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At Parkland march, teachers and students know things have changed

Six weeks after students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced a shooting rampage that left 17 dead, marches occurred around the world to remember the victims and spark a change. The massacre impacted people from every corner of the nation, but none more than students and teachers who every day walk through hallways, sit

2018-03-27T11:14:33+00:00 March 24th, 2018|March For Our Lives, Parkland|

A PTA parent helps bring March For Our Lives to Doral

As the March For Our Lives rally began at Downtown Doral Park Saturday morning, Carolina Angel, a mother of three, invited 17 students to the main stage. They placed 17 white roses inside a glass vase, each rose representing a student or educator shot to death at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. “Not

2018-03-27T11:04:29+00:00 March 24th, 2018|March For Our Lives, Parkland|

Sand Tribe lays it out in the sun

Two years ago, Shelly Tygielski decided to teach 12 friends, who were experiencing troublesome circumstances, how to meditate. Since then, over 13,000 people meet together each week and have created the “Sand Tribe” community. Tygielski is a student of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and has a certificate in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. By Adriana Finol South Florida

2017-11-22T16:52:24+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Lifestyle|

Turkey giveaway at Marlin’s Park

The Miami Marlins held their 9th annual Thanksgiving Distribution last Friday. The invitation-only event held at Marlins Park was sponsored by Feeding South Florida and other organizations. One thousand pre-selected families were given turkeys and other thanksgiving dinner essentials. The Marlin’s new CEO and part-owner, Derek Jeter, and Miami’s newly elected mayor, Francis Suarez, helped

2017-11-21T19:45:18+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Dia de los muertos in Miami [Photo Essay]

History Miami Museum and the Mexican Consulate celebrated Dia de los Muertos on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican tradition that honors the dead through lively festivities. During the celebration, guests painted their own sugar skull and viewed an altar created by the Instituto Cultural de Mexico. Guests were also able to

2017-11-11T13:10:03+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Uncategorized|

South Florida Journalism Day helps students become better journalists [Video]

More than 450 high school students from Miami-Dade and Monroe counties participated in workshops, seminars and competitive contests during the 45th South Florida Journalism Day at Florida International University late last month. The all-day event at FIU's Modesto Maidique Campus on Oct. 28 was put on by the Florida Scholastic Press Association with the help

2017-11-07T18:58:54+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Education, News|

The link between diet and headaches

There is nothing more frustrating than dealing with a headache. This pain can totally ruin your day. But in addition to traditional medicines, some natural alternatives are becoming more popular, including certain types of food. By Adriana Finol South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook  “Quinoa, spinach, egg, and pineapple are some of the foods we

2017-10-31T11:34:27+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

C&I Studios and Brew Urban Café are creating an artistic outlet in Fort Lauderdale

In Sistrunk, a small neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, workers at a marketing agency and a cafe say they are creating a new culture with a collaborative workspace. C&I Studios was established in 2006 in Washington D.C. and has spread to North Carolina, California and New York. In 2008, founding director Joshua Miller moved its headquarters to

2017-10-31T11:36:56+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Arts & Culture, Business, Lifestyle, News|

Grand reopening of Bass Museum

The Bass Museum of Art opened for the first time in two years on Sunday, offering free admission for the day. The museum went through a complete building transformation, officials said, deciding to focus its inaugural exhibition on contemporary artists reflecting the diversity in Miami Beach. Cameroonian artist Pascale Marthine Tayou created a “welcome wall” in

2017-10-30T19:49:11+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|