There are various art exhibits and pieces that adorn NSU’s campus. While most of these may be well known, such as the shark statue in front of the Don Taft University Center or the shark fin floating in Gold Circle Lake, their histories and how they came to be may be a mystery to some. To shed light on both the origins and history of the various installations of art around campus, The Current will explore the readily noticeable pieces in this issue and the more mysterious pieces found around the campus in a later issue.
Bartuccio graduated from NSU in 1997 after receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree. She then completed her residency in Pennsylvania and joined a private practice in Florida for five years, before returning as faculty to NSU in 2003.
NSU’s SAGE club, the Society for Anime, Games, and Entertainment, offered its members an opportunity to go to the MegaCon (a convention catering to the comic book, sci-fi, anime, gaming, and fantasy community). Tyler Conti shares his experience.
On April 20, from 8:30 p.m. – 4:30 a.m., participants will “cover Fort Lauderdale” with Kony paraphernalia—including flyers, posters, banners and bumper stickers.
In the last hour of the 2012 Florida legislative session in Tallahassee on March 9, the Senate enacted its version of motor vehicle personal injury protection insurance reform (HB119). These regulations mean a reduction of car insurance rates over time.
The eighth annual 5 v 5 Youth Soccer Tournament will be hosted by the NSU Men’s Soccer Alumni Association March 31-April 1 at NSU. Local soccer players, ages 7 to 17, will participate in the event.
Fad diets come and go (think The 12-Day Grapefuit Juice Diet), but one that has celebrities buzzing is the gluten free diet. But, just because celebrities are doing it doesn’t mean you should. Here’s the lowdown about gluten and why you should (or shouldn’t) follow this diet.
It’s almost time to register for the fall 2012 semester. Registration begins April 2 and it’s time to start figuring out your schedule. I know this process pretty well since this will be my last time registering (insert happy dance) and I want to help anyone who needs it.
The 13th annual Student Life Achievement Awards will be held on April 17 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. The event is an annual celebration started by Brad Williams, vice president of Student Affairs, more than a decade ago to recognize NSU’s community members who excel in scholarship, leadership, involvement, service, commitment, integrity and inclusion. Here are the finalists for the 2012 STUEYS:
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