FAU: Top Five Owl Alumni, Including Emo Superstar Chris Carrabba and Porn Queen Mary Carey
It might be the understatement of the decade to say Florida Atlantic University has had a rough six months. By the time you're done reading this post, an FAU faculty member will probably be accused of murdering puppies or colluding with North Korea.
But the real takeaway from this Russian-novel-length media shitstorm is how little anyone knows about the school. For a university that's been been kicking around since 1961, FAU has some big names in its alumni pool -- just not exactly the heads of state or Nobel laureates.
Christopher Carrabba, lead singer, Dashboard Confessional
All that hair that was everywhere? Yup, probably happened at FAU. Back when emo was a tear-stained pop-music juggernaut, teens were more than willing to toss money at Carrabba's brand of pretty-boy-cry-babying. But in the late '90s, the well-coifed Connecticut native studied education at FAU.