Gillian Manning

Gillian is a senior studying Multimedia Journalism and Communication Studies at Florida Atlantic University. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief at the University Press.

By Gillian Manning On Friday, November 5th, 2021

School board members discuss public commenters’ opposition to mask mandate

Since the beginning of the pandemic, safe instruction methods for K-12 schools have led to intense debates where school board meetings have become common battlegrounds. The Palm Beach County School Board meets More...

By Gillian Manning On Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Public commenters at school board meetings unsupportive of mask mandates

Palm Beach County School District is one of several districts to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on mandatory mask-wearing, members of the public have been voicing their concerns over this decision. Throughout More...

By Gillian Manning On Saturday, August 14th, 2021

Palm Beach County on supporting your child’s mental health

The Palm Beach County School District’s Department of Behavior and Mental Health released a video for parents, explaining the importance of mental health when setting your child up for success.  There More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, August 9th, 2021

Florida breaks record for daily COVID-19 cases

Florida broke the record for most new coronavirus cases in one day, after setting the record last week for most hospitalizations. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 28,317 new More...

By Gillian Manning On Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Decision reversed, Masks will now be required at Palm Beach County public schools

Last Thursday, Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Mike Burke stated that masks would be “strongly encouraged.” Today, Burke has announced that facial coverings will be required in public schools.  “Parents More...

By Gillian Manning On Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

Man killed in car crash this weekend

A vehicle was speeding south on Camino Del Mar this Sunday around 4 p.m, according to the Palm Beach Post. The driver, Boca Raton resident Christopher Gallon, 24, hit a car that was turning left out of a stop More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Longtime Community Service Champion, Emily Lilly steps down as Deerfield Beach Historical Society President

Emily Lilly has stepped down from her position as the Deerfield Beach Historical Society’s president after serving in the position for six years.  Community service has been a part of Lilly’s life More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, August 2nd, 2021

New Palm Beach County schools Superintendent sworn in

The School Board takes a selfie, celebrating Mike Burke’s (center) new position. On July 28, Mike Burke was sworn in as the Palm Beach County schools superintendent. Burke began serving the More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, July 26th, 2021

Hackers access data of thousands on Florida’s unemployment benefits website

Between April 27 and July 16, hackers targeted 57,920 users on Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) website, known as CONNECT.  The DEO was made aware of the incident on July 16, according More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, July 19th, 2021

Boca Raton Resort and Club announces New Golden Era

The Boca Raton Resort and Club has unveiled its new name, the Boca Raton, but that’s not the only improvement being made. The Cloister. Photo from The Boca Raton Resort. Phase one of the transformation More...