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FAU Student Newspapers: Self Published

FAU has had student newspapers since 1966, two years after the university opened. These are primary sources that chronicles events at FAU from the students point of view.

The Banana Peel

The Patriot

Self Published Newspapers

Florida Atlantic University had several student published newspaper and newsletters. This series in the collection "Student Newspapers" has 12 titles that were published between 1965 and 1973. Most titles have between 1 to 3 issues that were typed and either photocopied or mimeographed. These underground papers document a time of change in American history. These student newspapers can be found in Series 2 in the collection.

Underground Owl


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