-Submitted by David Drumm (Nal), Guest Blogger Ryan Rotella, a junior at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) said that his professor, Dr. Deandre Poole, of his Intercultural Communications class, asked students in the class to write the word “Jesus” on a piece of paper, fold the paper, and step on it. By the time FOX News [...]
James Tracy, Florida Atlantic University professor and Sandy Hook 'truther,' is at it again -- this time, questioning whether the Boston Marathon bombings were staged. Tracy teaches communication and conspiracy theories at the university. In a Monday blog post, updated Tuesday, Tracy writes:
The Boston Marathon Bombings could have been a just a large-scale training exercise or drill according to controversial Florida Atlantic University Professor James Tracy. The April 15 bombings at the marathon finish line killed three, including an eight-year-old boy, and injured about 200 persons. Prof. Tracy is the same guy who brazenly and bizarrely claimed [...]Show More Summary
Pity the suburban commuter school that goes belly-up trying to spend its way to college-football greatness, then looks to cover its bet with shady stadium-naming rights. Pity the Florida Atlantic University Owls. Read more...
Florida Atlantic University’s football stadium will no longer be named after a notorious private prison corporation, after GEO Group announced Monday it would withdraw its $6 million pledge to the university, saying it has “surprisingly evolved into an ongoing distraction.” The announcement in February that the university would rename its stadium garnered immediate outcry and [...]
For-profit prison company GEO Group announced its decision last night to withdraw the $6 million donation it made to Florida Atlantic University in exchange for naming rights to the school's football stadium. Student groups, faith groups,...Show More Summary
For-profit prison company GEO Group announced its decision last night to withdraw the $6 million donation it made to Florida Atlantic University in exchange for naming rights to the school’s football stadium. Student groups, faith groups,...Show More Summary
The Boca Raton prison company that donated $6 million to Florida Atlantic University to change the name of the college's football stadium has withdrawn the gift, the company said Monday. GEO Group announced that they informed FAU that the gift would be withdrawn and the stadium …
Privatized prison operator GEO Group has withdrawn its foundation's proposed $6-million gift to Florida Atlantic University. Students apparently did not feel comfortable with the naming rights attached to the gift, which would have put GEO's name on their sports arena. Show More Summary
Last week, I wrote about a controversy concerning a student at Florida Atlantic University, his professor, and "Jesus" written on a piece of paper. I asked the question "Did a student really get suspended for refusing to 'stomp on Jesus'?" The...Show More Summary
It all started with a conflict between an antagonistic professor and one brave student at Florida Atlantic University. Ryan Rotela was told by his professor to write Jesus Christ’s name on a piece of paper and stomp on it. Rotela defiantly...Show More Summary
Professor Deandre Poole is the teacher at Florida Atlantic University who asked students to write "Jesus" on a piece of paper and then stomp on it. One student refused to comply with the assignment and complained. The school at first planned to punish the student but once the complaints reached the media the staff at FAU reversed course. Show More Summary
Far left “stomp Jesus” professor Dr. Deandre Poole was put on leave at Florida Atlantic University for “his own protection.” Professor Poole, the vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party, forced students to stomp on Jesus in a … Continue reading ?
A student at Florida Atlantic University claims he was suspended for refusing a professor’s direction to write the name of Jesus on a piece of paper and then put it on the floor and stomp on it. The incident now prompting Gov. Rick Scott to write the university’s chancellor to demand an explanation. Perry is especially [...]
By now, it seems most everyone has heard about an inane assignment that boggles the mind. Earlier this month a professor at FAU, Florida Atlantic University (the Davie campus, near Ft. Lauderdale), had his students participate in a bizarre exercise.
Three weeks ago, Florida Atlantic University student Ryan Rotela was suspended from his Intercultural Communication class for refusing to step on a piece of paper with the word "Jesus" on it. It's sort of an odd story, so we're going...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Many of you probably have heard about the shocking case of Ryan Rotela, a devout Mormon student at Florida Atlantic University, who along with his classmates, was assigned by his professor to write the name JESUS in big letters on a piece of paper and then step on the paper. Show More Summary
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has waded into a religious-infused campus controversy, asking the state university system chancellor to look into a classroom lesson at Florida Atlantic University in which students were instructed to stomp on sheets of paper that had "Jesus" written …
Question: What is the difference between Christian seminaries and American universities? Answer: Christian seminaries announce that their purpose is to produce committed Christians. American universities do not admit that their primary purpose is to produce committed leftists. Show More Summary
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) The story went viral and then on Friday Florida Atlantic University claimed that no student was in trouble for refusing a professor’s order to stomp on a paper with the name of ’JESUS’ on it during a class. Now it comes to light that the official university statement was wrong. A [...]