounting Student Association Maryann Lynch hasn’t applied either. “It’s too involved of a process, filling out forms and spending X amount of time in clubhouse.” She referred to a rule saying clubs must spend 10-15 hours a week there — a rule COSO

Ellen Tepper, Director of COSO, oversees the clubhouse, which cost over $20,000 to build. The clubhouse was built to help students manage their clubs and has lockers for storage plus computers for students to use. Photo by Christine Cappoziello

deleted in October. “This project fell flat on its face only getting half of its lockers filled,” Raborn said. “That’s indicative of poor management and I would question if this clubhouse idea is something students want, since they are clearly not using it.” Raborn said he would have handled the project differently. “I would have polled the actual clubs to see if they really would see a need for it before considering [the clubhouse], because in the long run it’s about what the students want, and you are there to represent them.” Clubs in the clubhouse must clear out their lockers and leave by Dec. 8, Tepper said at a Nov. 21 COSO meeting. They can reapply by Jan. 23 if they want space in the spring semester. Go to www.fau.edu/sil/clubhouse/coso.php to learn more about the clubhouse.

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Behind the beard Features

Joch Anderson doesn’t look like the stereotypical college student, but he doesn’t let others’ opinions affect him By Michelle Ferrand

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och Anderson, a 39-year old FAU student, usually hangs out in the Student Union between classes or just strolls around campus like any other student would. Though his actions aren’t particularly out of the ordinary, his long beard, sun hat and unusual appearance gives students the opposite impression. “I’ve seen him and noticed him, but with the clothes he wears [and] the beard, maybe he’s kind of just, like, a hippie guy,” said Alex Beck, a junior English major. Others were unsure if he was even a student. Natalia Alexsinko, a junior exercise science and health major, said, “After I saw him a couple times, I [thought] he was a little like a straggler on campus.” They aren’t the only ones who believe that Anderson isn’t the average FAU student. “People have called the police because I look like I don’t belong,” he said, “and the cops just tell them it’s OK and that I’m supposed to be here.” Anderson attended a few schools, such as California State Polytechnic University and Prairie State College in Illinois, before coming to FAU. He chose FAU because most of the credits he earned at other colleges would transfer, while not as many would transfer to other schools. Anderson is currently a commuter student from Fort Lauderdale, and entered FAU as a transfer student from Broward College, with senior standing. He expects to graduate in the fall of 2012 with a degree in geology. Despite his age, he plans to

persure a master’s in divinity. Anderson, who didn’t become a Christian until he moved to Florida at age 19, regularly attends a Presbyterian church on Sundays, and ultimately wants to be a preacher. “I’ll preach wherever the Lord wills,” he said. “There’s a lot of bad doctrine in the church at large. God wants the truth to be shared.” Aside from being a preacher, Anderson wants to try his hand at inventing. Thus far, he has invented small items, such as a nose guard to protect him from the sun, but he doesn’t want to stop there. He also wants to “design safer military equipment to keep the troops safe.” In the past, Anderson has held a few lifeguard jobs in the local area, which was initially the reason he chose to grow a full beard. “I keep my beard [long] because when I was lifeguarding, the sun would bother me a lot,” he said. “The beard really protects me against the sun, but I know that some people might think I’m a ‘stoner’ or that it’s dirty to have a beard like mine, but that’s not the case.” Anderson isn’t concerned that the way he dresses will prevent him from obtaining jobs in the future. He says that his clothes are environmentally comfortable, and he doesn’t think someone’s appearance should necessarily affect the way people perceive them. “God judges the heart,” he said. “Look at people’s actions and listen to their words, for they proceed from the heart.”

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Behind his tri-color beard, Joch Anderson may not look like he belongs on a college campus but the Geology major is set to graduate next year. Photo by Christine Capozziello


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CRUSHED DREAMS Boca parents and child athletes were promised a championship youth football game in the new stadium —the university backed out with three days notice.

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ootball games and stadium attendance are no longer the only things FAU is losing — it has regressed to losing the money and support of Boca kids and their parents. Managers of two local football leagues are accusing FAU’s athletic department of going back on a promise to let them use the new stadium for their championship game after kids and parents say they sold $9,000 worth of game tickets for the university’s team. “We just felt,‘Wow, we got used,’” said Ken Kron, vice president of East Boca Tackle football league. They’re saying that after Athletic Director Craig Angelos solicited them to donate their time and money to promoting the football in return for stadium time, he pulled the plug on the Nov. 12 game with three days’ notice. Angelos said he pulled the plug on the verbal agreement because of the grass in the stadium — it needed some R & R after three home games. “Nothing was set in stone. I deferred to [Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities] Mitch Silverman about it. He works with field maintenance.” The UP attempted to contact Silverman, but he hasn’t responded as of press time. Kron disagrees. “They had this [Boca Bowl] planned out months in advance,”

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29,103 people attended FAU’s first home game on Oct. 15. By the fourth home game on Nov. 26, that number dropped to 12,044. East and West Boca Tackle parents and coaches have said they’ll no longer attend FAU home games after the university cancelled the leagues’ Nov. 12 season-ending game. Photo by Todd Roller

The run-around it’s the absolute wrong message to send to kids.” According to Cannova and Remmler, both leagues’ players and parents sold 600 tickets total. University Athletic Director Craig Angelos said he didn’t know about the lost support from the parents, coaches and kids, but said FAU will try to get it back. “We’ll diligently try to continue to engage these groups. I’d hope they’d want to stay involved.” Kron noted his players’ reactions to being told the game was no longer at FAU’s stadium. “They just looked at each other like ‘Huh? What?’ I had to tell them it’s because of grown-ups. Grown-ups stepped in front of their dreams.” Some parents think Angelos cancelled the game because his son’s team, part of the West Boca league, didn’t make it to the big game. “Angelos coaches one of the teams [the Silver Dragons], and the Teal Dragons beat them in the Super Bowl [the game before the Boca Bowl],” Jennifer Bonanno, a team parent said, “And me and some of the other parents think that’s why they pulled the plug. So far, I’ve gone to all the home games. I won’t no more.” Kron added, “I bet if [Angelos’] kid had made the Super Bowl, he would’ve found a way to keep the game going.” For his part, Angelos brushes off

the allegations. “That’s just totally untrue,” Angelos said in his defense, “It’s hurtful. I know it’s an easy target, but it really makes no sense. When Glenn [Remmler] inquired about [playing the Boca Bowl at the stadium], there was no way to tell who’d get to the Boca Bowl. I didn’t say, ‘Oh, by the way, since my son isn’t going to play, go ahead and pull the plug.”’ Remmler and Cannova also doubt Angelos cancelled because his team lost the Super Bowl. “That’s absurd,” Cannova said, “Don’t go down that road. He really is for the kids.” He added, “I was told the order came from Facilities. I really respect Angelos. I don’t think he’s the one who made the call.” CBS 12 reported that FAU’s “facility’s manager” [sic] made the call to cancel the game. But, FAU Facilities Director Robert Richman told the UP in an email, “As far as I know, facilities [sic] had nothing to do with the decision.” Angelos said his department made the call. “I would say it was our [Athletic’s] decision. I apologized profusely to Glenn [Remmler], and I asked him to pass that along the line.” Angelos said Mitch Silverman, Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities, who works with field maintenance, told him the field

needed to recover after FAU’s three home games. West Boca Tackle Assistant Coach Mike Porter submitted video footage to CBS 12 of a player running down the field the day before the Boca Bowl. “The field is in pristine condition,” he told the TV station. I don’t think [the field’s condition] was the reason the game got cancelled,” Remmler added. Despite all that’s happened, FAU is looking to make up for cancelling. According to FAUOwlAccess. com, an independent FAU sports website, University President Mary Jane Saunders said, “We’ll do something for the kids.” Angelos told the UP he’ll talk to Remmler and Cannova about what that involves. No date or time has yet been set. “They were very supportive in buying season tickets to see a Division 1-A team in their backyards,” Craig Angelos Angelos said about league players and University Athletic parents. “That’s Director the last group in the world we want to alienate.”

Ken Kron, the owner of East Boca Tackle, a youth football league, is accusing Athletic Director Craig Angelos of foul play. On Nov. 12, East and West Boca Tackle were scheduled to play their championship game in FAU’s new football stadium. With three days’ notice, the game was cancelled. Kron alleges that it was cancelled because the Silver Dragons — the team Angelos’s son plays on — lost a game and the Athletic Director’s son would no longer play in the championship game.

Here are some facts:

League parents and players sold 600 FAU season tickets in return for stadium time. At $15 each, that’s $9,000 total. East Boca Tackle owner Rob Cannova will no longer pay $40,000 a year to FAU to host grappling tournaments.

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Subway Cafe, set to open in late January or early February, will have a delivery service for students living in dorms. Photo by Christine Capozziello

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s one of the official sponsors for the inaugural football game at FAU’s stadium, Subway received a game ball. Not long after, the company dropped the ball, according to FAU. Because of the time and effort required to build its new store, which will serve both fans at the games and the public, Subway was forced to close down its store inside the stadium for the remainder of this year. The new Subway store, which will be located in the south end zone, is expected to be open year-round, according to Michael Smith, an associate director in Athletics. John Giorgi, Subway Owls Inc. owner, expects the store will reopen between late January and early February. He said Subway’s contract with FAU initially projected opening on Jan. 13, but events such as the school’s 50th anniversary celebration set it back. “The plan is that they will build a Subway Cafe, which is an upscale Subway with rock walls,” said Smith. “It only makes sense since we are in Boca.” Subway signed a 10-year deal with FAU, with Smith estimating the cost of building the shop being between $300,000 to $500,000. It will have an outside entrance that will be accessible to people not attending the game. Only the Owls Team Shop has this feature as well. “Subway is excited about this because they are the only food option for students in the dorms,” said Smith. “They will be capturing a whole audience on that side of campus, with its only competition being the Breezeway, which is a long walk.” In addition, Subway is considering adding a delivery service for students living in the dorms.

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“It would be just like a pizza place, you can order your sub and they’ll deliver it,” said Smith. “They are looking into it, but it’s not finalized yet because they don’t traditionally deliver food. They are trying to figure out if they can do it.” Giorgi confirmed that delivery will be an option for students. “Part of our plan is to have a delivery program in place,” said Giorgi. “It would be on a limited basis in terms of hours and we would have to abide by the rules and regulations, the college has for the dorms.” Students are intrigued by the possibility. “That would be really great since you wouldn’t have to walk all the way to the stadium,” said Grace Romeo, a junior elementary education major who lives in the IVA dorms. “It’s easier for people.” Romeo, who ate Subway at the first home game, is saddened that it is temporarily closed. “I’m disappointed we have to wait until January, but Subway is my favorite place to eat, so I’m excited for it to open back up,” said Romeo. Not all students are enthusiastic about having Subway on campus, though. “It’s not worth it,” said an anonymous student. “It’s not even a real footlong and it costs $7 dollars. I would rather spend money on gas to get it at the mall, where it’s an actual footlong for $5 instead.” Chick-fil-A, which was removed from the stadium after a poor performance in the first game, could be allowed re-entry next year, according to Smith, based on its popularity with the fans. He says the inaugural game was a learning experience for Chick-fil-A.

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“I don’t think they expected the crowd they got,” said Smith. “I think if they had to do it again they would have twice as many workers and twice as much food available.” Giorgi ensures that Subway will not make the same mistakes Chick-fil-A made. “We’ve been in the business for almost 30 years and we have always ensured that our quality and service is at the highest standard possible,” said Giorgi. He says Subway has already hired some FAU students and encourages more students to apply. For opening day, Giorgi guesses that Subway will have 10 to 15 people working, but game days will have 40 to 50 employees working. With basketball season underway, Smith says Subway has a lot of deals for fans, such as: buy one sub, get one free, and team performance rewards. For example, if the team scores 100 points, fans get a free sub, or if the team makes a certain amount of three pointers, they get a free drink with the purchase of a meal. “We will do a lot of promotions like that,” said Giorgi. “The challenge is to make it exclusive to FAU students, so that they can get a discount and not just anyone who shows up. It could be an operational issue, though, so we won’t offer that from the beginning, but we are looking into it.” With Innovation Village set to expand, a five-story parking garge deck with retail underneath is coming in the future. Smith sees Subway as innovators. “Subway is ahead of the curve,” said Smith. “They get a two-or three-year head start on the rest of the companies before there is more competition.”


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